Archive Tag: Recognition

UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute (Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) received a $1 million donation from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. The donation was matched with a $1 million grant from the Global Challenges Research Fund’s Research and Innovation Fund, which is directed by the government of the United Kingdom.

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Michelle Craske, PhD (psychology and psychiatry professor at UCLA and co-director of the Depression Grand Challenge) is the 128th recipient of the UCLA Academic Senate’s Faculty Research Lectureship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The award was first given in 1925 and recognizes distinguished faculty members for their outstanding records of accomplishment. Each recipient presents their scholarly research to the UCLA community.

UCLA sponsored content about the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) in the March 12, 2019 issue of The Washington Post. The article highlights how the City of Los Angeles is incorporating technologies developed by the campus to increase renewable energy, maximize local water supplies and enhance ecosystem health.

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