November/December 2005

APAGS News

Established to create a nexus between APA Divisions and student leaders, the Division Student Representative Network (DSRN) provides a forum for student representatives to discuss the challenges of recruiting student members, while building leadership skills within each division.

Foundation News

Calls for award nominations

Divisions News

The Publications and Communications Board has opened nominations for the editorships of Behavioral Neuroscience, JEP: Applied, JEP: General, Neuropsychology, Psychological Methods, and Psychology and Aging.

From the Education Directorate

The Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and training recognizes psychologists for evidence-based applications of psychology to education.

From the APA Practice Directorate

Through its Disaster Response Network (DRN), APA worked with its partner, the American Red Cross (ARC), to mobilize hundreds of volunteer psychologists in response to the hurricanes.

From the APA Public Interest Directorate

The Edward Zigler Scholarship was established in 2003 to honor Dr. Zigler for his dedication to Head Start children and families.

From the APA Science Directorate

The community of social science advocates here in Washington is very aware of the relevance of social science research in the areas of disaster preparedness and recovery. This research can be used to inform public policy as legislators and other groups deal with the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.