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1. Four UCLA faculty members selected for 2017 Sloan Fellowships

UCLA is tied for eighth in the United States among institutions with the largest number of Sloan Research Fellowships.

2. UCLA, LAUSD sign agreement for Horace Mann UCLA Community School

The public school is envisioned as a cornerstone for a rigorous, personalized college-prep education, tailored to the needs of its neighborhood and drawing on expertise from UCLA.

3. $5 million gift from Meyer Luskin establishes research center for history and policy at UCLA

The center will foster teaching, research and collaborations across campus and beyond the university that will direct historical insights to shaping policies and solving problems.

4. UCLA names Tony Lee, captain in Beverly Hills Police Department, new police chief

Lee, a 26-year veteran of the Beverly Hills Police Department, will begin at UCLA on March 13.

5. Judith Smith is appointed the first dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Judith Smith has been appointed founding dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA’s newest school and the first school of music to be established in the University of California system.

6. L.A. Lakers, UCLA hospital staff embrace new partnership

The entire Los Angeles Lakers team showed up Monday at Reagan UCLA Medical Center to meet with physicians and top hospital administrators to trade team jerseys and white coats.

7. UCLA again named one of nation’s best-value universities by Princeton Review

The 2017 Colleges That Pay You Back ranking noted that UCLA “prizes its diversity, and that definitely includes economic diversity.”

8. Message from Chancellor Block and EVC Waugh on immigration executive order

UCLA joins a rising chorus of opposition to President Trump’s immigration ban, which “directly challenges the core values and mission of universities” to encourage the free exchange of ideas.

9. Hammer Museum announces major expansion plans

The project led by architect Michael Maltzan includes two new gallery spaces, frontage along a full block on Wilshire Boulevard and additional workspace for staff.

10. UCLA receives $2.2 million to support technology transfer

The financial support comes from a $22 million investment in the University of California from a state law that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship.