Events and News


Psi Chi Graduate School Panel – Sunday, April 17 | 2-3PM | RNS 356
Are you considering Grad School?  Do you have questions about the process?  How do you know which schools to apply to? What questions should you ask at your interview? Come to the Psi Chi grad school panel to find the answers to these questions and and many more.

Psych Dept Spring BBQ – Saturday, April 30 | 12-2PM | Ytterboe Lawn
Psi Chi is happy to announce that our Psych Dept SPRING BBQ will take place on Sat, April 30, 12-2 pm, Ytterboe Lawn. Please join us along with the faculty and their families for outdoor games, good food and conversation.

Allport Award Event
The annual Allport Banquet and talk was held on Monday, March 7, 2016.  This award was established in 1983 by Professor Olaf Millert, one of Dr. Allport’s students, to honor Dr. Allport’s memory and continuing impact on the psychological profession and on the lives of persons of good will, regardless of race or national background.  The recipient of the 2016 award is Joy Smith.

Sunday, December 13

Psi Chi, the Psychology Honor Society at St. Olaf, is hosting an internship panel this Sunday, December 13th from 3-4 pm in RNS 356. Our panel members have participated in various psychology-related research, internships, and jobs, so come hear about their experiences. They’ll answer any questions you have and can advise you on how to get similar exciting opportunities for yourself!


Psych Club Speaker Series

November 9, 2015

Heidi Dick (1)









November 12, 2015

Dr. Anna Erickson (1)








Psych Club Ice Cream Progressive
Thursday October 1 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | RNS 236

Ice Cream Progressive (1)

Olaf Millert Speaker Series – Dr. Scott Lilienfeld
October 5, 2015 | 4:00 p.m. | RNS 150lilienfeld

Dr. Lilienfeld research explores the causes and assessment of personality disorders (especially psychopathic personality) and personality traits; personality assessment (e.g., the validity of projective techniques); psychiatric classification and diagnosis; pseudoscience and clinical psychology; evidence-based clinical practice; scientific thinking and its application to psychology; philosophy of science and psychology.

Dr. Lilienfeld received his B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University in 1982 and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1990. He completed his clinical internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1986-1987. He was assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at SUNY Albany from 1990 to 1994, and has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Emory since 1994.



Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference (MUPC):

MUPC took place on Saturday, April 25th at Macalester College. This conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate psychology students in Minnesota to present their research as well as hear about other students’ projects. A number of our psychology majors presented research at the conference this year, here are a few photos from the event: