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PHOTO:Megan Reinertsen RossMegan Reinertsen Ross (’96) is first female director of Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo

July 24, 2019

Ross, who double majored in biology and psychology, credits her JMU professors and experiences with exposing her to studying animals as a profession and preparing her well for her increasing responsibilities at the zoo.

PHOTO: Ryan Van Patten Psychology alumni co-created neuropsychology podcast

May 14, 2019

Alumni Ryan Van Patten (’12) co-created the podcast Navigating Neuropsychology — the first made about that field of study. 

PHOTO: Dobner-Pereira and HaasePsychology instructors combine classes to discuss research

April 29, 2019

To liven up class material, Julia Dobner-Pereira and Christian Haase, graduate students in the CIPSYD program, brought their PSYC 101 classes together to recreate an academic conference.

PHOTO:Jessica LampePsychology student symposium held

April 24, 2019

Undergraduate psychology students gave poster and oral presentations covering projects and research from the past academic year.

PHOTO:Jessica LampePsychology alumna continued education around the world

April 8, 2019

At the age of two, Jessica Lampe (’11) moved from Virginia to Germany, kindling a lifelong passion for international exploration. Since graduating from JMU, Lampe has studied in Scotland, China and Switzerland.

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