Dr. David Blustein, a noted counseling psychologist from Boston College who specializes in the psychology of working, presented a colloquium in the Department of Clinical Psychology on Monday, October 1st. His talk was entitled The Psychology of Working: Exploring the World of Dreams and Disappointments. He discussed issues around the changing nature of the workplace, the meaning of work in people’s lives, and diversity and the workplace. His new book, The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy, has been hailed as revolutionary in the field.
Jesse Caney, a student in the MS in Environmental Studies, Conservation Biology concentration, and MassWildlife, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, were featured in Wareham Week for tagging two nestling baby bald eagles by placing colored bands on their ankles to track, study and test them from infancy to adulthood for ecotoxins and contaminants in their blood and feathers. During the banding process, Caney drew the eagles’ blood for testing. Caney’s graduate thesis is a first on the East Coast focusing on the presence of harmful manmade chemicals in eagle blood. You can read the complete article here.