11/15/2020 - On Tuesday, November 16 from 5PM - 6PM CST, Jhilika Kumar, the founder and CEO of Mentra, will come speak at the NeuroBytes Talk Series.
10/13/2020 - The Psychology Department Diversity and Inclusion Committee is pleased to announce our Anti-racism Grant Fund, designed to support members of the psychology department in seeking financial support
10/01/2020 - When planning activities for courses, committee meetings, or other events, you may want to consult the Interfaith Religious Calendar to mak
09/29/2020 - October 2 Seminar in Sociology
09/22/2020 - This year's theme for the C-U Pride Festival is "Staying Apart, Rising United." To celebrate that feat, the organizers have assembled an amazing schedule of Virtual Events for you to enjoy this wee
- Professor Wendy Heller and 58 other women psychologists release a comprehensive review on The Future of Women in Psychological Science
09/09/2020 - Professor Wendy Heller along with 58 women psychologists, who are faculty members in Psychology and Neuroscience and related Departments across North America and
- Professor Alejandro Lleras and colleagues see success in initiative to connect under-represented scholars with expert feedback
07/16/2020 - Professor Alejandro Lleras and colleagues at SPARK recently helped organize a new initiative so that under-represented scholars at all levels (undergraduate, graduate, postdoc and faculty members)
- Psychology Professor Diane Beck spearheads initiative to increase visibility of female vision scientists
07/15/2020 - Professor Diane Beck along with her colleagues in Females of Vision et al. (FoVea) launched the FoVea Speaker List.
06/01/2020 - As a department actively devoted to addressing issues of racism, discrimination, intolerance and insensitivity, the University of Illinois Department of Psychology stands in solidarity with our Black community members as we acknowledge and mourn the unspeakable and untimely killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other victims of police brutality and racist intolerance and violence. We acknowledge and condemn the current and historical disproportionate use of excessive force by police against Black communities nationwide.
05/08/2020 - Earlier this Spring, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted a contest open to all members of our community (undergrads, grads, faculty, and staff).
04/02/2020 - Join the Illinois Interfaith Committee as they host guest speakers in an interfaith dialogue about the ways we are making sense of and taking care of our communities in this time of social distanci
04/01/2020 - The Department of Psychology denounces the rise of anti-Asian (especially anti-Chinese) xenophobic profiling and racist attacks that are affecting many Asian Americans (particularly those who appear East Asian) across the nation.
02/07/2020 - The Department has finished renovating Room 638 on the 6th floor (The "Privacy Lounge") that will be made available to students, faculty, and staff needing some private space in the department.
01/14/2020 - The LGS-SOAR (Laney Graduate School - Summer Opportunity for Academic Research
12/16/2019 - In March 2018, a Steering Committee meeting for the Illinois Summit on Diversity in Psychological Science began a series of discussions about the future of diversity science.