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Psychology Conference to be Held

Psychology Conference to be Held

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The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is hosting the 16th annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in Blackington Hall on the Pitt-Johnstown campus.

The program will begin at 10 a.m. with registration and refreshments. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., keynote speaker Dr. Derek Leben, Pitt-Johnstown assistant professor of philosophy, will speak on “Experimental Philosophy: Tales from the Front Lines.”

The Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference was founded in 1998.  The conference provides a forum for undergraduate students in psychology programs from across the tri-state region to present their research to fellow students and faculty members.

For additional information, contact Dr. John Mullennix at 814-269-7293 or

Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization." Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the past three years.

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