November/December 2003

Division News

Listservs are the means of choice for people across the country and around the world to discuss issues of common interest. This is particularly true in a professional association like APA where knowledge is highly valued and lively debate is welcome.

Foundation News

APF seeks nominations for Gerson, Levinson, Young Investigator, and Gold Medal awards.

From the Education Directorate

The Education Directorate is very pleased to announce that we have just been awarded $2,070,573 by the U.S. Department of Education to create the American Psychological Association/Institute of Educational Sciences Postdoctoral Education Research Training Program (APA/IES PERT).

From the Public Interest Directorate

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns (CLGBC) of the American Psychological Association annually presents one or two Outstanding Achievement Awards to recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBC.

From the Science Directorate

Readers have been anxiously awaiting the release of the report from the Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) Advisory Group on Conducting Research on the Internet and it is now available on the Science Directorate website.

From the Practice Directorate

New employee hiring teams, programs that involve employees in making business decisions, and even unorthodox policies such as allowing dogs in the workplace are just a few of the innovative best practices companies nationwide are implementing in an effort to create better places for their employees to work.