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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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Olga Radko, founder of the UCLA Math CircleLos 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.

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department to receive $4.1 million

The gift from adjunct professor Lawrence W. Harding, Jr. is the  largest in the department’s history. It establishes the Lawrence Harding Endowed Chair to support a faculty member with expertise in oceanography, an area of study critical to life on Earth.