Archive Tag: Recognition

Stephen Hinshaw to receive Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize Sarnat Prize from the National Academy of Medicine

Stephen Hinshaw (UC Berkeley professor of psychology, UCSF professor of psychiatry, and Depression Grand Challenge Awareness & Hope Action & Research Team champion) is being recognized by the National Academy of Medicine with the 2020 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his extensive work on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and reducing mental illness stigma. The award will be presented at the National Academy of Medicine’s virtual annual meeting on October 19, 2020.

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Rebecca Shipe, instructor for the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP), received the Faculty of the Year award at this year’s virtual Green Gala, an annual event from UCLA Housing’s Team Green. Shipe was honored for her work mentoring the program participants and supporting their contributions to the university and community’s sustainability efforts. 

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UCLA was named as a leader in climate science research in a report released by the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) in November 2019 titled Climate Science Research in the United States and U.S. Territories: Survey of Scientific Publications from Selected Public Universities. NCSE examined 80 public universities focused on climate-related science across all 50 states during a five-year period between 2014 and 2018, during which UCLA contributed 247 papers on climate change impacts.

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