The exhibit, “You're Making Me Uncomfortable: Perspectives on Controversial Art,” runs through March 13 and was curated by Jeffrey Stevens’ Perspectives in Psychology class.
UNL's Samantha Pittenger compiled more than 100 research articles and demonstrated the problem of revictimization among adolescents and teens. The review showed how external influences -- not just a person’s thoughts and actions -- raise the risk of child revictimization.
UNL's Debra Hope will receive the Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award for her work improving mental health services for the LGBT community. The award is given to those who have contributed to UNL or the greater community in promoting the goals and vision of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a new study from UNL researchers concludes. Psychology doctoral student Katie Kidwell is the study's lead author.
A 1994 alumnus of UNL's psychology department is at the forefront of new research that could revolutionize the treatment of schizophrenia in the United States.
Four emerging UNL scholars have joined the ranks of Nobel Prize winners and a Google co-founder by earning the longest-running fellowship available to U.S. graduate students. The scholars — (from left) Tasneem Bouzid, Abigail Riemer, William Jamieson and Tyler Corey — each received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
With the support of a new three-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UNL researchers Lance Pérez and Dennis Molfese are aiming to reveal the first physiological links between two vital skill-sets.
UNL researchers David DiLillo (left) and Sarah Gervais, and graduate student Molly Franz have taken a first step toward understanding why some women struggle to say “no” to unwanted sexual advances and are more vulnerable to sexual victimization.
The initiative, which is heading into its fourth year, has new goals that researchers like Bridget Goosby (pictured, in dunk tank during a recent community outreach event) hope will leave an indelible mark on the state.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include awards for current and past research, as well as career recognitions for teaching and research excellence. Click through to see all recent achievements earned by faculty, staff and students.