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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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.
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.
Neil deGrasse Tyson defends science and the scientific method. A must see video
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.
If interested, see Linda Lubranski ASAP – Register Here before Friday, April 7 at 5.00pm. The Event is scheduled for Thursday, April 20th
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.