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Coping with distress after a tragic event
October 22, 2013 • Staff Report
Psychology Chair Victoria Follette provides information and recommendations for the campus community.
Honors student receives 2013 National Collegiate Honors Council award
October 2, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Named a Portz Scholar, Lianne Barnes is one of only three to be recognized in the nation.
Gideon Caplovitz lands top 10 finish in 2013 Best Illusion of the Year Contest
May 22, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
International contest attracts best vision scientists in the world for the ninth year.
Psychology students receive recognition and support from national associations
February 1, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Two doctoral psychology students in the College of Liberal Arts have received recognition and financial assistance for their education and research in the field.
Neuroscience research gets big boost – almost $10 million
December 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University has been awarded a highly competitive program grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in integrative neuroscience.
Robert Trivers to speak on deceit, self-deception as part of Discover Science Lecture Series
October 9, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Evolutionary biologist Robert Trivers of Rutgers University will speak on the evolution of deceit and self-deception on Oct. 16
University Psychology Department reaches out to abused women
March 14, 2012 • By Misha Ray
The program offers free group therapy to women who have suffered abuse from their domestic partners.
Wild West Shootout to support University’s Early Childhood Autism Program
December 12, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The highly acclaimed Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from the Sierra Kids Foundation Dec. 14 – 17, when it sponsors the fundraising basketball tournament.
Linda Hayes wins 2011 Global Engagement Award
November 17, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
New award was created to recognize contributions to global education and international programs at the University.
Public invited to Dan Ariely presentation, “Predictably Irrational”
August 26, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
New York Times bestselling author discusses how to understand our irrational tendencies and how people act in the marketplace.
McReynolds, esteemed psychology professor, passes away
December 10, 2010 • Staff Report
Paul McReynolds' long and notable career at the University included spearheading the creation of Nevada's doctoral program in clinical psychology.
Nevada professor studies structural basis for autism disorders
August 25, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
There is still much unknown about autism spectrum disorders, but a University of Nevada, Reno psychologist has added to the body of knowledge that researchers are compiling to treat the mysterious condition.
Nevada's Victims of Crime Treatment Center expands services
August 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
The University’s well-established Victims of Crime Treatment Center received $40,000 to assist those who have experienced physical childhood abuse.
Brightest young minds attend summer institute
July 21, 2010 • By Jane Tors
Every summer the University of Nevada, Reno campus becomes a temporary home to some of our nation’s brightest young minds.
Research Team Wins Slifka Foundation Award for Autism Research
July 8, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
Jeffrey Hutsler, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, and graduate student Thomas Avino were honored with the prestigious Slifka/Ritvo Innovation in Autism Research Award.
Budget stress threatens teachers’ health, University offers help
March 5, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
As budget cuts crash down on Nevada, K-12 teachers are likely experiencing increased stress.
Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from local foundation
November 30, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The University’s highly acclaimed Early Childhood Autism Program is getting some help from the Sierra Kids Foundation.
Hayes to present at ‘largest gathering ever’ for psychotherapy
September 1, 2009 • By John Trent
Professor of psychology will play a prominent role later this year in what is being billed as “the largest gathering ever devoted to the practice of psychotherapy.”
2008 Balloon Race scholarship winners named
August 15, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
The University of Nevada, Reno's Balloon Race Scholarship Committee has selected Elizabeth Cadigan and Matthew Schottel to receive $2,000 award.
University psychologists share top award
May 12, 2008 • By Zanny Marsh
Two University psychologists received Nevada State Psychologist Association 'Outstanding Psychologist of the Year' Award.
Three faculty named as 2008 Foundation Professors
May 12, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
Wesnousky, Barone, Follette to be recognized for research, teaching excellence May 14 at Honor the Best ceremony.