Thursday, March 1, 2018, 12:30 - 2pm
Stefanucci uses Virtual Reality to Explore Human Perception and Cognition
"We can manipulate a virtual world in ways that could never be done in a real environment," says Jeanine Stefanucci, associate professor of psychology.
White comments on Marvel's Black Panther
"Wakanda is the great 'what it' of Marvel: What if colonization had not hit a country in Africa?" notes Paul White, associate professor of psychology.
Hate has regional roots in poverty and lack of education
"There is no one specific cause of hate, though generally speaking, it typically stems from fear," says new study from Emily Nicolosi, PhD candidate in geography, and Richard Medina, assistant professor of geography.
Robert C. Gay
Bob Gay earned a bachelor's in economics from the University of Utah in 1976. In 1982, Gay graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in business economics and then taught economics at Harvard for two years as a research fellow.
In 1986, Gay went to work in private equity business working at GE Capital and then for the leveraged buyout group at Kidder Peabody. From 1989 - 2004, he served as a managing director of Bain Capital, one of the world's leading private equity firms. At Bain Capital, Gay was head of the industrial products group and led the firm's expansion into Europe.
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Congratulations to Jennifer Watt, Rick Forster and Emily Nicolosi who each received a 2018 Alta Sustainability Leadership Research Award!
Congratulations to Chimedlkham Zorigtbaatar, economics PhD student, who has been awarded the William R. Waters research grant from the Association for Social Economics!
Congratulations to Samantha Joel and Brennan Payne, both assistant professors of psychology, who were named 2017 Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science!