February 28, 9:22 pm
UCLA faculty recently received professional development awards honoring its research and teaching successes.
Almost 90 lecturers won the annual Unit 18 professional development awards, UCLA announced Tuesday. Read more...
February 17, 2:42 am
Volunteers throughout California are heeding a call by UCLA researchers to map California’s biodiversity and preserve the state’s environmental history.
The project, CALeDNA, aims to assess Californian biodiversity across numerous habitats using soil samples collected by citizen scientists. Read more...
Photo: Volunteers have gathered more than 400 soil samples for CALeDNA, a new program that aims to use DNA sequencing to map the distribution of species across California. (Courtesy of Emily Curd)
January 25, 4:33 pm
While President Donald Trump was being sworn into office Friday, a team of hackers and data scientists were already working to preserve government information that could disappear within hours. Read more...
Photo: UCLA graduate students organized a hackathon Friday to archive environmental policy websites considered at-risk under the Trump administration. (Courtesy of Irene Pasquetto)
January 18, 12:03 am
The Williams Institute at UCLA is reorienting the scope of its research to investigate LGBTQ discrimination post-marriage equality.
On Thursday, former UCLA law professor Russell Robinson presented an article at the UCLA School of Law, in which he discussed perception of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights following marriage equality. Read more...
Photo: Russell Robinson, a former UCLA law professor, spoke about marriage equality for same-sex couples Thursday at the UCLA School of Law. About 35 students attended. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)