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Marissa López Named Fellow, Jewish Federation New Leaders Project
Associate professor Marissa López of the department of English has been named as one of 30 fellows in the New Leaders Project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. The New Leaders Project supports fellows in developing leadership skills and understanding the diversity of Los Angeles, while collaborating with civic and community leaders to put their new skills into practice.
Education Professor Li Cai Wins Early Career Award
UCLA education professor Li Cai has won an Early Career Impact Award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences. The award recognizes researchers who have made great strides in the sciences of mind, brain and behavior with outstanding work within the first 10 years of their post-doctoral career. Cai was nominated for the award by the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology for his work on the development, estimation, integration and evaluation of innovative latent variable models.
Provost announces new dean for UCLA Engineering
Jayathi Y. Murthy, chair and professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, has been appointed dean of UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (HSSEAS), Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh announced today. Murthy’s appointment becomes effective Jan. 1, 2016. She will succeed Dean Vijay Dhir, who is returning to the faculty after leading UCLA Engineering since 2002.
TIE-INS: Call for Applications for 2015-16 School Year
Applications for the 2015-16 TIE-INS (Together In Education In Neighborhood Schools) Program are being accepted through April 1, 2015.
Reminder! UC-HBCU Initiative - now accepting proposals
The University of California, Office of the President is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Request for Proposals for the UC-HBCU Initiative. The UC-HBCU Initiative seeks to increase the number of scholars from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) enrolling in UC academic doctoral programs by investing in UC-HBCU relationships. Departments awarding the Master of Fine Arts degree are also eligible to submit proposals.
Journey to Change: from the Freedom Riders to Ferguson
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block invites you to a special event celebrating our UCLA Freedom Riders and exploring the power of non-violent resistance.
Latinos in the Mathematical Sciences Conference: April 9-11, 2015
On April 9-11, 2015, the Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics (IPAM) will host a three day conference showcasing the achievements of Latina/os in the mathematical sciences. The conference will feature talks by junior and senior researchers, as well as events for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award
This award recognizes contributions made by one faculty member and one student to the promotion of an inclusive academic environment on campus. Deadline for entries is February 20, 2015
Smadar Naoz awarded Annie Jump Cannon Prize
Smadar Naoz, assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy, has received the 2015 American Astronomical Society Annie Jump Cannon Prize.
Vickie Mays reappointed to National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
Vickie Mays, professor of psychology in the UCLA College, and of health policy and management in the Fielding School of Public Health, has been reappointed to the federal advisory committee of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics.
Upcoming Events
Inclusivity in the Classroom Mar 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — California Room, Faculty Center
Fostering Inclusive Excellence: Strategies & Tools for Department Chairs & Deans Apr 02, 2015 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — California Room, Faculty Center
Faculty Search Committee Briefing Apr 09, 2015 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM — Hacienda Room, Faculty Center
EVC/Chair Forum Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Hacienda Room, Faculty Center
Faculty Search Committee Briefing May 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Hacienda Room, Faculty Center
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