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In the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, we are appalled by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, including Colorado’s own Elijah McClain. Structural racism has prompted and promoted the killing, brutalization, and marginalization of Black people. As a community, we are committed to embodying anti-racism in all that we do. We acknowledge, appreciate, and seek to advance the efforts of the University of Colorado, including the CU Boulder Black Students Alliance, to dismantle the racist beliefs, behaviors, and policies that poison our community and undermine our mission. [Read more about the departmental commitment to fighting systemic racism.]

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We're committed to excellence in teaching

Departmental Mission: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is composed of Faculty, Staff, Research Assistants, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students. Through teaching, learning, research, and community outreach, we seek to promote scholarship at the intersection of psychology and neuroscience. Driving this mission is a deep, shared commitment to improving the human condition for all people. [Read complete statement]

Information regarding Fall 2021 departmental graduation ceremony