Faculty News

Prof. Mays Receives APS Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Vickie Mays for receiving the 2024 Association for Psychological Science (APS) James S. Jackson Lifetime Achievement Award for Transformative Scholarship. The award honors APS members for their lifetime of outstanding psychological research that advances understanding of historically disadvantaged racial and ethnic groups and/or understanding of the psychological and societal benefits of racial/ethnic diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Prof. Pérez Receives Award for Best Book in Political Psychology

Congratulations to Professor Efrén Pérez for being awarded the American Political Science Association’s 2023 Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology published in the past year for his book titled “Voicing Politics: How Language Shapes Public Opinion.”


Graduate News

UCLA Psychology Graduate Admissions Virtual Open House

Join Us to Learn About the UCLA Psychology Ph.D. Program!

October 4, 2023 3:00 PM PDT
RSVP: https://forms.gle/VNkFNTAERnvzohZj7
(Zoom link will be provided)

Congratulations to Tyrus Korecki (Health Area) for receiving the Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship.

The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses, empowering them with academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development opportunities and a diverse, global community of high-performing mentors and peers.

Undergrad News

Fall 2023 Enrollment

The Fall 2023 Schedule of Classes is now available. Psychology Undergraduate Advisors are available to assist both virtually and in-person. To request advising, submit your request via Message Center on myUCLA. Please include any specific questions you might have, and we will get back to you in 5-7 business days (not including weekends and holidays). Note that advising is extremely busy during enrollment. Please be patient and know that your advisors are working hard to support you and your peers.  Thank you for your understanding!

2023 Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to the nearly 1150 students who participated in the Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Celebration this year!

Transforming Psychology

A New Era for UCLA Psychology

Please visit our Transforming Psychology website for information about exciting plans to transform UCLA’s iconic Psychology Tower (now named Pritzker Hall) into a collaborative, modern learning and research environment for one of the nation’s top psychology departments.

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting Faculty Member Tiffany Ho

Depression often emerges during adolescence, resulting in lifelong sequalae. As director of the Cognition Affect and Neurodevelopment in Youth (CANDY) lab, Dr. Tiffany Ho seeks to understand the neurobiological factors contributing to depression in adolescents.

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Congratulations to our graduates receiving the Ph.D.! 

Congratulations to all our Psychology Department graduates receiving the Doctor of Philosophy, the Ph.D., the highest academic degree awarded by

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