Archive Tag: Recognition

On May 26, 2018, NBC Nightly News Medical Correspondent, Dr. John Torres, reported on the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s (DGC) unique efforts to deliver better and faster mental health services to its student body in response to the growing demand for mental health services among college studentsThe massive research initiative is designed to understand, treat, and prevent depression. Read more

Richard Kaner, a professor in chemistry and biochemistry, received the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize for his research on energy harnessing and storage.
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The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) congratulates Richard Kaner, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and materials science and engineering, for receiving the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize in recognition for his “outstanding contributions to solid-state synthesis, energy storage materials and Read more

In an article entitled, “Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can’t Keep Up,” TIME showcases creative college campus approaches to addressing the ever-increasing student demand for mental health services. TIME featured university strategies include implementing digital Read more

Yes we can: among the grand challenges that researchers in the US, the UK and elsewhere are being asked to address are cures for cancer and making Los Angeles a sustainable city

A Times Higher Education article written by Rachael Pells featured UCLA’s recently released Report on University-Led Grand Challenges. The article acknowledges the efforts of 20 higher education institutions within the United States and Canada currently pursuing grand challenge programs, and examines strategies and recommendations for leading successful grand challenges detailed in the report. UCLA is the first university to carry out Read more