Graduate News & Events

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.

Amy Sewart receives the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Amy Sewart (Clinical Area) for receiving the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award. Amy will use the award funds to go to The University of Hong Kong to get further psychophysiological data training.

Ariana Bell receives the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Ariana Bell (Social Area) for receiving the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award.

This department endowed award of $2,000 provides funds for dissertation research on the reduction of human aggression or on positive social behavior. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

 

Lianne Barnes selected to participate in Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

Date published: 5/8/2018

Congratulations to Lianne Barnes (Social Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development.

Emma Bright receives the Center for the Study of Women Elizabeth Blackwell Graduate Award

Date published: 5/8/2018

Congratulations to Emma Bright (Health Area) for receiving the Center for the Study of Women Elizabeth Blackwell Graduate Award. The award is in recognition of Emma’s publication, Prospective investigation of social support, coping, and depressive symptoms: A model of adherence to endocrine therapy among women with breast cancer. The award is named for Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, the first woman to graduate from medical school.

NIMH T32 Predoctoral Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 5/8/2018

Congratulations to Arielle Radin (Health Area) and Carolyn Ponting (Clinical Area) for receiving the NIMH T32 predoctoral fellowship in Biobehavioral Issues in Mental and Physical Health.

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