News & Events Blog

Dr. Murphy Authors Another Edition of Book

The 3rd edition of Dr. John Murphy's book, Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools, published by the American Counseling Association, is being released this week! Congrats to Dr. Murphy for this significant achievement!

Shannon Riedmuller Hired as Clinical Instructor

Shannon RiedmuellerCongratulations to Shannon Riedmuller for her new position as Clinical Instructor. Mrs. Riedmuller has been teaching for the department as a Visiting Clinical Instructor for the past year.

School Psychology Program Re-accredited

Congratulations to the School Psychology faculty (especially Dr. Bramlett) and all the graduate faculty! The School Psychology program was re-accredited for another 7 years.

Research by Dr. Darshon Anderson Appears on the APA Website


Congrats to Dr. Anderson for her research on the prevalence of ethnic minority psychology faculty in Arkansas. A summary of the research appears in the APA Communique.

Dr. Laura Horton Appointed to Position with Arkansas Psychological Association

Laura Horton, PhD, ArPA Early Career Psychologist Committee Chair

Dr. Laura Horton (recent doctoral graduate) was appointed Committee Chair for the ArPA Early Career Psychologist Committee. Congratulations!

Link to announcement.


Simone Collins defends dissertation!

Congratulations to Simone Collins for successfully defending her dissertation, Intentions to Seek Help as a Function of Time Perspective and Perceptions of Stigma!!" Congrats Simone!

Kellie Wierzbicki Receives Conference Grant

Kellie Wierzbicki was awarded a Psi Chi Undergraduate Conference Grant - $1,000 (Advisor: Shawn Charlton).  Funds will assist with the 2015 Arkansas Symposium for Psychology Students (ASPS; April 19, 2015). Nice job Kellie!

Zach Stillman Awarded Grant

Zach Stillman (undergraduate major) was awarded a Psi Chi SuperLab Research grant - SuperLab Software & Response Pad (approximately $1,000; Advisor: Shawn Charlton), "Glucose and Inter-temporal Decision-Making: Impact of Ego Depletion on Temporal Discounting". Way to go Zach!

Danielle Archie defends dissertation

Congratulations to Danielle Archie on successfully defending her dissertation, "A Randomized Controlled Trial of Client Feedback as an Alliance Building Technique"!! Way to go, Doc!

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Psi Chi and UCA Psychological Society Campus Speaker

Dr. Travis Langley will speak Thursday, Oct 30 at 6:00 pm in the UCA ampitheater. He will talk about his book: "Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight".