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SPSPotlight: July 2015

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Featured News

Announcements

Kudos

Undergraduate News to Use

Member SPSPotlight

 

Featured News

Traveling on a Grad Student Budget

Being strapped for cash is too often the norm for graduate students.  But that doesn’t mean that all of life’s luxuries are off-limits.  Your very own GSC execs, Sara Andrews and Nick Brown, provide several useful tips for traveling on a grad student budget.

Announcements 

Upcoming Events

American Psychological Association (APA), August 6-9, Toronto, Canada. Click here for more details.

Showcase your research on the SPSP blog!

Have some really exciting research that you’d like to share? We want to hear about it! The GSC invites you to contribute to SPSP’s blog, Character & Context. This is a great opportunity to get experience with writing up your research for a broad audience of psychological scientists and the public. Interested in contributing a post? E-mail us at spsp_gsc@spsp.org.

SPSP Connect!

SPSP and the GSC are excited to announce the launch of SPSP Connect!, a new online resource for all SPSP members. Come ask questions, share tips, and hold discussions with fellow SPSP members - and be sure to visit the community specifically for students! Share documents and resources, connect and collaborate with other members, and receive real-time updates from both SPSP and the GSC. Click here to explore SPSP Connect!

Submit a poster or symposium for SPSP 2016!

The time to submit your poster or symposium abstract is running out!  The portal for abstract submissions for SPSP 2016 will be open until July 14, so get your materials together and get them submitted!  This year both graduate and undergraduate posters will have a chance to win a poster award.  Be sure to select the checkbox during the submission process if you are interested in being considered for an award (an extended abstract will be due at a later date).  Click here for more information or to submit an abstract.

Kudos

Kody Manke

Graduate student member Kody Manke received the Albert and Barbara Hastorf Award for Teaching from the Psychology Department at Stanford University.

Kathryn Bollich 

Graduate student Kathryn Bollich published an article in PSPB, titled “Knowing More Than We Can Tell: People Are Aware of Their Biased Self-Perceptions.”

Know a graduate student who deserves recognition? Celebrate their achievements in our ‘Kudos’ section! To submit a Kudos, email us at spsp_gsc@spsp.org.

Undergraduate News to Use

Undergraduates seeking sage advice: look no further! Undergrad News to Use is here to give you tried and true help with all of the big events in your undergraduate career. 

This month, GSC Member-at-Large for Undergraduate Affairs, Katy Krieger, provides some advice on choosing graduate programs to apply to. Click here to learn more.

Member SPSPotlight

In the Member SPSPotlight, the spotlight is on YOU!  This month, we asked rising second-year graduate student Asia McCleary-Gaddy a little about herself, her research, and her interests.  Click here to see what she had to say!

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