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Decades-old Mystery In Earth's Upper Atmosphere Solved
2013-12-18 14:51:49

University of California - Los Angeles New research published in the journal Nature resolves decades of scientific controversy over the origin of the extremely energetic particles known as ultra-relativistic electrons in the Earth's near-space environment and is likely to influence our understanding of planetary magnetospheres throughout the universe. Discovering the processes that control the formation and ultimate loss of these electrons in the Van Allen radiation belts — the rings...

2013-12-17 12:25:18

Legendary Academy Award® Winning Film Producer and Studio Executive to Deliver Keynote Address LOS ANGELES, Dec.17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thirty-Eighth UCLA Entertainment Symposium will welcome several hundred leading entertainment industry executives who will explore and study the latest trends and issues affecting the industry on March 7-8, 2014, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, Macgowan Hall. A highlight of this year's symposium will be a dialogue with Academy Award®...

2013-12-11 16:23:26

Steve Carell to Host LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year's eagerly awaited "Backstage at the Geffen" will honor The Walt Disney Studios Chairman, Alan F. Horn, with the Distinction in Service Award and multi-talented entertainer Steve Martin with the Distinction in Theater Award at the ninth annual fundraiser, slated for Saturday, March 22, 2014. The evening brings together prominent members of the artistic, entertainment, philanthropic and business communities to...

2013-12-04 23:24:01

Digital platform from UCLA Wireless Health Institute to power breakthrough Isowalk mobility assistant. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Isowalk, a New York-based startup focused on next-generation solutions for mobility assistance, has announced a comprehensive technology and development collaboration with the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). The collaboration will integrate a state-of-the-art gait analysis system developed by UCLA's Wireless Health Institute...

2013-11-29 13:22:57

Senior patients with traumatic injuries ranging from rib fractures to head injuries are more dependent on others for daily living activities a year later Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System and University of California, Los Angeles. Patients in the study were...

2013-11-22 16:26:40

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to a $4 million gift from Lockheed Martin, UCLA Health System's Operation Mend now has a state-of-the-art telehealth suite, which will enable improved communication between the program's personnel, patients and partners, and a renovated recovery area for the wounded warriors who undergo surgery at the Westwood facility. The new Lockheed Martin UCLA TeleHealth Suite and Lockheed Martin Outpatient Recovery Suites for the...

2013-11-22 04:20:46

UCLA Anderson presents visionary leader with honor named for legendary coach LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UCLA Anderson School of Management honored The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger with the 2013 John Wooden Global Leadership Award at a gala celebration on Nov. 21, 2013, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The annual award recognizes an exceptional leader for his or her exemplary leadership style and service to the community. The John Wooden Global...

2013-11-21 16:26:20

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its third Los Angeles gala awards ceremony where 10 California and Western US students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers. The gala ceremony will be November 21, 2013, at JW Marriott Hotel LA LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, from...

2013-11-20 23:24:24

Education startup transforms all K12 student assignments, assessments and classroom interactions into rich data, allowing real-time tracking and academic interventions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 SmartestK12, an educational startup focused on transforming K12 classroom interactions by utilizing technology to improve student achievements, announced today that the UCLA Venture Capital Fund has made an initial investment in the company and has also named SmartestK12 as the...

2013-11-12 23:23:14

Other honorees include SmartestK12 as “Most Promising Startup Company,” Chair Emeritus of the UCLA VC Fund Josh Green, and the inaugural UCLA VC Fund Summer Fellows. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The UCLA Venture Capital Fund announced today that Keith Leonard, president and CEO of KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KYTH), has been presented with the 2013 UCLA Venture Capital Fund Entrepreneurial Achievement Award for his outstanding success as a UCLA-affiliated...


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Anna Fisher
2012-09-05 10:20:17

Anna Fisher is an American chemist and a NASA astronaut. She was born Anna Lee Tingle on August 24, 1949 in New York City. She grew up in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1967. She went on to attend the University of California Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1971. Fisher remained at UCLA to start graduate school in chemistry, focusing on x-ray crystallographic studies, and received her Doctorate of Medicine in 1976.  The...

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