UNC Greensboro

Clinical psychology program awarded $2 million grant

Psychology students participate in a class with Dr. Gaby Stein.

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Psychology has been awarded a five-year, $2.15 million Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant aims to recruit, retain, and support the training of clinical psychologists from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter primary care settings and medically underserved communities. The … Continued

Study targets disparities in mental health care access

Woman at home desk on cellphone

In the age of smartphones, social media, and information overload, mental health has become top of mind for many of us. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic and so many people experiencing increased precarity and uncertainty, mental health is even more of a public health concern. But not everyone has access … Continued

Faculty use humor, creativity to connect with students online

Dr. Mitch Croatt hawaiian shirt compilation

A professor wears a different Hawaiian shirt for each organic chemistry lecture he uploads online. Another professor dances flamenco for her Spanish students. A psychology instructor uses her own four-legged friend to demonstrate “Pavlov’s dog” theory of classical conditioning. Within one week, UNC Greensboro transitioned 98 percent of its classes … Continued

Psychologist takes the ‘drama’ out of writing

Paul Silvia and Books

If you have ever tried writing anything longer than an email, you are likely familiar with what Dr. Paul Silvia refers to as the “cycle of hope and self-blame” that accompanies the writing process. You say, “As soon as I find time, I’ll write this _____ (insert here whatever project … Continued