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Published: 05/05/2014

Summer 2014

Greetings from the Chair

Sheri Mizumori

Congratulations to our newest alums! Armed with the immense knowledge that these students have gained during their time in our department, as well as new confidence and critical thinking skills, our students are prepared to enter into numerous careers including those in public and mental health, community services, business, and teaching. Read Sheri Mizumori's letter.

2014 Edwards Lectures now available online!

Edwards Lectures 2015In February and March of this year, the Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series drew thousands of UW community members out to Kane Hall for lectures which examined the science of decision making. Lectures by all six speakers were recorded by UWTV and are now available for viewing online.Read More

Former Psychology Major Now UW Research Statistician... What Are the Odds of That?

Photo: Marie Ng

For Dr. Marie Ng, the road to her current career took a few twists and turns along the way. Now an Assistant Professor with the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Marie didn't arrive here as an undergraduate with plans to become a statistician. "It was quite an unplanned journey that brought me to global health," says Marie. Read More

James LauRae: A Hunger for Knowledge Leads to a Very Full Plate

Photo: James LauRae

James LauRae is a doer, but you might not know it upon first meeting him. He's hardly the "go-go-go" Type A personality that we usually associate with those among us who have the capacity to take on a dizzying number of tasks or projects. With people, he takes his time, gets to know you, but given a new opportunity or a job that needs doing and he's on fire. Read More

Join us on LinkedIn!

Join the group Psychology Alumni Connections on LinkedIn to stay in touch with fellow alumni and the department, as well as to learn about upcoming lectures or other events sponsored by the Department of Psychology. Read More

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