Thursday, November 23

Research recap: Schizophrenia, sustainability and diversity center

July 6 UCLA researchers found that people in early stages of schizophrenia were able to remember details of social interactions when given context clues. A study published by the researchers from the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior found that individuals at risk of schizophrenia were able to match a person’s face to a description of a social interaction the person was in, while individuals with chronic schizophrenia could not. Read more...




UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)

UCLA researchers observe faraway galaxies with GLASS project

UCLA researchers are examining the origins of the universe’s oldest galaxies through a joint project with NASA. The Grism Lens-Amplified Survey from Space uses NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to collect data about elements in faraway galaxies, said Tommaso Treu, principal investigator of the project and a physics and astronomy professor at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)

UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)



Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Gene Block, Jerry Kang weigh in on UC finance allocations, free speech

Chancellor Gene Block meets with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting the campus and to explain administrative policies. At their meeting Wednesday, Block, joined by Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang, addressed the list of demands by the Afrikan Student Union, the University of California cap on nonresident students and free speech on campus, among other topics. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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