Opportunity for Underrepresented Minority backgrounds – Univ. of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh offers VIPitt Weekend (October 27th – 29th, 2017), a visitation weekend for students from underrepresented minority backgrounds who are interested in graduate study in psychology at Pitt. Juniors, Seniors,  and recent graduates are eligible to apply.  The deadline for applications is July 1st. Go to www.psychology.pitt.edu/vipitt-weekend for additional information.   If you think you are going to apply, let me know.

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Researchers at different college looking for students to participate in online study.

Looking for UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT COLLEGES IN THE UNITED STATES to complete a survey on discomfort and safety in the college classroom.

Participate in nation-wide research examining the college classroom. I am interested in faculty and students’ perceptions regarding discomfort and safety. If you are a currently enrolled undergraduate college student who is 18 years or older, you are invited to participate in a 20-minute on-line survey about classroom dynamics including safety, discomfort, and prejudice. You will receive an entry into a lottery to win a $25 gift card.

To participate, click the following link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/StudentSurveyClassroomLearning

If you want to learn more about the project, please email Kathy Oleson at koleson@reed.edu or classroomdynamicsproject@reed.edu.


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Attend Presidential lecture

Presidential Lecture: Rory Kennedy
The Camera Doesn’t Lie: Social Change Through Documentary Filmmaking 
Kennedy has made more than 30 highly acclaimed documentaries dealing with some of the world’s most pressing issues.
1 p.m. (Common Hour) – Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Performing Arts

Counts as two journal free entries.

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March for Science – NYC-Sat 22-

Say Yes to Science! For more information go to NYC March for Science –  For those of you going, be sure to take pictures and send them to me.    Alumni please forward me your pics as well.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson defends science and the scientific method.  A must see video 

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I-O Psychology Uselessness of Job Interview


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Special Issue on Terrorism- American Psychologist

  • Understanding Political Radicalization: The Two-Pyramids Model -Clark McCauley and Sophia Moskalenko
  • To the Fringe and Back: Violent Extremism and the Psychology of Deviance-Arie W. Kruglanski, Katarzyna Jasko, Marina Chernikova, Michelle Dugas, and David Webber
  • There and Back Again: The Study of Mental Disorder and Terrorist Involvement-Paul Gill and Emily Corner
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Screening of “They call us monsters”


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Change of Venue for Alison Talk

Thursday April 6th common hour talk “Beyond Us and Them: Can We Learn to Discuss Issues in a Polarized World?” has been changed to the McGann Conference Center.

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Psychology day at the United Nations


If interested,  see Linda Lubranski ASAP – Register  Here  before Friday, April 7 at 5.00pm. The Event is scheduled for  Thursday, April 20th

Linda Lubranski
Coordinator of Global Studies
Room 3, O’Connor Hall, off the Student Hospitality Lounge

The 10th Annual Psychology Day at the UN will take place on April 20, 2017 from 3:00 PM-6:00 PM at the United Nations Plaza in New York, NY.  The theme this year is “Promoting Wellbeing in the 21st Century: Psychological Contributions for Social, Economic, and Environmental Challenges.”

We’ll leave from Ronkonkoma at 12:11 and  on the 9:15 train (arriving in Ronkonkoma at 10:37), this will allow us time after the conference to either attend the reception.

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