The 24-year-old entrepreneur invented a process that breaks the chemical bonds between plastic molecules, turning material that would otherwise be nonrecyclable into valuable chemicals.
Ozan Jaquette will use the $70,000 fellowship from the National Academy of Education and the Spencer Foundation to support his research on the off-campus recruitment patterns of public research universities.
Randall Akee is the 2016-17 recipient of the C. Doris and Toshio Hoshide Distinguished Teaching Prize in Asian American Studies at UCLA.
Professor Victoria Marks appointed associate dean, academic affairs, for the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture
The professor of choreography in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and chair of the Disability Studies minor assumed the role effective July 1, 2017.
Ann Carlson received the honor at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference in Santa Barbara.
Daniel Saavedra, assistant professor of accounting, will receive the 2017 Competitive Manuscript Award from the American Accounting Association.
A selection of works about “games” by UCLA professor of design media arts Eddo Stern is the subject of a new limited edition book. Stern, who is the director of the UCLA Game Lab, and teaches courses on game design and culture; computer game ...
Seven faculty members were honored with the school’s annual awards.
Julia Heck will receive $200,000 over two years from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support research on early detection and prevention.
Diane Favro is UCLA’s first faculty member to receive the honor, which was established in 1965.
The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group awarded UCLA’s Steve Horvath an Allen Distinguished Investigator award.
Christopher Russell, a professor in UCLA’s Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences and principal investigator for the Dawn Mission, was awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.
The institute awarded the DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies to UCLA's Yasemin Yildiz.
Audrey Pool O’Neal, a lecturer in mechanical and aerospace engineering and former senior manager with General Motors, has been named director of the Women in Engineering program.
The 2017 fellowship will enable associate professor Nouri Gana to explore cross-cultural literary and cultural production.
The Kuiper Prize is the highest award bestowed by the American Astronomical Society to a planetary scientist.
Dean Sarna and her collaborator Stella Aguinaga Bialous are commended for designing Tobacco Free Nurses, an initiative to improve the health of those in the nursing profession.
Laura Gómez, interim dean of social sciences and law professor at UCLA, and Stephen Aron, professor and history department chair at UCLA, will host the installation celebration of professor Teofilo Ruiz as the holder of the Robert and Dorothy Wellman Chair in Medieval History.
UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies Wasserman Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco is participating in the Third Ethics in Action Meeting at the Vatican today an Friday, May 26.
The Commissioner of Elections, Thomas Schwartz, has certified the results of the election conducted by the Academic Senate to fill the position of Academic Senate Vice Chair/Chair-Elect and various seats on the Committee on Committees.
Professor John Agnew who has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oulu in Finland.
Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded the Centennial Medal to Sarah Morris, Steinmetz Professor of Classical Archaeology and Material Culture at UCLA for her scholarship in the classics and for her archaeological research. ...
Daniel Solórzano, UCLA Department of Education professor and inaugural director of the newly established UCLA Center for Critical Race Studies, was honored with the inaugural Revolutionary Mentor Award.
Dr. Jerzy Kupiec-Weglinski has been appointed the inaugural Paul I. Terasaki Chair in Surgery at UCLA. Kupiec-Weglinski is a professor of surgery, pathology and laboratory medicine.
Katherine Stone, the Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Distinguished Professor at UCLA School of Law, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Bob Hepple Award for Lifetime Achievement in Labor Law.