UCLA leads all universities & academic institutions with 8 recipients, in fields ranging from anthropology, linguistics & fine arts to engineering, photography & biology. Recipients are given freedom & funding to pursue scholarship & creative activities.
Professor David Shorter has reenvisioned UCLA’s database of medicinal folklore as The Archive of Healing. The new, interactive digital database aims to make Indigenous knowledge about healing practices more widely accessible.
Projects will be featured on the GO ARTS UCLA online platform, launched May 6, 2021.
UCLA engineering team wins $7.5M prize for developing eco-friendly concrete that absorbs carbon dioxide
Professor Gaurav Sant led the first university team to win the $7.5 grand prize in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE global competition. Their technology takes carbon dioxide emissions & infuses them into concrete, which absorbs & traps the greenhouse gas.
UCLA study finds that providing citizenship to unauthorized immigrant workers could add $1.5 trillion to U.S economy in the next decade
A UCLA study shares data-backed insights about the potential increased economic benefits of offering citizenship to all unauthorized immigrant workers.
A collaborative study led by UCLA researchers has identified a cancer treatment currently in clinical trials that shows promise for treating COVID-19.
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