News & Events
- Alumni success!
2011 alumni Kim Babson, current post-doctoral fellow at the Palo Alto VA in Califordnia, was just awarded a 5-year, $990 Career Development Award from the Veterans Administration system. This funding will go toward studying the interplay between insomnia and cannabis use. Congrats, Kim!
- Undergraduates win research awards!
Several psychology undergraduate students were recently awarded research awards. Five students won Arkansas Department of Higher Education Statewide Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) grants. These grants are competitive and provide the students with funding to conduct research projects. A sixth student was awarded an Undergraduate Research Award given by Psi Chi, the Honors Society in psychology. Below are the names of the students, their faculty mentors, and the titles of their projects. Congratulations, all!
- Psychological Science Faculty Awarded Arkansas BioSciences Institute grants
Faculty members Nate Parks, Matt Feldner and Ellen Leen-Feldner are recent recepients of Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) grants. ABI was created as the major research component of the Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000, and scientists with the five member organizations, including the University of Arkansas, focus on research that will lead to health improvement, especially in the area of tobacco-related diseases.
- Student wins best poster!
- Badour Dissertation Defended!
- Experimental graduate student John Blanchar wins graduate student poster competition
- Clinical Program has 100% Internship match rate!
Congratulations to the six clinical psychology students who successfully matched to APA-accredited predoctoral internships!
- Dr. Matthew Feldner invited to speak in the prestigious G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series
- Five psychology undergraduates win Arkansas Department of Higher Education SURF grants
Five psychology undergraduate students were recently awarded Arkansas Department of Higher Education Statewide Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) grants. These grants are competitive and provide the students with funding to conduct research projects. Below are the names of the students, their faculty mentors, and the titles of their thesis projects.
- Clinical graduate students win ABCT Behavioral Medicine Special Interest Group student poster award!
Congrats to clinical graduate students Freddie Pastrana, Sam Gregus, Trey Andrews, Bianca Villalobos & Debbie Gomez, as well as faculty mentors Dr. Tim Cavell and Dr. Ana Bridges!
- Clinical graduate student Christal Badour wins Student Research Award
Congratulations to graduate student Christal Badour, who won the 2012 Student Research Award for the Women's Issues in Behavior Therapy Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). Christal will be presented the award in National Harbor, MD, in November at the annual ABCT conference.
- Tim Cavell re-elected to CUDCP board
- U of A Graduate Psychology Education promotes mental health
Dr. Ana Bridges and the students funded by the Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) program have seen real differences in mental health functioning in underserved populations utilizing brief interventions conducted at the Community Clinic.
- Low-effort thought linked to conservative polictical views
- Department of Defense grant using fMRI to examine emotion regulation in individuals with PTSD
- Graduate student receives NIAAA fellowship
We are pleased to announce that Sarah Bujarski, a graduate student in our program, was recently awarded a two-year training fellowship from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
- Verizon Makes Gift to Domestic Violence Research and Journalism
- Longer is Better? We Seem to Think So
- 4/22/2009 Research Probes What it Takes to Spot Wanted Fugitives
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – When asked to be on the lookout for a fugitive, only a small percentage of participants in University of Arkansas studies spotted the wanted man or woman, even with the promise of a financial reward.
- 4/30/2009 Research Raises Questions About Forensic Age Progression
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – When a child goes missing, law enforcement agencies often digitally alter old photos to show how the child might have aged. In one of the first laboratory studies to test the effectiveness of these photographs, researchers at the University of Arkansas came away with troubling findings and more questions for an ongoing study of computerized age progression.
- Does Getting Angry Make You Angrier?
- 2013-2014 Neuroscience Colloquia
October 4th, 2013
"Sleep Deprivation and Emotion: A Curious Disconnect Between Biology and Behavior"
Dr. Jared Minkel
University of North Carolina and Duke University Medical Center
Rm 113 Memorial Hall
- Departmental Colloquia
March 29, 2013
"Sleep your way to better mental health: The role of disturbed sleep in psychopathology
Dr. Kim Babson
Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
Standard School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavorial Sciences
114 Memorial Hall
- First Year Experimental Graduate Student Research Talks
April 12th, 2013
- Colloquium Series: Culture, Context, and Behavioral Health Disparities
The Department of Psychology speakers for the 2012-2013 Colloquium Series: “Culture, Context, and Behavioral Health Disparities," supported by a grant from United States Department of Health & Human Services (Health Resource Service Administration).