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Distinguished Scholar and Junior Faculty Scholar Awards Announced

Miami University Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2020 have been presented to Scott Hartley, Volwiler distinguished professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistryTerri Messman, professor in the department of psychology; and Elizabeth Wardle, Howe professor in the department of English and director of the Howe Center for Writing Excellence.


Distinguished Scholar Awards honor faculty whose sustained excellence in research or other creative activity has brought them prominence in their fields.



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Prachi will be moving to Providence, Rhode Island to start the pre-doctoral clinical internship this summer at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. While there, she will finish her clinical training for the Ph.D. and begin a new phase of research training with Dr. Lindsay Orchowsi, her research preceptor. We will miss you!



Congratulations! Selime is the recipient of a grant to support her research from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. 


Mamie Phipps Clark Diversity Graduate Research Grant


Amount: $1,500


Project Title:

Longitudinal examination of sexual victimization among bisexual women, contributions of general and minority stress risk factors


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Seth will be joining the laboratory this Fall 2020 as he starts the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Miami University. Seth completed his undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis, including an honors thesis under the direction of Dr. Renee Thompson. 



Kelsey was a URA in the TERL lab for two years. She graduated from Miami University in May 2020 and will be attending Case Western University this Fall 2020 as she starts her training for the Master's of Social Work (MSW). We are proud of you Kelsey, and we know you will become an amazing trauma-informed social worker.



Eeyaakwaamisici, toopeelici ‘She strove to achieve and she accomplished it’! Myaamia Senior, Allie Humenay, received the Senior Service Leadership award. This award honors Miami University students who have demonstrated meritorious service in the areas of Campus Life, Community Service, Employee Service, and Intellectual & Cultural Leadership. Allie was nominated for her leadership as a yoga instructor at the Rec Center as well as for her work in the Social Work department. Allie was a URA in the TERL for two years. She graduated in May 2020.

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