Connecting Culture and Ecology in Guatemala

A group of 20 HWS students recently returned from a three-week study abroad program in Guatemala. Led by Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown and Associate Professor of Biology Meghan Brown, students explored the intersections between the culture and ecology of the country through a combination of field research and authentic cultural experiences. "Our main goal was to try and support ...  More >>

Drake '16 Pursues M.S. in School Counseling

Passionate about advocating and providing support for children, Morgan Drake '16 will pursue an M.S. in school counseling from the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester in the fall. "I'm very excited to start this new chapter and be one step closer to my career," Drake says. "I'm grateful to my professors and the Colleges for providing me with an incredible education that make...  More >>

Psychology Faculty Present at SRA Conference

This spring, Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Newman Kingery and Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Jack Peltz delivered research presentations at the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) conference in Baltimore, Md. Through its biennial meetings and publishing efforts, the SRA focuses on the theoretical, empirical and policy research issues of adolescence. Kingery presented a...  More >>

Psi Chi Inducts 24 New Members

The HWS chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, recently welcomed 24 new members to the organization at an induction ceremony. "This honor is quite significant for psychology students as Psi Chi can provide opportunities for research funding, networking and internships not provided by any other society," says Associate Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos. "Graduate ...  More >>

Raizada Featured in HWS Psychology Colloquium

As part of the upcoming Psychology Colloquium at Hobart and William Smith, Rajeev Raizada, assistant professor in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at University of Rochester, will deliver a talk about his brain imaging research on vision and language processing, as well as his innovative machine learning approaches to data analysis. "Visual object perception: How machine learning ...  More >>

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