Professor Dennis Hong has led the Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory at UCLA since 2007, creating robots that benefit society. The U.S. Navy awarded Hong a $1.6 million grant to help fund the creation of a disaster-relief robot. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)
Professor Dennis Hong has led the Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory at UCLA since 2007, creating robots that benefit society. The U.S. Navy awarded Hong a $1.6 million grant to help fund the creation of a disaster-relief robot. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)




UCLA alum donates $11M for technology management center

The UCLA Anderson School of Management received an $11 million donation from James Easton to promote education in research and technology leadership, officials announced Thursday. The donation will allow the school to officially expand the Easton Technology Leadership Program into a center for the School of Management to develop relationships with technology industries, said Guillaume Roels, an associate professor at the school and the new center’s faculty director. Read more...


UCLA cancer researcher Dennis Slamon accepts a $1 million donation by Revlon ambassador Halle Berry and CEO Lorenzo Delpani. (Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center)
UCLA cancer researcher Dennis Slamon accepts a $1 million donation by Revlon ambassador Halle Berry and CEO Lorenzo Delpani. (Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center)


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