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Prof. Robert will deliver a public lecture in recognition of this honor on April 12th, at 4:10PM in Low Library.

Watch Prof. Robert’s TEDMED talk here.

Columbia Psychology Chair, Professor Carl Hart, addresses the so-called opioid crisis in a recent OpEd.

Columbia Psychology Professor Geraldine Downey was recently awarded the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Trust Award for inspiring her former students to make a significant contribution to society.

Psychology department chair Professor Carl Hart and his student Zach Wood wrote companion opinion pieces for The Washington Post on the meaning of diversity in higher education and the importance of students having access to diverse faculty.

Bridget Callaghan, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Columbia University Department of Psychology, was recently awarded a Sir Keith Murdoch Fellowship and a 2016 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant.

Psychology Professor Geraldine Downey and Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner pen a New York Times oped on the impact of incarcerating older prisoners.

Columbia University Psychology Professor Carl Hart writes for Scientific American on the DEA rejection of a petition to classify marijuana as no more dangerous than methamphetamine.

Psychology Chair Professor Carl Hart was interviewed on NY1 about the apparent K2 overdoses in Brooklyn. Visit the NY1 website to watch the interview.

Professor Tory Higgins was recently named to the Heritage Wall of Fame. This award recognizes and celebrates personality and social psychology’s heritage by honoring great teachers and scientists.

The American Psychological Association recently highlighted a paper in Behavioral Neuroscience by psychology graduate student Billur Avlar and coauthors.

Congratulations to Professor Herb Terrace, who has received the Tannenbaun-Warner Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Exceptional Service to the University Seminars.

Congratulations to Professor Carl Hart: The City of Miami has proclaimed February 1, 2016 Dr. Carl Hart Day! To read more about it, visit his website.

Professor Geraldine Downey recently gave a talk on "Why Education Matters" for Columbia's new lecture series, Talks@Columbia.