Virtual event brings together leaders from universities in California, China, Singapore and Australia.
Research brief: In mice, a neural sequence in the brain's striatum acts like falling dominoes, allowing the them to precisely measure short intervals.
A team led by physics professor Chris Regan has succeeded in building thermoelectric coolers with a total volume of 1 cubic micrometer.
To encourage voting the student group has shifted its efforts to phone banking, classroom Zoom announcements and peer-to-peer social media contests.
Dr. Keith Vossel said: “Our plan is to grow the center’s expertise in areas of neuroimaging, stem cell biology and precision medicine.”
Powe, who oversaw programs in which public officials, community leaders and alumni mentor students, died Sept. 16. She was 66.
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Ananya Roy, founding director of the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy, received the honor designed to support progressive academics.
Ella Haselswerdt, assistant professor of classics, has been honoroed for her article “Sound and Sublime in Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus: The Limits of Representation.”
The first annual Hawthorne Award was named after boron research pioneer M. Frederick Hawthorne.
Kounalakis is the 50th lieutenant governor of California and a former Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary.
One of the most effective preventive measures is germline sequencing, which can detect gene mutations known to increase disease risk.
A UCLA-led report calls for accreditation processes to include data on medical centers’ smoking cessation programs.
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In very early life, sleep helps build the brain’s infrastructure, but it then takes on an entirely new decluttering role, research shows.
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The ambitious paper illuminates the barriers to success that limited many of the city’s residents even before COVID-19 but have been exacerbated since the pandemic began.
A new film by two UCLA faculty members focuses on volunteers who search the Sonoran Desert for undocumented migrants who have died.
500 UCLA students volunteer to provide academic support to K-12 students across L.A. County through the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families.
Binder co-founded and was the driving force behind UCLA Law’s trailblazing experiential education program from its inception in 1970.
New research shows Californians who are in good health with little mental distress are more likely to consistently vote in local and national elections.
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Professor Aslı Bâli offers insight into activism in Turkey by way of a social media selfie trend.
UCLA pulmonologist Reza Ronaghi explains how wildfires affect air quality and what precautions people can take.
UCLA’s Eric Fournier explains why the state’s infrastructure isn’t well suited for such extreme conditions — and what improvements are needed.