Margaret Kivelson

Margaret Kivelson selected for 2021 James Clerk Maxwell Prize

By Stuart Wolpert

Margaret Kivelson, professor emeritus…
August 9, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Students of associate professor Lauren Lee McCarthy (seated, at left) — one of this year’s award recipients — will work closely with members of the disability community on issues of online design accessibility and disability justice.

5 professors receive 2021 Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research

By Jonathan Riggs



Five UCLA faculty members will create…
August 9, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
A school of kelp bass. A new database created by scientists from UCLA and other institutions covers about 70% of all animals that live in the California Current, off of the west coast of North America.

Scientists create genetic library for mega-ecosystem in Pacific Ocean

UCLA-led research improves value of environmental DNA for fisheries…
August 9, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Military vehicles traveling through a flooded street in Minnesota. Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson/U.S. Air Force

Climate change definitively linked to increases in extreme rain and snow, UCLA research finds

Study uses machine learning to analyze decades’ worth of data…
July 27, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
The researchers focused on the dynamics of a key signaling molecule in immune cells called macrophages (pictured here).

UCLA study reveals how immune cells can be trained to fight infections

The body’s immune cells naturally fight off viral and bacterial…
July 27, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Young boy with school workbook and tablet computer

Through UCLA course, students deliver funding to L.A. nonprofits

 

Philanthropy as Civic Engagement class has distributed…
July 27, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
The Rev. James Lawson Jr. gives a speech after being presented with the UCLA Medal.

UCLA Labor Center building to be renamed for civil rights icon Rev. James Lawson Jr.

New California budget also sets aside $15 million for renovations


It’s…
July 27, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Professor Barbara Fuchs speaks with Pedro Sánchez, the president of Spain, on UCLA’s campus

Spanish government to honor UCLA professor for promoting language and culture

The Cervantes Institute, a Spanish government agency dedicated…
July 27, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
A photo of Patricia Greenfield.

Patricia Greenfield honored for child development research

Patricia Greenfield, a UCLA distinguished professor of psychology,…
June 25, 2021/by Evelyn Tokuyama
A photo of UCLA professor Renee Tajima-Peña.

Renee Tajima-Peña wins Peabody for ‘Asian Americans’ docuseries

“Asian Americans,” the five-part miniseries created for…
June 25, 2021/by Evelyn Tokuyama
A photo of Aurora borealis in Alaska

‘Surfing’ particles: Physicists solve a mystery surrounding aurora borealis

The spectacularly colorful aurora borealis — or northern…
June 25, 2021/by Evelyn Tokuyama
A photo of Anne Nguyen.

Graduating senior forged new connections to Vietnamese heritage through UCLA class

Anne Nguyen started observing the economic and emotional…
June 25, 2021/by Evelyn Tokuyama