Dr. Mays Named Featured Psychologist by APA

Date published: 5/10/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Vickie Mays, who was named a featured psychologist by the American Psychological Association (APA) Public Interest Directorate. You can read her profile on the APA’s website.

Highlighting Faculty Member Adriana Galván

Date published: 5/3/2019

The goal of my laboratory is to understand how a confluence of developmental events, including puberty, brain development, and social changes, influence changes in behavior as children become adolescents.

The goal of my laboratory is to understand how a confluence of developmental events, including puberty, brain development, and social changes, influence changes in behavior as children become adolescents.

Janet Tomiyama Interviewed by NPR

Date published: 5/2/2019

Professor Janet Tomiyama was interviewed by NPR about her research on weight stigma. The podcast is titled “Boost Your Body Acceptance For Better Health” and is available on NPR’s website.

Graduate Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship (GRM) Program recipients! 11 graduate students received the 2019 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship, which is designed to assist students in acquiring and developing advanced research skills under faculty mentorship.

DANIEL ROSENFELD

Alexandra Stolyarova receives the Nancy M. Biram Research Fund in Life Sciences

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to Alexandra Stolyarova (BNS Area) for receiving the Nancy M. Biram Research Fund in Life Sciences. This endowed summer fellowship is to be used to support research in the field of alcoholism and/or other addictive behavioral disorders under the direction of the Dean of Life Sciences.

Laura Hazlett receives The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship

Date published: 4/25/2019

Congratulations to Laura Hazlett (Social Area) for receiving The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship. This endowed summer fellowship is for a female graduate student in Social Psychology studying significant social issues. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award Recipients

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Alayna Park (Clinical Area, Advisor: Bruce Chorpita) for receiving the 2018-19 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award, and congratulations to Sarah Tashjian (Developmental Area, Advisor: Adriana Galván) for receiving the 2019-20 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award! Only 4 exceptional graduate students are chosen each year to receive this prestigious award.

Shannon Burns and Alexandra Stolyarova selected to participate in Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

Date published: 4/18/2019

Congratulations to Shannon Burns (Social Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development. Shannon’s proposal for a lower-division seminar entitled “The Psychology of the Mob: How and Why Groups Behave the Way They Do” has been approved for funding.

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

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Spring 2019.

 
 

 

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Spring 2019.

 
 

 

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.

Pages