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PHOTO: JMU students at eventPractice Safe Text: An Intervention to Reduce Texting while Driving

May 23, 2016

Reggie Shaw, a national safe driving advocate, visited to speak about his experience with texting while driving. Reggie had been involved in a major car accident caused by texting while driving which took the lives of two people.

PHOTO: EvansBe the Change: Bill Evans Chosen as Commencement Speaker

May 12, 2016

At the 2016 Commencement Ceremony, Dr. Bill Evans invoked Mahatma Gandhi as he encouraged graduates to consider how they might be “the change we want to see in the world.” Evans was invited to be the faculty speaker by a commencement committee that surveyed students to determine their selection.

PHOTO:ActigraphPsychology Celebrates Student Accomplishments

May 3, 2016

The Department of Psychology gathered on Saturday, April 9, 2016 for its annual Awards Ceremony. Each year the Department presents awards for outstanding achievement in the classroom, in the lab, in practicum experiences, and in service.

JMU Peer Advisors2016 Psychology Student Symposium & Winners

April 28, 2016

The 2016 Psychology Student Symposium included two sessions for posters and a session for oral presentations.  In total, the event included over 90 posters and 3 oral presentations.

PHOTO: Backpack displayStudent Org Hosts Suicide Awareness Event

April 25, 2016

Send Silence Packing tours college campuses each year to promote suicide awareness, including a stop at JMU this year. JMUís chapter of Active Minds will be hosting the display on Monday, April 25, in front of Madison Union.

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Welcome to the James Madison University Department of Psychology. The mission of our department is to educate students in, and contribute to, the science of psychology. More >

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