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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

The mission of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder is to strive for excellence in our research, in our training of graduate students, and in our teaching of undergraduates. Underlying these goals is a deep commitment to research and teaching that will meaningfully address the betterment of the human condition and prepare our students to be competitive in the modern academic and professional environment. [Read complete statement]