Monday, September 25

Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA students watch eclipse with telescopes, glasses at event

A long line of people spiraled around the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse through telescopes last Monday. More than a thousand students and community members came to campus to watch the partial solar eclipse at “The Great UCLA Eclipse” event hosted by the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. Read more...

Photo: Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


Those attending the "The Great UCLA Eclipse" on Monday morning can learn about and view the eclipse through safe viewing glasses and telescopes. (NASA)

Q&A: UCLA staff member explains importance of sun in light of the eclipse

A total solar eclipse will pass through the United States on Monday. Although Los Angeles is not under its path of totality, or the area where the moon will completely block the sun, the UCLA community will be able to view a partial solar eclipse on campus. Read more...

Photo: Those attending the "The Great UCLA Eclipse" on Monday morning can learn about and view the eclipse through safe viewing glasses and telescopes. (NASA)

Those attending the "The Great UCLA Eclipse" on Monday morning can learn about and view the eclipse through safe viewing glasses and telescopes. (NASA)

The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA to offer new undergrad degree in computer engineering in the fall

The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has built a new undergraduate degree out of electrical engineering and computer science. The electrical engineering and computer science departments will together oversee a new degree called computer engineering beginning in the fall. Read more...

Photo: The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New grad student program seeks to study sustainability in urban areas

UCLA is creating a program for graduate students to research how to sustainably use food, water and energy in urban areas. The interdisciplinary program, which UCLA will develop for the next five years with a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, will teach graduate students in research, education and communication how to obtain and transport food, water and energy resources for growing urban populations. Read more...

Photo: UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Asad Madni, a distinguished adjunct professor of electrical engineering, received an award for his career accomplishments.  (UCLA)

UCLA professor receives award for career in electrical engineering

A UCLA professor received an award for his career achievements in electrical engineering. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ honor society is recognizing Asad Madni, a distinguished adjunct professor of electrical engineering, with the Vladimir Karapetoff Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. Read more...

Photo: Asad Madni, a distinguished adjunct professor of electrical engineering, received an award for his career accomplishments. (UCLA)

Asad Madni, a distinguished adjunct professor of electrical engineering, received an award for his career accomplishments.  (UCLA)