Fall 2022 Events Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, Fall 2022 events will happen in Lentz Hall 232, the Psychological Science Laboratory.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Welcome Back Social
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Join Psychological Science students and faculty for an informal gathering to kick off the semester and to welcome Dr. O’Brien to the department.

Monday, Sept. 19

BIPOC Ice Cream Social
4-5 p.m., Kenosha Dream Playground
Join other BIPOC students for an informal gathering to build relationships and provide support. All students are welcome at this free event.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Group Watch Party: Barbara Tversky, Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought
10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We will meet in the lab to watch this event, which is part of the Psychonomic Society’s “One World Cognitive Psychology” Seminar Series. It is a one-directional webinar, so feel free to drop by and leave at your leisure.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Friday, Sept. 23

Special Virtual Event: Changing Minds: Stories Over Stigma
1:35-2:40p.m., https://bit.ly/VirtualPsychScience
Hear stories of hope and recovery from a young adult who successfully and productively coped with their own mental health challenges.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Coffee & Conversation: Lab Speed Dating
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Have you thought about becoming active in one of the Psychological Science Labs? At this event, each lab director will offer an elevator pitch of the types of research questions they explore in their lab and how students can get involved.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

wednesday, Sept. 28 - thursday, Sept. 29

Gustavus Adolphus Nobel Conference, Mental Health (In)Equity & Young People

Nobel Conference 58 will address mental health disparities and their effects on youth, with a particular emphasis on the significance of identity, trauma and technology.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Coffee & Conversation: Group Advising
This event will offer the opportunity to receive advising on Psychological Science classes, the major, and career options in an informal, group setting with multiple professors.

Thursday, Oct. 6

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 6 - Saturday, Oct. 8

Aspire Conference
Explore, network, and ignite crucial career- and life-building skills. More info at www.carthage.edu/Aspire.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Snack ‘n Learn: Dr. Sara O’Brien
Prof. O’Brien will present some of her exciting research on psychological assessment.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 20

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Snack ‘n Learn: Dr. Sarah Terrill
Prof. Terrill, from the Department of Neuroscience, will present an informal overview of her research program on the control of food intake and body weight.

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Coffee & Conversation: MPA Preplanning
As the deadline for Midwestern Psychological Association abstract submissions nears on November 9th, we will discuss what you need to know before submitting your abstract or deciding to attend the conference.

Thursday, Nov. 3

Psi Chi Induction Ceremony
7:00-8:00p.m., Super-Secret Location Known Only to Current Psi Chi Members

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Deadline for MPA Abstract Submissions

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Saturday, Nov. 12

Seventh Annual Celebration of Mind
This year’s Celebration of Mind will involve a competitive scavenger hunt! Sign up in teams to compete in a series of mental obstacles that will guide you about campus. The event will culminate with an awards ceremony with prizes and a walkthrough of the puzzles and problems that teams solved along the way. More info coming soon…

Thursday, Nov. 17

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Coffee & Conversation: Open Discussion
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No agenda; just conversation. An informal opportunity to connect with your peers.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Monday, Dec. 5

Theses Due to Department Chair
Submit thesis documents at https://bit.ly/PYC-Thesis

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Psi Chi & Psychology Club Meeting

Friday, Dec. 9

Departmental Research Talk & Poster Session
4-6 p.m., Straz Atrium
Support your peers as they present the outcomes of their theses and faculty-sponsored research.