Salih Can Açıksöz, an assistant professor of anthropology in the UCLA College, has been awarded the Fatema Mernissi Book Award.
Paul Barber, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is one of 14 new members.
Keriann Backus, assistant professor of biological chemistry at UCLA, has been chosen as a 2020 Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering.
Jonathan Kao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a director’s new innovator award from the National Institutes of Health.
Michael Stenstrom, UCLA distinguished professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized as an Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors.
Mariana Niell-Swiller has joined UCLA Health as the director of cancer genetic counseling.
Ross died Sept. 16 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 73.
Campus will be home to three Los Angeles County Vote Centers, with the first at the Hammer Museum opening Oct. 24, and home to one vote-by-mail drop box.
Artist Rebeca Méndez created a poster for the League of Women Voters and the American Institute of Graphic Arts.
Voter suppression measures tend to disproportionately affect communities of color. Professors urge members of the public to take action.
Alden Young is a historian whose research focuses on how politics intertwines with economic development.
The new lecture series launches with historian Brenda Stevenson, Nickoll Family Professor of History at UCLA, and Deborah Thomas, of the University of Pennsylvania.
A pioneer in cancer immunology, Dr. Antoni Ribas has devoted his career to developing and refining new therapies for malignant melanoma.
UCLA’s Laura Gómez, a renowned scholar of race and ethnicity, provides essential context for today’s politics in “Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism.”
Shannon Speed, director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center, notes that for the first time there are mainstream calls to finally address structural inequality.
The Fowler Museum at UCLA will host a discussion with experts.
Courts in Texas and Pennsylvania sided with arguments made in reports prepared by members of the project.
Achuta Kadambi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, received the honor.
Rafail Ostrovsky, distinguished professor of computer science, will work on the committee which will assess national security and intelligence scenarios.
Maryanne Wolf, distinguished professor of education, is now part of the of 80 scientists from around the world.
Melissa Spencer, professor of neurology and neuromuscular program director, has received a five-year, grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Arash Amini, assistant professor of statistics in the UCLA College, received the award from the NSF’s division of mathematical sciences.
Judea Pearl has received the Classic AI Paper Award for his paper “Temporal Constraint Networks” along with coauthors Rina Dechter and and Itay Meiri.
Richard Kaner, UCLA’s Dr. Myung Ki Hong Professor of Materials Innovation, has received the honor.
Collected interviews from faculty, staff and others will join UCLA’s historical record.