Tuesday, July 17

Distinguished philosphy professor and former provost of the College of Letters and Sciences Brian Copenhaver retired this year. He will be remembered for creating Fiat Lux courses. (Courtesy of Brian Copenhaver)
Distinguished philosphy professor and former provost of the College of Letters and Sciences Brian Copenhaver retired this year. He will be remembered for creating Fiat Lux courses. (Courtesy of Brian Copenhaver)

Lewis Leeburg, who died April 14, helped create UCLA IS Associates, a network of information technology professionals and UCLA students and faculty. (UCLA Newsroom)
Lewis Leeburg, who died April 14, helped create UCLA IS Associates, a network of information technology professionals and UCLA students and faculty. (UCLA Newsroom)

More than 78,000 children in the United States are married, according to a study published Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
More than 78,000 children in the United States are married, according to a study published Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Alvin Vuong and Eric Qu helped found a startup called Escality, LLC and are part of the growing community of student entrepreneurs at UCLA.(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)
Alvin Vuong and Eric Qu helped found a startup called Escality, LLC and are part of the growing community of student entrepreneurs at UCLA.(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Nanthia Suthana said she plans to use virtual reality technology to develop therapies to help patients who have memory problems, like those with Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA neuroscience assistant professor uses VR to study memory formation

A UCLA researcher is using virtual reality to learn more about how the human brain forms memories. Nanthia Suthana, a neuroscientist and assistant professor of neurosurgery and psychiatry, received a $3.3 million, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative to expand her research on how memories form when people move and navigate in a virtual environment, the university announced Monday. Read more...

Nanthia Suthana said she plans to use virtual reality technology to develop therapies to help patients who have memory problems, like those with Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents is meeting at UC San Francisco this week for its bimonthly board meeting. Regents will discuss state auditor recommendations and upcoming capital projects, among other topics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents preview – Nov. 15-16

The University of California Regents, the governing board of the UC, will discuss revisions to UC policies regarding state audits, the UC Office of the President’s progress in implementing state auditor recommendations and various capital projects, among other topics, at its bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco this week. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents is meeting at UC San Francisco this week for its bimonthly board meeting. Regents will discuss state auditor recommendations and upcoming capital projects, among other topics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Anna Fisher, a UCLA alumna and the first mother in space, had attended a NASA meeting to prepare for flight three days after giving birth. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Anna Fisher, a UCLA alumna and the first mother in space, had attended a NASA meeting to prepare for flight three days after giving birth. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


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