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Published: 06/12/2018
Summer 2018

Community Connections

Alumni Who Give Back: Shihfen Tu and Craig Mason

Craig, Shihfen, and their sons
Craig, Shihfen, and their sons

Shihfen Tu and Craig Mason met on their first day of graduate school with the University of Washington Department of Psychology in the fall of 1987. As partners in life, work, and philanthropy, they have gone on to have a meaningful impact in both the field of Psychology and by giving back to the University of Washington.

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Edwards Public Lectures Share Psychology with the Community

This spring, the Psychology Department shared the latest psychological advances with the greater Seattle community through the 13th Annual Edwards Public Lecture Series. More than 1,500 community members flocked to Kane Hall over the three-part series to learn through lecturers by prominent UW psychologists and distinguished visiting scholars. With topics ranging from aging and memory to college student alcohol abuse, each evening illustrated how psychological science optimizes human potential.

Read more about the Edwards Public Lectures and view lecture videos.


Alumni Profile: Adair Cardon's ABA program in Senegal

Adair Cardon
Adair Cardon

Currently based in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, Addie Cardon is working with colleagues who are part of the Senegal Autism Network, which is currently mobilizing to bring awareness, professional trainings, and family services to the country from the ground up. "Our team's ultimate goal," says Addie, "is to disperse our own education as far and wide as possible so that the future of ABA practice for autism in Senegal would be entirely self-sustainable and capable of growing beyond our own walls."

Read more about Addie's impact in Senegal.


Be a Part of Our Research: the Communication Studies Participant Pool

Research being conducted at the University of Washington makes a positive impact in the lives of many people every day, but researchers can’t do it alone. We invite you to join the Communication Studies Participant Pool so you can help researchers discover more about human communication and development.

Read more about the Communication Studies Participant Pool.


Thank You to Our Supporters

Philanthropic contributions from alumni and friends provide tremendous support for our students and propel our research forward. Gifts of all sizes truly make a difference! Thank you to our recent supporters. 

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