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Find out how psychology students at the University of Minnesota are Driven to Discover.
From You Betcha to Kon’nichiwa
As an international student and psychology major, Carrie Kuang (BA ’16) was prepared to study the culture around her. But what started as a natural consequence of moving from China to Minnesota, became a full-fledged honors project: What exactly is Minnesota Nice?
Applying Psychology for "Man's Best Friend"
Amanda has used her knowledge of psychology to train dogs and start her own dog-training company.
Obtaining Diverse Life Skills through Liberal Arts
Adrienne is a student, research assistant, editorial board member, and a team leader with CLA's First Year Experience program.
Exploring What Minnesota has to Offer
Psychology major Erin Begnel's passion for research, coupled with the many opportunities at the University, has allowed her to further explore her interests in the fields of neuroscience and psychology.
Experiences in Ecuador
Psychology and math double major Manju Connolly combines several interests to create a unique experience preparing her for a career in education.
Expanding Her World Through Liberal Arts
Majoring in psychology with a minor in political science, Anna Schwartzstein utilizes her diverse liberal arts education in her internships, applying learned skills to real-world applications.
A Personal Approach to Psychology
Tessa Loeffler is an undergraduate psychology peer advisor and office assistant. “The most influential thing I have learned from these roles is the overwhelming number of careers and diverse paths that are possible with a major in psychology. I love talking with students who come into the office and hearing their extremely different perspectives on psychology and how they are going to apply those perspectives to their future careers.”
U of M Harbors a Life Passion
“The beautiful thing about statistics is that it is used in everything. It’s just used in everything.” Senior Blake Nhul has a boundless passion for statistics that has led him to co-found the University’s Statistics Club and excel in both academic and professional settings.