The renowned scholar of race, mass incarceration and immigration said she will continue to expand the scope and scale of her social justice work.
The event is being held exactly a half century after a team led by UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock sent the first message over the Arpanet — the precursor to today’s internet.
UCLA teams have won 32 NCAA team championships in 15 different sports his tenure.
The publication ranked more than 1,300 of the world’s leading research-intensive universities in 92 countries.
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.
At just 100 years old, UCLA is the youngest of any public or private institution in the ranking’s overall Top 33.
Kang, who was the first person to serve in this role for the university, will return to his faculty position July 1, 2020.
This is the third consecutive year UCLA has held this distinction in these rankings, which focus on student success.
The 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities, which was published today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, also listed UCLA the 11th best in the world — public or private.
For 30 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll.
It’s the “highest-achieving admitted class in UCLA history,” said Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, vice provost for enrollment management.
The rankings are based on a survey distributed to published scholars representing all academic disciplines.
A message to the UCLA community from Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck
Chancellor Gene Block hosted more than 130 university presidents, senior leaders and guests representing 16 countries.
Amid cheers and happy tears, the UCLA class of 2019 received inspiration from astronaut Anna Lee Fisher: “You, too, can aim for the stars."
Sherie is a world-renowned immunologist and Don is an award-winning professor of marketing research. They have both left their imprints on campus.
Chancellor Gene Block and Vice Chancellor John Mazziotta sent the following message to the UCLA campus community.
The couple have now given more than $188 million to UCLA and more than $478 million overall to the University of California system.
Bernardo is an award-winning teacher and respected scholar who has taught at UCLA for 25 years. He appointment is effective July 1.
The honor recognizes the couple’s efforts to ‘create opportunity for all through education and research.’
The new multimedia effort highlights how the campus tackles today’s pressing problems.
The centennial year kicks off with panels, tours, a conversation with three chancellors and a special edition of TEDxUCLA.
The first mother in space and the creator of some of prime-time television’s most memorable shows are among the people who will speak.
“She is an example to all Bruins that one can truly reach beyond the stars,” said Senior Dean Patricia Turner.
Longtime associate head coach Chris Waller, a former Bruin gymnast and Olympian, succeeds retiring head coach Valorie Kondos Field.