As a student, Victoria Sork conducted her high school honors project at UCLA. Now, she is the first woman to become dean of a UCLA science division, having taken the helm of UCLA’s Division of Life Sciences on Sept. 1.
James Lake has discovered the process that ultimately resulted in the presence of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere.
Barack Obama’s 2008 win did not surprise political scientist Lynn Vavreck, whose new book explains the two critical routes to the White House.
David Paige will head the mission’s Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment, which will perform the first global survey of the temperature of the lunar surface and search for evidence of water.
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.
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