UCLA Undergraduate Student Team Wins NASA TechLeap Prize

Students in the Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Department are finalists in the NASA Techleap competition to build a universal interface between satellites and their payloads.

Fulbright Awardee Connects with Her Roots Working With the Vietnamese Deaf community

Computational & Systems Biology undergraduate researcher Elise Ỷ-lan Tran has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to visit Vietnam to conduct research aimed at assisting the Deaf community.

First-Gen to Physicist: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe

THIS ARTICLE IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH TRAPPIST-1 is a planetary system that includes at least seven planets orbiting a dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. This system has been studied by scientists all over the world – including me, an undergraduate first-generation college student from Bell Gardens, Los Angeles who this week graduates with…

Growing My Own Roots

How this 3rd-generation Bruin Found a New Home at UCLA