PRISM: Students Present Science & Mathematics Research

PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics) is an annual event that celebrates independent undergraduate research. Students of natural and behavioral sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, psychology) and mathematics  present their research from courses, labs and independent studies in a poster session open to the public.

Psychology Team Dives In to Study the Benefits of SCUBA

Dr. John Carton, psychology professor and chair of the Behavioral Sciences division at Oglethorpe, recently led an a innovative research project to investigate the psychological benefits of SCUBA training for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other mobility impairments. He partnered with LifeWaters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping spinal cord injured patients and disabled …

Collaborative Psychology Research Yields Positive Results

No student wants to be just another paper to grade or another name on the roll. At Oglethorpe, the professors are quick to take an interest in their students and their academic success. Dr. Leah Zinner, associate professor of psychology, and alumna Brittany Weiner ’12 epitomize the great things that can happen when faculty and students …

Research Presentations Advance Students’ Academic & Professional Development

Oglethorpe students majoring in biology, chemistry and psychology verbally and visually present on the topics they studied this semester during the annual Science-Palooza poster session event. This year, I was one of them. Students enrolled in “Cancer Biology” explained the multiple processes of how cancer cells travel to organs in the body. Cell Biology students conducted …

“Mandalas by the Patients of Carl Jung” Exhibit at Oglethorpe University Museum

A new exhibit opens at the OU Museum of Art on February 5, 2012. “The Secret Round: Mandalas by the Patients of Carl Jung” features 40 original mandalas created by the famous Swiss psychoanalyst’s patients during their treatment between 1926 and 1945. This first ever exhibit is courtesy of the C. G. Jung Institute in Switzerland. …