Highlights from New Atlas, Voice of America, Wall Street Journal and others.
Glen MacDonald will be inducted into the division of Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences in November.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding was appointed a member of the committee on a national strategy for cancer control in the United States.
Ximin He was one of 14 researchers from around the globe who were named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars for 2019-21.
Ian Holloway has received an Avenir Award to create a machine-learning system that will monitor social media interactions with participants’ consent.
UCLA’s Dr. Linda Liau and Dr. Timothy Cloughesy received a $400,000 grant from the PHASE ONE Foundation to support their research.
UCLA students, staff, faculty, alumni and also community members have until Sept. 26 to sign up to participate.
The study results have the potential to establish a new standard for using this method to actively monitor prostate cancer.
Highlights from New York Times, Zócalo Public Square, The Hill and others.
“On Display in the Walled City: Nigeria at the British Empire Exhibition, 1924–1925,” features 38 objects from the Sir Henry Wellcome collection.
Traffic delays should be expected those days with a full closure on Sept. 14 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
A version of the technology, set up on the roof of a home, could provide enough power overnight to charge a cell phone or to light a room with LED bulbs.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
At a Zócalo/UCLA event in Washington, D.C., experts discussed how technology will uncover the causes of the disease and offer new therapies.
UC Regents Committee to discuss importance of increasing student success, support and employment opportunities for disadvantaged students, Sept. 17
The conversation will focus on discuss critical issues related to building healthy communities, boosting educational success and closing opportunity gaps.
Highlights from New York Times, ABC News, O the Oprah Magazine and others.
The publication ranked more than 1,300 of the world’s leading research-intensive universities in 92 countries.
UCLA-led analysis of U.S. Transgender Survey showed that 40% of respondents have attempted suicide at some point in their lives.
“We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole,” said UCLA professor Andrea Ghez.
Melioidosis claims an estimated 90,000 lives worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine, and the bacterium that causes it can usually resist even the strongest antibiotics.
Highlights from Reuters, CBS News, The Hollywood Reporter and others.
Research brief: A new report recommends 26 strategies, including rent control, anti-eviction protections, renter-education workshops and property-tax freezes.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
UCLA alumna Mary Osako appointed vice chancellor to lead university’s new strategic communications division
Having led led successful teams at Amazon, Yahoo and Activision Blizzard, she will be the first person to hold the newly created post.
Highlights from New York Times, BBC News, Earth.com and others.