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 received 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.

Alexandra Stolyarova receives the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Date published: 4/18/2018

Congratulations to Alexandra Stolyarova (BNS Area) for receiving the 2017-18 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award! Only 4 exceptional graduate students are chosen each year to receive this prestigious award. The fellowship recognizes graduate students who have achieved distinction through outstanding scholarship, teaching and University citizenship.

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/18/2018

Congratulations to our Graduate Summer Research Mentorship recipients! 36 graduate students received the 2018 Graduate Division Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, which provides financial support for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member this summer.

Congratulations to our Graduate Summer Research Mentorship recipients! 36 graduate students received the 2018 Graduate Division Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, which provides financial support for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member this summer.

Amy Sewart receives the Outstanding SSCP Student Clinician Award

Date published: 4/18/2018

Congratulations to Amy Sewart (Clinical Area) for receiving the 2018 Outstanding Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Student Clinician Award! This award recognizes outstanding graduate students who are providing exceptional contributions to the field of clinical psychology through their clinical work.

Louise Dixon receives the 2018 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship

Date published: 4/18/2018

Congratulations to Louise Dixon (Clinical Area) on receiving the 2018 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.

Lianne Barnes receives the P.E.O. Scholar Award

Date published: 4/12/2018

Congratulations to Lianne Barnes (Social Area) who received the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award. The P.E.O. Scholar Awards were established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral-level degree. Scholar Award recipients are a select group of women chosen for their high level of academic achievement and their potential for having a positive impact on society.

2018 Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference

Date published: 4/11/2018

The 27th annual UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) will be on May 4, 2018. 

Students from across the nation will be presenting posters in the Bruin Reception Room of Ackerman Union and conducting paper talks in Franz Hall. Stay tuned for a full schedule of times and presenters so you can attend and learn more!

2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recipients

Date published: 4/5/2018

Congratulations to the Psychology graduate student recipients of the 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) 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.

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