University of Wisconsin–Madison




The Department of Psychology offers a variety of programming for students.  We encourage you to register and put these dates on your calendar!  Continue to scroll down for details on these events or visit > Undergraduate Program > Events.

  • Careers in Mental Health
  • School Psychology Information Session
  • Lunch & Learn: How children learn with Professor Karl Rosengren
  • Psychology Major Declaration sessions



Careers in Mental Health

Date: Friday, October 5th

12:30pm –2:00pm

TITU, Union South

Find out about different graduate school/career options and start thinking about which direction fits you best. This session will provide information on what it is like to study in these graduate programs and what you can do with these degrees.

The panel will include representatives from:

Clinical Psychology (PhD)
Counselor Education
Social Work (Mental Health Concentration)
Rehabilitation Psychology
PsyD Program

School Psychology Information Session

Date: Thursday, November 8th


Room 338 Psychology, the Berkowitz Room

Are you considering School Psychology as a career? Do you like working with kids? Do you want to learn more about what you should be doing now to improve your chances of admission and test out the field? Come to the School Psychology Information Session. This session will cover what a career in School Psychology looks like, the difference between a PhD and EdS, prerequisite coursework, recommended coursework, and experiences you should be working towards now. Whether you know this is the field you want to enter or are just considering it, this session will provide you with a lot of helpful information.

Lunch and Learn: How Children Learn with Professor Karl Rosengren

Date: Thursday, October 25th


Room 338 Psychology, the Berkowitz Room

How do children learn about the natural world? How do they learn to distinguish reality from fantasy? What role do parents and the broader culture play in how children learn about nature, health, illness and death? How do different causal models coexist in the minds of both children and adults? Karl Rosengren will give a 30-minute talk about these topics, and answer questions about cognitive development and exploring these questions across different groups.

Psychology Major Information and Declaration Sessions

Dates (Choose ONE):

Wednesday, Sept 26th 4-5pm

Thursday, Oct 18th 4-5pm

Tuesday, Oct 30th 12-1pm

Wednesday, Nov 14th 11-12pm

All sessions will be located in Room 338 Psychology, the Berkowitz Room

Come learn about the psychology major requirements, Psychology department and coursework, and other things you should be considering as you declare the psychology major.


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If you have any questions about any of these events, please contact Stephanie Osborn at