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Department Highlights

Undergraduate Major Advisor Christine Mullarkey was selected as an awardee for Outstanding New Advisor and Marlen Diaz for the Outstanding Peer Advisor Award

It is my honor to share out the following notice on Excellence in Advising awardees for 2018. Our very own Undergraduate Major Advisor Christine Mullarkey was selected as an awardee for Outstanding New...

Susan Ervin-Tripp, pioneering psycholinguist and feminist, dies at 91

Susan Ervin-Tripp, a psycholinguist acclaimed for her pioneering studies of bilingualism and language development in children, native Americans and immigrants, died earlier this month in Oakland from...

Congratulations to Steve Hinshaw for wining Best Book Award, Autobiography/Memoir, American Book Fest (2017/8)

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story,...

Take a bow, freshman improv grads: You slayed it

Undergrads, if you’re willing to set aside your mobile devices, embarrass yourself in front of strangers and take one for the team – personal glory be damned – here’s a class for you.

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Alumni Stories

While at Berkeley, I had the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research in two outstanding labs. I worked on interesting questions including: do powerful people break the bystander effect? What...

I am an investment consultant for Wedbush Securities. I've been in the business for 31 years after graduating from Cal in 1984 with a BA only; received my Series 7 license in 1986.  There is a lot...

Robert H. Friis—B.A., Psychology, 1964 Robert Friis received his B.A. in psychology in 1964 from Berkeley, and both an M.A. degree in educational psychology (1966) and a Ph.D. in higher...

I always knew I wanted to work in Student Affairs, so while I was an undergraduate Psych major at Cal, I worked as a Resident Adviser and then a Hall Coordinator in the Residence Halls. After I...