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Psychology News Archive

Past news, events and happenings from the Randolph College Psychology department.

4/7/2014 — Randolph psychology professor publishes more books in EasyGuide series
The EasyGuide series gives students an accessible guide for conducting research in the social sciences.
2/7/2013 — Eric Anderman to Lecture at Randolph College Feb. 12
The professor and author will discuss academic cheating
12/1/2012 — Randolph Magazine: Teaching Ethically
Faculty and student team contributes chapter to upcoming book.
9/25/2012 — Psychology Professors Present Research at annual conference
The Honor System: Influences on Attitudes and Behaviors
9/20/2012 — Holly Tatum pens chapter on graduate school success
“Setting Your Path: Begin With Your Dissertation in Mind” appeared in the book Your Graduate Training in Psychology: Effective Strategies for Success earlier this year.
7/11/2012 — Research shows strength of traditional honor codes
Megan Hageman ’13 continued work with Beth Schwartz, the Thoresen Professor of Psychology and assistant dean of the College, to examine the affect of honor codes on student behavior.
12/1/2011 — Randolph Magazine: I Want To Do Everything
New experiences make life interesting for Davenport Leader
10/8/2011 — Students, Faculty Present Research at MARCUS Conference
Summer research participants share results of their collaborative projects.
7/19/2011 — Summer Research Project focuses on mental health stigma
Caroline Mann worked with students to collect and analyze data
4/1/2011 — Bridges Not Walls
Randolph's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) aims to enhance cultural understanding.
4/1/2011 — Profile: Lexi Mandarakas ’11 - Taking the Reins
Lexi knew about Randolph's outstanding riding program, but it took a year to discover the strength of the psychology department.
2/24/2011 — Beth Schwartz Co-Authors Book on Writing in APA Style
12/1/2010 — New Faces 2010-2011
Randolph welcomes new faculty, coaches, trustees.
12/1/2010 — Style and Substance
Professor Beth Schwartz and colleagues pen student-friendly guide to APA style.
12/1/2010 — Sabbatical at Sea
While teaching with the Semester at Sea program, Professor Rick Barnes crossed the equator, got soaked with fish guts and hung out with Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu.
9/17/2010 — Rick Barnes blogs from Semester at Sea
Professor teaches psychology and environmental studies courses aboard ship.
6/1/2010 — Holly Tatum Appears on APS Blog
Psychology professor's Facebook research earns her spot on video blog.
6/1/2010 — Holly Tatum Appears on APS Blog
Tatum's research chosen as topic of video blog.
4/29/2010 — Randolph Magazine Feature Story: Connecting the Dots
Experiential Learning Center uses new journey mapping technique to guide students on career path.
5/1/2009 — Psi Chi Inducts Six
Students honored for academic achievement in psychology
4/23/2009 — Randolph Professor/Student Team Receives Funding for Additional Research
Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges fellowship will allow the team to expand research on teaching and learning methods
4/18/2009 — Kara Clissold Presents Research at Symposium
Study looks at the effect of social dominance on social learning in horses.
3/10/2009 — Randolph College Holds Second Annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars
Journalist and author Eric Roston to provide keynote address
2/20/2009 — Three faculty give workshop at National Teaching Conference
Research focused on gender in the college classroom
2/12/2009 — Randolph College Honors Charles Darwin
Special presentation offers interdisciplinary view of Darwin's impact
12/9/2008 — Local Counselors Question Disorder Study
Randolph psychology professor featured in news coverage
11/25/2008 — Psychology Professor's Book Published Internationally
Beth Schwartz co-wrote book aimed at helping faculty improve teaching and learning
11/13/2008 — Beth Schwartz co-authors book on teaching
"Optimizing Teaching and Learning: Practicing Pedagogical Research" bridges the gap between research and practice.
7/14/2008 — Local Newspaper Highlights Summer Research
Student/faculty study gender stereotypes in children's programming
4/28/2008 — Senior Psychology Students Continue Annual Winning Streak
Student research earns two of three undergraduate awards at statewide conference
3/24/2008 — Psychology Students Teach Preschoolers About Brains
Real brains, rats help convey message
2/13/2008 — Randolph College Awards Tenure to Faculty Members
Faculty represent wide array of disciplines
4/23/2007 — Senior Earns Top Undergraduate Award at Psychology Conference
Breanna Butler wins the Frederick B. Rowe Award for the Best Undergraduate Paper at the recent annual conference of the Virginia Psychological Association.
4/14/2006 — Students Win Honors at Virginia Psychological Association Conference
Fred Rowe Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award presented to Sommer Altman and Adriana Dabdoub
2/21/2006 — Psychology Student Selected to Attend Summer Science Institute
Elizabeth Nguyen one of 32 chosen nationwide
2/6/2006 — Beth Schwartz Receives Prestigious Award
Psychology professor awarded APLS Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award
4/18/2005 — Junior Wins Top Honors at Conference
Ashley Smith's research with Gretchen Gottard receives Best Undergraduate Student Poster Award