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LaMiss ACBS 2019

The inaugural LaMiss ACBS Conference was held at the University of Mississippi at the end of July 2019 and a good time was had by all. The conference had two days with four tracks, with nearly 200 participants, many of which are Psychology Alumni.


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SPSP Selects Two Experimental Graduate Students for Travel Awards

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) awarded competitive travel grants to Vy Nguyen and Sukhmani Pal to attend the national conference in New Orleans, February 27-29th, 2020. Second year Experimental Graduate Student Vy Nguyen has received a Graduate Student Travel Award to present her research project “Prototypically American: The role of race and […]


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COLA Spotlight: Current and Former Psychology Students

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Dr. John Young 2019 Elsie M. Hood Teacher of the Year

Glowing Reviews Land Elsie Hood Award for Student Favorite


Dr. Carrie Smith and UM Students publish new paper in The Journal of Social Psychology.

Basic need satisfaction in the parental relationship offsets millennials’ worries about the transition to college ABSTRACT Students’ worries about transitioning to college are correlated with long-term reduced psychological well-being, so we investigated how psychological need satisfaction might mitigate millennials’ worries about college. As parents can support or undermine their children’s basic needs, we also examined […]


Psychology Undergraduate Arianne Hartono wins NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship

SEC Coverage Ole Miss senior Arianne Hartono wins NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship Chris Hudgison Posted: 05/28/2018 3:18 PM WINSTON SALEM, NC (Mississippi News Now) – A Rebel is atop NCAA women’s tennis. Ole Miss senior Arianne Hartono beat Pepperdine’s Ashley Lahey 6-4, 6-2 on Monday afternoon to win the national title. Hartono is the first player […]