Research conducted by the Academic Advancement Program (AAP) has found that students in AAP have higher graduation rates compared to the overall underrepresented minority student population at UCLA – evidence […]
As the 10 dancers moved across the studio floor in Kaufman Hall, their instructor closely watched how each dancer’s body movements transitioned from one to the next. Victoria Marks, associate […]
Fifty-one years ago, Arthur Ashe became the first (and last) African American man to win the U.S. Open, which begins tomorrow. As is fitting, last year the tennis community celebrated this […]
Judy Mark was observing her students working in their four-person groups in her Autism Media Lab when she noticed one group quietly working on their laptops. No one was talking […]
Karida Brown, UCLA assistant sociology professor, was inspired to create a support network for academics of social change last year when she realized how many of her contemporaries, herself included, […]
The inaugural Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research, which is supported by the Chancellor’s office and the UCLA Center for Community Learning, has allocated six $10,000 research grants to develop new undergraduate research […]
Whether they’ve already risen up the ranks in their department or are still early in their careers, just about every professor is familiar with the feeling of walking into a […]
Scholarship recipients had a unique opportunity to meet their donors and share their achievements at the UCLA 2019 Scholarships Luncheon on March 3. The annual brunch was held in Carnesale […]
Academic Advancement Program alumna Ashley Williams ’12 was featured in a Fox 11 Los Angeles news segment honoring anchor Christine Devine. The Drew Child Development Corporation honored Devine at its […]
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research selected UCLA associate vice provost for student diversity Charles Alexander as a contributor for the 2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. […]
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT, formerly OID) and CEILS (Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences) collaborated to host an all-day, campus-wide event, Teaching at UCLA: […]
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu came from Taiwan to the United States with his family when he was 3 years old. And since then, he has tried to champion the ideals […]
Akiva Nemetsky, who graduated from UCLA in 2018 with a degree in film, television and digital media, has won a prestigious Knight-Hennessy scholarship, the largest endowed graduate scholarship in the […]
Whenever his teachers would give his class a writing assignment, the other kids would groan, but Nathan Mallipeddi was always secretly relieved. He much preferred writing over oral presentations because […]
Early in the morning, while most people are still sleeping, Joy McKee climbed out of her tent at an altitude of 17,200 feet. After two and a half weeks of […]
At a time when Major League Baseball was a whites-only profession, Jackie Robinson, one of UCLA’s most esteemed alumni and one of the nation’s most respected athletes and advocates, stood […]
Sarina Morales is a self-proclaimed “city girl.” Born and raised in San Fernando Valley, Morales had never worked on a farm, planted her own food, or chased chickens. But all […]
As she meets with colleagues across campus and even across the entire University of California, Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Patricia Turner is always struck by how highly […]
As director of New Student and Transition Programs, Roxanne Neal knows just how to make new Bruins feel comfortable and cared for during the sometimes difficult transition to college. Now, […]
The recipients of UCLA’s highest honor for teaching, the Distinguished Teaching Awards, were honored by the UCLA Academic Senate at the Andrea L. Rich Night to Honor Teaching awards ceremony at […]
UCLA has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to continue providing hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students across Southern California through the Amgen Scholars Program. The Amgen Foundation […]
UCLA has begun the three-year accreditation process administered by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Following a national search, Shalom Staub has been selected as director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning, effective September 1.
The American Talent Initiative (ATI) and the Campaign for College Opportunity have both recognized UCLA for its dedication to helping community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year universities.
Douglas Yao discovered his passion for research as an undergraduate at UCLA. Now, he’s embarking on a PhD at Harvard in pursuit of his goal to run his own lab […]
The 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Championships kicks off today, marking 50 years since UCLA alumnus Arthur Ashe ’66 won the tournament’s first men’s singles title. In honor of this milestone, […]
Chancellor Gene Block offered encouragement to UCLA’s newest entrepreneurs during his visit to Startup UCLA’s Summer Accelerator in early August.
As UCLA undergraduate Jendalyn Coulter spoke to the several dozen professors, students and educational leaders about her research on former foster youth who go on to college, she was poised […]
Fourth-year art history major and digital humanities minor Rocio Sanchez-Nolasco is about to have her original research published by a southern California art gallery, all because of a photo her […]
Two UCLA College honors students presented at the annual Academic Resource Conference sponsored by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Held in April […]
Hundreds of videos, interviews, photos, articles and other resources related to the life of tennis legend and UCLA alumnus Arthur Ashe are now accessible via the Ralph J. Bunche Center […]
Friday, June 15, 1 p.m. It’s College Commencement Day at UCLA and one of the biggest ceremonies of the year is about to start. Across campus, families and graduates take […]
Professors Gregory Pottie, Kara Cooney and Alvaro Sagasti share why they support undergraduate research and why they find Undergraduate Research Week so impressive. Undergraduate Research Week showcases and celebrates undergraduate […]
For the first time in three years, UCLA students have been named recipients of the Donald A. Strauss Foundation’s annual public service scholarship. Second-year psychobiology and political science double major […]
Students share why Undergraduate Research Week is a unique and valuable opportunity. Learn more about Undergraduate Research Week: http://urweek.ugresearch.ucla.edu/
Twice per quarter, around 50 staff from across UCLA gather at interactive workshops to discuss best practices, tools, and theory about the work they do every day: advising students. The […]
Walk into the International Education Office in 1332 Murphy Hall and you might be greeted by Montana Epps, a third-year history major and study abroad student peer advisor with infectious […]
At age 15, Ann Signett was surrounded by war. Every morning she would go out on her balcony and watch B17 bombers as they flew over her hometown of Rome […]
As the crowded Metro Rapid 720 bus heads east on Wilshire Boulevard, the 20 UCLA undergraduates on board are captivated as they pass the marble and travertine Scottish Rite Masonic […]
Priority enrollment for summer 2018 opened on February 1, which means that students like Arpi Beshlikyan are already deciding whether to catch up, get ahead or explore future careers.
In a roundtable discussion with UCLA students and Chicago entrepreneurs at Startup UCLA on Feb. 12, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was adamant that despite all his career accomplishments, it is […]