2021 Undergraduate Award Winners and Honors Announced

Psychological and Brain Sciences Department 2021 Undergraduate Prizes and Awards

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences wishes to congratulate its 2021 psychology and neuroscience majors and minors.  We are very proud to announce our high achieving department award winners and honors students.

 

Award Winners

Ellie Briskin:

Benjamin G. Benner 1969 Award for Excellence in Research Psychology

 

 

 

Selin Capan:

Lt. William Brewster Nickerson 1964 Psychology and Brain Sciences Prize

Robert N. Leaton Prize for Best Neuroscience Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brenda Garcia:

Robert N. Leaton Prize for Best Neuroscience Thesis  

Robert N. Leaton Prize for Best Neuroscience Thesis Presentation   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Yelyzaveta Begunova:

Robert N. Leaton Prize for Best Neuroscience Thesis Presentation  

 

 

 

Benjamin G. Benner 1969 Undergraduate Research Fellowship
•2019-2020 winners graduating in 2021: Jensen Palmer, Sunny Tang, Summer Martin, John Fitzgerald

 

Honors

Honors in Psychology
Ellie Briskin

Honors in Neuroscience
Yelyzaveta Begunova*
Selin Capan*
Emily Chen
Matthew Fam
John Fitzgerald
Brenda Garcia
Carl Harris*
Maryam Iqbal*
Nandita Kasireddy
Nina Kosowsky*
Ashlyn Morris*
Jenson Palmer
Michael Saturno*
Sunny Tang

*indicates High Honors

 

Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement in Neuroscience
(highest major GPA)
Will Baxley
Nicholas Bovio
Selin Capan
Ashlyn Morris
Nicole Werner

Academic Achievement in Psychology
(highest major GPA)
Amanda Chen
Bridget Cincotta
Catalina Garcia Valenzuela
Seysha Mehta
Max Mickenberg
Chelsea Pike