The honoree, a Navajo sustainable business advocate, received $100,000 for her grassroots and national efforts.
awards and honors
UCLA’s Ghez won for the prize for physics and UC Berkeley’s Doudna won for chemistry. UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily A. Carter moderated.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
In her talk, the UCLA astrophysicist answers the question, “How do you observe something you can’t see?” among many others.
The association, which is the world’s largest scientific society, honored the UCLA faculty members for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Clarivate released its annual list of the most highly cited researchers, which includes dozens of UCLA researchers across various disciplines.
A pioneer in cancer immunology, Dr. Antoni Ribas has devoted his career to developing and refining new therapies for malignant melanoma.
Six students won Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowships for projects that incorporated accurate and plausible science into their stories.
Ghez, who received the prize for her research into black holes, is the eighth UCLA faculty member to be named a Nobel laureate.
The scholars will conduct their research in Argentina, Cameroon, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Turkey and Uruguay.
The prize from the Gold Shield Alumnae awards $30,000 to an exceptional professor with a record of undergraduate teaching, research and university service.
Clarice Aiello, David Delgado Shorter and Alicia Gaspar de Alba were chosen as recipients of the 2020-21 Affordable Course Materials Initiative awards.
The Library Prize honors students who have demonstrated remarkable intellectual curiosity paired with the skills and capacities to conduct meaningful research.
Margaret Kivelson has been recognized by the Royal Society, Harvard University and University of Leicester.
Amita Sehgal, a neuroscientist at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, won the award honoring excellence in basic science research.
The work of Shelley Taylor and her colleague Susan Fiske has changed the study of how people think about themselves and the social world.
Stein, director of UCLA's Leve Center for Jewish Studies, is well known for her scholarship, writing and teaching in the field.
The team proposed a redesign of certain elements of a Los Angeles elementary school to improve its environmental sustainability.
UCLA’s honorees are Miguel García-Garibay, Jennifer Mnookin, Pedro Noguera, Lynn Vavreck, Mary Nichols and Ann Philbin.
The society is the premier organization of professional astronomers in North America.
Rivlin received the UCLA Israel Studies Award for his leadership promoting tolerance.
UCLA is tied for fifth in the number of professors honored this year as early-career scientists and scholars who are rising stars of science.
Murthy has been dean of UCLA Engineering since January 2016. She is the first woman to hold the position.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
The AAAS is the world’s largest scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.