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Grand Challenges: Real World Teaching   Grand Challenges: Real World Teaching
UCLA undergraduates together with a group of interdisciplinary faculty step up to the challenge to make the Los Angeles region self sufficient in water and energy. Read more about it here
<b> UCLA SACNAS chapter of the Year </b>   UCLA SACNAS chapter of the Year
The UCLA SACNAS chapter earns a fifth national award. Read the full article here where one of our students, Walter Mancia, is featured in the article.
  UCLA biologists delay the aging process by remote control
A former MARC student, Jacqueline Graniel, is a co-author with Dr. David Walker on an exciting research finding on slowing the aging process.
  Mattering: Making Science Significant for Underrepresented Students
UCLA undergraduates part of our BISEP program are featured in the SACNAS website for their research efforts.
<b>Four UCLA Amgen Scholars Win Dean's Prize </b>   Four UCLA Amgen Scholars Win Dean's Prize
Four UCLA Amgen Scholars from the 2013 and 2014 cohort were awarded the Dean's Prize Medal of Excellence at the 2014 Science Poster Day. Their work exemplifies excellence in undergraduate research and education. Congratulations! Pictured: Justin Ondry, Melissa Truong, Justin Toh and Stephanie Wang.
<b>Dean Patricia Turner Featured in Column at the Daily Bruin</b>   Dean Patricia Turner Featured in Column at the Daily Bruin
Dean Turner discusses the importance of research in enriching the experience of undergraduates on campus.
  Grand Challenges Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Highlighted in Daily Bruin
URC-Sciences Associate Director Dr. Rachel Kennison is interviewed about this exciting program slated to begin in 2014-2015.
<b>UCLA Undergraduate Researchers Selected to Present to Congress</b>   UCLA Undergraduate Researchers Selected to Present to Congress
Sarah Barritt (pictured from left), graduate student Wesley Kerr, and Akash Patel were selected to represent California undergraduate research at the Annual Council on Undergraduate Research's Posters on the Hill event.
  UCLA Undergraduate Research Week Highlights Work Across Disciplines
Undergraduate Research Week (May 12-16) at UCLA highlights undergraduate research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. See the link here for a full schedule of events.
  UCLA Scholars Recognized at CAMP Statewide Symposium
Four UCLA Students receive honors: MSD Scholar Brandon Matthews (Best Poster in Physical Sciences), CARE Scholars Olivia Irving (Honorable Mention-Physical Sciences) and Danielle Perez (Honorable Mention-Life Sciences, and CAMP student Rachel Lopez (Honorable Mention-Physical Sciences). For more information about the CAMP Symposium, please see the link.
HHURP Scholar Mericien Venzon profiled by UCLA Today   HHURP Scholar Mericien Venzon profiled by UCLA Today
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Senior Mericien Venzon is recognized for her excellence in research and academics, as well as a dizzying array of extracurricular activities.
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