The gift will support Herb Alpert School of Music cello students and UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance.
The faculty position will focus on researching the disorder and pursuing new insights into its treatment.
The contribution expands a scholarship fund that Gene and Sharon Chang established in 2019.
About 81% of the gifts were less than $1,000, indicating the broad-based support for the campus’s mission.
Vice Chancellor Rhea Turteltaub discusses the factors that ignited the campaign and why there is cause for even more optimism about the campus’s future.
“Any school in the world would dream of having these instruments in their possession,” said Movses Pogossian, professor of violin.
The gift, from alumna Alicia Miñana and her husband, Rob Lovelace, establishes a hub that will engage scholars, community organizations, practitioners and lawmakers.
The funds will help the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology expand its reach to community clinics.
UCLA’s Psychology Tower has been renamed Pritzker Hall in recognition of the gift.
The gift is the largest from an individual donor in the history of the UCLA College’s humanities division.
Craig Ehrlich, who graduated from UCLA in 1978, will take over leadership of the foundation’s board July 1.
The theater was renamed Lani Hall in honor of Alpert’s wife, the singer Lani Hall.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television receives $10 million commitment from Elizabeth and Kenneth Whitney
The revitalization of the Ralph Freud Playhouse is scheduled for completion in 2024.
The reinvestment brings his total giving to UCLA to more than $450 million, including nearly $250 million during the Centennial Campaign.
The interdisciplinary institute is the first initiative of its size and scope. It is being created with a $20 million gift from the estate of philanthropist and entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian.
The funds will support the work of Dr. John Belperio and Dr. Joseph Lynch III in the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine.
The contribution from philanthropist Steve Tisch will also create an endowed fund to challenge other donors to contribute.
The funds will add scholarships and new curriculum for the renamed Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
The gift, from Jennifer and Matthew C. Harris, will support research on building more humane societies.
The chair is named in honor of Dr. Paul Torrens, who has been on the school’s faculty since 1972.
“I hope that the UCLA students who it supports will help lead the next wave of great musicians,” the celebrated composer-arranger-producer said.
Tony Pritzker said the gift is an investment in “research that will help sustain the future of our planet.”
The gift will help bridge the so-called “valley of death” in laboratory research, when lack of funding prevents promising discoveries from reaching clinical trials.
The donation from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts will also support the UCLA Film & Television Archive.