psychology

Experimenting in Psychology: Loretta Williams

University of Kentucky alumni make names for themselves all across the world. Loretta Williams is now employed at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which has been consistently ranked the number one cancer care hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Williams believes in making the most of the opportunities presented to you, and credits taking a chance on an experimental psych course at UK with teaching her this lesson. In this podcast, Dr. Williams discusses her time in Lexington before and during her study at UK, the psych course that put her on the path to where she is now, and the importance of taking advantage of those opportunities.
 
This podcast was produced by David Cole and recorded by Laura Sutton.
 

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UK Alumni Association Announces Jonathan Golding 2014 Great Teacher Award Recipient

The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award recognizing teaching. In order to receive the award, educators must first be nominated by a student.

Psychology Faculty Contribute to Open-source Textbook Project

Seven members of the UK Department of Psychology contributed to the innovative Noba Project, offering free texts on psychology to students and instructors.

Biology, Psychology Majors Among FAR Academic Excellence Award Winners

Shelby Kennard of psychology and Chelsea Oswald of biology have been recognized for maintaining a minimum 3.8 cumulative GPA while competing in intercollegiate athletics.

Decoding Disasters: the Psychology of Calamity with Melody Carswell

Chernobyl, the Deepwater Horizon, the Titanic... each name is associated with disaster - and human error - and UK psychologist Melody Carswell wants to examine each accident from a unique investigative perspective. In her class, A&S 300-003, "Disaster: The Human Factor," students will learn how principles of cognitive psychology can be used to identify and reduce both extraordinary and everyday errors. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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HDI's Ashley Candelaria Alumbaugh Honored at National Conference

Alumbaugh, a fifth-year predoctoral intern in the UK school psychology program and longtime research assistant at the UK Human Development Institute, recently received the prestigious 2013 Anne Rudigier Award.

Freshman Psychology Major Skates to Senior Title at Collegiate Championships

Farah Sheikh, a first-year UK psychology major, won the senior ladies title at the annual U.S. Figure Skating Collegiate Championships earlier this fall in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Staff Members Honored by University

Along with 44 others, the College of Arts & Sciences' own Cheyenne Hohman and Jenny Casey received Outstanding Staff Awards for their exceptional contributions to the university.

Psychology Department to Showcase Research at Clinical Research Education Day

Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows: 20 in A&S

The Chellgren Fellows Program is for students with exceptional academic potential and aspirations, who are eager to participate in a special learning community designed to cultivate extraordinary achievement.

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