The gift is the largest from an individual donor in the history of the UCLA College’s humanities division.
The structure was renamed La Kretz Botany Building in recognition of the $20 million the longtime donor has given overall for the project.
Their answers point to breakthroughs that are improving daily lives, preserving the health of the planet and revealing the mysteries of the universe.
Sequoia Thompson, 33, graduates this month with a degree in psychology and a minor in LGBTQ studies. Her goal is to become a clinical psychologist and work with queer black youth.
The bestselling author and actress in “The Big Bang Theory” will speak at both ceremonies, scheduled for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 15 in Pauley Pavilion.
UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics
The grant “will enable our department to better fulfill its mission to enrich our understanding of the world’s languages,” said professor and department chair Tim Stowell.
In presenting the campus’s highest honor, Chancellor Gene Block praised the poet’s achievements as both an artist and an activist.
Video: UCLA's professor of near eastern languages and cultures walks and talks about archaeology, ancient Egypt and more.
The gift, from Michael Jung, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and his wife, Alice, establishes an endowed chair in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery.
UCLA freshman cluster course combines anatomy, history, philosophy and humanities to provide an interdisciplinary approach to studying neuroscience.
Bhaumik, a native of West Bengal, India, played a key role in developing the technology that paved the way for Lasik eye surgery.
UCLA graduate students are learning how to explain their research to a broad audience through the Grad Slam competition.
UCLA faculty, staff and students, with guidance from a Santa Monica architect, are building a prototype dwelling that they designed to shelter people as well as edible plants, bees, birds, lizards and even bats.
The UndocuBruins Research Program is the first to serve and guide undocumented students at UCLA and encourages the exploration of topics and populations that are rarely examined.
Ten students whose work embodied a “passion for learning” were chosen this week as winners of UCLA’s 2015 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.
In Grad Slam, UCLA graduate students ditch the jargon of their disciplines to see who can come up with the best mini-presentation in plain English.