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Five faculty selected for UCLA Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
The UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Learning has selected the 2014-2015 Senate faculty recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award. One of the highest honors given by the Academic Senate, the award recognizes academically and professionally accomplished individuals who bring respect and admiration to the scholarship of teaching. The committee selects recipients from nominations received from colleagues and leaders across the campus.
OID Instructional Improvement Program - Spring Grant Deadline
Instructional Improvement Grants support major faculty, department, and college initiated projects designed to support curricular experimentation and development, and to enhance instructional improvement of undergraduate offerings. Proposals should address the specific needs of an undergraduate course or curriculum, and explicate an appropriate and cost-effective response to a clearly defined pedagogical problem.
ACE Women's Leadership Forum: The Voice of Leadership Using Your Voice to Lead with Strength
The ACE Women's Leadership Forum is hosting the talk on The Voice of Leadership Using Your Voice to Lead with Strength on April 17, 2015 from 9am-2pm at the Fullerton Marriott.
Isaac Yang Receives Award for Teaching Excellence
Dr. Isaac Yang, a neurosurgeon specializing in the surgical treatment and clinical outcomes of adult brain and spinal cord tumors at UCLA, receives teaching award from the American Medical Students Association.
Carlos Alberto Torres addresses UNESCO
At the meeting organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Professor Carlos Alberto Torres discussed the issue of global citizenship education.
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.
Upcoming Events
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
Preparing for Academic Personnel Review May 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Hacienda Room, Faculty Center
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