Student blogs offer inside view of archaeology digs

From late June through July, undergraduates on UCLA archaeological digs around the world will post blogs that provide ample chance for armchair Indiana Joneses to dig in.

Serotonin: Does it affect our sense of fairness?

The neurotransmitter serotonin, which acts as a chemical messenger between nerve cells, plays a critical role in regulating emotions such as aggression during social decision-making, new research by scientists at England’s University of Cambridge and UCLA suggests.

Global warming will negatively impact tropical species, study shows

Global warming may affect the health of species living in tropical climates, according to a study by scientists from UCLA and the University of Washington.

College faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two mathematicians were among three UCLA faculty who were elected to the NAS for excellence in original scientific research.

UCLA faculty inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences October 11

Five scholars from the UCLA College of Letters and Science were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.

UCLA faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Seven UCLA scholars, including five from the College of Letters and Science, were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.

 

UCLA faculty inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences October 11

Five scholars from the UCLA College of Letters and Science were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.

Former President Bill Clinton to speak at College Commencement

President Clinton will deliver the keynote address to the main commencement ceremony for the College of Letters and Science on June 13 in Pauley Pavilion.

UCLA celebrates undergraduate education with week of events October 8-12

UCLA hosts an inaugural annual event to highlight innovations in undergraduate education.

Dawn spacecraft, with UCLA-led science mission, launched September 27

Professor Christopher T. Russell has spent 15 years working on NASA’s Dawn mission to send a spacecraft to the asteroid belt. Russell, the principal investigator on the mission, was jubilant when the Dawn spacecraft launched successfully on September 27