When President Joan Gabel came into office, she promised to focus on student mental health. Researchers like Department of Psychology Professor Dr. Patricia Frazier are examining student stress and creating online programs that allow students to take back control over their stressors.
Years of research on a big idea summed up in three minutes and one slide. CLA’s graduate students were put to the test at the College’s debut in the University of Minnesota’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition. This year’s winner for the College discusses her success and what it took to get there.
Hui (Max) Bai, graduate student in social psychology at the University of Minnesota recently published an article which is discussed by Minnesota Daily. In the Minnesota Daily piece titled “What factors into far-right extremism? A UMN researcher wanted to find out” Bai explains his research measuring Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) and racial identity to determine factors for far-right extremism. Bai’s adviser Christopher Federico, PhD, professor in political psychology is also quoted.
Ali Oosterhuis chose a learning abroad program in Ecuador that she knew would challenge her—and it paid off. “No other experience will teach you so much about the vast diversity that exists in the world,” she says.