Association for Psychological Science Rally Week

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) is a nonprofit international organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology. APS has 26,000 members, which includes the field’s leading researchers, educators and clinicians. Their annual convention brings together the latest psychological science research and methodologies. APS public outreach efforts ensure wide and accurate reporting in scientific and mainstream media.

APS is currently offering a discounted student membership rate for new and renewing members through March 20, 2015. Use the link below to join at the rate of $25 for Undergraduates Students. Don’t miss out on this limited time offer!

http://www.joinaps.org/?p=PCR15&s=joinhttp://www.joinaps.org/?p=PCR15&s=join

Please see the attachment    Student_Member_Benefits-Spring_2015 Rally Weeks  for more information on some of the benefits of joining APS and feel free to contact Shanique Brown (sbrown82@depaul.edu), your APS Campus Representative for more information.

Graduate Programs in Psychology Open House-Illinois State University

Students in the psychology program are invited to student-driven open house that will be held March 20th from 9am-2pm. Attending students will be able to learn more about the process of applying to graduate school and we will provide information regarding graduate school in psychology. They will also discuss the application process and will provide students with suggestions concerning steps that they can take to be competitive applicants. They’ll also have student representatives and faculty members present to talk about the programs and sequences that our department offers: Clinical-Counseling Psychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology, School Psychology, and Quantitative Psychology.

It is really encourage students interested in graduate programs in psychology to attend. We will also be able to provide lunches for the students attending! Interested students can contact us at isupsychdiversitytaskforce@ilstu.edu.  See attached flyer for more details. ISUpsychOpenHouse

Lecture on Renowned Schizophrenia Authority Silvano Arieti

Your invited to a lecture on Thursday, March 12th at 6pm at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago about the life and times of Silvano Arieti, one of the world’s most prominent psychiatrists of the 60s and 70s.  This presentation will be given by his son David Arieti.

Silvano Arieti received his medical degree in Pisa in 1936. When he was forced to leave Italy due to racial laws, he sought refuge in the United States and went on to become one of the foremost authorities on schizophrenia. He was the editor of “The American Handbook of Psychiatry” and author of eleven  books, one of which won the 1975 National Book Award for science.   An Italian commemorative stamp featuring Silvano Arieti was  issued last year to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, one of only four stamps in the world dedicated to a psychiatrist. This lecture is free and open to the public.  A reception will follow. 

 RSVPs kindly requested. Please click here to make a reservation.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura
500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450

Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 822-9545

(312) 822-9622 (fax)