2019

March 2019

Adriana won registration and travel awards to present at SPSP’s 2019 Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology (SISPP) hosted by New York University!

February 2019

Adriana won a Psychology Department Scholar Award!
 
 

January 2019

Linda accepted a job at the University of Maryland to start as an assistant professor in social psychology.
 
Laura won an SPSP 2019 Graduate Travel Award.
 
Ahmed got accepted into the SPUR 2019 program to work with Dr. Larisa Heiphetz at Columbia University.
 
Adriana won a $500 travel award for the ICPS Paris Conference from UW's Graduate and Professional Student Senate.
 
 

2018

June 2018

Linda receives a GO-MAP dissertation fellowship!

May 2018

Congrats to everyone heading to graduate school in the fall! Joey will be attending Penn State for the PhD program in Human development and family studies. Shi will be attending the University of Michigan for the Masters program in Human-Computer Interaction/Data Science. Kengthsagn will be attending Stanford for the PhD program in Social psychology. Fasika will be attending UW for our PhD program in Social/personality psychology. Lin will be attending Washington University of St. Louis for the Masters program in Business Analytics. Sapna receives the UW Psychology graduate mentor award.

January 2018

Alya has been awarded the Mary Gates Scholarship for her work in the lab. Congratulations Alya!

Former lab manager Amanda accepted an Assistant Professor position at UCLA. Congratulations Amanda!

2017

November 2017

Linda receives the WISIR Grant Award! Terrence receives an NSF Honorable Mention.

Adriana's poster is a finalist for the SPSP Graduate Student Poster Award!

July 2017

Linda attends SISSP, the prestigious summer social and personality psychology institute for graduate students!

Sapna is the recipient of an early career award from the International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI). The award is given to a researcher who has “made especially impressive contributions to the field within their first 10 years of obtaining a Ph.D."

June 2017

Congrats to all of our RAs starting graduate school in the fall: Tino (UW), Sullivan (Berkeley), Tiffany (Harvard), and Josh (SPU)!

May 2017

Tino wins the Guthrie Prize for his honors thesis! Congrats to Tino and his mentor Linda!

2016

November 2016

Linda receives the Robert C. Bolles Graduate Fellowship Fund to fund her work on intergroup relations.

September 2016

Sapna will spend her sabbatical at Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

Linda receives the SPSP Graduate Student Travel Award!

June 2016

Congratulations to SIBL Members Graduating from UW!

May 2016

SIBL does research at the Pacific Science Center's UW Paws-On-Science.

March 2016

Ellie has been admitted to the Work and Organizations PhD program in Business Administration at the University of Minnesota! Congratulations Ellie!

January 2016

Jackson was hired as a Peer Support Specialist for Behavioral Health Resources (BHR) where they provide mental health and addition recovery services! Congrats Jackson!

2015

March 2015

Sullivan received an Undergraduate Travel Award from the UW in order to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Linda receives the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Congrats Linda!

2014

December 2014

Sapna met President Obama!!!!! Sapna was invited to the White House for Computer Science Education Week, and she got to meet and talk to President Obama during the event. The White House announced a computer science classroom design prize based on our lab’s research. A photo of Sapna and President Obama is featured on the White House photographer’s year, and the specific photo is linked here.

Sullivan Swift has been awarded the Mary Gates Scholarship for her work in the lab. Congratulations Sullivan!

September 2014

Google made changes to conference rooms based on Sapna’s research. Sapna’s work is featured at 39:10 in this talk from Google about changing their conference rooms based on Sapna’s work on environments.

May 2014

Ellie Stillwell recently received an Undergraduate Travel Award from the UW in order to attend the Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference.

Previous SIBL graduate student, Jennifer Wang, recently accepted a position at Western Washington University. She’ll be teaching at the University of Washington this summer, and beginning at WWU this coming fall.

March 2014

Ellie has received the Mary Gates Scholarship for her work in the lab. Congratulations Ellie!

January 2014

One of SIBL’s research assistants, Savannah, was nominated by the University of Washington for the Beinecke Scholarship. If selected, she could receive $34,000 for her graduate school education.

2013

June 2013

Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers Alejandro, Natalie, Amanda, Hyejin, Ricardo, Bridget, Drake, Amia, and Nathasha who graduated with their bachelor’s degrees from the University of Washington. You will go on to do great things!

Oliver defended his dissertation on the relationship between independent self-construal and colorblind policies. Congratulations Oliver!

SIBL Honors Student Amanda Montoya has been awarded the Guthrie Prize for Best Empirical Paper by the UW Psychology Department. The Guthrie Prize is awarded annually for excellent writing in psychology that is both broad in scope and accessible to the non-specialist.

May 2013

Congratulations to Caitlin Handron, who will be studying Social Psychology at Stanford University, Wenwen Ni who will be attending UCLA to study Social Psychology, and Pete Ondish who will be studying Social Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Congrats everyone, best of luck!

Oliver has been selected as one of the winners of the 2013 Department of Psychology Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate Students. Congratulations Oliver!

March 2013

Caitlin Handron received the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Caitlin!

February 2013

Oliver has been selected as the 2013 Summer Hunt Fellow. Congratulations Oliver!

January 2013

Amanda and Wenwen recently received an Undergraduate Travel Award from the UW in order to attend the SPSP conference in New Orleans, LA.

Oliver has been selected to participate in the 2013 Career Planning Dinner series!

Amanda has received the Mary Gates Scholarship for her work in the lab. Congratulations Amanda!

2012

May 2012

Congratulations to all the SIBL members that have been accepted to graduate school! Marissa Vichayapai will attend the UW’s Master in Social Work program, while Emmerline Wu will be a student of Human Centered Design & Engineering. Glad to have you two close! Congratulations also to David Bourgin, who will be studying Social Psychology at UC Berkeley, and Lauren Hudson who will also attend UC Berkeley for Law. Finally, Sarah Grover will study Social Psychology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Congrats everyone, best of luck!

April 2012

Congratulations to Caitlin for receiving the Psi Chi Regional Research Award for her poster at the recent Western Psychological Association Convention.

Sarah Grover received the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Sarah!

March 2012

Sapna has accepted the Russell Sage Visiting Scholar Position. The Russell Sage Foundation operates from a center in New York where Visiting Scholars can pursue their research and writing related to the Social or Behavioral Sciences. The position begins September 1st, and runs through June 30th.

Caitlin was nominated for the Timeless Future Award. The Timeless Future Award is a new award offered by the College of Arts & Sciences to recognize graduating students who have made exceptional contributions to the University community.

2011

December 2011

Caitlin recently received an Undergraduate Travel Award from UW in order to attend the SPSP conference in San Diego, CA.

November 2011

Josh recently received the SPSP Diversity Fund Travel Award for 2011, which will allow him to attend the annual conference in San Diego, CA.

June 2011

Congratulations to Caitlin Handron for receiving an invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa.

SIBL Honors RA Amanda Tose has been awarded the Guthrie Prize by the UW Psychology Department. The Guthrie Prize is awarded annually for excellent writing in psychology that is both broad in scope and accessible to the non-specialist. Congratulations Amanda!

May 2011

SIBL Honors RA Lauren Hudson has been nominated by the UW Psychology Department for the 2011 Dean’s Medal. The Dean’s Medal is presented annually to a single outstanding student from each of the College’s four divisions. Selection is based on outstanding scholarship and letters of recommendation. Congratulations Lauren!

Dr. Cheryan has been selected by the Seattle Branch of the AAUW to be a 2011 Named Honoree. In honor of her efforts to achieve equity for women and girls within the sciences, $500 has been donated in her name to the national AAUW organization

March 2011

Ben Drury and Oliver Siy have been admitted to the 2011 Summer Institute in Social Psychology (SISP) hosted by Princeton University.

February 2011

Ben Drury and Joshua Tabak have been awarded a travel stipend from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). Joshua recently used the award to defray the costs of attending the Meeting on Opportunities and Challenges in Social Neuroscience in Utrecht, the Netherlands in March 2011.

January 2011

Sarah Grover, SIBL research assistant, has been awarded an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Travel Scholarship to attend the National Conference for College Student Leaders.

Lauren Hudson has received the Mary Gates Scholarship for her work in the lab.

2010

August 2010

Lauren Hudson and Sapna were awarded an REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) award from the NSF. This opportunity pays for Lauren to work in the lab part-time for the duration of the 2010-2011 school year. Lauren will be continuing her work on her honors thesis and also helping out with many other projects. Congrats Lauren!

June 2010

Ben Drury Receives Summer 2010 ALCOR Graduate Fellowship. The ALCOR Fellowship will allow funding for Ben to continue his research during the Summer.

May 2010

Josh Newson Receives Abraham Scholarship. The scholarship is an international education fellowship focused on developing future leaders which will allow Josh to study for the year at Machon Yaakov, a yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Sapna Receives the UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Sapna was one of six faculty and postdoctoral mentors who was honored this year at the UW’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

April 2010

Joshua, a first year graduate student, receives one of the highly coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Congratulations to Josh!

March 2010

Congratulations to Juhn Tse and Lauren Hudson for receiving invitations to join Phi Beta Kappa.

Congratulations to Shannon Kim, Wen Liu, John Rohrbach and Linda Le for getting into graduate schools! SIBL wishes you the best of luck and is looking forward to your future publications.

2009

December 2009

Juhn Tse and Josh Newson, both senior honors students, both receive coveted Mary Gates Scholarships for their work in the lab!

The College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Award Program awards Josh Newson with one of its most prestigious grants to support his senior honors research.

November 2009

Oliver Siy receives the SPSP Diversity Fund Travel Award for 2010, which allows him to attend a conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

May 2009

Oliver Siy receives one of the highly coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, while Ben Drury receives an Honorable Mention from NSF. Congrats to them both!

April 2009

NSF awards Sapna with a Faculty Early Research Grant, NSF’s most prestigious award given to junior faculty, to support her work on gender and computer science.

NSF awards Sapna and co-PIs Phyllis Wise, Eve Risken, Joyce Yen, and Sheryl Burgstahler with a 5-year grant to implement programs to positively impact the climate in engineering. Click here for more information about the grant.

2008

November 2008

Amanda Tose, a sophomore RA, and Josh Newson, a junior honors student, both receive coveted Mary Gates Scholarships for their work in the lab!

May 2008

Sapna Cheryan receives an IESUS Grant. UW Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States awards Sapna a grant to investigate how identity denial among Asian Americans may influence their dietary habits.

June 2008

Sapna Cheryan received a RRF Grant. UW Royalty Research Fund awards Sapna a grant to study the influence of role models on women’s interest in computer science.