Six graduate students in the Department of Psychology, Katilyn Mascatelli, Sandrine Girard, Phoebe Dinh, Juliet Shafto, Casey Roark and Kevin Jarbo, worked along side Ayana Ledford, director of diversity and inclusion in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, to develop and present workshops for Sewickley Academy’s Super Saturday event. The workshops were designed to engage middle and high school students from educationally underserved Pittsburgh communities. .
Clinical psychologist must be vigilant when assessing patients that fit into the new American family mold (Plante, 2011) Industrial–Organizational Psychology Industrial/Organizational psychology is derived from industrial psychology and organizational psychology.
The National Honor Society in Psychology, also known as , provides research grants for students pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degree in psychology. Psi Chi is known for large awards and long, supportive relationships with the applicants.
Every year, Eye on Psi Chi — Psi Chi’s periodical — gives four awards in the amount of $300 for the best articles submitted by psychology students on the topic of diversity issues. Subjects include but are not limited to ethnic minorities, LGBTI, physical disabilities and other similar issues. The application deadline for the Diversity Article Award is July 1st.
Each year, The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) recognizes some of its fellows for their academic accomplishments and contributions to education research. This year, Karrie E. Godwin (DC'15) is being recognized as one of two finalists for the outstanding fellow award. Godwin received her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology in the School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at Kent State University. Her research examines how cognitive and environmental factors shape children’s development and learning in the laboratory and in the classroom. .
Joseph Rosen (DC 1972) released his debut book, Blues Hands, a collection of photographs from his 30-plus years in blues and music photography. B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Al Green, Willie King, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, The Blind Boys of Alabama, James Brown and Gary Clark, Jr. are among the featured artists, whose stories are told through powerful imagery, anecdotes and biographical information. Blues Hands is available on Amazon and from major book retailers.
Ph.D. student Ania Jaroszewicz has received one of 30 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans this year. Chosen from 1,443 applicants, Jaroszewicz was selected for her potential to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture and academics. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in behavioral decision research in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences. The Soros Fellowships for New Americans, considered a premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants, provides fellows with up to $90,000 for graduate education. Jaroszewicz was born in California and is the daughter of Polish immigrants. In 2014, Jaroszewicz came to CMU, where she hopes to combine behavioral decision research with her experiences to help combat poverty. In particular, her goal is to use behavioral economics to design psychologically informed poverty-alleviation and consumer protection policies.
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Hello my name is Gabriela I am pursuing a dream of study psychology to help children and adolescents, I am attending to Los Angeles Community College, and I would like to know if someone could help me with a scholarship. I don’t have the resources to continue but I have faith .
This has been really informative . I’m a 32 year old lady from Namibia currently doin my honors thru a south African university. I would love to do my masters abroad in counseling or clinical psychology. Namibia has been experiencing high levels of crimes lately especially in the crimes of passion., this has spurred interest in me to try n figure this huge rise.
Melanie Diaz (DC'17), an English and global studies major, has been awarded a Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) fellowship for 2016. The fellowship program is designed to help students from diverse backgrounds attend graduate school, typically in the areas of public policy, public administration, international affairs and related fields. As part of the fellowship, Diaz will attend an intensive, seven-week Junior Summer Institute (JSI) at the Heinz College this June. The institutes provide students with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed while pursuing a master’s degree and working to serve the public good. “What makes Melanie such a great candidate for the PPIA is that she has the heart and the head to make a difference in education,” said Stephanie Wallach, assistant vice provost for undergraduate education. .
I am a first-generation female returning to school for my MS in general psychology following a year and a half hiatus, with hopes to obtain my Ph.D. or MD. I aspire to use my degree to contribute to research and teaching that focuses primarily on women’s issues, as well as behavioral methods for treating ADHD in children. As a dumb undergrad, I managed to amass a large amount of student loan debt, the fear of which has kept me from continuing my education until this point. I am seeking opportunities to repay my debt while funding grad school.