Category: Events


Diversity Brown Bag Series

  This Diversity Brown Bag Series will focus on the topic “What does it mean to be White?”

March 11, 2020, 11:10am-12:00pm | 1416 Lagomarcino (old 139)

Diversity Brown Bag Series: Understanding the Experiences of Others

Topic of the Month: Race Join us in discussing a variety of topics on diversity Lunch provided: Jimmy Johns, Panera, and soda (First come, first serve) All are welcome! Questions? Contact: Brenna Klesel, Caitlyn O’Conner, Sponsored by Department of Psychology, Communication Studies Program, and Leadership Program

February 12, 2020, 12:10-1:00pm | Lago 1416

Brain Meets Mind: Psychology in Everyday Life

Graduate students in psychology have created an outreach panel called Psychology in Everyday Life. The goal is to have discussions about psychological topics and mental health support in the community.  The upcoming panel is titled “Brain Meets Mind: The Psychology of Mindfulness, Aging, & Neurodegenerative Diseases.” Panelists will use findings from cognitive psychology and neuroscience to … Continue reading Brain Meets Mind: Psychology in Everyday Life

February 10, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm | Ames Public Library

GSSP hosts Dr. Thomas Britt

  Title: Studying Employee Resilience Following Significant Adversity in High Risk Occupations The Graduate Students in Social Psychology (GSSP) are pleased to bring Dr. Thomas Britt to campus for a colloquium. Dr. Britt is a professor of psychology at Clemson University. His research examines factors that affect employee resilience and thriving and mental health treatment … Continue reading GSSP hosts Dr. Thomas Britt

February 24, 2020, 3:10-4:30pm | Lago1155 (E0146)

Psychology Colloquium by Dr. Peter Clark

Title:  Stress-buffering properties of exercise: A role for plasticity in brain reward circuits Description: Regularly engaging in exercise promotes stress-robustness, protecting from the development of stress-related psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression.  This seminar will explore exercise-induced adaptations in rodent brain reward centers that may be contributing to stress-resistance.  Preliminary data will also be shared … Continue reading Psychology Colloquium by Dr. Peter Clark

February 3, 2020, 3:10-4:30pm | Lagomarcino 1155

How to Prep for Grad School: Interviews

This lecture will be led by Dr. Hessling. He will cover how to be interviewed, how to make sure it’s a good fit, what to do if you don’t get in, and questions you may have. Pizza will be provided!

January 28, 2020, 6:00-7:30pm | Lagomarcino 2441

Dr. Ken Sufka presents “Getting Your College A-Game On”

  Undergraduate Student Workshop: Getting Your College A-Game On. Dr. Sufka is a professor of psychology and pharmacology at the University of Mississippi. He is also a former graduate of Iowa State University where he completed undergraduate and doctoral degrees in psychology.  Dr. Sufka will present an undergraduate student workshop titled “Getting Your College A-Game … Continue reading Dr. Ken Sufka presents “Getting Your College A-Game On”

December 3, 2019, 3:10-4:00pm | Gilman Hall 1051