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May 26, 2021
A number of psychology graduate students have received awards recently in campus-wide competitions. The recipients were:  Janice Disla, President's Dissertation Year Fellowship Avia Gray, Fletcher Jones Fellowship Bianca Hinojosa, Fred and Mitzie...
May 25, 2021
Graduate student Bianca Hinojosa received the Fred and Mitzie Ruiz Fellowship from the graduate school. This prestigious award is intended for students who bring to their academic reseearch careers the perspectives that comes from their non-traditional education background or understanding of...
May 5, 2021
Drs. Khislavsky, Howell, & Song were all recognized with awards during the Spring 2021 Meeting of the Merced Division of the UC Academic Senate.  The awards recieved were:  DR. ALEXANDER KHISLAVSKY, Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching by a Non-Senate Faculty...
April 27, 2021
Name: Keanu Velasquez Major: Sociology Major and Psychology Minor Year: Graduating May 2021, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Commencement Student Speaker Hometown: San Francisco What clubs or organizations were you part of at UC Merced? I was a member of the Pilipino-American...
March 24, 2021
The Society of Behavioral Medicine Child and Family Health Special Interest Group has recognized Professor Deborah Wiebe with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to child and family health. She is the Society’s second Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from UC Merced’s Department...
February 24, 2021
Deb Wiebe has been selected by the Society Behavioral Medicine's Child and Family Health Special Interest Group to receive its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child and Family Health. She will be presented with this award at the SBM annual meeting....
February 10, 2021
Sivenesi (Siv) Subramoney was the co-winner of the Best Poster Award at the 2021 SPSP Emotion Pre-Conference.  The poster was titled: “Emotion brokering: Navigating cross-cultural differences in emotion norms”
February 2, 2021
Kyle Hamilton, a PhD Candidate in Health Psychology, was awarded an Early Career Researcher Award from the Association for Interdisciplinary Meta-Research and Open Science. The award was in recognition for his developing and publishing meta-analysis software and conducting workshops,...
January 14, 2021
Two new projects designed and led by UC Merced researchers will address challenges facing many Californians — wildfire recovery and agricultural labor — but will also have global reach. Both are funded through the University of California’s prestigious Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives...
December 14, 2020
Health psychology Professor Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook and incoming grad student Jessica Marino have a new study suggesting that the breastmilk of mothers who have recovered from COVID-19 contains strong antibodies to the virus. In the fight against the global pandemic, there is an urgent need to...

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