News and Events

Sears Receive Career Contribution Award

Date published: 9/1/2016

Congratulations to Professor David Sears on receiving the Career Contribution Award of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. He joins Anne Peplau and Jim Sidanius as previous members of our faculty who have received this prestigious award.

Congratulations to Professor David Sears on receiving the Career Contribution Award of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. He joins Anne Peplau and Jim Sidanius as previous members of our faculty who have received this prestigious award.

University Of Michigan Diversity Recruitment Weekend

Date published: 8/31/2016

Dear Colleague: I am writing to ask you to nominate one or two of your best underrepresented ethnic minority undergraduate students for a special recruitment initiative at the University of Michigan in Psychology. The Diversity Recruitment Weekend provides undergraduate students from around the country with information about graduate school in psychology.

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.

Tomiyama and Dunkel Schetter Awarded at APA

Date published: 8/11/2016

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.

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.

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!

Important Fall Quarter Dates and Deadlines

Date published: 7/20/2016

Fall Quarter instruction begins on September 28, 2017.  The Fall 17 Schedule of Classes and enrollment appointment times are available.

Fall Quarter instruction begins on September 28, 2017.  The Fall 17 Schedule of Classes and enrollment appointment times are available.

WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!

Date published: 7/20/2016

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

Date published: 7/15/2016

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

Date published: 6/23/2016

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!

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.

2016 Dena Chertoff Graduate Student Service Award Recipients

Date published: 6/22/2016

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

Date published: 6/22/2016

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

Date published: 6/17/2016

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.

Psychology Staff Spotlight - Ray Yamauchi

Date published: 6/17/2016

Ray joined our department in the Spring of 2013.  As a member of the IT Unit he has provided essential service to all department members by keeping our computers, printers and related devices in good working order.

Kennedy selected as Hellman Fellow

Date published: 6/9/2016

Assistant Professor Pam Kennedy has been selected as a 2016-17 UCLA Hellman Fellow. The UCLA Hellman Fellows Program was established through the kind generosity of the Hellman Fellows Fund to help promising assistant professors with their research and creative endeavors, in hopes of promoting career advancement and enhancing their progress toward tenure.

Assistant Professor Pam Kennedy has been selected as a 2016-17 UCLA Hellman Fellow. The UCLA Hellman Fellows Program was established through the kind generosity of the Hellman Fellows Fund to help promising assistant professors with their research and creative endeavors, in hopes of promoting career advancement and enhancing their progress toward tenure.

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