Class of 2020 Celebrates by "Marking the Moment"

Sunday, May 10, 2020
After an unprecedented semester caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Duke University delayed its formal commencement ceremony while Marking the Moment virtually campus-wide. This year, more than 1,800 undergraduate students received their bachelor’s degrees, and more than 4,000 completed master... Read More »

Honors Neuroscience Student, Bruny Kenou '20, Featured in Duke Today

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Bruny Kenou '20 graduated with honors in neuroscience and minors in both psychology and chemistry.  Kenou – a Rubenstein scholar, former research assistant for Edward Levin and Nancy Zucker, and advisee of Minna Ng – now heads to a two-year research fellowship with the... Read More »

Ph.D. Student Rachael Wright and Research Assistant Jack Dolgin Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships

Friday, May 1, 2020
2nd-year CNAP student Rachael Wright and RA Jack Dolgin have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFs); 1st-year CNAP student Raphael Geddert, and P&N students Anna Smith and Morgan Taylor received Honorable Mention. The NSF Graduate... Read More »

Gregory Samanez-Larkin Selected as 2020 Bass Fellow

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Faculty member Gregory Samanez-Larkin has been selected as a 2020 Bass Fellow and appointment to a Bass Chair as the Jack H. Neeley Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience. Samanez-Larkin’s research lies at the intersection of human development, affective science,... Read More »

Thomas Newpher and Ben Thier Deliver Talk at TEDxDuke 

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Thomas Newpher, P&N Assistant Professor of the Practice, and Ben Thier, Neuro major (’20), delivered the first-ever TEDxDuke joint student-professor talk: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education, on February 8, 2020 at Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke... Read More »

P&N Graduate Student Jaime Castrellon Honored for Commitment to Outstanding Mentorship

Friday, April 17, 2020
Doctoral student Jaime Castrellon of Psychology & Neuroscience, along with Amanda Lazarus (Art, Art History & Visual Studies),  has won the 2020 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. This award recognizes the vital role graduate students and... Read More »
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P&N Professors Terrie Moffitt and Tim Strauman Share Supportive Guidance in the Challenging Time of Social Distancing

Friday, April 10, 2020
"Dealing with coronavirus: it's OK to be anxious." Duke mental health share ways to deal with isolation and anxiety.Full article published in Duke Today April 8, 2020 by Eric Ferreri   Right now, it’s OK not to feel OK. In this unprecedented time of coronavirus-prompted... Read More »
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David Rabiner Recognized as 'Dedicated Devil': Rising to the Challenge During COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020
"We had our lives turned updside down very quickly." As a university community, we face tremendous challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  Duke staff and faculty everywhere are stepping up to keep the important work of the university and health system going. Working@... Read More »
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Graduate Student Brenda Yang Receives Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood

Friday, April 3, 2020
P&N graduate student Brenda Yang has been selected as one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada to receive a Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter AJ of Cary, NC. The P.E.O. Scholar Awards were established in 1991 to... Read More »

Faced with the challenges of COVID-19, our community carries on

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Duke, like many other institutions, to move classes to remote access. Faced with the challenges of learning new technologies while also adjusting to social distancing and working/learning from home, P&N community members are finding ways to adapt ... Read More »