The interdisciplinary institute is the first initiative of its size and scope. It is being created with a $20 million gift from the estate of philanthropist and entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian.
grants and gifts
National Science Foundation grant supports the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey in bringing together young scholars from across the country.
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
Center will bring together academic researchers, students and health care executives and practitioners to explore critical issues in the management of health care organizations.
Funds will be directed to the the UCLA Labor Center and the UCLA Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education.
The five-year award is intended to fund a research project that addresses the needs of both patients and caregivers.
The five-year project funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will involve three projects to investigate factors that accelerate and prevent the re-emergence of HIV.
Xinshu (Grace) Xiao, UCLA professor of integrative biology and physiology, is among 33 outstanding scientists nationwide to be awarded a grant to expand the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements.
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has awarded Andrea Fraser, professor of art at UCLA, a $40,000 unrestricted grant, one of four given to visual artists.
Veronica Santos, UCLA associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has received a $719,000 grant from the Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research.
Dr. Joel Braslow and Philippe Bourgois of the Center for Social Medicine and the Humanities at UCLA’s Semel Institute have won a three-year, $1 million grant from the L.A. County Department of Mental Health to study how the county deploys urgent psychiatric care.
The internationally respected center enables UCLA scientists to work together across disciplines to accelerate progress in and deepen insights gained from demographic and population research.
On Dec. 14, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced funding for 290 projects in 43 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Funding from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Administration will cover about half the tuition of selected minority and disadvantaged students.
UCLA Anderson has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, a U.S Navy veteran.
Education profession Alison Bailey and researchers with Center X’s Northeast Region office will receive $2.37 million over five years from the National Professional Development program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television established the graduate student fellowship in honor of the late faculty member.
The assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering will apply the $360,000 award to research on nanoscale architectures and ultrafast energy diagnostics.
Stevenson is a renowned scholar in the history of slavery, particularly enslaved women, in the United States and throughout the Atlantic World.
Professor Pietro Musumeci, James Rosenzweig and William Barletta will conduct beam generation and beam dynamics research.
The $450,000 grant will support a four-year pilot program designed to provide greater access to and information about the field of conservation.
The Department of Defense grant will support Dr. Randolph Steadman and his research team in developing technology to help health care trainees refine clinical decision-making and teamwork skills.
The interdisciplinary team aims for significant increases in efficiency for wireless communication and sensor technologies.
The annual colloquium brings together a panel of UCLA Law faculty and other experts to discuss the most important upcoming cases on the U.S. Supreme Court docket and analyze the implications of these cases.
Ellen Scott, assistant professor of cinema and media studies at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, has been named a 2016 Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.