Graduate News & Events

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/24/2017

43 graduate students received the 2017 Graduate Division Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, which awards a $6,000 stipend for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member this summer.

BAKER, NICHOLAS

(3rd year, Cognitive)

BARTHOLOMEW, MORGAN

NIMH National Research Service Award

Date published: 4/24/2017

Congratulations to Amy Rapp (Clinical Area) who received the National Institute of Mental Health F31 National Research Service Award.

Congratulations to the 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recipients!

Date published: 4/24/2017

The Psychology Department is proud to announce our NSF GRFP Recipients and Honorable Mentions!

Congratulations to the Psychology Graduate Student recipients of the 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) 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.

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado receives the 2017 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship

Date published: 2/7/2017

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado on receiving the 2017 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.

Anthony Rodriguez receives the Walter Klopfer Award

Date published: 1/26/2017

Congratulations to Anthony Rodriguez (Quant Area) whose paper with Steven Reise and Mark Haviland “Applying Bifactor Statistical Indices in the Evaluation of Psychological Measures” has been selected to receive the Walter Klopfer award for the best empirical paper published in the Journal of Personality Assessment in 2016. Anthony and his co-authors will be recognized at the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) Convention in March. 

4 Psychology Graduate Students receive the Mautner Fellowships

Date published: 1/25/2017

Congratulations to our four awardees of the UCLA Division of Life Sciences Mautner Fellowships. The awardees are Anne Collins (BNS) and Hannah Schacter (Developmental) for the one quarter awards and (Amy) Zhong Sheng Zheng (BNS) and Chloe Boyle (Health) for the summer awards. The Mautner Fellowships were awarded to advanced doctoral candidates whose research will be enhanced by the fellowship.

Mona Moieni and Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado receive the 2016 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award

Date published: 11/30/2016

Congratulations to Mona Moieni (Social Area) and Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) on being selected as recipients of the 2016 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award. This scholarship assists graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the doctoral dissertation. Our award recipients of this scholarship will receive a grant of $1,000.

Arizona State University: Two Post-Doctoral Research Associates in Diversity and Inclusion Science Starting Fall 2017

Date published: 11/16/2016

The School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University is launching a new and innovative initiative in Diversity and Inclusion Science and we are hiring up to two full-time postdoctoral research associates to join us in this effort.

The School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University is launching a new and innovative initiative in Diversity and Inclusion Science and we are hiring up to two full-time postdoctoral research associates to join us in this effort.

Mona Moieni receives the 2016 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship

Date published: 11/3/2016

Congratulations to Mona Moieni (Social Area) on being selected as the recipient of the 2016 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship. This scholarship assists graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the doctoral dissertation. Award recipients of this scholarship receive a stipend of $1,000.

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado receives the 2016 APF/COGDOP Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship

Date published: 10/26/2016

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) on being selected as the recipient of the 2016 APF/COGDOP Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship. This scholarship assists graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the doctoral dissertation. Award recipients of this scholarship receive a stipend of $2,000.

Welcome Incoming Class of 2016!

Date published: 10/4/2016

We were proud to welcome 23 incoming students to our graduate program during Orientation Day on Tuesday, September 20, 2016!

We were proud to welcome 23 incoming students to our graduate program during Orientation Day on Tuesday, September 20, 2016!

Mona Moieni receives the 2016 Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award

Date published: 9/26/2016

Congratulations to Mona Moieni (Social Area) for receiving the 2016 Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Congratulations to Mona Moieni (Social Area) for receiving the 2016 Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Loyola Marymount University - Assistant Professor of Psychology Tenure Track Position

Date published: 9/12/2016

The Department of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position starting at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2017.

The Department of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position starting at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2017.

Leslie Rith-Najarian receives the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

Date published: 8/18/2016

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian (Clinical Area) for receiving a renewal of the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund for the 2016-2017 academic year! This Fellowship provides a $18,000 stipend and covers tuition and fees.

Leslie Rith-Najarian receives the 2016 Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship

Date published: 8/12/2016

Leslie Rith-Najarian (Clinical Area) has received the 2016 UCLA Graduate Division Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship of $10,000. This scholarship is a UCLA Graduate Division privately endowed fellowship.

Alexandra Stolyarova receives the 2016 Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award

Date published: 8/12/2016

Alexandra Stolyarova (Behavioral Neuroscience Area) has received the 2016 Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award. Award winners will receive $1,000 and will attend the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.

Larissa Dooley and Angela Rodriguez receive the 2016 Health Psychology Prize for Best Paper

Date published: 7/28/2016

Congratulations to Health Area students, Larissa Dooley and Angela Rodriguez for receiving the 2016 Health Psychology Prize for Best Paper!

Congratulations to our Class of 2016 Ph.D. Graduates!

Date published: 6/22/2016

Congratulations to our Class of 2016 Ph.D. Graduates!

Congratulations to our Class of 2016 Ph.D. Graduates!

Melissa DeWolf receives the 2016 Joseph A. Gengerelli Distinguished Dissertation Award

Date published: 6/22/2016

We are proud to announce Dr. Melissa DeWolf (Cognitive Area) as the 2016 recipient of the Joseph A. Gengerelli Distinguished Dissertation Award for her outstanding dissertation. This dissertation award honors Professor Gengerelli. He is remembered and loved for his teaching, guidance of students, innovative research and departmental leadership.

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