Sunday, December 15

UCLA faculty members (clockwise from top left)  Margaret Jacob, Yang Yang, Paula Diaconescu, Thomas Mason, David Glanzman and Stephen Smale were chosen as 2019 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Six UCLA professors honored as fellows of renowned scientific society AAAS

The world’s largest scientific society has selected six UCLA faculty to join its 2019 cohort of fellows. The American Association for the Advancement of Science, an interdisciplinary organization known for publishing the academic journal Science, selected UCLA faculty members David Glanzman, Yang Yang, Paula Diaconescu, Stephen Smale, Margaret Jacob and Thomas Mason as fellows, joining 437 others chosen by the AAAS this year, according to a university press release. Read more...

UCLA faculty members (clockwise from top left)  Margaret Jacob, Yang Yang, Paula Diaconescu, Thomas Mason, David Glanzman and Stephen Smale were chosen as 2019 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA is one of the leading contributors in the nationwide effort to understand climate change and its consequences, according to a report from the National Council for Science and the Environment. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA is one of the leading contributors in the nationwide effort to understand climate change and its consequences, according to a report from the National Council for Science and the Environment. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Regent George Kieffer was accused of sexual misconduct by Rebecca Ora, a University of California, Santa Cruz graduate student, during the public comment section of a UC regents meeting Wednesday. Kieffer (right) is pictured here with UC President Janet Napolitano (left). (Daily Bruin file photo)
Regent George Kieffer was accused of sexual misconduct by Rebecca Ora, a University of California, Santa Cruz graduate student, during the public comment section of a UC regents meeting Wednesday. Kieffer (right) is pictured here with UC President Janet Napolitano (left). (Daily Bruin file photo)

According to an email sent to students last week from the department of economics' undergraduate counselors, economics and business economics have been reclassified as STEM majors. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
According to an email sent to students last week from the department of economics' undergraduate counselors, economics and business economics have been reclassified as STEM majors. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented Leonard Kleinrock, a distinguished computer science professor, with a key to the city. Kleinrock's research helped develop the internet as we know it today. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

School of engineering hosts a daylong event celebrating internet’s 50th birthday

Mark Cuban, Jameela Jamil and Ashton Kutcher were among the many noted speakers that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the internet with UCLA on Tuesday. Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of when graduate student Charley Kine, working under UCLA distinguished computer science professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a data transmission over a computer network, laying the groundwork for what later became known as the internet. Read more...

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented Leonard Kleinrock, a distinguished computer science professor, with a key to the city. Kleinrock's research helped develop the internet as we know it today. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Security seized the banner after five minutes of protest and escorted the demonstrators out. Several protesters spoke to the Daily Bruin outside of Royce Hall following their removal from the event. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Security seized the banner after five minutes of protest and escorted the demonstrators out. Several protesters spoke to the Daily Bruin outside of Royce Hall following their removal from the event. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Getty fire prompted emergency officials to close portions of the 405 Freeway on Monday afternoon, hindering students and other commuters from coming to campus. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
The Getty fire prompted emergency officials to close portions of the 405 Freeway on Monday afternoon, hindering students and other commuters from coming to campus. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)


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