Monday, July 22

Students in the marine biology research quarter this school year travelled to Moorea, French Polynesia to conduct research. (Courtesy of Lilah Hubbard)
Students in the marine biology research quarter this school year travelled to Moorea, French Polynesia to conduct research. (Courtesy of Lilah Hubbard)


Skip Garibaldi, the associate director of the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, uses his expertise to find lottery scammers. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin staff)

Skip Garibaldi catches lottery scammers with mathematics

From the comfort of his desk in the UCLA mathematics department, Skip Garibaldi uses his analytical expertise to help find lottery scammers across the country. Garibaldi, the associate director of the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, uses probability and statistics to help investigators catch people who try to scam the lottery system. Read more...

Skip Garibaldi, the associate director of the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, uses his expertise to find lottery scammers. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin staff)

Nobel Prize winner Arieh Warshel gives lecture at UCLA

Arieh Warshel, who won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry, presented a free, public seminar on Monday called “Multiscale Modeling of Complex Biological Systems and Processes.” Warshal and two other scientists were presented the award last year for their work in “the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems.” The event was part of UCLA’s physical chemistry seminar series and was sponsored by the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and by the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. Read more...


James Manzi is embraced by his wife Barbara. (Courtesy of James Manzi)
James Manzi is embraced by his wife Barbara. (Courtesy of James Manzi)

USAC IVP office to host Campus Safety Day on Monday

UCLA partners are bringing a variety of campus safety resources to students Monday through a series of tours and workshops on campus and the Hill. The Undergraduate Students Association Council Internal Vice President’s office is hosting Campus Safety Day in collaboration with multiple campus organizations, in an effort to centralize and showcase campus safety information. Read more...


Jennifer Calderon, with her son Henry, meets her blood donors who saved her life after she underwent a blood transfusion following a caesarean section nearly 10 months ago.
Jennifer Calderon, with her son Henry, meets her blood donors who saved her life after she underwent a blood transfusion following a caesarean section nearly 10 months ago.