Friday, May 16, 2008

Professor Bruce Overmier to Receive Two Honorary Doctorates

Dear Psychology Colleagues,

Bruce Overmier has a truly honorific summer ahead of him. He is scheduled to receive TWO honorary doctorates. Congratulations Bruce!

On June 18, the University of Montreal will confer an honorary doctorate on Bruce. He will deliver remarks at the university convocation.

On August 29, the University of Bergen (Norway) will confer an honorary degree on Bruce, doctor honoris causa. The award letter reads " ... particular emphasis was placed on your central role in psychological research within fields such as learning studies, memory, stress and psychosomatics, your important contributions to research politics, as well as your long term and valuable cooperation with the University of Bergen.ÔøΩ?

We all take great pride in this splendid international recognition of Bruce's wide ranging contributions to psychological science.


Thursday, May 8, 2008

Magdalena Wojtcazk and Christophe Micheyl promoted to Research Assistant Professor

Dear Colleagues,
Please join us in congratulating Magdalena Wojtcazk and Christophe Micheyl. Magdalena and Christophe are Research Associates in the Department. Both were approved this week to use the working title of Research Assistant Professor. We are very proud of their records of accomplishment!

Monica Luciana and Gordon Legge
Chair's Office

Monday, May 5, 2008

Professor John Campbell Wins Outstanding DGS Award

It's a pleasure for me to tell you that John Campbell is a recipient of the 2008 University-wide award for Outstanding Directors of Graduate Studies. Most of us in Psychology already know of John's enormous contributions over the years to the quality and vitality of our graduate program. It's certainly fitting that the University has now recognized John for this crucial contribution.

Please join me in congratulating John for this splendid recognition.