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Urge your Congress member to invest in federal research

UC researchers identify disease causes and develop cures and life-enhancing biotechnologies — but the funding that makes this possible is at risk.

April 25: Grad Slam finals

Join the UCLA Graduate Division And the Graduate Student Association for the third annual UCLA Grad Slam final competition to determine who best can explain their research to the public in three minutes. 

Student entrepreneurs win $100,000 in UCLA Law competition

Teams of UCLA students competed by offering detailed presentations on their innovative companies to a group of experienced venture funders and business attorneys.

  • Madley wins L.A. Times Book Prize for 'An American Genocide'

    April 24, 2017

    UCLA historian and author Benjamin Madley won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the history category for his “An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873”

  • Electrical engineer puts sweat tech to the test

    April 24, 2017

    Sam Emaminejad, assistant professor of electrical engineering at UCLA, has demonstrated that a wearable biosensor can be used in the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases.

  • Student entrepreneurs win $100,000 in UCLA Law competition

    April 21, 2017

    Teams of UCLA Law students and colleagues from other schools at UCLA competed by offering detailed presentations on their innovative companies to a group of experienced venture funders and business attorneys.

  • April 25: Grad Slam finals

    April 21, 2017

    Watch 12 finalists complete in this competition to determine who best can represent UCLA in explaining their research to the public in three minutes. The winner advances to the systemwide contest May 4.

  • Urge your Congress member to invest in federal research

    April 21, 2017

    UC researchers identify disease causes and develop cures and life-enhancing biotechnologies — but the funding that makes this possible is at risk.

  • UCLA physician-scientist named to Association of American Physicians

    April 21, 2017

    Election to membership is among the most widely recognized international measures of scholarly excellence in academic medicine.

  • Chief of cardiac surgery elected to board of governors

    April 21, 2017

    Dr. Richard Shemin, the Robert and Kelly Day Professor of Surgery and chief of cardiac surgery, is new member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons.

  • What exactly does ‘healthy’ mean when it comes to food?

    April 20, 2017

    What exactly does “healthy” mean — and can you rely on it? The Food and Drug Administration is trying to find out.

  • Being kind to our home planet

    April 20, 2017

    UCLA celebrated the planet Thursday at the annual Earth Day Fair, showcasing sustainable university initiatives, environmental student groups, as well as green classes, projects and organizations from on and off campus.

  • In memoriam: Dr. Raymond Schultze helped lead UCLA Medical Center to national prominence

    April 20, 2017

    Dr. Raymond Schultze, former director of the UCLA Medical Center who also served concurrently as administrative vice chancellor for six years, died Friday, April 14, in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 83.

  • April 21: Standing with Mother Earth

    April 20, 2017

    Join the UCLA American Indian Studies Center in rallying on behalf of Native American efforts to preserve the environment, and for a celebration of indigenous culture and identity.

  • UCLA Law Clinic wins U.S. Supreme Court case

    April 19, 2017

    “This case may never have gotten to the Supreme Court if there had not been a clinic,” said UCLA Law Professor Stuart Banner.

  • Grad students in humanities explore off-campus careers

    April 19, 2017

    There's a growing effort at UCLA and UC campuses to support Ph.D. students in exploring non-academic careers and connect them with the needs of the private sector and industry in California.

  • Society honors UCLA professor for her research on proteins

    April 18, 2017

    The Protein Society is a nonprofit scholarly society that seeks to advance state-of-the-art science through international forums that promote communication, cooperation and collaboration among scientists involved in the study of proteins.

  • April 18: The Latino paparazzi of Los Angeles

    April 17, 2017

    Join the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center for a special research presentation by UCLA Institute of American Cultures visiting researcher and Ford fellow Vanessa Díaz, who will explore the racial politics of the paparazzi.

  • Goldstein receives grant to study role of molecule in prostate cancer

    April 17, 2017

    UCLA researcher Andrew Goldstein has been awarded a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society to fund his research on prostate cancer. Goldstein is an assistant professor-in-residence in the departments of Urology and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, and a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA.

  • UCLA’s healing garden reaches for the sky

    April 17, 2017

    UCLA’s first vertical garden is tended to by patients from the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital — from pH testing and pest control to germinating seeds, harvesting plants, drying herbs and cooking.

  • ResearchGo: New website is go-to source for UCLA research teams

    April 17, 2017

    UCLA research staff, investigators, university partners and study participants have a new tool called ResearchGo to guide them through the often confusing process of pursuing and maintaining research studies and clinical trials.

  • May 19: The UCLA Marathon Reading is back

    April 14, 2017

    For the first time since 2005, the UCLA Department of English will be reprising the marathon reading at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, in the Rolfe Courtyard, with "Beloved," by Toni Morrison.

  • UCLA professor wins annual book prize

    April 14, 2017

    Professor Ursula Heise has been awarded the British Society for Literature and Science prize for best book published in 2016 in the field of literature and science.

  • April 28-30: 25 years after the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

    April 13, 2017

    As part of the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin lecture series, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs invites you to examine the socio-political factors that provoked the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, as well as its impact on the racial and economic climate in L.A.

  • Oliver receives top food service award for her work at UCLA's medical centers

    April 13, 2017

    Patricia Oliver, director of nutrition services at UCLA Health, has received the 2017 Silver Plate Award from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association for her work at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

  • In memoriam: UCLA psychobiologist Thomas Minor studied stress

    April 13, 2017

    Thomas Minor, 64, a professor in the departments of psychology and psychiatry and behavioral sciences, died from bladder cancer Monday, March 27, in Burbank, California, with his family at his bedside.

  • UCLA education professor receives teacher of the year award

    April 13, 2017

    Robert Cooper, associate professor of education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, has been selected by social justice leadership committee to receive the Teacher of the Year Award.

  • Be alert, Bruins: Utility carts are not toys

    April 12, 2017

    UCLA Transportation is launching its annual Be Alert Bruins driver safety campaign. This year, the focus is on utility cart safety on the UCLA campus. According to UCLA’s vehicle loss data, 13 incidents have occurred since 2011.

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