UCLA International Institute opens Center for the Study of International Migration

A new research center at UCLA will foster research and instruction on international migration. The Center for the Study of International Migration, based in the UCLA International Institute, will be led by Roger Waldinger, a UCLA distinguished professor of sociology and a well-known migration expert.

$2.4 million grant will help UCLA to make undergrad STEM courses more interactive, more effective

new four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help UCLA redesign some undergraduate courses to make them more interactive and more interdisciplinary.

Renowned entrepreneur, UCLA alumnus Nathan Myhrvold to deliver keynote address at 2015 College Commencement

Nathan Myhrvold, an inventor, entrepreneur, author and UCLA alumnus, will be the keynote speaker for the UCLA College commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 12. He will speak at both the 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. ceremonies in Pauley Pavilion.

Big data in biosciences and health care is focus of new UCLA research center

new research institute at UCLA may eventually provide doctors with tools to more accurately tailor medicines for individual patients, which could both improve quality of care and minimize the side effects associated with today’s medicine.

UCLA Academic Senate approves diversity-related course requirement

The Legislative Assembly of the UCLA Academic Senate has given final approval to a proposal requiring all UCLA College undergraduates to complete a course focused on diversity.

UCLA College faculty approves diversity requirement

Faculty of the UCLA College have approved a proposal requiring all College undergraduates to complete a course focused on diversity.