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NCUR Conference

Hey everyone,

If anyone is interested in attending the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in 2014, it’s at the University of Kentucky (Lexington) on April 3rd-5th.

Also, if anyone has anything they would like to present at the conference, they are still accepting submissions!

The submission deadline is Thursday, December 6 at 11:59 PM.

Remember, that we have funding to attend a conference so I suggest we all take advantage of this opportunity.

If anyone has questions, you can email Drew Adair at Andrew.adair@mhc.cuny.edu at the Macaulay Honors College.

Here’s the link for more information: http://www.cur.org/ncur_2014/

Linda

APA

Hi Everyone,

The APA annual conference is taking place in Washington, D.C. Aug. 7-10. They are accepting proposals until Monday, December 2! This conference is a lot closer than the APS which is taking place in San Francisco.  This would be a great experience for anyone looking at graduate school for next year or in a few years. Thanksgiving break is a great opportunity to take the time and put together a proposal before the deadline!

Here is the link for further information: http://www.apa.org/convention/convention-call.pdf

Teachers College Open House

Many students in our workshop have expressed interest in applying to the Clinical Psychology PhD program at the Teachers College at Columbia University.  This weekend, the College will host an on-campus open house and information session. If any of you are interested, please reference the email I have received below:

“We will host an Open House & On-Campus Information Session on Saturday, November 16th. This special, on-campus information session is the best opportunity to learn more about our top-ranked programs, the admissions process, financial aid, housing options, and what makes Teachers College unique – directly from our admissions team, faculty, and current students!
Saturday, November 16th | 11:00AM – 1:00 PM | 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
What to Expect:
This event is more robust than a traditional Information Session and will provide a truly comprehensive look at the College and its individual departments and programs. You will have the opportunity to attend individual chats where you can meet with college representatives from your specific area of study, as well as take a campus tour of the College given by current Teachers College students.
If you’re not able to attend, explore the full list of events including future information sessions, online chats, graduate school fairs, and open houses on our website.”
I hope that some of you will be able to attend and find it useful, interesting, and inspiring!
-Anastasia

NYT Article (Mental Health)

This is a great article from the New York Times regarding mental health and how the government is now requiring insurance companies to cover care for mental health and addictions:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/08/us/politics/rules-to-require-equal-coverage-for-mental-ills.html?_r=0

-Kim

I know everyone has been very busy with class, graduate school applications, and work in their labs. To the extent it may seems as if there is little time to consider changing our daily decision that do not cause an immediate and direct negative impact. But, in the wake of the devastating typhoon haiyan and other recent natural disasters, I think we all need to be taking the extra moment out of our day to consider our decisions and their long term impact on our environment and the consequential destruction of the planet we share. In addition to make small efforts to engage in a more proactive role rather than a bystander role.

If you get the chance you should take a look at the article linked below and watch the video of Naderev Sano speech at the UN climate talks which is currently taking place in Warsaw, Poland. Sano is a member of the Philippines Climate Change Commissions.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/12/typhoon-haiyan-climate-change-blame-philippines