Archive Tag: Recognition

Leslie Rith-Najarian examined how different marketing techniques influenced men and women to use her mental wellness tool.
University of California

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian, UCLA Foundation Depression Grand Challenge Fellow and PhD student in the department of psychology at UCLA, for winning the 2017 University of California Grad Slam! UC Grad Slam is an annual contest that highlights graduate student research from the UC’s 10 campuses and awards a winner with a $10,000 prize. In Leslie’s short pitch: “Making mental health more engaging Read more

UCLA Facilities Management’s water efficiency project saves 28 million gallons annually. In the next few years, the total is expected to grow to 48 million gallons.
Nurit Katz/UCLA

UCLA’s extensive water-saving program was recognized as Water Efficiency Project of the Year by the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge at the third annual Innovation Awards ceremony on Tuesday, February 28. The water reclamation program at UCLA conserves 28 million gallons of water every year and uses this water to cool the campus cogeneration plant that provides efficient power to the university. This marks the second time this year that Read more

Adriana Lleras-Muney
UCLA

Adriana Lleras-Muney—a professor of economics at UCLA—was one of three UCLA researchers to be awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Obama earlier this week. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more

Aradhna Tripati, an associate professor in the departments of Earth, planetary and space sciences, and atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
Reed Hutchinson/UCLA

Aradhna Tripati—a professor of earth, planetary, and space sciences at UCLA—was one of three UCLA researchers to be awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Obama earlier this week. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more

Michelle Craske
UCLA

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Michelle Craske for receiving the 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), a premier organization for academic clinical psychology. Michelle Craske, member of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee, has published nearly 400 research articles on the topics of Read more