Highlighting Faculty Member Michelle Craske

Date published: 8/1/2018

My lab investigates the cognitive, behavioral and biological risk factors and correlates of anxiety and depression in order to develop novel treatments. We take a multidisciplinary, science-driven approach and have a commitment to bringing our findings into clinical practice settings.

My lab investigates the cognitive, behavioral and biological risk factors and correlates of anxiety and depression in order to develop novel treatments. We take a multidisciplinary, science-driven approach and have a commitment to bringing our findings into clinical practice settings.

Jennifer Silvers Receives Kucharski Young Investigator Award

Date published: 8/1/2018

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Silvers on receiving the 2018 Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP)! The award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. Jennifer will be presented with the award at the ISDP annual meeting in November.

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Silvers on receiving the 2018 Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP)! The award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. Jennifer will be presented with the award at the ISDP annual meeting in November.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Michael Jeon

Date published: 7/6/2018

We are happy to announce that Michael Jeon, Instructional Lab Coordinator, has been selected to receive the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award this quarter for his significant contributions to the Department. Michael has been working at UCLA since 1998; this summer he will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his UCLA career.  A veteran of the Psych department, Michael has been with us for 19 of those 20 years. Michael is primarily tasked with managing our four instructional computer labs.

Annette Stanton to Receive ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award

Date published: 6/20/2018

Congratulations to Professor Annette Stanton! The International Society of Behavioral Medicine Awards Committee has named her as the recipient of the ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award. She will receive the award at the opening ceremony of ICBM 2018 (www.icbm2018.cl) on November 14, 2018, in Santiago, Chile.

The Undergraduate Psychology Advising Office has moved to 2812 Life Sciences Building.

Date published: 6/19/2018

The Undergraduate Psychology Advising Office will be moving to 2812 Life Sciences Building, starting Wednesday, June 20, 2018 due to renovation of the Psychology Tower Building.

 

Distinguished Professor David O. Sears Interviewed by Daily Bruin

Date published: 6/13/2018

The Daily Bruin interviewed Distinguished Professor David O. Sears who is retiring this month after 57 years of teaching at UCLA. The article titled “Retiring psychology professor reflects on, encourages interdisciplinary research” is available on the Daily Bruin’s website

Tiffany Brannon Receives Inaugural Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award

Date published: 6/6/2018

Congratulations to Tiffany Brannon for receiving the inaugural Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award! This award was created by the UCLA Undergraduate Research Centers to showcase the excellent faculty that mentor UCLA’s undergraduates in research and creative activities.

Fall 2018 Enrollment Information

Date published: 6/5/2018

The Fall 2018 Schedule is now updated with more information on class offerings. Please note that priority enrollment pass appointments begin June 18 and first pass enrollment appointments begin June 21.

Highlighting Faculty Member Yuen Huo

Date published: 6/1/2018

The U.S. and other immigrant receiving nations are experiencing unprecedented levels of growth in population diversity. With the U.S. well on its way to becoming a majority-minority nation, optimism about the viability of a diverse society has given way to escalating tension between those who embrace change and those who resist it. My research identifies the conditions and mechanisms that determine the outcome of social diversity.

The U.S. and other immigrant receiving nations are experiencing unprecedented levels of growth in population diversity. With the U.S. well on its way to becoming a majority-minority nation, optimism about the viability of a diverse society has given way to escalating tension between those who embrace change and those who resist it. My research identifies the conditions and mechanisms that determine the outcome of social diversity.

Reduced Undergraduate Advising Hours

Date published: 5/21/2018

The Undergraduate Advising Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, May 24-25 for the UC Academic Advising Conference. The office will also be closed on Monday, May 28 to observe the Memorial Day holiday.

Please contact the office at 310-825-2730 or visit 1531 Franz Hall to make a future appointment or come in for drop in appointments during our regular advising hours.

Chris Dunkel Schetter to Receive Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Date published: 5/17/2018

Congratulations to Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter, who will receive the 2018 Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology from the Society for Health Psychology (Div 38) at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (August, 2018, San Francisco).   

Jaana Juvonen and Jennifer Silvers Wrote Op-Ed for Washington Post

Date published: 5/16/2018

Professors Jaana Juvonen and Jennifer Silvers wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post titled “Separating children from parents at the border isn’t just cruel. It’s torture.” The article is available on the Washington Post’s website.

Professors Jaana Juvonen and Jennifer Silvers wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post titled “Separating children from parents at the border isn’t just cruel. It’s torture.” The article is available on the Washington Post’s website.

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.

Graduate Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 5/8/2018

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship recipients! 9 graduate students received the 2018-2019 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! 9 graduate students received the 2018-2019 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.

Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 5/8/2018

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2018-2019 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2018-2019 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

Carolyn Parkinson Receives 2017-18 Life Sciences Excellence Award

Date published: 5/1/2018

Congratulations to Carolyn Parkinson for receiving the 2017-18 Life Sciences Excellence Award for Outstanding Research Publication for her paper, “Similar Neural Responses Predict Friendship.”

Danielle Smith receives the UCLA Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

Date published: 4/18/2018

Congratulations to Danielle Smith (Developmental Area) for receiving the UCLA Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants! Only 5 graduate students are chosen each year to receive this prestigious teaching award, which honors individuals who exhibit leadership in teaching and public service and bring respect and admiration to the scholarship of teaching. The award includes a Dissertation Year Fellowship, which Dani will receive during the 2018-19 academic year.

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