Events Archive

Diversity Retreat Series 2019 | Round Table

Friday, March 29, 2019 12:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 423

A round-table discussion between faculty, staff and students surrounding topics of justice and equity, including ways to support students and peers at all levels of academia. Open to all UMass PBS faculty,
staff and students.

Social Brown Bag | Rezarta Bilali PhD

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 423

Rezarta Bilali PhD, an assistant professor at NYU, will present a talk titled The Role of Narratives and Storytelling in Shaping Conflict-Relevant Attitudes in Contexts of Collective Violence.

Dr. Bilali's research focuses on understanding social psychological underpinnings of intergroup conflict and violence in international settings. 

To find out more about her research, please visit https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/faculty/Rezarta_Bilali

All are welcome!

Cognitive Brown Bag | Mohit Iyyer PhD

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 521B

Mohit Iyyer PhD, assistant professor in computer science at UMass Amherst, will present a talk.

Information will be added shortly.

All are welcome!

Social Brown Bag | David DeSteno PhD

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 423

David DeSteno PhD,  professor at Northeastern University, will present a talk titled Compassion, Empathy, and Resilience: Threading the Needle

All are welcome.

Developmental Science Colloquium | Evelyn Mercado PhD

Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 423

Evely Mercado PhD, assistant professor at UMass's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will speak about how close relationships buffer or increase risk for mental health outcomes in ethnic minority populations, with an emphasis on families of Latin American backgrounds; exposure to stress and discrimination and impacts on parent-adolescent relationship and youth adjustment.

All are welcome!

Developmental Science Colloquium | Gaja Jarosz PhD

Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:00pm

Location: 

Tobin 423

Gaja Jarosz PhD, associate professor in UMass's Department of Linguistics, will give a talk about language learning and development; how natural language sound systems and their acquisition by children can be formally and computationally characterized.

 

All are weclome!

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