January 31, 2017
Dr. Charles Mugi, Psychology Department, and Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs program, were invited to lead a discussion: Classroom Involvement for the students in the International Student Services Office. The purpose of the event was to help international students connect with faculty and student services here at MSUM. The afternoon event was held on Friday, Jan. 27 and organized by Adrienne Hamann and Kelsey Stacken, International Student Services Office.
January 10, 2017
Dr. Magdalene Chalikia, Psychology Department, gave an invited presentation on “Perception and Perceptual Illusions” on Monday, 19 December, 2016 at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. Dr. Chalikia was also invited to present a lecture on “Ethics in Research and Plagiarism.” This lecture was part of a Workshop on Research Methodology, held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at the Lakshmibai National College of Pysical Education, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
October 24, 2016
Join us for an information session to learn how you can earn three credits while being immersed into the culture, language, and service learning activities of the Dominican Republic for 12 days.
The information sessions will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. in Lommen 110 and on Monday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. in Lommen 91. Read the rest of this entry →
September 26, 2016
Monday, Sept. 26 | 4:30 p.m. | BR 162
As part of the “Psychology Works” speaker series, clinical psychologist and MSUM psychology professor Dr. Richard Kolotkin will speak about the field of clinical psychology on Monday, Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in BR 162. Read the rest of this entry →
September 06, 2016
Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) attended the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) in Barcelona, Spain this past week. Nawrot presented research on “The Development of Convergence and Divergence to Radial Optic Flow in Infancy.” Read the rest of this entry →
July 27, 2016
Peg Potter, Psychology, recently attended a Public Policy Institute co-sponsored by The George Washington University and the National Association of School Psychologists in Washington, D.C. Read the rest of this entry →
July 07, 2016
Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) recently attended the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) business meeting in Tampa, Fla. Nawrot was elected to serve as a Councilor in the Psychology Division. Read the rest of this entry →
June 29, 2016
School psychology faculty and graduate students presented at a statewide MTSS conference. Dr. Lisa Stewart, school psychology faculty, and Alannah Dosh, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Increasing Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice in your Schools,” and Alyssa McDonough, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Mindfulness Practices Across Tiers” at the North Dakota RTI/MTSS Conference in Fargo June 6-8. Read the rest of this entry →
June 10, 2016
Five faculty — Mary Dosch, Janelle Miedema, David Paul, Vicki Riedinger, and Lisa Stewart — just returned from a leading a two week study abroad in Peru with 23 students.
For the second year in a row, the group was a cross disciplinary service-oriented group consisting of undergraduate and graduate students from education, psychology, speech language hearing sciences, counseling and social work. Read the rest of this entry →
May 02, 2016
The Honors Program is pleased to announce that four students have been selected to receive new Honors Program Scholarships for 2016-17. Read the rest of this entry →
March 08, 2016
Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) has been elected as a Councilor to the Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). The mission of the CUR is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship. The CUR hosts an undergraduate research poster session on Capitol Hill, produces a Quarterly journal, and provides special Institutes on undergraduate research and faculty development as well as a bi-annual national conference.
February 24, 2016
Twelve graduate students in school psychology and four MSUM faculty attended the National Association of School Psychology Conference in New Orleans, LA on Feb 9-13. Several faculty and students presented at the conference. Dr. Olivia Melroe and colleagues presented a Symposium on “An Indigenous Conceptual Framework: Guiding Culturally Effective School Psychology Practice.” Kristy Boomer and Dr. Lisa Stewart presented a poster titled “Teaching Math Vocabulary in Preschool: A Comparison of Techniques.” Alannah Dosh, Dr. Lisa Stewart and Dr. Mary Dosch presented a poster titled “Resources for Improving Evidence-Based Practice in Schools.” The NASP conference was attended by over 5,000 school psychologists, faculty and students.
February 10, 2016
The February “Psychology Works” presentation will be Monday, February 22 at 3:30 pm in Bridges 361. Kandia Qual, Fargo Area Program Director of Dacotah Foundation, will provide information and answer questions about internship and employment opportunities. Dacotah Foundation provides community-based chemical dependency and mental health treatment. The “Psychology Works” series, organized by the MSUM Psychology Department and Psychology Club, presents representatives from a variety of places in the FM community where psychologists and other mental health professionals work, and where undergraduate students may also work or do internships to gain valuable experience and skills.
February 08, 2016
Seven School Psychology Graduate Students presented posters and Dr. Lisa Stewart presented two breakout sessions at the Minnesota Association of School Psychology (MSPA) MidWinterConference January 28 and 29 in Bloomington, MN.
Dr. Lisa H. Stewart presented a session titled “MultiTiered Systems of Support in Preschool: Focus on a Literacy and Math Rich Schedule” and copresented a session with MSUM School Psychology alumni Kelli McGovern titled “Tier II Math Interventions: Who, How, Lessons Learned.” Read the rest of this entry →
January 06, 2016
Dr. Lisa Stewart, Professor of Psychology and Director of the School Psychology Graduate Program, and Minnesota Reading Corps colleagues Kate Horst and Dr. David Parker, presented a research poster at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference in Orlando, Fla., November 20, 2015. The poster, “Successful Kids and Satisfied Teachers: Preschool Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Key Components and Research Outcomes,” included an overview of the Minnesota Reading Corps (MRC) model and outcomes from an external evaluation facilitated by MRC. Read the rest of this entry →
December 04, 2015
Need a LASC Goal 10 course for Spring 16? A new section of Psy 324 Environmental Psychology just opened (course ID 001764, MWF 12-12:50). Environmental Psychology is the scientific study of the relationship between humans and their social and physical environment. Topics include: environmental perception and cognition, crowding, noise, privacy, urban environments, the psychology of sustainability and designing more habitable environments.
If you are interested, please register in e-services as soon as possible.
November 10, 2015
This coming spring, the Psychology Department is offering Psy 390: Psychology of Sound and Music. This is a course of potential interest to students of various backgrounds. Current issues in the psychology of music and sound will be examined, with a focus on how music affects our brains, our minds, our thoughts. This is NOT a course about music therapy, even though the topic of how music may play a role in health will also be discussed. Some of you may consider adding this course to your spring schedule.
November 06, 2015
The Fall 2015 issue of The Red River Psychology Journal was published this week. This online journal showcases MSUM undergraduate student research and provides student editors with experience as peer reviewers. The journal is serialized with an ISSN number so the contents are electronically archived and searchable. Read the rest of this entry →
November 02, 2015
As part of the MSUM Psychology Department and Psych Club series “Psychology Works” Darcy Kasprowicz (Developmental Director) will provide information and answer questions for faculty and students about internship and employment opportunities at the North Dakota Autism Center, Inc. on Tuesday November 3rd at 3pm in BR 363. Read the rest of this entry →
October 14, 2015
The Psychology Department is pleased to host a research talk by Dr. Sherryse Corrow—Winner of MSUM 2015 Outstanding Young Alumni Award and 2008 MSUM Psychology graduate. Dr. Corrow will present “The stranger in the mirror: Understanding the brain through neuropsychological cases of face blindness” on Wednesday, October 14th at 4:00 pm in Bridges 162. Sherryse is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in neurology/ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of British Columbia. The talk is sponsored by the Comstock fund and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.