Psychological Science

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Psychological Science: A Senior Perspective by Emma Nystadius

Another of our fabulous Psychological Science student workers is graduating this year. While we’ll miss Emma’s daily presence in the department, we’re so excited for the world of opportunities that lay ahead for her. Here, Emma Nystadius ’15 shares her thoughts as she works through her last semester on campus. “The end of Fall Semester brought about […]

 

Psychological Science Alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 is the recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Noel was one of 2,000 individuals awarded a fellowship this year out of more than 16,500 applicants. The fellowship will support Noel’s research through the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University. Since 1952, the […]

Danielle Klunk 

Psychological Science Mentorship Program

Gustavus Adolphus College has initiated mentoring programs in various majors throughout the years. This year, Gustavus Psychological Science alumni have generously donated time to mentor several of our current majors. There are impactful, positive benefits to these mentoring relationships as exemplified in the overview Danielle Klunk ’16 shares about her experience this year:   “The mentoring program […]

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Psychological Science: A Senior Perspective by Karin Nordin

  As a senior in college, no subject of conversation exceeds the popularity of that one, terrifying, constantly appearing question; What are you doing with your life? As a Psychological Science major, the guesses usually involve some sort of clinical psychology. No, I’m not going to be a therapist. No, I’m not going to be a […]

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Psychological Science Major Tara Hoverstad Studies in Japan

In fall of 2014, otherwise known as my junior year, I decided to take a huge leap out of my perfectly comfortable world here at Gustavus and study abroad in Tokyo. This may be the most scary, wonderful, exciting thing I will ever do in my life, and I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything […]

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Get PSYCHED for Relay for Life

  Relay for Life is truly a community event on campus. Two Gustavus Psychological Science majors who volunteer extensively for this cause share their insights: “Since cancer never sleeps, Relay for Life is a 24 hour event supporting a cure for cancer. We walk of course, but the night is filled with all sorts of fun events […]

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Psychological Science Summer Research Donor, Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D.

The Department of Psychological Science is fortunate to have a patron in Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D. Since 2010, our psychological science department has been able to implement a summer research opportunity for students staying on campus thanks to the active philanthropy from the Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D. Research projects have included using eye-tracking […]

Heidi Pontinen 

Heidi Pontinen Nominated for Outstanding Psychology Senior Undergraduate Award

Each year, the Department of Psychological Science nominates a Gustavus senior with exceptional promise for the MPA Donald G. Paterson Award in Psychology/Outstanding Senior Undergraduate Student. Congratulations, Heidi Pontinen, this year’s nomination from Gustavus Adolphus College! The MPA Donald G. Paterson Award is given to an outstanding college senior planning a graduate career in psychology. […]

 

Psi Chi Officers at Gustavus Adolphus College

Psi Chi Officers…What do they do? Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology has a chapter and local officers here at Gustavus Adolphus College. The main role of Gustavus Psi Chi officers is to plan educational events for students in the Psychological Science department. The officers meet once a week to discuss possible speakers […]

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Summer Opportunities for Psychological Science Students

Looking For a Summer Job? If you are interested in… Working with kids! A free YMCA membership! Creating and implementing creative activities! A flexible schedule! Check out YMCA Twin Cities Part Time School Age Childcare   If you are… A junior Majoring in business, statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, the physical sciences, or the social and […]