Mar 26, 2014

Water Planet Engineering, co-founded by Prof. Ric Kaner, has entered into a joint development agreement with 3M to explore commercial production of a new polymer material with widespread industrial application.

Mar 25, 2014

Select photos from the 2014 Daniel Kivelson Lecture are now available for viewing.

Mar 24, 2014

Dr. Eric Scerri's A Tale of 7 Elements, received an Honorable Mention in the General Non-Fiction category at the 2014 Los Angeles Book Festival Awards.

Mar 19, 2014

U.S. News rankings show UCLA's graduate programs are among best in the country.

Mar 17, 2014

Michael Veshkini was presented with the Book Award for Excellence in Chemistry for Chemistry 14A and 14B courses taught by Dr. Laurence Lavelle.

Mar 14, 2014

Dr. Eric Scerri recently performed with Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters (American blues band) for a special event titled, "Elements of the Blues," held in Salisbury, Massachusetts.

Mar 13, 2014

Select photos from the 2014 Christopher S. Foote Lecture are now available for viewing.

Mar 12, 2014

Professors Xiangfeng Duan, Ric Kaner, and Jeff Zink were part of a team of researchers who have developed a material that could help prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices.

Mar 10, 2014

Professor Yi Tang has been awarded the 2014 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry by the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry.

Mar 7, 2014

Times Higher Education of London has ranked UCLA 10th in their World Reputation Rankings 2014.

Mar 6, 2014

Dr. Laurence Lavelle, Dr. Eric Scerri, and Dr. Heather Tienson are the recipients of the UCLA Unit 18 professional development awards for 2013-2014.

Mar 5, 2014

Professor Michael Jung was part of a diverse team of scientists that developed an experimental treatment which eradicates an acute type of leukemia in mice without any detectable toxic side effects.

Mar 4, 2014

The UCLA Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching has selected Professor Neil Garg as one of six campus-wide recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award.

Mar 3, 2014

The Los Angeles Times featured a profile of Professor James Gimzewski, highlighting his research on developing robotic systems that mimic the structure and function of the human brain.

Feb 28, 2014

Professor Jeffrey Zink and colleagues have developed an innovated technique using light to carry chemotherapy safely to cancer cells.

Feb 26, 2014

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group).

Feb 24, 2014
Professor Sabeeha Merchant has been selected as editor-in-chief of The Plant Cell, the premier research journal in plant biology.
UCLA Today (by Stuart Wolpert)
Feb 21, 2014

PBS NewsHour is calling for feedback from STEM Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Postdocs on why they chose to focus on basic research. Submissions are due by March 14, 2014.

Feb 20, 2014

Dr. Gordon Cragg (former postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Professor Theodore Geissman) was named as the recipient of the Excellence in Botanical Research Award.

Feb 18, 2014

A Tale of 7 Elements has been reviewed by Angewandte Chemie, Metall, and Journal of Chemical Education.




Feb 12, 2014

UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma has awarded Professor Anastassia Alexandrova with the 2014 Glenn T. Seaborg Award.

Feb 11, 2014

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus Dr. Nate Brandstater (Ph.D. 1997) was recently named as the president of Kettering College.

Feb 7, 2014

UCLA undergraduate student Emily Gordon (Biochemistry major and member of the UCLA Triathlon team) won the 2014 Surf City Marathon, held on February 2, 2014.

Feb 7, 2014

UCLA undergraduate student Megan Cory (Biochemistry major) was one of seven blood donors who helped to save the life of a young mother who nearly died from massive bleeding after giving birth.

Jan 30, 2014

The American Cancer Society has awarded Professor Jorge Torres with the American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant.