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Frazier Quoted in the Star Tribune

Patricia Frazier, PhD, professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota was quoted in the Star Tribune on July 25th. The article, titled “‘One day at a time’: To weather pandemic, learn how to bounce back”, discusses the importance of resilience in dealing with COVID-19. The article quotes both experts and individuals that have dealt with extremes who recommend that we look for joy in the little things and look toward the future.

Syed on Psych Sessions Podcast

Moin Syed, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota appeared on the Psych Sessions podcast. In the episode entitled, “How can I make changes to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion at the departmental and classroom level?” Syed speaks about how to be more inclusive at both the departmental and individual course levels.

Famlee Lab Research Influencing How the U is Responding to the Pandemic

The Famlee Lab, directed by Richard Lee, PhD in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, recently surveyed students, faculty, and staff about their social and personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the university's response to the pandemic and the impact of social distancing and remote learning/work on health and wellness.
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Q&A with Fariza Hassan

“The most meaningful interactions I've had with instructors and advisors during this time is the simple reminders of support and care that they constantly provided throughout the end of the semester.” Senior Fariza Hassan reflects on her time during distance learning and the people who helped her navigate the uncertainties.
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Q&A with Bridget Brown

Senior Bridget Brown discusses adapting to distance learning and how her background in German studies and psychology informs how she understands the pandemic. "My liberal arts education has helped me analyze different aspects of our lives during COVID-19...I've really appreciated my broad sphere of learning and my ability to look at this situation from multiple angles."
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Q&A with Jaden Lubarski

Junior Jaden Lubarski had a hectic spring semester— he changed his major, and then classes went virtual. But amid the stressful circumstances, he kept his head up and didn’t let the pressure get to him. “I encourage everyone to focus on what you can control because I have learned that you really can do anything you set your mind to.”

Psychology Graduate Student Interviewed by StarTribune About Events Following...

Vanessa Anyanso, a counseling psychology graduate student at the University of Minnesota, was interviewed by the StarTribune in an article titled “‘I'm in danger just living in America’: For black community, Floyd's death brings more grief and trauma.” Anyanso discusses how she personally has been affected by the death of George Floyd. She decided on “run supplies for the revolution”, to support protesters and organizations throughout Minneapolis.