Here a page listening recent department happenings that might
be of interest to our alumni/ae.
May 6. John Krantz delivered this years Mortar Board Last
Lecture entitled "Perception and Reality."
Julie Witherup doing the introduction
April 29-May 1. Midwestern Psychological Association. The
department had several presentations at the recent meeting of the Midwestern
Psychological Association. Several students we authors and co-authors
on these presentations. The presentations (with the students in bold)
The Effects of Courtesy and Payment on Impressions of a Couple Out to
Dinner T. WILLIAM ALTERMATT, JULIE WITHERUP, & ANGIE MILLER,
Staking your Worth on Grades versus Knowledge: Intellectual Competency as
a Contingency of Self-worth DAVID BUCK, Hanover College, CONNIE
T. WOLFE, Muhlenberg College, NOELLE LIWSKI, Hanover College & JOHN
KRANTZ, Hanover College
Sex Differences in Social Support Seeking in the Academic Domain
ELLEN RYDELL ALTERMATT & SARAH E. KAMPLAIN, Hanover College
The mediating role of agency in positive and negative gender stereotypes
T. WILLIAM ALTERMATT, Hanover College, JACQUELYN A. SHELTON, University of
Integrating Research into the Curriculum to Foster Intellectual
Development Regardless of the Career Path JOHN H. KRANTZ, STEPHEN DINE
YOUNG, ELLEN ALTERMATT, & WILLIAM ALTERMATT, Hanover College
at his poster.
at the department poster
David, Angie and Julie of to the Art Institute
Amy Till has been accepted and has agreed to attend the School
Psychology Ed.S. program at Indiana University.
April 2, 2004. Our psychology seniors all presented their research
projects at the Butler Undergraduate Research Conference. They gave 14
There are more pictures here.
March 22, 2004. John Krantz delivered an invited address to
Chicago State University entitled:
Web-Based Research: Issues,
Problems and an Example Technique. (As
Angie French is featured on the cover of the local newspaper about
the medical mission to Jamaica done by 19 Hanover College students who went
over Winter Break.
March 18, 2004. John Krantz went to Madison High School
to talk about sensation and perception.
Congratulations! Julie Witherup
has been named the Assistant Director of the Lilly Vocation Project here
at Hanover College for the next two years.
George Zirkle. It is with great sadness that the psychology
department has learned of the passing on of George Zirkle the first
psychologist hired by Hanover College and the founder of the department.
He passed away on the evening of February 23, 2004.
Congratulations! Noelle Liwski has
been accepted to and agreed to attend the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program
at Purdue University.
January 29-30, 2004
Half of the Department Goes to the Society for Personality and Social
Psychology to Present Research.
Both Bill and Ellen Altermatt went to SPSP to present posters.
Bill's poster was "Chivalry is not for everybody: Chivalrous men are more
courteous toward 'virtuous' women" and is by Altermatt W. and Cohen.
the slides here)
Ellen's poster was "Capitalizing on success and coping with failure: An
examination of students' interactions with family members and friends." The
authors are: Altermatt, E., Kim, Mosher, and Swartz.
Well, the weather has been interesting lately with the ice storm on Sunday
(1/25). The ice did not deter Sarah Kamplain from getting to class as
this photograph from the local newspaper, The Madison Courier, attests.
Click on the image and see a scan from the newspaper with the headline and the
text under the photograph.
John Krantz has received a couple of honors. First, Hanover is
going to a divisional structure with Divisional Heads. John has been
named to be the divisional head of the Natural Sciences Division. He
will take over that job in the Fall. He has also been named
editor-elect of the Psychonomic Society Journal Behavioral
Research Methods, Instruments & Computers. He will become editor
September 25, 2003
John Krantz did a faculty research presentation on the work he is doing
on his sensation and perception text.
September 3, 2003
Our newest members, Bill and Ellen Altermatt will talk about about their
research. The event will be in SC 147 at 11:00 am on Wednesday,
Welcome to our two new Faculty
Members. We are very pleased to welcome our two newest faculty
members Ellen and Bill Altermatt. They both received their Ph.D.s from
the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Ellen has recently been
teaching at Michigan State University and Bill has been teaching at the
University of Michigan, Flint. Ellen will be teaching developmental
psychology and Bill will be teaching social psychology.
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