Recent News Articles

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

University Librarian Virginia Steel Shares FAQs About Upcoming Transition to UC Library Search

On June 2, 2021, Virginia Steel, UCLA's university librarian, shared important information for the replacement of Melvyl and the UCLA Library Catalog with the new UC Library Search. Virginia shares UC Library Search FAQs via a BruinPost highlighting things like learning to use UC Library Search and what to do to keep you personal saved lists in Melvyl and in the UCLA Library Catalog. Please see BruinPost for more details on the FAQs. 

  • June 02, 2021

University of California Wildfire Symposium 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 webinar event is free and open to members of the UC community as well as the public.

UC Wildfire Research Symposium 

Friday, June 4, 2021 

8am - 12noon (PST) 

  • June 01, 2021

UCLA's Faculty Innovation Fellows Pitch Showcase

The UCLA Faculty Innovation Fellows program extends its invitation to celebrate UCLA's Faculty Innovation Fellows pitching their projects to entrepreneurs, investors, and, the UCLA community. Nine faculty were selected to participate in the UCLA Faculty Innovation Fellows' third cohort. The campus-wide Faculty Innovation Fellows program is aimed at advancing entrepreneurial excellence and startup culture among faculty.

  • May 07, 2021

Vice Provost for the Office of Advanced Research Computing Jim Davis and Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto Announce New IDRE Executive Director

On May 4, 2021 Vice Provost for the Office of Advanced Research Computing Jim Davis and Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto announced the new executive director of the Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE): Professor Deanna Needell, Dunn Family Endowed Chair in Data Theory in the Department of Mathematics. 

  • May 04, 2021

Vice Chancellor Roger M. Wakimoto Shares Important Information about the Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Interim Policy

On April 27, 2021 Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto shared information via a BruinPost about the Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Interim Policy issued by the UC Office of the President on July 24, 2020. The interim policy clarifies the process by which all UC campuses will implement the Federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and California NAGPRA (CalNAGPRA).

  • April 27, 2021

Vice Chancellor Roger M. Wakimoto to Host a Series of Foreign Engagement Town Halls

Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto invites you to join a series of virtual town halls with Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration Marcia Smith and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Ann Pollack. They will focus on international collaborations and foreign engagement. This webinar is especially relevant to faculty and other investigators who have federal research support and is designed to provide the UCLA community with guidance on:

  • April 27, 2021

Hub For Urban Living Design Workshop (5/18/2021)

The University of California's division of Agriculture and Natural Resources invites the UCLA community to attend a new Hub for Urban Living design workshop via Zoom. The workshop is intended build partnership across diverse educational institutions and disciplines, community and industry partners, state and local agencies, and others interested in addressing challenges related to the sustainability of urban living. 

  • April 12, 2021

Vice Chancellor Roger M. Wakimoto Announces Phase 3 of the UCLA Research Ramp-Up

On April 8, 2021, Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto shared a BruinPost announcing the launch of Phase 3 of the UCLA Research Ramp-Up. The UCLA COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force (CRRTFF) further expanded the activities allowed during Phase 3 of the UCLA Research Ramp-Up for Undergraduate Student Researchers (USRs) and Fieldwork and Research Travel. 

  • April 08, 2021

Vice Chancellor Roger M. Wakimoto Announces the Development of UCLA Policy 956: IP Revenue Sharing with Not-for-Profit Nongovernmental Organizations

On April 7, 2021 Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto shared a BruinPost announcing the 30-Day Public Review for UCLA Policy 956: IP Revenue Sharing with Not-for-Profit Nongovernmental Organizations. The new policy addresses issues that should be considered before UCLA accepts revenue-sharing terms in a Research Support agreement and applies to UCLA researchers, Schools, Office of Contracts and Grants Administration (OCGA), and the Technology Development Group (TDG).

  • April 07, 2021

Vice Chancellor Rhea Turteltaub and Vice Chancellor Roger M. Wakimoto Announce a Proposed UC Presidential Policy on Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards

On April 5, 2021 Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Rhea Turteltaub and Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto shared a BruinPost announcing a proposed University of California Presidential Policy on Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards. The proposed policy provides greater clarity for properly classifying private support in contemporary circumstances. 

  • April 05, 2021

Call for Faculty Career Development Award Nominations

On April 1, 2021, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang, announced a call for proposals for the Faculty Career Development Award 2021-2022 program. The program supports Assistant Professors and Assistant Professors-in-Residence who are at a critical time in the pre-tenure stage as they advance an on-going research project, creative activity, or as they embark on a new project. 

Important deadlines: 

  • April 01, 2021