In a joint announcement Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck and Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) Roger Wakimoto, shared with the Bruin Community that Google will end unlimited storage for Google Workspace for Education (GWE) on the 1st of November 2024.
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On January 25, 2024, Executive Chancellor and Provost Darnell Hunt announced the appointment of Athena N. Jackson as the Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian at UCLA, effective from March 1, 2024.
On January 19, 2024, the Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) Roger Wakimoto and Senior Director for the Office of Human Research Protection Kristin Rochford, jointly announced that effective January 25, 2024, all new FDA-regulated, Industry-sponsored, multi-site research conducted at UCLA will require to use a single IRB.
On January 12, 2024, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Virginia Steel announced UCLA Library’s Winter Digital Technologies Workshops.
On January 3, 2024, Chancellor Gene Block announced UCLA’s acquisition of the former Westside Pavilion Mall. The 700,000 square foot property will be reshaped into the UCLA Research Park.
On December 19, 2023, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) and the Centennial Celebration Steering Committee announced the next cycle of the Public Impact Research Awards. These awards recognize individual faculty, or teams, whose research or creative activities have had a significant beneficial public impact.
On December 12, 2023, The UCLA Chancellor’s Council on the Arts and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) announced the 2023-24 Chancellor’s Arts Initiative. The purpose of the Chancellor’s Arts is to support UCLA faculty arts-based research, recognizing and supporting the value of creative activities in the arts for the university, Los Angeles communities and beyond.
On November 29, 2023, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) and the Institute of American Cultures (IAC) held a reception at Royce Hall to honor UCLA Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellows (external link) and the UCLA recipients of the Racial and Social Justice (RSJ) (external link) and Latinx Studies Seed (LSS) (external link) Grants.
On November 7, 2023, Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) Roger M. Wakimoto and Faculty Chair of the Safety Oversight Committee Craig A. Merlic, informed Principal Investigators (PI) their obligation to ensure they do not leave hazardous materials or abandon their animals in the vivarium following their lab shutdown.
In the upcoming year, UCLA Technology Development Group will be hosting the 12th Annual UCLA MedTech Partnering Conference and the Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit Twenty24 (LABEST).
On October 24, 2023, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Personnel Michael S. Levine, made a call for nominations for the 2023-2024 Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award and the Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award. Per year, departments are limited to one nomination for each award.
Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel Michael S. Levine and Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger Wakimoto sent reminders to all eligible faculty members to use the UC Outside Activity Tracking System (OATS) to request prior approval and report outside professional activities performed.
On July 31, 2023, Interim Chief Information Security Officer Drake Chang advised faculty and staff to take precaution when sharing UCLA data with ChatGPT and other generative AI tools.
On June 28, 2023, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Virginia Steel announced UCLA Library’s Summer Digital Technologies Workshops. In collaboration with the Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC) some of these workshops will showcase library content, while others introduce tools, methods and workflows in order to demonstrate ways to design research projects or processes from collecting (or finding) data.