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.
grants and gifts
National Science Foundation grant supports the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey in bringing together young scholars from across the country.
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
Center will bring together academic researchers, students and health care executives and practitioners to explore critical issues in the management of health care organizations.
Funds will be directed to the the UCLA Labor Center and the UCLA Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education.
The five-year award is intended to fund a research project that addresses the needs of both patients and caregivers.
The five-year project funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will involve three projects to investigate factors that accelerate and prevent the re-emergence of HIV.
Funding from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Administration will cover about half the tuition of selected minority and disadvantaged students.
Jillian Neuner raised $1,750 for UCLA research in honor of a friend battling Ewing's Sarcoma, one of the rarest forms of pediatric cancer.
UCLA, USC, Caltech are collaborating in creating a National Science Foundation-funded center to translate scientific and engineering research into technology for the marketplace.
Descendants of the namesake for UCLA's Clark Library donate family heirlooms purchased at auction of estate of notoriously reclusive relative.
The endowed research fund at UCLA's Asian American Studies Center will support students, community-based partnerships and a wide range of research-related activities.
The Getty Foundation recently announced grants totaling $685,000 to UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center, Fowler Museum, Hammer Museum, and Film and Television Archive to cover research, planning for 'Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA' in 2017.
The grant from the California Energy Commission will help to identify and develop new materials, methodologies and software tools for zero-net energy buildings.