In addition to excellent classroom instruction, the Department of Psychology also encourages students to take advantage of opportunities to engage in scientific research under the mentorship of individual faculty and to become involved in other professional activities supervised by our faculty. This out-of-the-classroom experience is invaluable if you are applying to graduate school.
Our undergraduate and graduate students in psychology and human development regularly present their research findings at professional conferences sponsored by regional and national organizations. Your trip as a presenter to a professional conference can be paid for by the University through ASI and the Office of Student Research (OSR). Professional organizations sponsoring conferences at which our students have presented their research include: