Although Gordon will serve as DGS for 2013-14, John Campbell will assist in the transition by providing background support as needed. Starting on 9/16/13 (the second week of fall semester classes), please address any DGS-related matters to Gordon. Robin Peterson and Rachel Goeller will continue to assist Gordon in the day-to-day operations of the department as they relate to graduate education.
We are very pleased to announce that Gene Borgida is the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI, Division 9 of APA). This well-deserved award reflects Gene's many contributions to SPSSI, including serving as its President from 2009-2010. Please join us in congratulating Gene on this wonderful acknowledgement of his generous service to the profession.
Professor Gordon Legge has been awarded the Charles F. Prentice Medal by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). AAO is the academic and research wing of the optometry profession. The Prentice award is the highest award of AAO and recognizes lifetime achievements in vision science. A description of the award and a list of previous winners can be found here: http://www.aaopt.org/About/Prentice. Gordon will receive the award and will deliver a lecture at the awards ceremony at the AAO's annual conference in Seattle in October. Congratulations Gordon! We are very proud of this achievement.
Congratulations to Psychology undergraduate Elisa Horning, who has been awarded a Talle Family Scholarship for 2013-14! Its purpose is to inspire, reward, and support academic excellence by awarding full tuition scholarships to exceptional students during their senior year in CLA. Elisa is one of just ten scholarship recipients from across the College of Liberal Arts.
Chloe Miron's paper "Evidence for Human Oestrus: Support for the Ovulatory Shift Hypothesis" has been chosen as the First Place recipient of the Sharon Borine Award!
Eric Thorsen's paper "qEEG and fMRI Predict Relapse Risk in Abstinent Substance Abusers: Scaled Use is Advocated" has been chosen as the Second Place recipient of the Sharon Borine Award!
Kelley Redmond's paper " Predicting Academic Achievement of Latin-American Immigrant Students: Bilingualism and Biculturalism" has been chosen as the Third Place recipient of the Sharon Borine Award!