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White House invites UNT professor to speak about education for Latinas
Yolanda Flores Niemann, UNT professor of psychology, was invited by the White House to take part in the summit, Fulfilling America’s Future:...

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Ph.D. student wins federal research service award
Another of our students to stand out on the national stage is Renee Cloutier, a Ph.D. student in exp...

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Ph.D. student wins federal research service award
November 30, 2016 in All

Another of our students to stand out on the national stage is Renee Cloutier, a Ph.D. student in experimental psychology. She received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Renee is the first UNT student to receive this $70,000+ award. Her research focuses on how social anxiety experienced by adolescents influences their willingness to engage in different risky health-related behaviors, including substance abuse. Click here to read more.

Undergraduate Research Application - Now Available For Fall 2016!
September 2, 2016 in All

Attention Undergraduate Psychology Students: This is the link to our standardized application for undergraduate research assistantships. It is our intention to use this form at the beginning of each semester for people who want research experience. You only need to apply if you are not currently on a research team. Please complete it by September 16th, at the latest! 

http://psychology.unt.edu/application-unt-department-psychology-undergraduate-research-teams

Jalen Evans Graduates Debt-Free at 19
May 18, 2016 in All

Jordan Jalen Evans, who goes by Jalen and is pictured at left, is among the students who majored in psychology and earned their bachelors degree with the completion of the spring 2016 semester. Jalen credits the support of her mother, Anna Garcia (pictured at right with Jalen), as key to her success throughout her education. As a first generation graduate of high school as well as college, Jalen has set the course for a new trajectory for her family and is an inspiration to many others. Her achievements are even more notable for having been attained at the age of 19 and without accumulating any student debt. Her remarkable and inspirational story was detailed in her hometown newspaper, the Corpus Christi Caller Times, and can be read in full here.  

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Department of Psychology Awards!
April 18, 2016 in All

Click here to read about our winners.

Justin Litvin, Counseling PhD student of Dr. Trish Kaminski, moves on to final round in UNT 3MT competition
April 7, 2016 in All

The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. Justin successfully completed the Preliminary Competition and will compete in the final round on Saturday, April 9th, 2016, at 2:00pm in the UNT Union Lyceum. The Competition is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.