Alessandro “Sandro” Duranti, a linguistic anthropologist, has been appointed dean of Social Sciences, the largest academic division in the UCLA College of Letters and Science.
Three UCLA scholars — including two from the College — have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences “in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
The new fellows join one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and independent policy research centers.
Molecular biologist Robert B. Goldberg is teaching an honors course on genetic engineering that is being attended in class at UCLA and through fiber optic connection to UC Davis, 370 miles away.
Why do nearly half of North American wolves have black coats while European wolves are overwhelmingly gray or white?
Diversity can create many outcomes, say two UCLA economists who explored a surprising set of subjects: soldiers who served in the U.S. Civil War.
Mathematics professor Terence Tao and assistant professor of mathematics Joseph Teran have been named two of the 50 “Best Brains in Science” by Discover magazine.
The sabertooth cat, one of the most iconic extinct mammals, was likely to be a social animal, living and hunting like lions today, according to new UCLA research.
Nearly three in four teenagers say they were bullied online at least once during a recent 12-month period, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.
The team identified the first Mersenne prime number with more than 10 million digits.