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Paranormal psychology course probes haunted sites in England and Scotland31st October 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Sherlock meets Fringe meets Penny Dreadful in P477, a short-term study abroad program in history and research in paranormal psychology taking place during the upcoming winter term. The 14 students bold and curious enough to have embarked on this journey will spend two weeks visiting purportedly “haunted” destinations in England …

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Faculty Innovators: Bernadette Jessie27th October 2016

Bernadette Jessie Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice School of Social Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A birthday cake from Kroger sits on the high kitchen table in an apartment in Orchard Lodge, with “Happy 21st Hannah” written in pink frosting. Around the table, two of …

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Innovations boost student success and graduation rates in psychology29th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every year at Commencement, Dr. Diane Wille, dean of research and professor of psychology, counts the number of psychology students walking across the stage to receive their diplomas. Lately the numbers have been ticking upwards, and by significant increments. The B.S. in psychology program has gone from zero to 54 …

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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation26th August 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? Our new graduate certificate in program leadership and evaluation gives interested students the opportunity to continue their education and expand their skills in preparation for successful careers in psychology-related fields. When is it offered? Beginning fall 2016 What does it look like? The certificate requires that students take five graduate-level …

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Psychology faculty Lucinda Woodward debunks black dog syndrome in Getty web forum15th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Are black dogs unadoptable? That’s the question addressed by Lucinda Woodward, professor of psychology and co-director of the international studies program at IU Southeast in an essay published on Zocalo Public Square, a web forum based at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Woodward was invited to contribute the essay …

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MIS director Deborah Finkel elected president of Behavior Genetics Association27th May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and director of the graduate Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program at IU Southeast, has been elected president of the Behavior Genetics Association (BGA). Founded in 1970, the BGA is an international organization of leading scholars that promotes the scientific study of the interrelationship of …

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IU Southeast to offer courses in Harrison County3rd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast, the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC) and the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) have finalized an agreement to provide IU Southeast credited courses at the Harrison County Lifelong Learning Center in Corydon, Ind. The courses will allow many students of Harrison County—including nearly 700 Harrison County residents currently enrolled …

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IU Southeast faculty honored with IU Trustees Teaching Awards28th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received 2016 IU Trustees Teaching Awards. The Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Student Research Focus: Kirsten Black and Christian French bring multidisciplinary view to human trafficking study25th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kirsten Black and Christian French, graduating Honors seniors at IU Southeast, were four years old when they first met, in a preschool in Sellerburg, Ind. At that age, some of the people they study have already become victims of human trafficking. Black and French, under the supervision of Dr. Sara …

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