News & Events

Visit our News section often to keep up with what's happening in the Department of Psychology.

Highlighted Stories

  • Fall 2016 Colloquium Series:
    -Will Gervais, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, "Everything is Permitted: Anti-atheist Prejudice and its Complicating Consequences for Theories of Religion"; Friday, September 30, 4PM
    -Shira Gabriel, Ph.D., University of Buffalo, “Social Surrogates, Social Motivations, and Everyday Activities:  The Case for a Strong, Subtle, and Sneaky Social Self”; Friday, October 28, 4PM
    -Dayu Lin, Ph.D., NYU, "On Aggression and the Brain (of mice)"; Thursday, December 1, 4PM...more info
  • Welcome to 2 faculty members, Dr. Christian Thoroughgood and Dr. Elizabeth Pantesco and Post-Doc Fellow, Dr. Laura Getz!...more info
  • Congratulations to Dr. Katina Sawyer on receiving the CASA (Villanova Center for Access, Success and Achievement) Award!..more info
  • Dr. Matthew Matell, associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, has been selected to receive a grant from the National Institutes of Health...more info
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience student, Rachel Schlegel, attended Fulbright Summer Institute...more info
  • Dr. Irene Kan, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, has been selected for an All Disciplines Fulbright Scholar Award at the University of Toronto, Ontario (Fall 2016) and a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair award at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta (Spring 2017). More info...
  • Janette Herbers and her colleagues received a grant from the William Penn Foundation to support a large, community collaborative project focused on young children experiencing family homelessness. More info...
  • Dr. Chip Folk recently presented an invited keynote address at the Israeli Cognitive Psychology Conference in Tel Aviv Israel.   More info...
  • Dr. Katina Sawyer received the Mary Roth Walsh "Teaching the Psychology of Women" Award from the APA.  More info...

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