Here a page listening recent department
happenings that might
be of interest to our alumni/ae.
to the following students who were inducted into PSI CHI the psychology
Taryn Bellgard Amy Bender Jennifer Braun Ayca Coskunpinar Jennifer
Cotton Cody Davis Michaelia Gilbert Stephanie Gunderson Sarah Jane
Hickman Robyn Hooker Sarah LeStourgeon April Schweinhart
Altermatt, Elizabeth Broady and Taren Bellgard presented the
paper below at the recent Midwestern Psychological Association meeting
R., Broady, E. F., & Bellgard, T. C (2007, May).
Coping with achievement-related failure: An examination of
conversations between friends.
April, 13, 2007: Butler:
The seniors presented their
research projects at the Butler Undergraduate Research Conference on
April, 13. Pictures are here,
the papers, PowerPoint and abstracts are forthcoming.
April, 12, 2007: Honors Day Award
Winners: Congratulations to the following award
winners in the department:
Zirkle Award Winners: Taryn Bellgard
& Beth Tuck
Distinguished Student Award Winners:
Elizabeth Broady & Jaccquelyn Wesseler
Jacquelyn Wesseler is also this years Hencry
C. Long Citation Winner for the most outstanding senior woman.
What am seniors will be doing next
Ashley Ubelhor will be
attending the Chicago School of Professional Psychology for a MA in
Industrial Organizational Psychology
Sarah Vogt will going
Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH
Taryn Bellgard will
going Spalding University this coming Fall to pursue a Psy.D. in
Sarah Jane Hickman will
going to Indiana University, Bloomington this coming Fall to pursue a
Master's in Counseling Psychology
Sarah Mauer will attend
the the University of Louisville to earn a Masters of
Education in College Student Personnel
Elizabeth Broady will
attend the University of Toledo, studying Social Psychology
Beth Tuck will be
attending Washington University in their Neuroscience program in the
Jacquelyn Wesseler will
be attending the University of Indianapolis Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
program in the Fall.
Jim Erikson (2002) has been
accepted to the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program and Indiana State
University for the Fall.
February 1. Skip
presented his research on Bob Dylan to the Faculty Research Colloquium.
It was his first take on the 500 responses he has obtained.
The following psychology students made
the Dean's list for Fall 2006: Taryn Bellgard, Elizabeth
Broady, Sarah Jane Hickman, Alexis Palphryman, Elizabeth Tuck, Ashley
Ubelhor, Sarah Vogt, Christina Banks, Jennifer Cotton, Stephanie
Gunderson, Holly Heindselman, Sarah Lestourgeon, Benjamin Paciorkowski,
David Phelps, April Schweinhart, Ayca Coskunpinar, and Matthew Davis
November 29. The
Psychology Club showed the movie Walk the Line Wednesday, November 29
in Horner 102 starting at 7:00 p.m. Skip Dine Young led a discussion
following them movie.
November 28. Michelle
Mamberg gave a talk on practical techniques for combating public
speaking anxiety. The talk was part of the Learning Centers Spotlight
on Academics talk series. The talk took place at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday,
November 28th, in old Science Hall 102
November 3, 2006.
Beth Tuck and John Krantz both delivered talks at the Indiana Academy
of Science Annual Meeting. Beth delivered a talk based on her
summer REU at the University of Minnesota. It was entitled Effects
of disrupting cytoskeletal dynamics on neurite outgrowth and morphology.
John's talk was based on work he collaborated with Dan Cliburn off the
computer science department. It was entitled The
effects of multiple display screens and stereo on navigation in a
October 13, 2006.
The psychology club sponsored a discussion of psychology related
careers lead by all of the faculty of the department.
October 3, 2006. John
Krantz and Melinda Leonard made the annual trip to Southwestern to show
sheep brains and talk about the brain to two fourth grade
classes. This is the 10th year for such a trip.
Pictures will be forthcoming, I hope.
September 8, 2006. Melinda
Leonard gave a presentation on her research to the senior
students. She presented her work with ADHD and with the
Ulster project. She is planning to do a Spring term trip to
Northern Ireland that will connect with her research on the Ulster
September 4, 2006.
The department welcomes Melinda Leonard who joins us for the academic
year 2006-2007. She will teach introductory psychology,
learning and help with the senior sequence.