- Welcome this year (2020) to our new chair–Dan Ozer–and to new Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Amanda Woodward!
- Welcome to newly arriving Psychology faculty on campus this year (2019), Professors Diamond Bravo, Anu Goel, Annie Ditta, and Aerika Loyd!
- Dr. Todd Little was presented the Alumni of the Year Award and presented at the annual Psychology Department Conference in September 2019. Stay tuned for the winner of the 2020 Alumni of the Year Award!
- UCR alum Dr. Julia Boehm (now an assistant professor at Chapman University) won the 2019 Early Career Award from the Social Personality Research Network.
- Dr. Carolyn Murray was awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb award for special achievements in public health at the local level from the NAACP (July 2018). Dr. Murray also was presented the CHASS Civic Engagement Award (June 2018).
- In Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky was awarded the Christopher J. Peterson Gold Medal (July 2019).
- Dr. Elizabeth Davis was honored with UCR’s Junior Excellence in Teaching Award (June 2018).
- Dr. Howard Friedman received a President’s Citation for Distinguished Service to the Western Psychological Association.
- Dr. Rebekah Richert received an American Psychological Association Division 36 Virginia Sexton Mentoring Award (2018).
- Dr. Kate Sweeny was awarded a Teresa and Byron Pollitt Endowed Term Chair (April 2018). (https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/46461)
- The Brain Game Center established by Dr. Aaron Seitz held an Open House on March 22, 2017. (https://braingamecenter.ucr.edu/)