Professor of Quantitative Psychology, Robert Terry, retired in early 2021. Congratulations, Robert!
Dr. Jenel Cavazos was selected to chair the American Psychological Association’s Society for Teaching Psychology’s Task Force for Resources for “Pivot Teaching”: This task force will gather, solicit, and publicize resources for “pivot teaching” – e.g., changing modalities mid-semester, accommodating individual students whose situation has changed, integrating more flexibility into courses generally.
Dr. Lauren Ethridge (Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology, subaward PI) and her collaborators Dr. Craig Erickson (Cincinnati Children's Hospital; PI), Dr. Kimberly Huber (UT Southwestern Medical Center; Site PI) and Dr. Devin Binder (UC Riverside, Site PI) recieved a NIH P50 Fragile X Centers for Collaborative Research award. This multi-site project focuses on translational sensory and cognitive biomarkers for novel drug discovery across development in Fragile X Syndrome. Dr. Ethridge's lab heads the human sensory neuroscience focus of this project.
Adam Feltz (Department of Psychology; top left) is a Co-Investigator on an upcoming grant with Primary Investigator Steven Crossley (Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering; top right), Co-Investigator Bin Wang (Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering; bottom left), and Co-Investigator Lance Lobban (Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering; bottom right) on their recent $1,999,987 in funding from the Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities division of the National Science Foundation (NSF)! The research project is titled “EFRI E3P: Tuning catalyst design to recycle mixed polymer streams”.
Lori Snyder (Associate Professor, Department of Psychology), Megan Elwood Madden (Presidential Professor, Robert & Doris Klabzuba Chair, School of Geosciences), Gerilyn Soreghan (David L. Boren Professor, Director, & Eberly Chair, School of Geosciences), Elinor Martin (Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies, School of Meteorology), and Mashhad Fahes (Associate Professor, School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering) received a $299,878 NSF grant to fund their upcoming project “EAGER GOLD-EN Rewards: removing barriers and supporting geoscience diversity leaders by revising evaluation and reward systems"
Graduate Teaching Award
Jess Becerra received The Provost’s Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. The recipients of this award represent the top 10 percent of all graduate assistants across campus by student evaluations for courses taught during the Spring 2020 semester.
Dr. Erin Freeman
Dr. Erin Freeman recently became a chair of a subcommittee within the STP Presidential Task Force on Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking. STP, Society for Teaching Psychology, is the American Psychological Association's Division 2. Dr. Freeman is chairing the subcommittee focused on statistics within psych majors as a whole.
Graduate Teaching Award
Keith Strasbaugh received The Provost’s Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. The recipients of this award represent the top 10 percent of all graduate assistants across campus by student evaluations for courses taught during the Spring 2020 semester.