Daniel Burns, the Gilbert R. Livingston Professor of Psychology, shared his expertise on memory with the Washington Postfor a story about a cashier in Tokyo who allegedly stole 1,300 credit cards using "photographic memory."
Bradley Hays, associate professor of political science, was a recent guest on Congressional Corner on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio. He discussed the Supreme Court, which is in a period of transition.
Northeast Public Radio is a member of National Public Radio serving parts of seven northeastern states. These include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.
Research by Josh Hart, associate professor of psychology, that suggests that people with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories, was highlighted in an op-ed on NBCNews.com.
Hart's research was published last fall in the Journal of Individual Differences.
Union celebrated its 225th Commencement on Sunday, June 16. Nearly 500 students in the Class of 2019 received their degrees during the ceremony.
Susan Zirinsky, the president and senior executive producer of CBS News, was the featured speaker. She received an honorary doctorate of letters degree.
The College also awarded an honorary doctorate of letters degree to Deborah Margolin, a playwright, actor and founding member of Split Britches Theater Company. Margolin is Professor of the Practice in Yale University’s undergraduate Theater Studies Program.
Several local media outlets provided coverage of the ceremony (subscription may be required):