Events & News

More great news from graduating seniors and alum!

- Kathryn Krolikowski ('11) will enter the M.S. program for Criminology and Criminal justice at Appalachian State
- Carrie Klase ('11) will start at Auburn University to earn her M.S. in Biological Sciences, focusing on animal behavior and ecology

- Anastacia Golembiewski has an internship through our ELC program at WWC
- Alexander Blume will be a research assistant at Eastern Tennessee State University through their REU program


Check out psychology professor Bob Swoap's new website with all his updates on his research and book about elite athletes and sports psychology!

Congratulations are in order for our psych grads, and a special shout out:

Congrats to graduating senior Sofia Candel for being accepted into Southern Illinois School of Medicine!

Also, we are very lucky to have our very own psych grad and crew member Barnaby Ohrstrom delivering the senior speech at this year's commencement ceremony. Congrats for winning, Barnaby!

May 2013

The Capstone Carnival is next week! Please check the schedule on the inside page for all presentations including psychology students' research.

Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7. This annual academic conference allows outstanding senior students to present the results of their capstone research, creative writing and internships. This year there are over 90 students presenting their capstone projects and an additional 37 presenting posters. These students represent the departments and programs of Sustainable Business, Creative Writing, Global Studies, Social Work, Sociology and Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Environmental Policy, Math, History and Political Science, Religious Studies, Integrative Studies, Traditional Music, and the Natural Science Seminar.

April 2013

Students present research at undergraduate psychology conference

Congratulations to Trey Jones, Jake Soled and Stefan Trilling, students who presented original research at the Carolinas Conference for Undergraduate Psychology in Raleigh on Saturday, April 20.

Trey Jones – “Halo Error in Single Point Grading of Undergraduate Research”
Jake Soled – “Weather, Behavior, and Health Clinic Patien Visits”
Stefan Trilling – “The Short-Term Effects of Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands on Couple’s Relationship Health”

February 2013

This coming Wednesday, February 27!!

Top Tips for Creating a Dream Career

Chris Gragtmans, former Wilson student and UNC-A graduate, will discuss how you can create a path that allows you to pursue your passion and make a living too!  Chris is an elite athlete (paddler), engaging speaker, and a business owner.  He also writes a regular column for Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine.  He is the Pro Team Manager and a member of Dagger Kayaks, and has paddled for the Canadian Kayak Freestyle team.

Jensen Lecture Hall, 7-8 pm. Free!


December 2012

Congratulations to our December 2012 graduates!

Mitchell Albers, Kat Allred, Casey McManus, and Gerrica Watson


September 2012

Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania professor of psychology, presents "Food is Good (Not Bad) To Eat, and Natural Isn't Always Good" at 7 p.m., Sept. 25, in UNC Asheville's Humanities Lecture Hall.

Major Madness: Psychology Edition

      - Interested in studying psychology here at Warren Wilson? Join the psychology departments faculty and crew members for a social on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Jenson Rm 105 


March 2012

New internship available! Animal Crew Apprenticeship at Healing Farm for Mental Illness:   CooperRiis accepting applications.


February 2012

Check out the latest Psych/Social Science internships postings for this summer!  Just go to the internships page via the Psych Department website to find out more!!!


January 2012

Welcome back to spring semester! If you are graduating this semester, check out some employment positions on the job opportunites page.


Happy Holidays from the Psych Department!


December 2011

Check out this short film created through a collaborative effort by this semester's biopsychology class and our community partner, Hinds' Feet Farm!

Join us December 7th from 11-1 pm! First-Year Seminar, "Inward Bound: Alternative Approaches to Body & Soul Healing," displays its research on alternative healing modalities. Following, a panel discussion on depression, anxiety, ADHD. Practitioner-panelists include craniosacral & somato-emotional release therapists, plant spirit healer, clinical psychologist (Bob Swoap!!!), and acupuncturist.

October 2011

Dr. Jen Mozolic is the lead author of "Multisensory integration and aging," a chapter in the new book:
The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes (Frontiers in Neuroscience), published by CRC press.

Dr. Bob Swoap was awarded a sabbatical for next academic year.
He will be working on a research project and a book, focused on
the crises of physical inactivity and obesity in our country.

 Kathryn Burleson Gave Birth to Holden!