College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Bridging the Gap in Psyience
Bridging the Gap in Psyience (BGP) is a collaborative program between psychology and neuroscience departments, designed to increase wellness and retention of BIPOC students in graduate programs at the University of Iowa by providing a social and professional community for its members.
BGP events focus on socializing through events like potlucks and physical activities, and on professional development by hosting a speaker each semester to discuss overcoming the next steps in our careers. Overall, BGP aims to collectively find solutions for issues disproportionately affecting BIPOC students with a goal of helping to fill the gap in the training of BIPOC psychologists and neuroscientists.
List of events
- Spring Potluck Dinner: March 10, 5-6 pm, PBSB B70
- Ice Skating Social: March 25, 1-4 pm, Coral Ridge Ice Rink
- Boxing Social: April 1, 12-1 pm, VIBE Boxing Fitness
- Navigating Psychology Speaker Event: Dr. David Moser, B70, date TBA
Bridging the Gap in Psyience, President