Thursday, July 24, 2014
Adjunct Professor Scott Sponheim (Minneapolis VA Medical Center) was awarded a 4-year grant entitled "Quantitative Modeling of Visual Perception Endophenotypes in Schizophrenia". Associate Professor Cheryl Olman is a primary co-investigator, and the research will involve using paradigms she has developed in her laboratory in order to better understand the basis of visual perceptual abnormalities in psychosis. Emeritus Professor Irv Gottesman and Professor Dan Kersten are consultants on the project.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Former Graduate Student Stephanie Pituc (Counseling Ph.D., 2013) is the recipient of the 2014 APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs
Former Graduate Student Stephanie Pituc (Counseling Ph.D., 2013) is the recipient of the 2014 APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs' (CEMA) Jeffrey S. Tanaka Memorial Dissertation Award in Psychology. The CEMA Selection Sub-committee determined her dissertation research titled, Foreigner Objectification, Bicultural Identity, and Psychological Adjustment in Asian American College Students (University of Minnesota, 2013), to be the most outstanding. The APA CEMA will be hosting a reception and a brief awards ceremony at the APA 122nd Annual Convention in Washington, DC to present Dr. Pituc with an award to honor her efforts.