Graduate News & Events

Alayna Park and Amy Rapp receive the SCCAP Student Achievement Awards

Date published: 9/20/2017

Congratulations to Alayna Park and Amy Rapp (Clinical Area) who received the Student Achievement Awards from the Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP). SCCAP seeks to recognize students who have made a significant contribution to the field of clinical child and adolescent psychology, either through work on a recent youth-focused research project or through teaching, mentoring, clinical work and other forms of community engagement.

Bryn Mawr College - Department of Psychology - Assistant Professor Position

Date published: 9/13/2017

The Department of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in Behavioral Neuroscience, broadly defined.  We seek candidates whose program of research will engage undergraduate students.  The area of research specialty is open but we have a preference for candidates whose research engages questions about linkages between the brain and behavior in animal models or humans.  We are interested in broadly trained candidates who will enhance the departmental offerings in biological areas and s

Andrew Sanders receives the Cognitive Development Society 2017 Diversity Travel Award

Date published: 9/6/2017

Congratulations to Andrew Sanders (Developmental Area) who received the Cognitive Development Society 2017 Diversity Travel Award. The Cognitive Development Society, with support from NSF, provides funding to awardees to help defray the cost of airfare, hotel, and meals during CDS 2017 in Portland.

Blanche Wright selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar

Date published: 8/25/2017

Congratulations to Blanche Wright (Clinical Area) who was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar. The aim of this program is to create a large cadre of diverse students from multiple disciplines whose research and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a ‘Culture of Health’.

Leslie Rith-Najarian receives the Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship

Date published: 8/24/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian (Clinical Area) who received the Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship! The Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship is a Graduate Division endowed fellowship.

ReJoyce Green receives the Philip and Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship

Date published: 8/23/2017

Congratulations to ReJoyce Green (Clinical Area) who received The Philip and Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship. The Philip and Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship is a Graduate Division endowed fellowship for full-time graduate students on the basis of demonstrated financial need and scholastic achievement and promise.

 

 

NSF Postdoc Research Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 8/11/2017

Congratulations to our recent graduates, Natsuki Atagi and Hannah Schacter (Developmental Area) who received National Science Foundation SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow's career through supporting his or her research and training goals.

UCLA Fellowship in Political Psychology

Date published: 7/14/2017

Congratulations to Lauren Goldstein (Social Area) and Jesús Serrano-Careaga (Social Area) for receiving awards from the UCLA Fellowship in Political Psychology. This endowment was established in response to an anonymous gift on December 17, 1999.  The fellowship is for doctoral students specializing in political psychology, the study of mass politics, and/or intergroup relations. Recipients of the award will on collaborative research with faculty.

Hannah Schacter receives the PGSA J. Arthur Woodward Peer Mentor Award

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to Hannah Schacter (Developmental Area) for receiving the PGSA J. Arthur Woodward Peer Mentor Award!

Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award Recipients

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award recipients!

Congratulations to the 2017 Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award recipients!

Psychology Department Social Area Award Recipients

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Social Area Awards!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Social Area Awards!

Dissertation Year Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to our Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) recipients! Nine graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship. The DYF awards a $20,000 stipend and full fees to students during their last year of dissertation writing.

Congratulations to our Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) recipients! Nine graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship. The DYF awards a $20,000 stipend and full fees to students during their last year of dissertation writing.

Psychology Department Clinical Area Award Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Clinical Area Awards!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Clinical Area Awards!

Psychology Department Endowed Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Endowed Fellowships!

Marcie Haydon (2nd year, Health Area) received the 2017 John Fels and Sherri Abend-Fels Award of $500.

Yujia Peng (3rd year, Cognitive Neuroscience Area) received the 2017 Liu Yunghuo Bei Qui Memorial Fellowship of $3,000.

Julia Morgan (4th year, Clinical Area) received the summer 2017 Wayne Levine Fellowship of $6,000.

Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2017-2018 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2017-2018 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

UC Grad Slam Winner

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian on winning both the UCLA Grad Slam and the systemwide UC Grad Slam! Leslie’s presentation was titled “Making Mental Health Treatment More Engaging and Accessible.” Her academic advisor is Bruce Chorpita. To learn more, please see the UCLA Newsroom at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-psychology-graduate-student-wins-uc-grad-slam-competition.

Ariana Bell receives The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to Ariana Bell (Social Area) for receiving The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund. This department endowed summer fellowship of $3,000 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!

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado and Teresa Nguyen selected to participate in Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

Date published: 5/3/2017

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) and Teresa Nguyen (Clinical Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development.

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) and Teresa Nguyen (Clinical Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development.

UCLA Grad Slam Winners

Date published: 4/27/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian and Teresa Nguyen on being this year’s UCLA Grad Slam first and second place winners respectively. This year, 70 students representing 38 areas of study participated in the competition.

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian and Teresa Nguyen on being this year’s UCLA Grad Slam first and second place winners respectively. This year, 70 students representing 38 areas of study participated in the competition.

Graduate Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/27/2017

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship recipients! 6 graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship Program, which awards a $20,000 stipend plus fees/tuition for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member.

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship recipients! 6 graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship Program, which awards a $20,000 stipend plus fees/tuition for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member.

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