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Jul 31, 2015
The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranked UCLA #2 amongst the best public American universities.
Prof. Hosea Nelson with visiting students
Jul 30, 2015
Graduate Division and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry hosted LSAMP & Bridges students from Cal State Long Beach to promote STEM education.
Engineered Silk
Jul 29, 2015
Biochemistry undergraduates are in the team which will enter their project in the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. 
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Jul 24, 2015
Recent Nature publication by Houk and Garg groups featured in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).
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Jul 22, 2015
Professor Paul Weiss was interviewed by digital news magazine Mashable about his early contributions to the newly released movie Terminator Genisys.
Xiangfeng Duan
Jul 20, 2015
Discovery by UCLA research team, led by Professor Xiangfeng Duan, could lead to a new class of materials for making LEDs.
Sabeeha Merchant
Jul 17, 2015

Brainstorming by some of the world’s top plant scientists, including two from UCLA, results in the ideas described in paper recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Liana Hie
Jul 15, 2015
Liana Hie, who will soon begin her fifth year of graduate studies, has been chosen to receive a 2015-2016 Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Graduate Fellowship.
Jul 14, 2015

Organic chemistry professor turns a ‘feared’ subject into one that inspires students.

Jul 13, 2015
The department has been awarded a substantial grant to fund a UCOP-HBCU initiative that will bring talented students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to the department over the summer.
For three years, starting July 2016, we
Jul 7, 2015

Professor Jeff Zink and colleagues' publication of "Mesoporous silica nanoparticle delivery of chemically modified siRNA against TWIST1 leads to reduced tumor burden", was recently featured by the UCLA Newsroom. 

Jul 7, 2015

Professor James Gimzewski was recently featued on the cover of the latest issue of Convergence, a magazine published by the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Japan.

Jul 6, 2015

Professor Hosea Nelson has been named to the inaugural class of "C&EN's Talented 12", which highlights path-paving young researchers and entrepreneurs who are using chemistry to solve global problems.

Professor Louis Bouchard
Jun 29, 2015

Breakthrough in technique development enables non-invasive depth profiling of emerging materials for spintronics.

HBCU students
Jun 26, 2015
This summer, four students from two of the best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will contribute to UCLA research projects. 
Professor Thomas Mason
Jun 25, 2015
Professor Thomas Mason & former grad student Michael Fryd (PhD Chemistry ’12), Staff Research Chemist, SC Johnson, are co-inventors on a newly issued patent.
Rafal Dziedzic
Jun 24, 2015
Graduate student Rafal Dziedzic (Spokoyny lab) selected for the AFRL 2015 Space Scholars Program to work on the development of devices for space vehicles. 
Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Jun 23, 2015

Chair and Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay was awarded the 2015 Faculty-Staff Partnership Award at the Staff Assembly Recognition Awards ceremony.

Professor Sarah Tolbert
Jun 19, 2015
UCLA research team’s development of new storage technology that is capable of storing solar energy for up to several weeks was recently featured in Science.
Professor Phoebe Dea
Jun 18, 2015
Occidental College's magazine features UCLA alumnus Professor Phoebe Dea (BS Chemistry ’67) as she prepares to retire from the college after 22 years. 
Professor Mostafa El-Sayed
Jun 16, 2015

Professor Emeritus Mostafa El-Sayed has been named recipient of the 2016 Priestley Medal, the highest honor conferred by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Xiangfeng Duan
Jun 16, 2015

Professor Xiangfeng Duan & graduate students Zhaoyang Lin & Mufan Li part of UCLA team whose nanostructure research was published in Science.  

Jeffrey Vinokur
Jun 12, 2015
An in-depth article about graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur's passion for science and dance was recently published in his alma mater's alumni magazine.
Crystal Valdez
Jun 11, 2015
Newly minted PhD Crystal Valdez was chosen to be one of two student processional marshals for the doctoral hooding ceremony on Thursday, June 11.
Jun 9, 2015
The discovery by an international team led by Professor Gerard Wong could lead to better treatment & control of lupus, psoriasis, & other ailments.