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September 21, 2020
Developmental psychology gradaute Pradyumna Lanka Received the Dr. Donald and Effie Godbold Fellowship for internation gradaute students.  According to the award website, "The Dr. Donald and Effie Godbold Fellowship Award is designed to recognized the unique challenges that...
September 21, 2020
Maria Ramirez Loyola, a PhD student in Health Psychology, was recognized with The Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA), which is intended to recognize the valuable contributions of graduate students to teaching and pedagogy. Graduate student contributions include but are not limited to: UC...
September 21, 2020
Sonja Winter, a PhD student in the Quantitative area, was recognized with the Will Shadish Graduate Student Fellowship, which pays tribute to Professor William Shadish (the first Professor in Psychological Sciences at UC Merced), who was instrumental to the creation of our campus and...
August 6, 2020
We are very pleased to announce that Lukas Lopez, a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology is the recipient of the Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-21.    The Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship (GDDF) program is intended for students in...
July 30, 2020
Peter Reschke, PhD, a graduate of the Developmental Psychology Program received Honorable Mention for the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the International Congress on Infant Studies.
July 26, 2020
Since 2011, the Hellman Fellows Fund has provided close to 60 UC Merced assistant professors with much-needed research support in the form of seed funding. The prestigious Hellman Fellowship has launched countless careers at UC Merced and across the UC system. Now, thanks to a generous new $3.5...
July 8, 2020
UC Merced graduate students Anabel Castillo, Veronica Lerma and Sammy Villa are recipients of the University of California’s inaugural President’s Pre-Professoriate Fellowship (PPPF). The UC Office of the President launched the PPPF as part of its UC-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity...
June 10, 2020
Professor Matthew Zawadzki is with the Department of Psychological Sciences in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. His research examines social psychological processes as applied to health. This is the second of two parts. These are unusual times. In the midst of a pandemic that has...
June 6, 2020
Dr. Anna Song, in her capacity as the director of the UC Merced Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC), gave an interview to California's Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program about the disporportionate impact of COVID-19 on smokers.  http://trdrp.org/news/covid-19-impact-smokers...
June 3, 2020
Professor Matthew Zawadzki is with the Department of Psychological Sciences in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. His research examines social psychological processes as applied to health. This is the first of a two-part discussion. These are unusual times. In the midst of a...

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