Mengqing Shang, a third-year student in anthropology, is the first international student for whom English is a second language to win the Peter Rotter writing award given annually to undergraduates in the humanities.
A first-of-its-kind graduate fellowship in the UCLA College of Letters and Science will transform the department of physics and astronomy by enabling it to attract some of the world's best students in physics, thanks to a $1.2 million gift from the Julian Schwinger Foundation for Physics Research.
A new book by UCLA psychologists shows couples how to team up to lose weight, get healthier. After analyzing thousands of hours of video recordings of married couples talking with each other about their health, two UCLA psychology professors were shocked by what they saw.
Come this fall, William Marotti and his colleagues will return to rising ranks. Not only has a new Japanese specialist joined the history department from Cornell University, but Asian Languages and Cultures has also signed on a new hire whose expertise dovetails with the department’s highly regarded Japanese literature faculty.
The Princeton Review's Green Rating measured how environmentally aware and responsible an institution was on a scale of 60–99. Twenty-two schools, including UCLA, recieved a score of 99 and made the Green Honor Roll.