Brian Copenhaver helped organize the first Fiat Lux courses to help students cope with the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Copenhaver, a distinguished professor of philosophy and history who retired in fall 2017, initiated the Fiat Lux Freshman Seminar Program in the two weeks between 9/11 and the beginning of the fall quarter in 2001.
UCLA faculty remember Lewis Leeburg for his kindness, generosity and enduring love for UCLA.
“If he had an opportunity to do something for UCLA, he took it gladly,” said Ephraim McLean, who created UCLA IS Associates with Leeburg in 1978.
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.
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.
A recently retired astronaut, who is also a UCLA alumna, encouraged children attending a science festival Sunday to pursue an education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Several dozen students attended a presentation Wednesday night given by Keith Fink, an attorney and a former lecturer in the Department of Communication whose appointment was terminated in June.
Tanya Petrossian is fighting against an overlooked epidemic that affects more than 10 percent of girls and women worldwide.
Petrossian, who received her bachelor’s and doctorate degrees at UCLA, founded EndoCyclic Therapeutics in 2017 to develop the world’s first nonhormone therapeutic treatment for endometriosis, a chronic disease that Petrossian was diagnosed with in February.
Senior University of California employees will receive fewer reimbursements for travel and no allowances for cars starting next week.
The UC Office of the President will reduce the reimbursements senior UC employees receive for their lodging and meals when they travel on UC business and will no longer cover those employees’ car expenses, effective Oct.
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