Tuesday, January 21

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...





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...





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