Archive Tag: Recognition

The 2019 Los Angeles Countywide Sustainability Plan — of which 16 UCLA researchers contributed — was honored at a June 17 virtual ceremony with the Award for Excellence in Sustainability by the American Planning Association (APA) Sustainable Communities Division. The awards honor projects, plans, policies, individuals and organizations whose work is dedicated to supporting sustainable communities.

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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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