Will be held at U.T.-Dallas on Friday, April 20 from 12:30 to 4:00 in the Student Union. SMU will be represented with a research poster by Distinction student Olivia Adolphson. In addition Dr. Holden will serve on a panel addressing questions about research and graduate school. The event is free and open to all interested students.
Dr. Georita Frierson will give a talk on Friday, April 27 from 2-3:30 in Simmons Hall, room 218 titled Breast cancer research: The importance of physical activity and quality of life. All are welcome.
Fantine Giap and Janice Kim, Psychology minors, were recently awarded a Richter grant to conduct a cross-cultural study called Project ABC (Asian descent/Asian American women’s views of breast cancer prevention). Dr. Georita Frierson is their faculty advisor.
Dr. Ernest Jouriles, Chair of the Psychology Department, was awarded the title of Dedman Family Distinguished Professor at the Dedman College annual Award Celebration Luncheon on March 20th. Congratulations, Ernie!
Dr. Claire Renzetti of the University of Kentucky will be giving a talk on Thursday, March 22 at 5:00 in McCord 306 entitled:
But for the grace of God: Is religiosity a risk or protective factor in intimate partner violence perpetration.
Dr. George Holden appeared on the local Fox news show warning parents about the dangers of a book entitled “To Train Up a Child.” To see the news story, copy this link to your browser:
Senior psychology major and distinction student Olivia Adolphson is in the news. Her research study, assessing college students’ views about biobanks, was recently presented at a conference. Medical News Today then publicized the study. Olivia has been working with Dr. Frierson. To see the story, go to:
Dr. Austin Baldwin, Assistant Professor of Psychology at SMU will give a talk on “Understanding the influence of Exercise Experiences and Exercise Satisfaction and Why it Matters” on Friday, Feb. 24th from 2-3:30 in Simmons Hall, Room 138. This event is open to all and is sponsored by the Research on Exercise & Wellness Group.
Graduate students Ashton Jeter and Ana Trueba won the awards for best Psychology poster at the annual Research Day event, held on Feb. 10. Their award winning posters were:
Ashton M. Jeter, Noelle Bassi Smith, & Alicia E. Meuret: Does experiential avoidance increase the likelihood of nonsuicidal self-injury?
Ana F. Trueba, David Rosenfield, Nicole Briceno, Eva Oberdoster, Pia Vogel & Thomas Ritz: The Effect of Final Exam Stress on Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Severity Of Cold Symptoms
To see a short video of the event, go to http://www.smu.edu/News/2012/research-day-08feb2012
“Autism: What we know and where we are headed” is the title of a talk to be given by Dr. Amy Pinkham on Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at Maggiano’s Restaurant. This is part of the Godbey Lecture Series. To attend the talk, registration is through Dedman College.