Friday, August 14, 2020

Syed on Psych Sessions Podcast

Headshot of Dr. Moin Syed

Moin Syed, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota appeared on the Psych Sessions podcast.  In the episode entitled, “How can I make changes to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion at the departmental and classroom level?” Syed speaks about how to be more inclusive at both the departmental and individual course levels.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Famlee Lab Research Influencing How the U is Responding to the Pandemic

The Famlee Lab, directed by Richard Lee, PhD in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, recently surveyed students, faculty, and staff about their social and personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the university's response to the pandemic and the impact of social distancing and remote learning/work on health and wellness.

Hot Topic: Should SAT & ACT Scores be Used in College Admissions?

In the midst of many ACT and SAT tests being canceled around the country this spring, many universities are debating dropping the ACT/SAT requirement for college admissions.  Nathan Kuncel, PhD, a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota is being called often as an expert on this topic.  In the past few weeks, Kuncel has been quoted or mentioned in the following articles.

May 2020 Graduates

The Department of Psychology would like to congratulate the most recent group of graduate students (Addleman, Huelsnitz, Weiner) that have completed their long journey to a PhD.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Psychology Graduate Student Interviewed by StarTribune About Events Following Floyd’s Death

Vanessa Anyanso
, a counseling psychology graduate student at the University of Minnesota, was interviewed by the StarTribune in an article titled “‘I'm in danger just living in America’: For black community, Floyd's death brings more grief and trauma.”  Anyanso discusses how she personally has been affected by the death of George Floyd.  She decided on “run supplies for the revolution”, to support protesters and organizations throughout  Minneapolis.