10 Undergraduates Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

October 16, 2018

10 of our Psychology and Neuroscience undergraduates are Fall 2018 initiates of the Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa is one of the oldest and most distinguished of all collegiate honorary societies. Membership is … Continued

Departmental Statement on Silent Sam

October 16, 2018

As psychological scientists, we denounce racism and sexism in all its forms and take proactive steps, informed by science, to prevent the occurrence of intolerant acts (American Psychological Association, 2017). We disavow the dedication speech that publicly discounted the worth … Continued

Dr. Ken Bollen Receives Honorary Doctorate from Uppsala University

October 15, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Bollen, a Henry Rudolph Immerwahr Distinguished Professor of Quantitative Psychology, has been selected to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Uppsala University. Uppsala University is a world-class research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and was founded in 1477. The title … Continued

5 Honors Students Receive 2018 David Bray Peele Awards

October 12, 2018

5 of our Psychology and Neuroscience Honor undergraduates, Natalie Brown, Melissa Burroughs, Claudia Foubert, Atiyah Hamilton, and Angelica Villanueva, are the recipients of the 2018 David Bray Peele Award. The Peele Award honors David Bray Peele, who received his Bachelor’s … Continued

Christina Lebonville Selected for a UNC Transportation Grant

October 8, 2018

Christina Lebonville, a graduate student in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, is a 2018 recipient of a UNC Graduate School Graduate Student Transportation Grant. The Graduate Student Transportation Grant assists graduate students with travel costs to a regional, national, or international … Continued

APA Releases Statement on Reporting of Sexual Assault

September 28, 2018

The following statement was released by the American Psychological Association (APA), the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychologists in the United States. As faculty of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, we believe that the statistics and research findings … Continued

Michel Companion Receives King Research Excellence Award

September 27, 2018

Michel Companion, a graduate student in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2018 King Research Excellence Award. This award honors the late Dr. Richard King, a Professor of Psychology at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, for … Continued

Jackie Paniccia Receives King Research Excellence Award

September 27, 2018

Jacqueline Paniccia, a graduate student in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2018 King Research Excellence Award. This award honors the late Dr. Richard King, a Professor of Psychology at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, for … Continued

Douglas Hermes Receives King Research Excellence Award

September 27, 2018

Douglas Hermes, a graduate student in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2018 King Research Excellence Award. This award honors the late Dr. Richard King, a Professor of Psychology at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, for … Continued

Mian-Li Ong Awarded APA Citizen Psychologist Presidential Citation

September 27, 2018

Mian-Li Ong, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, is a recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Citizen Psychologist Presidential Citation as a Student Affiliate. The Citizen Psychologist President Initiative recognizes APA member psychologists and student affiliates who are recognized … Continued