The BEACH Lab at UNC -
Wilmington is led by Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Nora E. Noel.
The laboratory research focus is the examination of alcohol and
caffeine use as related to social and cognitive behaviors. We
are also studying health related issues, including racial
Our laboratory is located in
the Teaching Laboratory Building, room 3008, on the UNCW Campus. Research
facilities include technologically equipped experimental rooms,
observation rooms, and graduate student work stations.
Brian Brown, M.A., Elan
Perry, M.A. and Rachel Krause, M.A. all graduated in the ceremony on
May 11, 2013--congratulations to you!! The BEACHlab will miss
you! We all send you best wishes.
Sarah Ehlke, currently a
member of the Beachlab working towards her masters degree in general
psychology at UNCW, defended her masters thesis in Criminal Justice
at the U of South Florida in March, 2013. Congratulations, Sarah!
Now you have only one thesis to finish.
Congratulations to Calvin
Sims, a former BEACHlab member, who is now attending the
doctoral program in Developmental Psychology at NC State University.
Congratulations to Emily
Beamon! She graduated from the SATP with an M.A. in May, 2012
and began the PhD program at Syracuse University in Fall, 2012.
graduated with an MA in May, 2012 and is now in the PsyD
program at the Virginia Consortium. Great job, Tina!
Jennifer Heaton was awarded
her M.A. at the May, 2012 graduation. Congratulations,
Beachlab members finishing
B.A.'s in May, 2012: Olivia Everhart, Andries Liebenberg and Anamika
Satsangi all defended their honors theses in April or May 2012 and
thus received their BA's with Honors at the May, 2012 graduation.
In addition, several Beachlab members were awarded B.A.'s in
Psychology. Congratulations to all
for a great accomplishment!
BIG NEWS: The BEACHLAB
moved to the new building on campus during the week of August 13.
Our new location is in the Teaching Laboratory Building, Room 3008.
Dr. Noel's new office is TL3044. Same
phone number and e-mail address.