Psychology Department

NWU student hopes to leverage musical talent for Alzheimer’s research

A Nebraska Wesleyan University student is hoping that her passion for family and music could one-day prov

Xtreme Rat Challenge enters 47th year

For nearly five decades, Nebraska Wesleyan students and their rats have had the chance to win gold medals.

Fulbright Scholarship takes NWU grad back to Germany

Corinne Peterson (’19) first experienced Germany during her study abroad experience to Nebraska Wesleyan’s sister school in Eichs

Recent graduate receives grant for sleep psychology research

Alumna Anna Johnson ('21) is the recent recipient of a Psi Chi regional research award. Johnson's abstract, Sleep and Cognition in Undergraduate Students, was selected at the Midwestern Psychological Association’s annual meeting out of over 550 abstracts.

Psychology major awarded international research grant

Senior Melissa Hatch was recently awarded an undergraduate research grant from Psi Chi, an international psychology honor society.

Xtreme Rat Challenge: psychology department rats go for the gold

For over four decades, Nebraska Wesleyan students have had the chance to win gold medals. Walking, climbing and jumping are just a few of the events involved - but rats are at the center of this popular academic event.

Senior Discovers Importance of Creativity at Biomedical Engineering Research Internship

This summer Baker, an exercise science and psychology major from Falls City, Neb., was accepted to the University of Minnesota’s Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP) where he conducted research for the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Psychology Lecture to Address Suicide and Underserved Populations

A Palo Alto University professor whose work is focused around depression and suicide in ethnic minority adult and geriatric populations will presen

Doors Open to New Acklie Hall of Science

Students were welcomed to a new semester on Monday, January 14 with a fresh blanket of snow and a much anticipated new science building.

Research Takes Student, Professor to Northern Ireland for U2 Conference

Professor and long-time U2 fan, David Whitt, designed the Archway Seminar that would trace the band’s musical journey, examine U2’s diverse musical catalogue, and their social impact.