Recent News Articles

2021-2022 Academic Senate Awards Call for Nominations

On January 7, 2022, Jody Kreiman (Academic Senate Chair) invited faculty, staff, students and members of the Academic Senate to participate in the nomination process for the following 2021-2022 UCLA Academic Senate Awards:

  • January 07, 2022

Apply for One of Two Academic Senate COR Faculty Grants

On December 14, 2021, Marco Iacoboni (chair of the Academic Senate Council on Research) shared a BruinPost about grant opportunities for UCLA Senate faculty, with funding available during 2022-2023. Members of the Academic Senate may apply for one of two grants sponsored by the Council on Research (COR):

  • December 14, 2021

Apply for UCLA's Innovation Fellows Program 2022 Cohort

On October 22, 2021, Amir Naiberg, Associate Vice Chancellor and CEO and President of the UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG), announced an open call for UCLA’s fourth cohort of UCLA's Innovation Fellows (previously known as UCLA’s Faculty Innovation Fellows). The campus-wide Innovation Fellows program is aimed at advancing entrepreneurial excellence and startup culture among faculty and postdocs across campus. Open to all UCLA faculty and postdoctoral researchers, 8-10 teams will be invited to participate in dedicated mentoring with Startup UCLA.

  • October 22, 2021

2021-2022 Dickson & Goldberg Awards Call for Nominations

On October 18, 2021, Michael S. Levine, the UCLA Emeriti Association Award Selection Committee Chair and Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel, shared a call for nominations for the 2021 – 2022 Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award and the Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award. 

The Dickson Award honors outstanding research, scholarly work, teaching, and/or educational service (e.g. service in professional, University,
Academic Senate, emeriti, departmental or editorial posts, or committees) performed by an emeritus/emerita professor since retirement.

  • October 18, 2021

Libraries and Societies Data and Software Sharing Series - UCLA Library and the American Geophysical Union (AGU)

The UCLA Library and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) share a commitment to helping researchers preserve, share, discover, and receive credit for their research data and software. UCLA Library and AGU offer services, guidance, and coordinate improvements throughout the research lifecycle to guide researchers to organize, describe, and curate their data and software with the goal of transparency and reproducibility.

  • October 06, 2021

2021-2023 Integrated and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (i2URP) Applications

The Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences (URC-Sciences) will be accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Integrated and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (i2URP), a two year program for students to develop science communication and presentation skills, become practiced in analyzing scientific literature, and develop a deeper understanding of the research process. Participants work with program faculty during weekly Journal Club and Research Presentation meetings, which explor

  • September 07, 2021

Registration Open for The University of California Wildfire Virtual Symposium - 9/22/2021

Join UC Research and Innovation at the UC Office of the President to learn how the cutting-edge work of experts from UC’s campuses and national labs can help California achieve its wildfire resilience and recovery goals. The Virtual Symposium is free and open to members of the UC community as well as the public.

 

UC Wildfire Virtual Symposium 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 

8am - 12noon (PST) 

Register in advance for this webinar

 

  • August 26, 2021

University Librarian Virginia Steel Announces Access to the UC Library Search Tool

On July 29, 2021, Virginia Steel, UCLA's university librarian, announced access to the new UC Library Search tool available to all members of the UC community. UC Library Search allows users to conduct systemwide searches for materials across all UC campus libraries.

UC Library Search replaces the UCLA Library Catalog and Melvyl and allows users to: 

  • July 29, 2021

University Librarian Virginia Steel Announces Online Summer Research and Digital Technologies Workshops

On July 1, 2021, Virginia Steel, UCLA's university librarian, shared information about a series of summer session virtual research and digital technologies workshops offered by the UCLA Library. In collaboration with the Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC), the workshops are designed to support all levels of research and scholarly endeavors in order to build a community of practice around digital research expertise, tools/methods, and collections/content.

  • July 01, 2021

University Librarian Virginia Steel Announces Temporarily Closure of the Ahmanson-Murphy Reading Room

On June 21, 2021, Virginia Steel, UCLA's university librarian, shared important information via a BruinPost about the temporarily closure of the Ahmanson-Murphy Reading Room at the UCLA Library Special Collections. Beginning on July 1, the Ahmanson-Murphy Reading Room must temporarily vacate and close to accommodate critical infrastructure work will clear the way for the installation of a new energy efficient humidity control system on the A Level of the Young Research Library.

  • June 21, 2021

2020-2021 Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award Recipients Named

On June 4, 2021, Michael S. Levine, Chair of the Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award Selection Committee and Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel, shared a BruinPost naming the 2020-2021 Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award Recipients. 

The following two UCLA emeriti professors have been selected to receive the award, which includes a prize of $1,000:

  • June 04, 2021

2020-2021 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award Recipients Named

On June 4, 2021, Michael S. Levine, Chair of the UCLA Emeriti Association Award Selection Committee and Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel, shared a BruinPost naming the 2020-2021 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award Recipients. 

The following three UCLA emeriti professors have been selected to receive the award, which includes a prize of $5,000:

  • June 04, 2021