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Matthew Novak

Dept(s): Psychology
Office: Modoc Hall 214
Email: mnovak@cocc.edu
Phone: 541-383-7206 x7206
Fax: 541-330-4396

- College is more than grades and a transcript - It is also about developing relationships and behaviors you will use after you leave COCC -

If your AAOT Focus is Psychology?  Then you are automatically a COCC Psych Club Member-- Get involved! Make Connections! Develop your Academic Resume!


SPRING 15 OFFICE HOURS

Monday and Wednesday Morning 7:30 - 8:15 in the classroom where I teach my morning class - JEF 101

Monday Afternoon 12:15 - 1:15 pm in my office - Modoc 214

Tuesday and Thursday Morning 7:30 - 8:15 in the classroom where I teach my morning class - Mazama 207

Tuesday Morning 10:15 - 11:15 in my office - Modoc 214

Class and Office Hours schedule

Spring Term Events for fun and class participation:

**more detail coming soon -- check back often**

4/16 5-8 pm in BEC 155 Psychology Movie Night 49 – A Beautiful Mind

4/17 12:30 - 1:30 HCC 140 HIP Presentation: Power of One

4/17 1-3 pm in CASCADES 117-118 - QPR Training - Suicide Prevention Workshop -

4/24-4/25 ECE Conference (Andria's group presents friday, Matt's group on saturday)

4/22 Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Movie Night “Hunting Ground” 5 pm Wille Hall

5/6 CANCELED Primatology for the Curious CANCELED 

5/14 COCC 50th Anniversary Celebration  (are you smarter than a monkey exhibit)

5/15 1:30 - 2:30 in SCI 230 Lunch and Learn - Transgendered - Dr. Rebecca Walker-Sands

5/21 5-7 pm in MOD 222  Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street - Addiction Studies Club presents

5/22 Redmond Campus 1:30-2:30 in Building 3, Room 305 Lunch and Learn - Cranial Insults and Criminals: Understanding Brain Function through Murder and Mayhem - Dr. Rebecca Walker-Sands

5/27 5-8 pm in Hitchcock Auditorium (PIO 201) - Psychology Movie Night 50 - In and Out (in collaboration with GSA)

5/29 Redmond Campus 1:30-2:30 in Building 3, Room 305 Lunch and learn - Transgendered - Dr. Rebecca Walker-Sands

6/3 5-8 pm Student Showcase VII MOD HALL [ participating poster and paper presenters must sign in 4-4:45pm ]

6/5 1:30-2:30 SCI 220 Lunch and Learn - Burnout: Tips on how to Stay focused and maintain momentum - Dr. Andria Woodell

AFTER THE TERM

June 17 - 20 at Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center -  COCC is hosting American Society of Primatologists meeting.  visit asp.org to become a member and register; or email mnovak@cocc.edu for more information.


                                                                              American Society of Primatologists Conference

                                                                                                            ASP 2015

                                                                                                      June 17 – 20, 2015

                                                                                          Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center


 

June 16

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOP I at COCC: BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT CONSORTIUM

Organizer – Kate Baker

June 17

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOP II at COCC: PRIMATE SOCIAL NETWORKS

Organizer - Brenda McCowan

 

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOP II at 9:00 – 12:00 Riverhouse: BEYOND CURIOUS GEORGE: Learning

about Primates in K-12 Settings

Organizer – Matthew Novak And ASP Education Committee

 

June 18

8:15 am – OPENING – WELCOME TO BEND – Introductions

9:00 am                                                  KEYNOTE ADDRESS

                                                                  Louise Barrett

                                                    University of Lethbridge, Alberta, CA

                             MONKEYS IN SPACE: GEOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY AND SOCIAL LIFE 

   

10:30 am  PRESIDENT’S PANEL SESSION I: LABORATORY RESEARCH WITH NONHUMAN

                                            PRIMATES: CONCEPTUAL, ETHICAL, AND REGULATORY ISSUES.

 

Lunch

12:30 pm              INTERDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM: ON PRIMATE SOCIAL AND BIOLOGICAL

                            NETWORKS

3:00 pm            ORAL PRESENTATION TOPICS

                                             NEUROSCIENCE/PHARMACOLOGY/ENDOCRINOLOGY

                                             EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVES ON BEHAVIOR, BONES, AND DEVELOPMENT

                                             THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE MODERN PRIMATE SANCTUARY AND THE GROWTH OF COLLABORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

   

            6:00 pm  POSTER SESSION – Broad range of topics

   

June 19

8:30 am                                       LEGACY AWARD TALK

                                                     Julienne Rutherford

                                              University of Illinois at Chicago

                                     THE LEGACY OF PLACENTAL FUNCTION

                          IN PRIMATE BRAIN DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION

 

9:45 am                ORAL PRESENTATION TOPICS

                                             SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

                                             COGNITION

                                             RECENT FINDINGS IN CHIMPANZEE WELFARE

           

11:45 AM PRESIDENT'S PANEL SESSION II

LUNCH

1:45 pm                                      DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS:

                                                                        Charles T. Snowdon

                                                               University of Wisconsin – Madison

                                                      MY LIFE WITH COTTON-TOP TAMARINS:

                                         RESEARCH FOR CONSERVATION AND HUMAN BENEFIT

 

3:00 pm                ORAL PRESENTATION TOPICS

                                              CONSERVATION

                                              DOCUMENTING, UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR IN PRIMATES

                                              INFANCY

5:00 pm          ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: BUILDING CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP IN HABITAT COUNTRIES—A CONTINUING CONVERSATION

6:00 pm POSTER SESSION – broad range of topics

     

June 20

8:45 am                                     PAST PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

                                                         Dorothy M. Fragaszy

                                                   University of Georgia, Athens

                                                      TUGGING AT TOOL USE

 

10:00 am              ORAL PRESENTATION TOPICS

                                             ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

                                             CONSIDERING ZOOS AS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC 

                                                          ENGAGEMENT                                                 

                                             CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF FIELD TRAINING ON TINJIL ISLAND, INDONESIA         

                  Lunch

1:00 pm                ORAL PRESENTATION TOPICS

                                             SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

                                             RESEARCH METHODS                                    

                                             PRIMATES AND SNAKES, AN 80 MILLION YEAR DIALOG 

     


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