3 Graduate Students Receive 2019-20 Dashiell Startup Awards

October 27, 2019

3 Psychology and Neuroscience graduate students, Jennifer Buchholz (Clinical Psychology), Rachel Sandercock (Clinical Psychology), and Katherine Thompson (Clinical Psychology) are the recipients of the 2019-20 Dashiell Dissertation Startup Awards. The Dashiell Dissertation Startup Award honors John Frederick Dashiell, founder of … Continued

Sarah Owens Awarded NRSA Fellowship

August 14, 2019

Sarah Owens, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health. The purpose of the Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship Award is to enable … Continued

April Highlander Selected as BRIDGE Network Student Representative

August 14, 2019

April Highlander, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, has been selected as the 2019-20 Graduate Student Representative for the Building Roads to Inclusion and Diversity in Graduate Education (BRIDGE) Clinical Psychology Network. The BRIDGE Psychology network aims to connect students … Continued

Samantha Hellberg Selected as ABCT SIG Student Representative

August 14, 2019

Samantha Hellberg, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, has been selected as the 2019-20 Student Representative for a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). The Technology and Behavior Change SIG serves ABCT members … Continued

Catherine Paquette Awarded NRSA Fellowship

August 9, 2019

Catherine Paquette, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The purpose of the Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship Award is to enable … Continued

Shannon Blakey Receives APA Outstanding VA Trainee Award

July 22, 2019

Shannon Blakey, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, received the 2019 American Psychological Association Division 18’s Outstanding Veteran Affairs (VA) Trainee Award. APA Division 18 Psychologists in Public Service responds to the needs of the public in areas such as … Continued

Dr. Eric Youngstrom Elected as APA Division 5 President-Elect

June 17, 2019

Dr. Eric Youngstrom, Professor of Clinical Psychology, has been elected to the post of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 5 President-Elect. APA Division 5: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods is concerned with promoting high standards in both research and practical … Continued

Leigh Spivey Receives UNC LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Award

May 30, 2019

Leigh Spivey, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology is a recipient of the 2018-2019 Graduate/Professional LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Award by the UNC LGBTQ Center. The LGBTIQA+ Advocacy AWard recognizes contributions to or advocacy on behalf of LGBTIQA+ communities at the University … Continued

Henry Willis Receives Initiative for Minority Excellence Award

May 22, 2019

Henry Willis, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, is the 2019 recipient of the UNC Graduate School Initiative for Minority Excellence Doctoral Candidacy Award. The Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME) focuses on the retention and the successful graduation of our … Continued