Wednesday, July 18

Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

UCLA faculty member remembered for contributions to LGBTQ studies, dance

Doran George had a distinctive and infectious laugh that their friends and colleagues said was outrageous. “Anybody that you speak to could mimic their laugh. It was pure joy and you never knew when it was coming,” said Dan Froot, a professor in the world arts and cultures/dance department. Read more...

Photo: Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Extension relocating to make room for new student housing

UCLA Extension is relocating its administrative building to make room for new student housing. UCLA Extension began moving from its location at Le Conte Avenue on June 26 and is scheduled to complete the relocation process by July 13, according to a university press release. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

SCALAR is led by Sarah Tolbert, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the school of engineering, and Bruce Dunn, chair of the department of materials science and engineering. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA-led center receives $9.75M grant for rechargeable battery research

A UCLA-led energy research center received $9.75 million to continue its research on how to improve rechargeable batteries. The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the four-year grant to the Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables center Thursday and designated the center as one of its Energy Frontier Research Centers, according to a university press release. Read more...

Photo: SCALAR is led by Sarah Tolbert, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the school of engineering, and Bruce Dunn, chair of the department of materials science and engineering. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

SCALAR is led by Sarah Tolbert, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the school of engineering, and Bruce Dunn, chair of the department of materials science and engineering. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)




High temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit will last through Saturday evening, according to weather officials. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Excessive heat warning issued to residents in Los Angeles area

Los Angeles will continue to see high temperatures through Saturday, according to weather officials. The National Weather Service issued an weather alert Friday warning Los Angeles residents of excessive heat expected to continue through 9 p.m. Read more...

Photo: High temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit will last through Saturday evening, according to weather officials. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

High temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit will last through Saturday evening, according to weather officials. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)