Author Archives: George Holden

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Psychology Faculty on the TV News

Drs. Lorelei Rowe, Ernest Jouriles, and Renee McDonald’s recent study using virtual reality to prevent sexual victimization in teenagers was featured on CBS-11 news in Dallas on Feb. 20. Click on the link:      

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Undergraduate students present their research

Four undergraduates were first authors on posters about their research in various psychology labs. They were Katie Bridges (Rowe lab), Courtney Cox (Kouros lab), Denise Crawford (Meuret lab), and Jiani Zhu (Chmielewski lab). Congratulations on this accomplishment to all four!

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Congratulations to Two Graduate Students

Grace Boyers (Meuret lab), and Nicole Vu (Jouriles lab) and  were the winners of Dean’s Awards for their poster presentations at Research Day on Feb. 25. Good work!

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Dr. Ritz Receives a Research Grant

Dr. Thomas Ritz received a research grant from the Dedman College Dean’s Research Council for his work with Chemistry faculty member Alex Lippert utilizing smartphones to monitor airway inflammation in individuals with asthma. Congratulations!

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Study by Psych Faculty Appears in Newsweek

A study by three Psychology faculty members, using virtual reality to train women in a sexual assault prevention program (My voice, my choice), was described in the Feb. 2 edition of Newsweek magazine. The study, by Drs. Lorelei Rowe, Ernest … Continue reading

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Dr. Meuret elected President of a Academic Society

Dr. Alicia Meuret was recently elected president of the International Society of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP)! She is the fifth woman to be the president, out of 20 presidents. Congratulations!

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Psych Dept & Psi Chi Celebrate their 85th!

The 85th anniversary of the founding of the department’s Psi Chi chapter (the psychology undergraduate honors society) occurred on Dec. 29th. Unfortunately, no one was on campus to celebrate the date, so the occasion will be remembered later in the … Continue reading

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Four Undergraduates Named as Hamilton Scholars

Four psychology majors recently received Hamilton Undergraduate Research Awards. They (and their advisors) are: Daniel Trujillo and Courtney Cox (Dr. Chrystyna Kouros) and Katie Bridges and Julia Pylant (Dr. Lorelei Rowe). Congratulations to all!

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Dr. Calvert Elected as an APA Fellow

Dr. Jim Calvert, a lecturer in the Psychology Department, has been elected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Congratulations on this honor, Jim!

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Study by Dr. Kouros appears in Time magazine & elsewhere

A new study, appearing in Journal of Family Psychology, was carried in Time magazine (Aug. 6), U.S. News and World Report (Sept. 2), and in the Huffington Post (August 18). Psychology faculty member Dr. Chrystyna Kouros found that mothers, who … Continue reading

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