Service activity (professional)

Mentoring focus to advance faculty diversity

As the new director of Washington State University’s ADVANCE program, Jennifer Thigpen wants to help provide female and other under-represented faculty members the guidance and mentorship she felt she missed early on in her career. “The opportunity to make the process smoother for others is one of the reasons why I am passionate about the […]

Stats students partner with camp for kids

Each semester, students in Janet Peters’s “Statistics in Psychology” course partner with a regional nonprofit to analyze data and turn it into usable information. “When I started doing service learning in my classes, the first question I asked was ‘How do I help students understand the power of the skills they are learning?” said Peters. […]