In a new book, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs professor emeritus and author Jack Rothman chronicles his journey to find the forgotten village in Ukraine where his family had lived for generations For Rothman, planning a visit to his parents’ ...
Several UCLA Department of Geography faculty were honored at this year's annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers.
UCLA professor emerita Judith Smith has been selected to receive the 2016–2017 Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award, which includes a prize of $1,000.
Dr. Jacqueline Casillas, clinical director of UCLA’s Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Program and associate director of the UCLA-LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence, has received the 2017 Unmasque Cancer Caregiver Award.
Academic Senate has selected the recipients of the 2017-2018 Faculty Research Lectureships: 123rd Faculty Research Lecture, Michael Green (Psychiatry) 124th Faculty Research Lecture, Ellen DuBois (History).
Robert Hill is among 16 outstanding individuals being awarded honorary degrees from the University of Toronto.
Election to membership is among the most widely recognized international measures of scholarly excellence in academic medicine.
Professor Ursula Heise has been awarded the British Society for Literature and Science prize for best book published in 2016 in the field of literature and science.
Robert Cooper, associate professor of education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, has been selected by social justice leadership committee to receive the Teacher of the Year Award.
Margaret Peters, who joined UCLA in fall 2016 with a joint appointment to the department of political science and the UCLA International Institute, will release a new book with the University of Princeton Press in May.
The Machine Translation and Automated Analysis of Cuneiform Language project, co-directed by UCLA Near Eastern Languages and Cultures professor, Robert Englund, is now funded as part of Trans-Atlantic Platform’s Digging into Data challenge and grant program.
Leonardo Scarabelli, a UCLA postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Professor Paul Weiss is among five winners of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists, presented for the best Ph.D. theses in the chemical sciences.
UCLA lecturer David Stein has been awarded the Maria Stewart Prize from the African American Intellectual History Society for the best journal article in black intellectual history written in 2015 or 2016.
Two faculty members have been awarded 2017 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies. Out of nearly 1,200 applicants, only 71 fellows were selected.
Last month, postdoctoral researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA impressed judges with their scientific acumen, poise and ability to articulate the significance of their work at the 2017 Giannini Fellowship competition in Pebble Beach, California.
The honor recognizes exceptional young scientists who have demonstrated “the most creative talent,” according to the program.
An expert in pathology of the liver and one of the pioneers in establishing the nature of the liver cell, he has done research on the pathogenesis of alcoholic and liver disease, more specifically investigating the regulation of expression of RNA sequence genes in liver biopsies from patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis.
Weizhe Hong, an assistant professor of biological chemistry and neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been named a 2017 Searle Scholar.
In an effort to move the needle forward to improve cancer detection techniques, the National Cancer Institute awarded $2.5 million to principal investigator Dr. David Wong, associate dean for research at the UCLA School of Dentistry.
UCLA history professor Carla Pestana, the holder of the Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World, has written a new book, "The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell’s Bid for Empire," just published by Belknap Press-Harvard University.
Jessica Harris, a UCLA assistant professor in the division of higher education and organizational change, has been selected as one of five recipients of the 2017–19 Emerging Scholar Award from the American College Personnel Association-College Educators International.
Elisa Long and Hal Hershfield, two faculty members at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, are on Poets and Quants’ list of 2017’s 40 most outstanding M.B.A. professors under 40.
Aslı Bâli, UCLA professor of law and director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, has co-edited a book on how the drafters of constitutions have addressed religious tensions in 14 countries.
UCLA School of Law professor Kal Raustiala has been cited by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in a dissenting opinion in a copyright dispute.
John Duncan, professor of Korean in UCLA’s Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is presented with the Yongjae Award, established in 1995 to honor Yongjae Paek Nak-jun, a former minister of education during the Korean War.