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2015 Graduate Student news and awards

Analia Albuja (Social Psychology; mentor Prof. Diana Sanchez) received the 2015 Nancy B. Forest and L. Michael Honaker Masters Grant from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS).
Kimberly Chaney (Social Psychology; mentor Prof. Diana Sanchez) received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP); and a Clara Mayo research grant from the Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI); 2015.
Mingwen Dong (Behavioral & Systems Neuroscience; mentor Prof. David Vicario) received a Graduate School Special Study Award; 2015.
David Eddie (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Marsha Bates) was awarded a APAGS Basic Psychological Science Research Grant; 2015.
Janell C. Fetterolf (Social Psychology; mentor Prof. Laurie Rudman) received Honorable Mention for the Florence Geis Award (2015; $1,000 award)
Mary Himmelstein (Social Psychology; mentor Prof. Diana Sanchez) received a 2015 Graduate Student Travel Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (American Psychological Association, Division 8)
Nicholas Kleene (Cognitive Psychology; mentor Prof. Melchi Michel) presented a talk entitled, “Placing a Lower Bound on Transsaccadic Memory Capacity Using Visual Search” at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Conf.
Amy Kranzler (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Edward Selby) received a Rutgers Bevier Dissertation Research Award, an APA Dissertation Research Award, and a Beck Institute Student Scholarship Award; 2015.
Sydney Levine (Cognitive Psychology; mentor Prof. Alan Leslie) published: Levine, S. and Leslie, A. (2015, March). Preschoolers’ use of abstract concepts to make moral judgments. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia.
Arielle Linsky and Danielle Hatchimonji (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Maurice Elias) have been accepted to present a talk titled, “Developing Noble Purpose in Middle School Students Through Character Development and Social-Emotional Learning “ at the Jubilee Centre 2016 Annual Conference at Oriel College, Oxford, England.
Sara Manuel (Social Psychology; mentor Prof. Laurie Rudman) has been accepted as a fellow for the Rutgers Academy for Scholarship and Learning (RASTL); 2015.
Yasmine Omar (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Edward Selby) has been awarded a Basic Psychological Science Research Grant of $1,000 from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) to help support her dissertation project; 2016.
Cesalie Stepney (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Maurice Elias) published: Stepney, C. T., Sanchez, D. T., & Handy, P. E. (2015). Perceptions of parents’ ethnic identities and the personal ethnic-identity and racial attitudes of biracial adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(1), 65-75.
Min-Jeong Yang (Clinical Psychology; mentor Prof. Teresa Leyro) received the Early Career Investigator Travel Award from The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD); 2015.