Tom Bradbury Receives 2020 Ernest W. Burgess Award

Date published: 8/3/2020

Congratulations to Prof. Tom Bradbury for receiving the 2020 Ernest W. Burgess Award from the National Council on Family Relations. Administered since 1955, the award recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement during the course of a career in the study of families. The recipient is chosen in recognition of continuous and meritorious contributions to theory and research in the family field.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Jocelyn Coleman

Date published: 7/1/2020

We are happy to announce that Jocelyn Rose Coleman, our payroll and student personnel coordinator, has been selected to receive the Psychology Staff Spotlight award this quarter for her exceptional work  as part of our HR team. She joined Psychology in February 2020, right before we transitioned to remote work. She transferred from our UCLA Central Resources Unit and comes with extensive UCPath experience. She has been an amazing addition to our Human Resources team as she brings so much UCPath knowledge, expertise, and analytical skills.

Adriana Galván Appointed Dean of Undergraduate Education

Date published: 6/25/2020

Congratulations to Prof. Adriana Galván on her appointment as Dean of Undergraduate Education! The article is available at the UCLA Newsroom.

Martin Monti Wins 2020 Life Sciences Excellence in Research Award

Date published: 6/25/2020

Congratulations to Prof. Martin Monti, winner of the 2020 Life Sciences Excellence in Research Award (Associate Professor) for his paper Non-Invasive Ultrasonic Thalamic Stimulation in Disorders of Consciousness after Severe Brain Injury: A First-in-Man Report.

Jen Silvers Receives Boyd McCandless Award

Date published: 6/23/2020

Congratulations to Prof. Jen Silvers on her receipt of the Boyd McCandless Award conferred by the American Psychological Association Division of Developmental Psychology (Div 7).

Congratulations to Prof. Jen Silvers on her receipt of the Boyd McCandless Award conferred by the American Psychological Association Division of Developmental Psychology (Div 7).

NBA Star and Alumnus Kevin Love to Fund Chair in Psychology

Date published: 6/22/2020

Former Bruin seeks to end stigma around anxiety and depression

Former Bruin seeks to end stigma around anxiety and depression

Undergraduate Commencement Virtual Celebration for the Class of 2020

Date published: 6/12/2020

Congratulations to the 1,215 students who will be awarded Bachelor’s Degrees this year from the UCLA Psychology Department! Although we are unable to celebrate your accomplishments in person, we are so very proud of all you have achieved during this extraordinary time. We wish our students much success and look forward to the opportunity to celebrate together in person in the future!

Access our virtual celebration website.

Congratulations to our Psychology Department graduates

Date published: 6/12/2020

Congratulations to all our Psychology Department graduates receiving the Doctor of Philosophy, the Ph.D., the highest academic degree awarded by the university. Although we are unable to hold our usual commencement activities this year, all graduates will be invited to join our Hooding Ceremony next year. Sixteen candidates are being honored in the 2020 Psychology Virtual Celebration in formal recognition of their distinguished achievements and their contributions to the field of psychology.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Cheryl Polfus

Date published: 4/28/2020

Cheryl Polfus Minor, Senior Instructional Services Advisor, has been selected to receive the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award for her amazing work scheduling our courses; assigning TAs, readers, and proctors; and advising our undergraduate students over the course of 39 (!) years of service to UCLA, all in the Department of Psychology.  She joined UCLA in 1981, first working in the Main Office and later in Student Services Advising.  She met her husband, Professor Tom Minor, here in Psychology.  Cheryl has an amazing talent to remember the tiniest of details in order to do her job efficient

Bruin Bound - Prospective Student Information

Date published: 4/8/2020

Welcome to the Department of Psychology! If you are a prospective UCLA student interested in learning more about the Psychology department at UCLA, our different majors and minors, research and internship opportunities, and more -- click this news item!

Welcome to the Department of Psychology! If you are a prospective UCLA student interested in learning more about the Psychology department at UCLA, our different majors and minors, research and internship opportunities, and more -- click this news item!

Updates to Student Advising

Date published: 3/16/2020

During this period, as UCLA transitions to online learning and limits the number of people on campus, our office in 2812 LSB is closed for in person advising. We will be conducting remote advising services. We strongly recommend communicating with our office via email initially to address student advising concerns. Please click this news item for more information. Our undergraduate advising email address is undergraduate@psych.ucla.edu. Please include your name and UID in all emails.

During this period, as UCLA transitions to online learning and limits the number of people on campus, our office in 2812 LSB is closed for in person advising. We will be conducting remote advising services. We strongly recommend communicating with our office via email initially to address student advising concerns. Please click this news item for more information. Our undergraduate advising email address is undergraduate@psych.ucla.edu. Please include your name and UID in all emails.

Remembering Morton P. Friedman

Date published: 3/4/2020

With sadness, the Department of Psychology at UCLA reports that Morton P. Friedman, a key figure in this Department's emergence to national prominence, passed away during Fall 2019.

With sadness, the Department of Psychology at UCLA reports that Morton P. Friedman, a key figure in this Department's emergence to national prominence, passed away during Fall 2019.

Bertram H. Raven (1926-2020)

Date published: 3/2/2020

With sadness, the Department of Psychology at UCLA reports the passing of one of its pioneering members, Professor Emeritus Bertram H. Raven, on February 26, 2020.  He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, including his beloved wife Celia and his children, Michelle and Jonathan, and grandchildren.

With sadness, the Department of Psychology at UCLA reports the passing of one of its pioneering members, Professor Emeritus Bertram H. Raven, on February 26, 2020.  He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, including his beloved wife Celia and his children, Michelle and Jonathan, and grandchildren.

Important Winter 2020 Dates

Date published: 2/28/2020

The Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes is now updated and enrollment is active. Please click this news item to see other important dates and deadlines in Winter 2020.

The Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes is now updated and enrollment is active. Please click this news item to see other important dates and deadlines in Winter 2020.

A New Era for UCLA Psychology

Date published: 2/12/2020

Please visit our Transforming Psychology website for information about exciting plans to transform UCLA’s iconic Psychology Tower (now named Pritzker Hall) into a collaborative, modern learning and research environment for one of the nation’s top psychology departments.

Highlighting Faculty Member: Benjamin Karney

Date published: 1/29/2020

Dr. Benjamin Karney’s research examines how intimate relationships succeed and fail. Specifically, his work emphasizes how forces external to couples and beyond their control (like stress and socioeconomic status) affect processes within the couple (like communication and satisfaction).

Dr. Benjamin Karney’s research examines how intimate relationships succeed and fail. Specifically, his work emphasizes how forces external to couples and beyond their control (like stress and socioeconomic status) affect processes within the couple (like communication and satisfaction).

2020 UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)

Date published: 1/29/2020

The 2020 UCLA PURC is now accepting submissions of high quality abstracts from undergraduate students working on research within the field of psychology. The application period will close on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5:00PM.

Please click the news item for more information and application guidelines.

The 2020 UCLA PURC is now accepting submissions of high quality abstracts from undergraduate students working on research within the field of psychology. The application period will close on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5:00PM.

Please click the news item for more information and application guidelines.

Important Winter 2020 Dates

Date published: 1/29/2020

The Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes is now updated and enrollment will begin on Feb 10. Please click this news item to see other important dates and deadlines in Winter 2020.

The Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes is now updated and enrollment will begin on Feb 10. Please click this news item to see other important dates and deadlines in Winter 2020.

UCLA Psychology Department receives $30 million from Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation

Date published: 1/28/2020

UCLA has received a $30 million commitment from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation to support a major renovation of the Psychology Tower on the UCLA campus. In recognition of the gift, the building has been named Pritzker Hall.

UCLA has received a $30 million commitment from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation to support a major renovation of the Psychology Tower on the UCLA campus. In recognition of the gift, the building has been named Pritzker Hall.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Aaron Stamper

Date published: 12/19/2019

We are happy to announce that Aaron Stamper, Instructional Lab Specialist, has been selected to receive the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award this quarter.  With a positive attitude and great work ethic, Aaron has made significant contributions to the Psych IT Unit and the Psychology Department as a whole.

 

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