Alumni News

3 months ago

  • Alumni & Friends
  • Diversity

Alumna Dr. Morgan Howe (Ph.D. ’19, Garcia-Garibay group) has joined the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry as a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Research Fellow. In her […]

October 19

UCLA 2020-21 Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship (GCDF)

3 years ago

  • Diversity

Materials chemistry graduate student Omar Leon (Schwartz group) has been selected to receive a prestigious 2020-21 UCLA Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship. The purpose of the Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship (GCDF) […]

UCLA 2020-21 Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship (GCDF)
June 19

Faculty and graduate students in the news – C&EN

3 years ago

  • Diversity

Professor Hosea Nelson and PhD students Sophia King and Ani Mustafa quoted in article discussing how chemists are acting against racism and inequality in STEM.  Nelson is an assistant professor […]

Faculty and graduate students in the news – C&EN
June 12

Our commitment to countering racism and discrimination

3 years ago

  • Diversity

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry stands with the Black Lives Matter movement.  The past and present murders of African Americans, and the skewed way the COVID-19 pandemic has […]

Our commitment to countering racism and discrimination
June 11

Professor Jorge Torres honored by SACNAS

3 years ago

  • Diversity

The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science honors Jorge Torres for his lifelong commitment to mentoring students. Torres received the organization’s 2019 Outstanding College/University Mentor […]

Professor Jorge Torres honored by SACNAS
June 4

2020 UCLA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Research Award

3 years ago

  • Diversity

Juli Feigon, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and National Academy of Sciences member, receives the 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Award.  Feigon was the first female assistant professor in the […]

2020 UCLA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Research Award
May 20

Periodic Table of the Toys in Young Hall is updated

3 years ago

  • Diversity

The tile art piece, which is part of the UCLA Campus Art Collection, has been updated to assure a more inclusive environment for our Native American students. In the table, […]

Periodic Table of the Toys in Young Hall is updated
January 24

Professor Jorge Torres’ ASCB Prize Video

3 years ago

  • Diversity

A video celebrating Professor Jorge Torres’ 2019 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity was premiered at the opening ceremonies of the ASCB|EMBO meeting. Torres’ award was announced and the video […]

Professor Jorge Torres’ ASCB Prize Video
December 9