Graduate News & Events

Graduate Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship (GRM) Program recipients! 11 graduate students received the 2019 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship, which is designed to assist students in acquiring and developing advanced research skills under faculty mentorship.

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Alexandra Stolyarova receives the Nancy M. Biram Research Fund in Life Sciences

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to Alexandra Stolyarova (BNS Area) for receiving the Nancy M. Biram Research Fund in Life Sciences. This endowed summer fellowship is to be used to support research in the field of alcoholism and/or other addictive behavioral disorders under the direction of the Dean of Life Sciences.

Laura Hazlett receives The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to Laura Hazlett (Social Area) for receiving The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund. This endowed summer fellowship is for a female graduate student in Social Psychology studying significant social issues. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award Recipients

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Alayna Park (Clinical Area, Advisor: Bruce Chorpita) for receiving the 2018-19 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award, and congratulations to Sarah Tashjian (Developmental Area, Advisor: Adriana Galván) for receiving the 2019-20 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award! Only 4 exceptional graduate students are chosen each year to receive this prestigious award.

Shannon Burns and Alexandra Stolyarova selected to participate in Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Shannon Burns (Social Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development. Shannon’s proposal for a lower-division seminar entitled “The Psychology of the Mob: How and Why Groups Behave the Way They Do” has been approved for funding.

Giovanni (Gio) Ramos receives the 2019 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Giovanni (Gio) Ramos (Clinical Area) on receiving the 2019 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship! The Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship provides summer funding and conference travel costs for a graduate student in Psychology who is committed to advancing the field of Latino mental health.

2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Date published: 4/9/2019

Congratulations to the Psychology graduate student recipients of the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program! The NSF GRFP is a prestigious three-year fellowship, which provides a yearly $34,000 stipend and $12,000 in fees. For more information, visit the NSF GRFP website.

Giovanni (Gio) Ramos receives the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to Giovanni (Gio) Ramos (Clinical Area) on being awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation!

Lauren Hofschneider and Daniel Rosenfeld receive the Diversity Graduate Travel Award

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to both Lauren Hofschneider and Daniel Rosenfeld (Health Area) for receiving Diversity Graduate Travel Awards to attend the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.

Kendra Knudsen receives a travel award to attend the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity Meeting

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to Kendra Knudsen (Clinical Area) on receiving a travel award to attend the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity Meeting! The mission of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity is to foster research on neural and cognitive bases of creativity and related constructs, and to provide a forum for communicating this research so that it has maximal impacts for education, health, innovation, and artistic performance.

Egamaria Alacam receives a travel grant to attend the International Convention of Psychological Science

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to Egamaria Alacam (Quant Area) on receiving a travel grant to attend the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)! This travel grant, administered by the Association for Psychological Science and sponsored by SAGE Publishing, supports the travel of a student or early career researcher to participate in ICPS.

Alayna Park receives honorable mention for the SSCP Outstanding Student Diversity Research Award

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to Alayna Park (Clinical Area) on receiving a honorable mention for the SSCP Outstanding Student Diversity Research Award! Her research focuses on practice-based evidence and research-informed strategies for incorporating culture into community mental health services.

Timothy Williamson receives the 2019 APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award

Date published: 3/18/2019

Congratulations to Timothy Williamson (Clinical Area) on being awarded the 2019 APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award! This award honors the best overall research by a Psi Chi member and APS affiliate student.

Aaron Lim receives the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Aaron Lim (Clinical Area) for receiving the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program Predoctoral Fellowship Award. This award program supports the mentored training of predoctoral level students with clear and direct commitment to and potential for contributing to the advancement of tobacco-related research priorities.

Adam Gold receives the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Adam Gold (BNS Area) for receiving the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant for his outstanding proposal, “RNA-mediated mechanisms of memory expression.”

Kimberly Martin receives the Diversity Graduate Travel Award and the Graduate Travel Award

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Kimberly Martin (Social Area) for receiving the Diversity Graduate Travel Award as well as the Graduate Travel Award to attend the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference.

Joao Guassi Moreira receives the American Psychological Association Early Graduate Student Researcher Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Joao Guassi Moreira (Developmental Area) for receiving the American Psychological Association (APA) Early Graduate Student Researcher Award. This award program recognizes students for conducting outstanding research early in their graduate training.

Giovanni (Gio) Ramos selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity Institute

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Giovanni (Gio) Ramos (Clinical Area) for being selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity (LEAD) Institute. The LEAD Institute will take place on February 23, 2019, and will provide professional development, networking, and leadership skills for graduate students and early career professionals.

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