Posts Tagged ‘ psychology ’

Portnoy helps train psych supervisors in China

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: 2013, Employee News, July 25

Bob Portnoy (middle row, sixth from left) poses with participants in a psychotherapy training session at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Sitting to Portnoy’s left is Li Yan, director of the counseling center at Tsinghua University. Yan spent a year at UNL learning about psychotherapy training and supervision. Her visit led to Portnoy helping develop […]

Psychology rewarded with University-wide Departmental Teaching Award

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Employee News

The Department of Psychology has been setting the standard among its peers for 120 years. It offered what was most likely the earliest formal instruction in psychology west of the Mississippi River. It established the first psychological laboratory dedicated to training undergraduates. Members of the Department of Psychology stand on the steps of Morrill Hall. […]

Opening doors

Aug 27th, 2009 | By | Category: August 27, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Portnoy tours China discussing mental health issues at four universities A visiting scholar helped Bob Portnoy open doors to a summer of mental health discussions in China. From June 15 to July 5, Portnoy, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, traveled to four universities in China, delivering psychology lectures and discussing mental health topics with […]

Psychology prof earns award

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: April 23, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Calvin Garbin is the guy decked out in the orange T-shirt and tan shorts – even on the harshest of Nebraska winter days. He wore a purple shirt on Halloween and told students he was in disguise. This signature attire is a long-standing tradition for Garbin, professor of psychology and winner of a 2009 University […]