Events Archive

Study Abroad Workshop - Thursday, February 20, 5pm, Tobin 304

Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:00pm

 Are yu interested in study abroad for Fall, 2020 or later? Then attend this workshop! Psychology students who have studied abroad will discuss their experiences and answer your questions. A representative from the University’s International Programs Office and Julie Pahl will also attend to discuss everything you need to know about applying to various exchange programs (some of which include internships). Pack your bags!

DevSci seminar: Discussion of diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom

Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00pm


423 Tobin Hall

As representatives from the faculty Diversity Committee, Tara Mandalaywala and Jen McDermott will meet with the Developmental Science community to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom. The discussion will include: (1) discussing results of a climate survey conducted in our department ~2 years ago, (2) reviewing a handbook that the committee created that aims to help foster a greater sense of inclusion in our classrooms, and (3) have a discussion and gather feedback on the handbook to make sure it represents the program area, and department, as a whole.  

Social Brown Bag | Glenn Baker PhD

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:00pm


Tobin 423

Glenn Baker PhD, Visiting Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College, will present a talk entitled The Log in My Eye: Awareness, Acceptance, and Correction of Partisan Political Bias.

All are welcome!

Bidirectionally Beneficial Collaboration with Community Schools

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:00pm


423 Tobin Hall

Featuring Dr. Kirby Deater-Deckard, Dr. Evelyn Mercado, and Dr. Tara Mandalaywala, Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst

Part of the Graduate Diversity Committee Retreat Series 2020 | Deconstructing Community Research: Building Research Programs and Relationships


OLDER AND WISER: Rethinking Youth Mentoring for the 21st Century

Monday, February 3, 2020 4:00pm


Old Chapel | UMass Amherst

Rudd Family Visiting Professor, Dr. Jean Rhodes, will present a lecture in which she will draw on her three decades of research to provide an overview of youth mentoring. Rhodes will discuss the cultural assumptions and unique history that brought the mentoring field to this point, and detail new developments that position the field for an explosion of innovation.