Sarah Eagan wins the 2020-2021 UNL Graduate Student Excellence in Mentoring Award!

Our own Sarah Eagan has been awarded the Graduate Student Excellence in Mentoring Award for her great work she has done with our undergraduate research assistants. This award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in mentoring undergraduate and other graduate students in research and creative activities.┬áThis award also comes with the Frank and MarieContinue reading “Sarah Eagan wins the 2020-2021 UNL Graduate Student Excellence in Mentoring Award!”

Rachelle wins Wolfe Award

Rachelle Johnson, UNL undergrad and OWL lab manager, has been selected as UNL psychology’s 2021 recipient of the Wolfe Award. This prestigious award is given to the most outstanding psychology student of each graduating class. Rachelle’s name will be added to a plaque in Burnett Hall of past award recipients. The Harry K. Wolfe AwardContinue reading “Rachelle wins Wolfe Award”

Sarah Eagan wins Graduate Student Teaching Award in Psychology

Sarah Eagan, an OWL PhD student, has been selected as one of two graduate students to receive the UNL’s Research Mentorship Award in psychology. Sarah is known as a mentor among those in OWL. She has mentored (both officially and unofficially) numerous students at UNL in research. Sarah’s name will be placed on a plaqueContinue reading “Sarah Eagan wins Graduate Student Teaching Award in Psychology”

Evan wins Graduate Student Teaching Award in Psychology

OWL PhD student, Evan McCracken, has been selected to be UNL’s 2021 recipient of the Classroom Instruction Award in Psychology. This award is given to one psychology graduate student who best displays teaching in the classroom. Evan was nominated by two of the department’s faculty for his teaching as a TA in 3 separate undergraduateContinue reading “Evan wins Graduate Student Teaching Award in Psychology”

Undergraduate Researcher Spotlight – Trina Uwineza

My name is Trina Uwineza. I am a Senior Psychology major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I enjoy experimental psychological research and began in Dr. Sarah Gervais’ Subtle Prejudice Lab as a volunteer REU Research Assistant working on the NSF-Funded Jurors’ Understanding of Scientific Testimony Project in the Fall 2019 semester. I enjoyed working onContinue reading “Undergraduate Researcher Spotlight – Trina Uwineza”

Undergraduate Researcher Spotlight – Erika Boohar

My name is Erika Boohar and I am currently a senior here at UNL. I have a double major in Psychology and Spanish with minors in Math and Economics. After graduating, I plan to attend graduate school for Clinical Psychology researching the interconnections between the familial environment and child maltreatment. During my time at UNL,Continue reading “Undergraduate Researcher Spotlight – Erika Boohar”