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Itaipu Dam, 2018 by Matthew Johnson

Ph.D. Student Matthew Johnson Speaks of the Importance of Studying the History of Our Earth

April 24th, 2020

Ph.D. candidate Matthew Johnson studies modern environmental history, starting from the beginning of the second industrial revolution, when fossil fuels enabled people to dramatically reengineer the nonhuman environment. He says that his research emphasizes the importance of understanding the history of the environment so that we may learn how to better protect it.

Psychology Ph.D. Student to Participate in the 2021 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

March 23rd, 2020

Department of Psychology doctoral student Shawn Rhoads is one of approximately 25 students selected from the United States to participate in a meeting next year with a group of Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany. While there, he will be able to discuss topics in the natural sciences with some of the world’s leading experts.

Psychology Research Team Identifies Creative Anxiety

June 11th, 2019

A new study by a research team at Georgetown provides the first evidence of a form of anxiety that is specific to thinking creatively and points to ways that this kind of anxiety may limit an individual’s creative potential.