Alex Yaw, '14: Promoting Healthy Lives, Transforming Hers

Alex Yaw, '14
Spending a portion of the break between fall and spring semester in Honduras with Global Medical Brigades each of the last three years has given Alex Yaw the perspective to overcome the most difficult day. The second baseman for the Albion College softball team is quick to say she wouldn’t be happy if she didn’t produce a base hit in a doubleheader, but the conditions she has witnessed while working to provide health care and development assistance to poor communities in Central America are enough to cure any negative feelings.

Psychology Alumna Fast, '08, Honored at National Meeting

Cindy (Cardwell) Fast, '08
Cindy (Cardwell) Fast, '08, Albion psychology and neuroscience alum, received the 2013 Pavlovian Society Poster Award at the Society’s annual meeting, in Austin, Texas, on September 28. The award acknowledged the quality of her research, which examines both brain and learning mechanisms that affect imagery in rats.

Psychology Professor Christopher Wins National Award

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Albion College psychological science professor Drew Christopher was recently granted the 2013 Robert S. Daniel Teaching Excellence Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP), part of the American Psychological Association (APA). The award, given each year to one four-year college/university professor, was presented to Christopher at the national APA convention in Honolulu.

2013 Graduation Photos

Congratulations to the many Psychology and Neuroscience students who graduated on May 11! To view a Lytro album of photos from graduation, including photos of most of our majors crossing the stage and shaking hands with President Randall, click on the photo.

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