Nicole Landi awarded James McKeen Cattell Fellowship

Summer 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Landi for being awarded a 2020-2021 James McKeen Cattel Fund Fellowships. “For over half a century, the James McKeen Cattell Fund has provided support for the science and the application of psychology…These awards supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipients’ home institutions, to allow an extension of leave-time from one to two semesters.” Congratulations Nicole!

Nicole Landi awarded NIH R01 grant

Summer 2020: Dr. Nicole Landi was awarded a 5-year R01 grant from NICHD. Her grant is titled “Effectiveness and predictors of response for a technology-based reading intervention in the home”.  Congratulations Nicole!

DEV students win big at Psychological Sciences Fall Poster Night

DEV grad student Emily Yearling was awarded best graduate student poster at the Department of Psychological Sciences’ Annual Fall Poster Night. Kristen Shubert, who works with Emily, won best undergraduate poster! Emily and Kristen’s posters were titled “Keeping Track of Change: Developmental Insights into the Ability to Represent Events in Terms of Token-States” and “The Effect of Feedback on the Ability to Represent an Object’s History in Developing Children”, respectively. Congrats Emily and Kristen!!

Marie Coppola honored with PECASE award

Marie, her brother and mother at PECASE ceremony in DC

DEV faculty member Marie Coppola was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is “the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology”. WOW! Congratulations Marie, we are so proud of you! Check out the UConn Today article about Marie and the PECASE award, as well as this press release from the Association for Psychological Science.