Spring 2022 Events Schedule

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

Tuesday, Feb. 8

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.

Friday, Feb. 25

Catching Up with Carthage Psychology Alums
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., hybrid event in LH 232 and on Zoom at https://bit.ly/VirtualPsychScience
Recent alumni will visit to talk about their paths beyond Carthage and to offer advice for current students on how they can set themselves up for success.

Tuesday, March 8

Coffee & Conversation
11:30am-12:30pm
No topic! We’ll meet up for an informal chat about anything that strikes our fancy.

Tuesday, March 22

Special Event: William Pack, Mind Games
11:30am-12:30pm, LH 231 (nextdoor to the lab)
William Pack presents edutainment seminars for adults in library settings. Join us for William’s “Mind Games” program and stick around to provide him with scientifically grounded feedback he can use to enhance the seminar for his audiences.

Wednesday, March 23

Group Watch Party: Karen Schloss, That color means what? Understanding people’s expectations about the meanings of visual features facilitate visual communication
10:15am-12:00pm
We will meet in the lab to watch this event, which is part of the Psychonomic Society’s “One World Cognitive Psychology” Seminar Series.

Sunday, March 27

Virtual Group Advising Session
6:00pm, https://bit.ly/VirtualPsychScience
This virtual event will offer the opportunity to receive advising on Psychological Science classes, the major, and career options in a group setting with multiple professors. The session will be recorded.

Tuesday, March 29

Coffee & Conversation: MPA Planning
11:30am-12:30pm
We will meet to discuss strategies for success at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference.

Tuesday, April 5

Coffee & Conversation: Aspire Center Psychology Careers Workshop
11:30am-12:30pm
Patrick Sobkowski from the Aspire Center will join us to discuss strategies for success in approaching careers in psychology-related fields.

Thursday, April 7

Assessment Day
Morning Classes Canceled

Group Advising Session
9:30am
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.

Tuesday, April 12

Snack ‘n Learn: Dr. Melanie Nyhof
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dr. Nyhof will provide an informal overview of some of her exciting (and grant-funded!) research.

April 21-23

Midwestern Psychological Association Conference
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, https://midwesternpsych.org

Tuesday, April 26

Coffee & Conversation: Dr. Dennis Munk’s Career Reflections
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Prof. Munk will retire after this semester. This event will celebrate his time at Carthage. (There may be cake.)

Tuesday, April 26

Psi Chi Induction Ceremony
8:00 p.m., Super-Secret Location

Monday, May 9

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

Friday, May 13

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.