A pioneer in cancer immunology, Dr. Antoni Ribas has devoted his career to developing and refining new therapies for malignant melanoma.
Spanning medicine, math and nanomaterials, support for campus scientific studies has grown almost 40% in five years.
In this Q&A, he shares his priorities, his advice for new students and his thoughts on how this moment could change UCLA and all of higher education.
In a message to campus, UCLA leaders condemned recent hateful messages, shared resources to help prevent further disruptions and pledged to explore additional measures.
The director of the Keck Observatory writes about how the UCLA astrophysicist overcame the doubters en route to her Nobel Prize.
Ghez, who received the prize for her research into black holes, is the eighth UCLA faculty member to be named a Nobel laureate.
Discussions about the status of winter quarter instruction are underway and information will be shared as soon as it is available.
A new update from campus leadership outlines the progress that has been made and highlights several new initiatives.
The new partnership will help grow startup companies based on novel aerospace technologies developed at UCLA and elsewhere.
The late Bernice Wenzel and Wendell “Jeff” Jeffrey, both UCLA professors, were well known for their longtime commitment to the university.
The gift is the largest ever contribution that a tribe has made to a law school and one of the biggest in history from a tribe to a university.
Virtual event brings together leaders from universities in California, China, Singapore and Australia.
“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.