Psychology Department

Senior Doesn't Let Brain Injury Get in the Way of Success

Final exams aren’t meant to be easy.


NWU Psychology Professor Studies Trauma in Israel

Psychology students enrolled in Dr. Bill McNeil’s courses are benefitting from their professor’s recent research in Israel.


Xtreme Rat Challenge: Psychology Event Selects a Different Breed of Athletes

The halls of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Smith-Curtis Administration Building are once again rat infested. But rather than exterminate, the university will celebrate.


Skeptic Magazine Founder to Give Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan

The head of one of America’s leading skeptic organizations will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, October 28.


Freud's Couch Tour: Students Experience Psychology Firsthand in London, Paris

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Erik Anderson hopes to become a licensed mental health practitioner someday.


Recent NWU Grad One of 40 in Nation to Receive Ministerial Fellowship

Justin Iverson knows when he’s a minister someday, Sunday school and church service won’t be the same as it was growing up in his South Dakota United Methodist congregation.


Psychology Professor Wins University's Annual Teaching Award

Over the past year, the psychology department has increasingly been filled with students wearing lab coats and surgical masks. They're busy studying the behavioral traits of mice. They're conducting more animal research than any other time in recent history.


Cross-Cultural Psychology Class Takes Students to Costa Rica

A Nebraska Wesleyan psychology professor and three students recently experienced a cultural adventure among the “happiest people on earth.”