Sunday, April 30

James Stoddart, a professor emeritus of chemistry, will receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for building molecular machines. (Courtesy of UCLA)

UCLA professor emeritus wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

James Stoddart, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry, received the 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Nobel Prize Committee announced Wednesday Stoddart, who is currently a chemistry professor at Northwestern University received the prize in conjunction with Jean-Pierre Sauvage, a professor at the University of Strasbourg, France and Bernard L. Read more...

Photo: James Stoddart, a professor emeritus of chemistry, will receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for building molecular machines. (Courtesy of UCLA)

James Stoddart, a professor emeritus of chemistry, will receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for building molecular machines. (Courtesy of UCLA)

Kimberly Aguirre, organizer with Teamsters Local 2010, protests for higher wages. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA skilled workers union calls for higher wages in protest

About 40 union members protested Thursday outside the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center to advocate for higher wages. Teamsters Local 2010, the union representing UCLA administrative, clerical and skilled trade workers, argued their wages are below market value and lower than those received by workers at other California institutions. Read more...

Photo: Kimberly Aguirre, organizer with Teamsters Local 2010, protests for higher wages. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kimberly Aguirre, organizer with Teamsters Local 2010, protests for higher wages. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Polly Roberts, a breast cancer survivor and professor of world arts and cultures/dance, said the shift towards personalized care like that seen from UCLA researchers and clinicians has helped her cope with her stage 4 cancer. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Breast cancer drug found at UCLA leads shift toward personalized care

October is the only month devoted to breast cancer awareness, but researchers at UCLA have breast cancer on their mind year-round. Increasingly, researchers and clinicians at UCLA are shifting towards personalized medicine to improve patient prognoses. Read more...

Photo: Polly Roberts, a breast cancer survivor and professor of world arts and cultures/dance, said the shift towards personalized care like that seen from UCLA researchers and clinicians has helped her cope with her stage 4 cancer. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Polly Roberts, a breast cancer survivor and professor of world arts and cultures/dance, said the shift towards personalized care like that seen from UCLA researchers and clinicians has helped her cope with her stage 4 cancer. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USAC External Vice President Rafi Sands met with 15 students Saturday to brainstorm campaigning strategies for increasing student voter registration. (Deanna Necula/Daily Bruin)

Bruins discuss methods, plan events to increase student voter turnout

Students campaigning for voter registration held a meeting Saturday to discuss how they will reach their goal of registering 15,000 students on campus to vote before the Oct. Read more...

Photo: USAC External Vice President Rafi Sands met with 15 students Saturday to brainstorm campaigning strategies for increasing student voter registration. (Deanna Necula/Daily Bruin)

USAC External Vice President Rafi Sands met with 15 students Saturday to brainstorm campaigning strategies for increasing student voter registration. (Deanna Necula/Daily Bruin)


Student representatives met Tuesday to discuss improving interfaith dialogue on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Donation to help further interfaith discussion on campus

A Los Angeles interfaith organization donated $8,000 to student groups pursuing interfaith work after a meeting Tuesday with seven undergraduates. The students discussed UCLA’s need to generate more rapport between students of different religious faiths. Read more...

Photo: Student representatives met Tuesday to discuss improving interfaith dialogue on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Student representatives met Tuesday to discuss improving interfaith dialogue on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

“Lo and Behold,” a documentary about the internet’s impact directed by Werner Herzog released Aug. 19, and features Leonard Kleinrock, a UCLA computer science professor. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Film ‘Lo and Behold’ documents the internet’s beginning at UCLA

When Leonard Kleinrock’s student sent the first internet message from UCLA to Stanford, he said it felt more like a perfunctory job well done rather than a moment that would go down in history. Read more...

Photo: “Lo and Behold,” a documentary about the internet’s impact directed by Werner Herzog released Aug. 19, and features Leonard Kleinrock, a UCLA computer science professor. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

“Lo and Behold,” a documentary about the internet’s impact directed by Werner Herzog released Aug. 19, and features Leonard Kleinrock, a UCLA computer science professor. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)