An Inspired Gift Continues a Legacy
When Dr. Naomi (Nonie) Lohr, emeritus assistant professor of psychiatry and psychology, passed away in 2007, scores of former students, trainees, and colleagues from across the country filled her home in Ann Arbor. Their stories inspired her sister Nancy Lohr (B.S. Ed. 1962, M.S. 1969) to establish the Naomi E. Lohr Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychology. Read more.
Jay & Kay Peters
Towering Foundation Founders Ease Financial Burden of Graduate Students. Read more.
Lisa Damour, Psychologist, Speaker, Consultant and N.Y. Times Bestselling Author
UM, Psychology PhD, Clinical Psychology (2007)
Damour's career shifted to a more public level as a speaker and author on adolescent development. She credits her training at the University of Michigan as a graduate student for preparing her for the journey. Read more.
Alumni: Share Your Career Experience
We would love to hear from alumni who have pursued traditional or non-traditional psychology careers! If you would like to share your post-graduate career experience, please contact us.
Faculty News Feature
September is suicide prevention month. LSA alumna and professor, Cheryl King, discusses her work in teen suicide prevention and intervention—and offers some resources for help. Read more.
Faculty Research Highlight
Omar Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Biomedical Engineering
Ahmed's research shines a light on an area of the brain largely ignored by much of the scientific community that may impact therapies for Alzheimer's diseases and other chronic conditions. Read more.
Brian Malley, Lecturer IV
"Teaching in the Psychology department gives me the opportunity to share with others my appreciation of and enthusiasm for our shared humanity," explains Malley. Read more.
New Psychology Faculty
Undergraduate/Graduate Student Research Spotlight
Anthony Edgar, Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience Senior with Honors
Anthony Edgar works with Dr. John Jonides in the Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) area and collaborates with Tessa Abagis (PhD student) and Michelle Evans (lab manager) on his Value Driven Attentional Capture (VDAC) project. Read more.
Missy Painter, Biopsychology PhD Student
Missy Painter works with Dr. Thore Bergman to examine vocal communication and social cognition in wild primates. Read more.
Where in the World Have our Psych T-Shirts Been?
Marisa Launstein, Psychology Class of 2021, Freiburg, Germany
Christina Losee, Psychology Class of 2021, Quinta da Regaleria in Sintra, Portugal
Professor Emerita of Psychology, Professor of Psychology 1968-1998, Associate Director of the Counseling Center 1982-1987.
A memorial service for Dr. Fast will be held at the Michigan League October 12 from 2:00-5:00 PM.
Wilbert (Bill) J. McKeachie
Professor Emeritus of Psychology 1949-1992
Charles (Tony) Morris
Professor Emeritus of Psychology 1965-2002