|Letter from the Chair|
June is such a magical time of the year for our department! Almost 500 of our undergraduate majors graduated, and they are now transitioning into their new lives as active members, and in many cases leaders, of our society. Read Sheri's Letter
|Students Remember Buz Hunt|
The Psychology Department is remembering Professor Earl "Buz" Hunt who passed away in April 2016. Buz and his wife, Marylou, created a fellowship which supported graduate students with their independent research. So far, they have provided 14 awards to students from all areas of our program! (Photo: APS) Read more
|Celebrating our Graduating Seniors!|
With a record 500 students earning their bachelor's degrees in Psychology over the course of this year there are many things -- and many people -- to celebrate. On June 6, many of these graduating seniors, along with their proud families and friends, filled the HUB Ballrooms as we celebrated their accomplishments at the Psychology Graduation Celebration. Read more
|Faculty Interdisciplinary Research Pilot Awards|
The Psychology Department held its first funding competition for Faculty Interdisciplinary Research Pilot Awards (FIRPA) last spring. These projects aimed to generate exciting research questions that connect different sub-areas of the department. The first round of recipients represented a variety of departmental research areas, including child and adult clinical psychology, behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology, and social psychology, and asked questions at the nexus of trauma, memory, autism, culture, and school violence. (Photo: PBS) Read more
|Department of Psychology 100th Anniversary Logo Design Contest|
Next year, marks the Department of Psychology’s 100th Anniversary. The UW Department of Psychology needs a new logo for our 100th Anniversary! We would like to mark this celebration with a new logo that reflects the work, research, and education of our Department.
We are putting out the call to our current and former students, faculty, and staff to help us celebrate by submitting a design that commemorates this exciting anniversary. Please see the criteria, rules, and prizes below. We look forward to announcing the new logo in September as we start the year of celebrations!
We are looking for a design that:
Who are we?
UW Psychology Department undergraduate and graduate students learn to think critically and creatively about psychological issues through innovative classroom instruction. We also strive to provide our students with a rich variety of research and internship opportunities.
It is an exciting time in the UW Psychology Department. As we enter our 100th year, we look forward to a bright future that incorporates new interdisciplinary visions that enhance our research and instructional potential as well as extend our effort to disseminate new knowledge, ideas, and practice to the public locally and abroad.
The Department of Psychology reserves the right not to select a winner, if in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
How to Enter:
Complete the Official Entry Form on the next page;
Click below for the entry form.