McDonough Wins Early Career Award

Dr. Ian McDonough has won the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honors Award from the National Institute of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. Dr. McDonough began studying the processes underlying learning and memory as an undergraduate at UCLA. As a graduate student at the University of Chicago, he gained valuable experience […]

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Gilpin part of $2.2 Million Grant to Improve School Readiness in Head Start

The Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Anthropology are very pleased to partner with the Administration for Children and Families along with Head Start schools of the Community Service Programs of West Alabama and Pickens County Community Action Committee to further enhance the important education and family services provided to Head Start children and families. Read […]

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Lochman Co-Investigator On Two New Grants

National Institute of Drug Abuse (R34 DA035946) Project Title: Mindfulness-Enhanced Coping Power: Adaptations and Feasibility Testing Principal Investigator: Caroline Boxmeyer & Shari Miller Period of Support: 9/15/14-8/31/17 Total Direct Cost: $450,000 (Total cost: $750,000) John Lochman will serve as co-Investigator on this grant-funded project. In the first phase of the grant, an adaptation of Coping […]

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UA-ACTS Program Recognized for Work

The Best Colleges website has included our UA-ACTS program in their list of “10 Impressive College Programs for Students with Autism.” Read the full list here.    […]

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SOAR Seeks Scientists to Partner with Community Project Advisory Councils

Drs. Rebecca S. Allen, Pamela Payne-Foster, JoAnn Oliver and Mr. Chris Spencer are leading an interdisciplinary team of University of Alabama investigators in a PCORI-funded Engagement Award. The project (Contract #1097), entitled “Sharing Opinions and Advice about Research (SOAR) in the Deep South”, will last for two years. These investigators and graduate students in psychology […]

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Professor Emeritus Paul Weisberg Obituary

Paul Weisberg, Professor Emeritus of psychology at The University of Alabama, died February 20, 2016 at Heritage Health Care in Tuscaloosa. He was 81. Dr. Weisberg joined the faculty at the University of Alabama in 1968. In 1970, he established the Early Childhood Day Care Center in a former nursing school building, just south of Gordon […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Ronald McCarver

Dr. Ronald Bevill McCarver, age 66, of Tuscaloosa, died Tuesday, October 22, after a brief battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on today, October 27, 2013, at Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel with Dan Kilgore officiating. He was preceded in death by his father, Clay Hunter McCarver. Survivors include his wife, […]

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