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Visionary alumna Martine Rothblatt honored with UCLA Medal

Rothblatt is the CEO of a billion-dollar pharmaceutical company,…
January 17, 2018/by Alyssa Bierce

Exhibition of La Raza photos documents Chicano life in L.A. during the 60s and 70s

The mission of La Raza, which coincided with the rise of alternative…
January 3, 2018/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA breaks applications record, sees steep surge in California applicants

This year’s increase in freshman applications from Californians…
December 19, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA professors Paul Barber, Robert Wayne to enhance undergraduate STEM education

The program will provide year-long support for underrepresented…
December 14, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA class turns downtown Los Angeles into a classroom

“We break the rules of a traditional college class by giving…
December 11, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

In memoriam: Kathy O’Byrne, 65, director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning

A committed advocate for community-engaged scholarship, O’Byrne…
December 7, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy…
November 22, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA presents inaugural Pritzker Award to environmental economist Dan Hammer

Hammer is an environmental economist and data expert, and the…
November 15, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics

Named for the renowned linguist Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, the…
November 6, 2017/by administrator

UCLA professors of biology and chemistry honored as 2017 Packard fellows

Elaine Hsiao, UCLA assistant professor of integrative biology…
October 24, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

In memoriam: Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov, 88, renowned Indo-Europeanist and literary scholar

Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov, a world renowned linguist, Indo-Europeanist,…
October 12, 2017/by JP Renaud

UCLA receives $5 million to establish center for the study of Hellenic culture

The center, which will be housed in the UCLA College, will build…
October 12, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce