With the start today of a weeklong celebration of International Education Week at UCLA, Chancellor Gene Block offers his views on why global perspectives and cultural fluency are vital for students to be successful in the 21st century.
Chancellor Gene Block
Teams of UCLA students, staff and faculty who have created clever, first-of-their-kind software and applications that use the latest technologies to help solve problems unveiled the result of thousands of hours of hard work Thursday at a campus conference.
Chancellor Gene Block addresses the campus community.
The project asked UCLA students to use their skills to build an app that uses voice and speech recognition to analyze and improve the dynamics of group interactions.
The campus community gathered Wednesday for an evening devoted primarily to sleep and heard sound advice about how to wake up refreshed and rejuvenated from a panel of experts.
UCLA students can now compete for a chance to assist UCLA Chancellor Gene Block with developing his idea into a mobile application that will use voice and speech recognition to analyze and improve the dynamics of group interactions.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and UCLA psychologist Patricia Greenfield were part of a panel discussing the downside of the digital revolution at a Zócalo/UCLA event at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Chancellor Gene Block and students meet with congressional leaders, White House officials and executives from cultural and advocacy groups to talk candidly about race, diversity and immigration.
Special Olympics World Games executives on Nov. 30 presented UCLA Chancellor Gene Block with a commemorative torch to thank the campus for hosting athletes and events last summer.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block sent this communication to the campus community today.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block welcomed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to campus on Wednesday.
UCLA released the following statement from Chancellor Gene Block regarding the Department of Veteran Affairs settlement of a lawsuit concerning the agency's West LA property.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block writes in a Los Angeles Times op-ed that President Obama’s proposal to make two years of community college free is a bold step to equalize opportunity for all.
UCLA and the UCLA Foundation share the Board of Regents conviction that divestment decisions should not hold any one organization or country to a different standard than any other, said Block.
As chancellor of UCLA, my overriding objective has been preserving our world-renowned academic quality and helping keep a UCLA education affordable for Californians in the face of declining state support.
Speaking at the first CTSI seminar of the academic year, Block told the audience about some of the challenges the university faces in the future and about the importance of interdisciplinary scholarship.
The Chancellor updates the campus community about the recommendations made by UC President Janet Napolitano’s task force to prevent sexual assault and sexual misconduct.
“I look forward to an exhilarating and productive,” Block writes in his message to the UCLA campus community.
Chancellor Gene Block formally welcomed new freshmen and transfer students to UCLA Sunday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center stadium as the campus prepares to kick off the 2014-15 academic year.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block writes about the new science behind the disruption wrought by jet lag, unusual hours and bright tablet screens.
UCLA's chancellor acknowledges the UCLA family for coming together in the face of the challenges created by Tuesday's water main break.
As crews continue cleaning up from Tuesday’s water main break, Block thanks everyone for their patience, hard work, and generous assistance to their colleagues and strangers.
UCLA’s chancellor issued an announcement to the campus following a burst water main near campus Tuesday afternoon.
Counseling and psychological services are available at all times to UCLA students, faculty and staff. This is a painful moment for the entire higher education community. Let’s look out for each other.
Ackerman Grand Ballroom was transformed into a broadcast studio today when UCLA and Univision Communications co-hosted a Spanish-language town hall and an English-language webcast focused on the urgency of closing the Latino education gap. “Today is ...