News and Events

Leslie Rith-Najarian receives the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian (Clinical) 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

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.

Tomiyama and Dunkel Schetter Awarded at APA

Professors Janet Tomiyama and Chris Dunkel Schetter received awards at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention held in Denver, CO on August 4-7, 2016.

Professors Janet Tomiyama and Chris Dunkel Schetter received awards at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention held in Denver, CO on August 4-7, 2016.

Getting a faster connection to a Windows data server (Phoebe)

If you are using a Windows computer and access to files/folders on the Phoebe server seems excessively slow and/or causes your computer to freeze for a few seconds, please try the following steps to resolve the issue:  

Matlab

Matlab has long been a staple in our Psychology instructional computer labs.  As of July 2016 we now have group designated licenses for faculty and researchers to purchase for lab use at the reduced rate of $155 (per designated workstation) as well.  If you’re interested in obtaining one of the group designated licenses please submit a helpdesk request.

Qualtrics

The new Qualtrics interface called Insight launched in July and includes many features to better integrate surveys, market research and customer and employee feedback.  Faculty members: if you’re interested in using Qualtrics and being part of the subscribing group in our department, please submit a helpdesk request indicating this at your earliest convenience.  We are renewing the Qualtrics agreement right now.

Wireless access in Franz Hall

In coordination with Campus IT Services, Life Sciences Computing, and Psych IT wireless upgrades for the Franz Hall complex are now done.

In coordination with Campus IT Services, Life Sciences Computing, and Psych IT wireless upgrades for the Franz Hall complex are now done.

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

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

IMPORTANT FALL QUARTER DATES AND DEADLINES

Don't forget that the Fall Quarter instruction begins on September 19th.

Don't forget that the Fall Quarter instruction begins on September 19th.

WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!

Fall quarter begins on September 19th, with instruction beginning on September 22nd.

Fall quarter begins on September 19th, with instruction beginning on September 22nd.

Professor Shams Interviewed by Wired Magazine

Professor Ladan Shams was interviewed by Wired Magazine about multisensory perception and is quoted in an article titled "Your senses are talking behind your back."

Professor Ladan Shams was interviewed by Wired Magazine about multisensory perception and is quoted in an article titled "Your senses are talking behind your back."

Annette Stanton Research Featured on Instagram

Professor Stanton's research was featured on Instagram by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) on June 5, 2016.

Professor Stanton's research was featured on Instagram by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) on June 5, 2016.

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

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

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.

2016 Dena Chertoff Graduate Student Service Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Dena Chertoff Graduate Student Service Award are Dr. Daisy Camacho-Thompson (Developmental Area) and Dr. Alyssa Cheadle (Health Area). This department award was established in 2009 to honor Dena Chertoff, the Graduate Advisor that served our department for 38 years. This award honors graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the overall well-being of the students, faculty, and staff in the Psychology Department.

Lauren Sherman receives the 2016 Millard Madsen Distinguished Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Sherman (Developmental Area) for receiving the 2016 Millard Madsen Distinguished Dissertation Award for the best developmental Ph.D. dissertation.

Research by Greenfield and Sherman Gain Media Attention

NIH-funded Psychological Science research by Professor Patricia Greenfield, graduate student Lauren Sherman, and Psychiatry Professor Mirella Dapretto is featured prominently on UCLA’s home page and is featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

NIH-funded Psychological Science research by Professor Patricia Greenfield, graduate student Lauren Sherman, and Psychiatry Professor Mirella Dapretto is featured prominently on UCLA’s home page and is featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

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