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Published: 12/06/2017
Winter 2018

Community Connections

Support a Psychology Student Through Huskies@Work

Photo courtesy of UW Alumni Association
Photo courtesy of UW Alumni Association

Calling all Psychology alum: now you can help a student with Huskies@Work, UW Alumni Association’s job shadowing program! Psychology is one of the most dynamic majors on campus: with a degree under their belt, students can pursue careers in research, clinical therapy, business, community service, and virtually any other field. As an alum, you can play a part in their path to choosing a career by showing them what can be possible after graduation. 

Read more about Huskies@Work.


Wagner Memorial Endowment Expands Opportunities for Grad Students

The Ned Wagner Memorial Endowment was established by clinical psychology faculty and alumni after the untimely passing of Dr. Nathaniel “Ned” Wagner, then the Director of Clinical Training. Ned played a pivotal role in developing the clinical psychology program into a premier one during his tenure as DCT between 1978 and his death in 1996. During that time, Ned created fund using moneys from his own speaking engagements to support clinical students’ travel to conventions. Since its establishment, hundreds of students have travelled to conferences to present their work, further their knowledge, and careers in academia, industry, and beyond.

Read more about the Wagner Endowment.


Psychology to Collaborate with Corporate Partners to Enhance PhD Learning

As UW psychology rounds out our 100th year as a department, we aim to partner with local organizations that share our goals of promoting social equity, optimizing human potential, and understanding the mind through behavior and brain science. As such, we’re introducing opportunities for forward-thinking organizations to foster the next generation of leaders in psychology through support of our weekly PhD student seminars. We're pleased to recognize Microsoft Research as our inaugural partner.

Read more about corporate partnership.


Thank You to Our Supporters

Philanthropic contributions from alumni and friends provide tremendous support for our students and help to expand our research initiatives. Keep an eye out for updates as your gift are put to work! Names appear in alphabetical order.

Read more about our supporters.


Upcoming Events

Racial Stamina & Racial Justice Work with Angela Rose Black, Ph.D.: Free Public Lecture Hosted by CCFW
January 18, 2018

13th Annual Edwards Public Lecture Series: Optimizing Human Potential

April 25, 2018
May 2, 2018
May 9, 2018