With UCLA’s largest freshman class projected for this fall, campus leaders have taken steps to ensure enough seats for first-year students in high-demand lower-division courses, including General Education courses, skill courses, and preparation classes for impacted majors.
It may seem paradoxical, but being part of a crowd is what makes you unique, according to UCLA life scientists Kimberly Pollard and Daniel Blumstein.
An team of astronomers has identified for the first time a thick stellar disc in the Andromeda galaxy, the nearest large spiral galaxy to our own Milky Way.
Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will be the keynote speaker this June at the public service-themed commencement ceremony for the UCLA College of Letters and Science.
A UCLA-led team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a wine production facility that dates back to 4100 bc, including grape seeds, withered grape vines, remains of pressed grapes, a rudimentary wine press, and even a cup and drinking bowl.
UCLA sociologist Jennie Brand has found that a college education has a much greater impact on volunteering rates among individuals from underprivileged backgrounds than among those from more fortunate circumstances.
UCLA has entered a collaboration with the Southern California Marine Institute that will streamline marine research operations and expand research opportunities for UCLA students and faculty.
The four-year grant will continue the Amgen Scholars Program at UCLA, which provides hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduates.
Race may not be as important as previously thought in determining who buddies up with whom, suggests a new UCLA-Harvard University study of American college students on the social networking site Facebook.
Two spacecraft are now beginning to study the moon’s environment as part of NASA’s ARTEMIS mission, whose principal investigator is Vassilis Angelopoulos, a UCLA professor of Earth and space sciences.
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