Sunday, September 23

UCLA was ranked the No. 1 public university in the country by the U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Colleges ranking, which was released Sunday. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
UCLA was ranked the No. 1 public university in the country by the U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Colleges ranking, which was released Sunday. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA was ranked the top public US university in a report released by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education on Wednesday.  (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
UCLA was ranked the top public US university in a report released by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education on Wednesday.  (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian said they decided to come forward about their abuse by Larry Nassar after seeing other women  speak out against him in January. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian said they decided to come forward about their abuse by Larry Nassar after seeing other women  speak out against him in January. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA was ranked the second-best public university in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities on Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA was ranked the second-best public university in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities on Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

SCALAR is led by Sarah Tolbert, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the school of engineering, and Bruce Dunn, chair of the department of materials science and engineering. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA-led center receives $9.75M grant for rechargeable battery research

A UCLA-led energy research center received $9.75 million to continue its research on how to improve rechargeable batteries. The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the four-year grant to the Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables center Thursday and designated the center as one of its Energy Frontier Research Centers, according to a university press release. Read more...

SCALAR is led by Sarah Tolbert, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the school of engineering, and Bruce Dunn, chair of the department of materials science and engineering. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)


Dancers donated $260 to participate in Dance Marathon and tried to stay on their feet for 26 hours. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Dance Marathon 2018 raises $317,599 to fight pediatric AIDS

The Pediatric Aids Coalition at UCLA raised $317,599.29 at this year’s Dance Marathon, a $116,915.71 decrease from last year. The event, which PAC hosts annually, featured performances by student groups and outside performers, celebrity guest speakers and speakers from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the UCLA AIDS Institute. Read more...

Dancers donated $260 to participate in Dance Marathon and tried to stay on their feet for 26 hours. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)


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