Psychology student earns Fulbright Program grant

Layaly Hamayel, a first-year graduate student in the Masters in Developmental Psychology Program, has received a grant from the Fulbright Scholar Program. Hamayel worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Community and Public Health in Palestine for three years prior to coming to Illinois State University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, graduating with

CAS dean to speak on visual word recognition, September 23

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Gregory Simpson

The Department of Psychology and the Institute for Prospective Cognition (IPC) will present a talk, titled “The Persistence of Processing: Prospective Context Effects in Visual Word Recognition,” with Gregory B. Simpson Friday, September 23, at 2 p.m. in the Prairie Center Room at the Bone Student Center. Simpson is the dean of the College of

One child, one home: Alumna works to reform foster care

boy in front of home with teddy bear

Not a terribly popular thing to say around a table of foster parents. Meyer’s next sentence was even more powerful: If they were looking for someone to transform the U.S. child welfare system—starting with their Midwestern nonprofit—she could do it. Fifteen years later, Meyer has stayed true to her word as CEO of Anu Family