Cornell College will welcome five female students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College (Tokyo, Japan) with a welcome dinner and reception Feb. 24.
Carol Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, won the 2013 Florence Denmark and Mary Reuder award for “outstanding international contributions to the psychology of women and gender” from the American Psychological Association.
We’ll discuss how research experience will help your development as a scientist, how to locate and apply for campus and off-campus opportunities, and provide you with a packet of information which includes a spreadsheet highlighting external research competitions, a sample resume and personal statement, and rules of etiquette for requesting a letter of recommendation. Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Shaw conference room in Thomas Commons.
Students in Professor Bill Dragon’s Social Psychology class spent a day at Adventureland as part of their research experiment on the affect of thrill rides on romance.
The most decorated women’s basketball player in Cornell history, Camille Marie ’13 also earned a 3.9 GPA. She’s now planning for graduate school in sports psychology.
Melinda Green, associate professor of psychology at Cornell College, has been appointed to the Iowa Board of Psychology. The board evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify, establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed psychologists and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.
Cornell is one of five Iowa colleges and universities that have joined with Tanager Place, a community mental health facility, to create the Tanager Place Research Center. The center will help develop a fellowship program for faculty and students to help perform research, as well as share the findings.
To fully understand efforts to protect sea turtles and other tropical animals, it’s useful to visit a place like Costa Rica and meet the people involved. It’s even more helpful to be guided by experts in both the fields of biology and psychology/sociology, as a group of Cornell students were in 2011.
April is autism awareness month. In order to raise awareness, the Cornell College branch of Active Minds will sponsor an interactive presentation on April 26th.
Professor Go of Kyoto Seika University (Japan) and Yumi Matson will talk on March 3rd about academic and social life on a Japanese campus, and will make comparisons to North American college life.