Bonita, You Will Be Greatly Missed!
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30 June 2020 News & Announcements

Bonita, You Will Be Greatly Missed!

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR RETIREMENT, BONITA!

After nearly three decades of service at Rutgers University and over twenty years in the Psychology Department, we are happy to say congratulations to Bonita Holt-Griffith on her well-deserved retirement. 

As the undergraduate student advisor, you have been the face of the department to thousands of students each year. You have touched a multitude of our students in so many positive ways. For many undergraduate students, you have been a guiding light to

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Dr. John McGann Named Faculty Director of RUCCS
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13 May 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. John McGann Named Faculty Director of RUCCS

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. John McGann, Professor of the Psychology Department has been named the Faculty Director of Rutgers' Center of Cognitive Science. We offer a huge congratulations to Dr. McGann for this achievement and send him warm wishes on his journey as the new Faculty Director of RUCCS! 

Dr. John Aiello Hits the Big Screen!
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06 May 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. John Aiello Hits the Big Screen!

Psychology Department's Dr. John Aiello recently appeared on the History Channel in a series called "The United Stats of America." In the humoring series, Dr. Aiello provides some insight into personal distancing. Need some help grasping the concept of social distancing? Check out the entire segment here

Dr. Maurice Elias Shares COVID-19 Advice With the NJEA
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04 May 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Maurice Elias Shares COVID-19 Advice With the NJEA

Dr. Maurice Elias, is the director of the Rutgers University Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab, which has worked over the past three decades to promote research, policy, and practice to benefit schools nationally and internationally. Recently, Dr. Elias provided some meaningful research and advice with the NJEA to help parent navigate through COVID-19. Check out the entire article here.

Dr. Bieszczad (BSN) hosts a NJ/NY-wide undergraduate research conference online
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01 May 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty, Students

Dr. Bieszczad (BSN) hosts a NJ/NY-wide undergraduate research conference online

Dr. Bieszczad (BSN) hosts a NJ/NY-wide undergraduate research conference online called AXON 2020, co-organized by Nu Rho Psi Beta in NJ, Rutgers University’s local chapter of the National Honors Society in neuroscience. Visit https://axon.myportfolio.com for details.

Dr. Edward Selby shares advice with Rutgers Today on helping children navigate changes in a difficult time
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28 April 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Edward Selby shares advice with Rutgers Today on helping children navigate changes in a difficult time

A few days after the COVID-19 pandemic changed life as we know it – closing schools in 46 states and requiring nonessential workers to stay at home – Rutgers psychology professor Edward Selby sat cross-legged on the floor, forming a triangle with his two young children.

He guided 7-year-old Briella and Kieran, age 4, through a discussion of what an emotion is, and what emotions they were all feeling at the moment: sadness about missing school, worry about what the future would bring, happiness at

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Dr. Samantha Farris assisting in COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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20 April 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Samantha Farris assisting in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

In an effort to lend a helping hand, Dr. Samantha Farris is a volunteer with The Medical Reserve Corp of New Jersey. This group along with Dr. Samantha Farris conducted a drive-through style site for COVID-19 test administration at Quakerbridge Mall in Mercer County. This specific site has administered tests for up to 250 symptomatic individuals per day. As a department, we embrace the spirit of giving back to the community during these uncertain times and wholeheartedly thank Dr. Farris for

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Dr. Diana Sanchez's Research Featured in The Washington Post
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17 April 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Diana Sanchez's Research Featured in The Washington Post

The Psychology Department's Dr. Diana Sanchez's research was recently featured in an article entitled, Many men avoid doctors. That can be dangerous, even deadly, for them. Dr. Sanchez’s work on masculinity has shown that men who highly endorse masculine ideals may be at elevated risk for psychological and physical health problems yet avoid healthcare services or under-report their symptoms to healthcare providers. Dr. Sanchez's work suggests that the pursuit of self-reliance to prove

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Dr. Julien Musolino Receives the Chancellor’s Award for Impacts in Teaching
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04 March 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Julien Musolino Receives the Chancellor’s Award for Impacts in Teaching

The Psychology Department's very own, Dr. Julien Musolino has been selected to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Impacts in Teaching. This honor carries an institutional award of $5,000. The award will be presented to honorees at the Chancellor’s Celebration of Faculty Excellence, taking place Thursday, September 24,  2020, from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Rutgers Club. Congratulations and thank you, Dr. Musolino, for continuing to push for academic excellence. 

Bonita Holt-Griffith and Cremilde Roman; Psychology's MVPs
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13 February 2020 News & Announcements

Bonita Holt-Griffith and Cremilde Roman; Psychology's MVPs

Bonita Holt-Griffith and Cremilde Roman; Psychology's MVPs

Bonita Holt-Griffith and Cremilde Roman:  Psychology's MVPs.  Bonita and Cremilde of our Tillett office have received the SAS Staff Excellence Award.  This is a small token of appreciation from the Department for the decades of commitment to excellence and exemplary work.  Thank you Bonita and Cremilde for your hard work and continued dedication to the Psychology Department, we greatly appreciate you.