Archive for March, 2015

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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. […]