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Professor Peter Todd Wins Excellence in Leadership Award
Professor Peter Todd, Professor of Cognitive Science and of Informatics and Computing and Provost Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was honored at the third annual Campus Catalyst Awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to campus sustainability at Indiana University Bloomington. Todd, along with Professor Richard Wilk, Provost Professor in the Department of Anthropology, received the Excellence in Leadership Award for creation and leadership of the IU Bloomington Food Studies Program and for championing the current College of Arts and Sciences Themester: "Eat, Drink, Think." Read more in the IU press release.
Professor Shiffrin awarded IU President's Medal for Excellence
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has presented the President's Medal for Excellence to Distinguished Professor Luther Dana Waterman Research Professor Richard Shiffrin. The President's Medal for Excellence is the highest honor an IU president can bestow.
McRobbie made the presentation Tuesday at the 2014 Academic Excellence Reception and Dinner at Alumni Hall in the Indiana Memorial Union. The annual event honors Indiana University faculty members who have received prestigious awards or been named to academic honor organizations. See the IU press release for more details.
Cognitive Science Ph.D. Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2015.
The Cognitive Science Program is currently accepting applications for the Ph.D. program for 2015 fall matriculation. Information about the application procedure is available at Admission to the Cognitive Science Ph.D. Program. Deadline for international applicants is December 1, 2014; deadline for domestic applications is January 3, 2015.
How Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care
Professor Kris Hauser's research on how artificial intelligence could improve health care was recently featured in local and national news articles.
Professor Peter Todd Interview on Food Choice Research
Professor Peter Todd was recently interviewed on WFIU about food choice research. Both the recording and the transcript of the interview can be found at http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/peter-todd-food-choice/.
Prof. Jonathan Crystal featured in Current Biology
Professor Jonathan Crystal has been featured in a podcast interview. Prof. Crystal also has 3 papers in the current issue. The papers can be found here.
The Cognitive Science Program is home to the NSF IGERT doctoral training program in the dynamics of brain-body-environment systems in behavior and cognition.
Trainees receive extensive support and funding for their doctoral studies at IU.