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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.

Congratulations to Keith Holyoak!

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Professor Keith Holyoak, who was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his outstanding achievements! See the UCLA Newsroom for more information.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Marisa Molta

Date published: 4/18/2019

Marisa Molta has been selected to receive the Spring 2019 Staff Spotlight Award! Marisa serves as our Payroll Specialist in the Human Resources office. She was recruited into this position in June of 2018. She helped the Human Resources team through the transition to UCPath this fall and maintained essential training and reference information for the new system. She is diligent with maintaining payroll activities and reviewing transactions for accuracy.

Congratulations to Professor Vickie Mays!

Date published: 4/16/2019

Congratulations to Professor Vickie Mays, who will receive UCLA's 2019 Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award this spring!

Congratulations to Professor Vickie Mays, who will receive UCLA's 2019 Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award this spring!

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.

THE UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY ADVISING OFFICE HAS MOVED TO 2812 LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING

Date published: 4/4/2019

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Congratulations to Patricia Greenfield!

Date published: 4/4/2019

Congratulations to Professor Patricia Greenfield for being awarded the Ernst E. Boesch Prize of the German Society of Cultural Psychology! The prize is awarded to scholars who have had a major impact on cultural psychological research.

Congratulations to Lara Ray!

Date published: 4/1/2019

Congratulations to Lara Ray for being appointed the next Shirley M. Hatos Endowed Chair in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior for 2019-2022. The appointment provides resources to promote clinical and translational research of a mid-career faculty member within UCLA’s Hatos Center for Neuropharmacology, with a focus of addiction neurobiology and associated affective states.

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.

Congratulations to Jen Silvers!

Date published: 3/7/2019

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Silvers on receiving a 2019 Biennial Early Career Research Contributions Award from the Society for Research in Child Development!

Highlighting Faculty Member Aaron Blaisdell

Date published: 3/1/2019

Dr. Blaisdell is interested in the animal mind. He and his lab use behavioral procedures to explore the interaction between bottom-up associative learning processes and top-down rational decision making processes. Particular interests include spatial cognition, causal reasoning, rule learning, and mental imagery.

Dr. Blaisdell is interested in the animal mind. He and his lab use behavioral procedures to explore the interaction between bottom-up associative learning processes and top-down rational decision making processes. Particular interests include spatial cognition, causal reasoning, rule learning, and mental imagery.

Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Fund

Date published: 2/13/2019

We all lost a tremendous friend, colleague, and scientist when Jenessa Shapiro passed away at the end of last year. Please consider donating to the Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Graduate Fund.  If you are able to contribute to this fund, no matter how small of a contribution, it will be greatly appreciated. You can make a gift online by visiting the following website https://ucla.in/2N3aNYx

We all lost a tremendous friend, colleague, and scientist when Jenessa Shapiro passed away at the end of last year. Please consider donating to the Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Graduate Fund.  If you are able to contribute to this fund, no matter how small of a contribution, it will be greatly appreciated. You can make a gift online by visiting the following website https://ucla.in/2N3aNYx

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.”

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