TU Institute of Trauma seeks participants in nightmare study

TITAN is investigating nightmares caused by traumatic experiences and PTSD. Caitlin Paquet, a trial coordinator at The University of Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity and Injustice (TITAN), is helping conduct studies on adults who experience nightmares following a traumatic event in their life, called the Nightmare Treatment Studies. The outcome of the study is predicted […]

Tinder Pay: for those who already use it for prostitution

Tinder creates a new pay feature, a hybrid of its current app, Uber and PayPal, where you can reimburse people for “gas.” Ever since its fateful release on Sept. 12, 2012, Tinder has become a fallback for pleasure-seekers and romantics alike who do not want to meet people in real life. Men make up the […]

Despite a few protestors, Pence was met with a highly sympathetic crowd. photos by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Pence visits Mabee Center on Stitt campaign trail

The vice president gave a short speech in favor of Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt. The crowd was a sea of red as Donald Trump and Kevin Stitt supporters flowed into the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this past Thursday on Oct. 18. Many came to see Vice President Mike Pence, who was visiting Tulsa […]

Hurricane Michael hits East Coast

The hurricane killed dozens and severely complicated rescue efforts along the coast. After forming in the southeastern Caribbean Sea two weeks ago and hitting landfall on Oct. 10 in Florida, Hurricane Michael has wreaked havoc on coastal cities. Many people have suffered from the storm by having their homes destroyed, their water sources disabled and […]

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha studies the cerebellum and its physiological functions at LIBR. courtesy Laureate Institute for Brain Research

LIBR study seeks connection between cerebellum and anxiety

Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha’s study tests the link between one’s cerebellum and one’s level of anxiety. Benjamin Chipper Doudican, a research assistant, is an important research member at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. His job is to assist and conduct studies run by Principal Investigator Dr. Yoon-Hee Cha that examine how brain stimulation affects the […]

Valerie Upshaw (left) and Dr. Sahib Khalsa (right) are working on research to help treat anxiety and eating disorders. courtesy Laureate Institute for Brain Research

LIBR researches eating disorders

An ongoing LIBR study seeks to understand mental conditions regarding eating disorders. Valerie Upshaw, a registered nurse and Clinical Research Coordinator, works on multiple studies at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. Her job is to help conduct studies run by Principal Investigator Sahib Khalsa that focus on people who currently have or used to […]

Principal investigator Dr. Jonathan Savitz is working on a LIBR study in the hopes of developing physiological treatment for depression. courtesy Laureate Institute for Brain Research

LIBR at work on depression

An ongoing LIBR study focuses on the connection between the immune system and mental state. Nour el-Sabbah, a research intern and recent TU graduate, works on multiple studies at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. Her job is to help conduct studies run by Principal Investigator Jonathan Savitz that focus on the role of the […]

Sexy advice for your sexy life

Try these tips at your own risk… of pleasure. Are you and your loved one having trouble in the bedroom? Does there seem to be something missing when doing the deed? If so, here are some tips and tricks to shake things up during your sexy time and rebuild your relationship into something great. Send […]

LIBR program targets college student stress

College students can be compensated for participation in the program, which is individually tailored for one’s stress levels. Jessica Santiago, a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Therapist, works on therapy studies at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. Her primary job is to oversee multiple therapy studies currently running at LIBR — more specifically, a study […]

In addition to pursuing university interests, Chastang is available for informal counseling. photo by Brooke-Lyne Holland

TU hires Amanda Chastang, new Office of Diversity and Engagement fellow

Chastang’s position revolves around transparency and the goal of making TU a more inclusive and diverse institution. Amanda Chastang, the new Office of Diversity and Engagement fellow on campus, is a staff resource and advocate/liaison for students. Chastang, alongside Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell, the vice president for diversity and engagement, is working on the University of […]