Creating a more inclusive beauty industry through science
Although not yet a millionaire herself, 22-year-old AJ Addae arrived at UCLA with a unique blend of academic and entrepreneurial experience. The first-year chemistry doctoral student is also the founder of SULA LABS, a research and development laboratory and creative space that develops cosmetics for people with darker skin tones. Read More
Remembering Samantha “Sammy” Theresa Mensah
Samantha (Sammy) Mensah – talented scientist, passionate activist, co-founder of BlackInChem, and UCLA Bruin – passed away on February 22, 2023. Read More Here.
Neil Garg receives AAAS Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science
Garg has made organic chemistry — the study of molecules made of carbon — one of the most popular undergraduate classes at UCLA. Read More Here.
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Los Angeles Math Circle renamed the UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle
Radko was the founder of this successful, free math enrichment program for K-12 students. She died of ovarian cancer in June 2020 at the age of 45. In her honor, every gift made to the Math Circle up to $250,000 will be matched one-to-one through June 30, 2021.
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