“It’s always wonderful to see UCLA recognized nationally, but it’s especially heartening at this challenging time,” Chancellor Gene Block said.
The unit “will help us build a safer, cleaner and more equitable city and world,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Mays will work with leaders across campus to help guide and strengthen UCLA’s efforts to support the Black Bruin family.
The new plans, announced Aug. 21, come in response to directives issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
The recent surge in COVID-19 cases locally and nationally would put student-athletes and their support staff at risk.
Following close consultation with public health authorities, UCLA has revised its plans for classes, student housing and other campus operations.
The collaboration aims to advance the use of microbes for sustainable production of new plastics.
There have been 225 recipients of the scholarships since 1989. Another 13 recipients will begin their studies in the fall.
For 31 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll for providing the highest quality care.
Torres, a labor organizer and lawmaker who was among the first Latino congressmen from California in the 20th century, will receive the campus’s highest honor on July 22.
Researchers will work to create super-powerful computers that harness the mysterious behavior of particles at the subatomic level.
Drake most recently served as president of The Ohio State University from 2014 until this past week. Prior to that he was chancellor of UC Irvine from 2005 to 2014.
The gift from Hellman Fellows Fund will permanently endow the campus’s program, which supports research by junior faculty.
The board’s new president is D’Artagnan Scorza, executive director and founder of the Social Justice Learning Institute.
Plans include a Black Student Resource Center, new faculty positions, fellowships, fundraising and research support.
The new directors are Dennis Keegan, Christine Simmons, Zev Yaroslavsky, D’Artagnan Scorza, Cheryl Lott and Chau Le.
A member of the UCLA faculty since 2008, Galván is a professor of psychology and is director of the Developmental Neuroscience Lab.
The former Bruins basketball player has committed $500,000 through his foundation — matched by a $500,000 UCLA Centennial Term Chair Match.
UC President Janet Napolitano, all 10 UC chancellors and John A. Pérez, chair of the Board of Regents, express their support for the decision upholding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
The Kellie Newcomb Hepper and Jeffrey Hepper Centennial Scholarship is open to undergraduates in any field who are struggling economically.
UCLA is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and departments are working closely with local, state and national officials.
Agreement between UC and Springer Nature will make more research by UCLA authors freely and immediately available to individuals around the world.
UCLA will begin to offer a number of in-person, on-campus courses, as well as limited on-campus student housing.
Amid protests for social justice and a pandemic, UCLA students are urged to apply what they’ve learned to making a better world.
Currently an associate dean in the UCLA Graduate Division, she holds faculty appointments at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health.