Events Archive

Internship Workshop—Monday, November 18, 4:30-5:30 in Tobin 204

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:45pm

Are you thinking of pursuing an internship during the winter or spring? Come hear Drs. Erik Cheries & Carolyn Davies (general Internship Coordinators in PBS) and Dr. Ashley Woodman (Director and Internship Coordinator for our DDHS specialization) describe how to find an internship, complete the necessary paperwork, and receive course credit toward your Psychology major while gaining hands-on experience.

Social Brown Bag | Liane Young PhD

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00pm


Tobin 521B

Liane Young PhD, an associate professor of Psychology at Boston College, will present a talk titled How We Think about Friend vs. Foe.

Dr. Young’s research focuses on moral judgment and social cognition.  To read more about this research please visit

All are welcome!

BRIDGE Scholar | Dr. Belem G. López, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, November 4, 2019 3:00pm


Tobin 423

This semester, PBS will be host to the expanded BRiDGE program. BRiDGE is a student-led initiative to highlight early career researchers from underrepresented groups with exceptional broader impacts (web:; twitter: @umassbridge). Scholars are invited to come to campus and give three talks as a part of the BRiDGE program:

How to Get the Mentoring You Need | First Year Experience

Monday, November 4, 2019 11:00am

a cup of coffee

The First Year Experience is a continued orientation seminar series for incoming graduate students organized by PBS graduate peer mentors Sarah McCormick (Developmental Science), Joel Ginn (Social Psychology), Merika Wilson (Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience), and Molly Mather (Clinical Psychology). The student-led seminars will cover topics related to the transition to graduate school including how to navigate teaching and research fellowships, manage time effectively, and develop lasting self-care practices. Each seminar will also connect students to campus resources that will make their transition to graduate school more successful. We welcome first year graduate students to attend and gain valuable information while building a community with other students across PBS program areas. 

Careers in Psychology and Behavioral Health: Monday October 28 5:00 Tobin Room 423

Monday, October 28, 2019 5:00pm

Careers in Psychology and Behavioral Health

Join Dr. Jason Kaplan, Assistant Professor; School Psychology Program at William James College, and UMass Amherst Alumnus for a discussion on your Career Options in Mental Health.  
Learn about the Variety of Clinical work and training in Psychology. There will be plenty of time for Q & A!

This program is for students who are interested in an overview and discussion on:

Social Brown Bag | Josh Greene PhD

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:00pm


Tobin 423

 Josh Greene PhD, professor of psychology at Harvard University. will give a talk entitled Moral Cognition for the Greater Good.

Dr Greene’s research focuses on the psychology and neuroscience of moral judgment and decision-making.

To read more about Dr Greene's research please visit

All are welcome!