‘Students’ Category

Psychological Science Major, Liz Toeben ’18 Helps Give a Voice to Mental Health

The annual Building Bridges conferences are nothing new to the Gustavus community. Previous topics include issues such as The Grassroots Movement (2017), The War on Drugs (2016), and Rape Culture (2015). What is new for the Gustavus community is this year’s specific connection of social justice and psychological science. The 2018 conference titled “Mental Health: […]

Gustavus Psychological Science Students Present at the Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference

On April 29th, nine Gustavus Psychological Science students presented their research at the 2017 Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference held at St. Olaf College. The MUPC is held as a means of providing a forum for the presentation of original research, applications, and conceptual papers by undergraduate students. The nine Gusties presented their own research as well […]

Neuroscience Capstone Class Hosts Community Brain Wellbeing Workshop

On April 26, Professor Kayla De Lorme’s Neuroscience Capstone students organized an event called “The Brain Wellbeing Workshop” at the Senior Center in St. Peter in order to implement some of of the knowledge they had learned over the course of the class. They focused mostly on the aging brain, having each student present some […]

Psi Chi Inducts 20 New Members

  The Gustavus chapter of Psi Chi inducted 20 new members at their spring induction ceremony on April 13th, 2016. Graduating seniors were also honored at the event, which brought together faculty and students to celebrate the academic achievement of the students in attendance. Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, is one of […]

Psi Chi Event: Speaker Deb Johnson ’90

The Psi Chi honors society recently invited Gustavus alumna Deb Johnson ’90 to speak with Psychological Science students. Deb is currently the Education and Exhibits Director at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. She spoke about her journey from Gustavus grad with a Psychological Science degree to school psychologist, to stay at home mother, to where […]

Caroline David ’16 wins Outstanding Psychology Senior Award

Psychological Science Honors major Caroline David ’16 has won the 2016 Donald G. Paterson Award in Psychology. She is the fifth Gustavus student to receive this award, which is given annually to an outstanding Minnesota college senior who plans to have a career in psychology. The Paterson Award has been presented to undergraduate psychology students […]

Congratulations to Caroline David ’16

Recently, Dr. Marie Walker, department chair of Psychological Science nominated Caroline David for the Donald G. Patterson Award in Psychology. Caroline is an outstanding senior and Psychological Science major at Gustavus Adolphus College. Caroline is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies […]

Center for Developmental Science Community Involvement

Recently Gustavus’ Center for Developmental Science hosted a display booth at a local Baby and Kids Expo in Mankato, Minnesota. The booth displays raised awareness of the Center, shared current research studies with attendees and encouraged participation in fun studies at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Senior Nick Herzog ’16 manned the booth with Professor Patricia Reeder […]

Psi Chi Welcomes You to Spring Semester 2016!

Psi Chi welcomes you back to the hill for spring semester! We are in the process of planning exciting social events and speakers for the coming months. Be sure to keep your eyes open for more information in the future! If you have any ideas for social events or have a speaker that you would […]

Matt Broschard ’16: Research Observer in Computational Memory Lab

Matt Broschard ’16, a Psychological Science major, was a Research Observer in Dr. Sean Polyn’s Computational Memory Lab at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Broschard ’16 was supported in this endeavor with an award from the Ivey Psychological Science Student research fund from Gustavus Adolphus College. His main project was analyzing data for an EEG […]