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A Daily Bruin article has been written about Laurie Leyden, our Student Affairs Officer, and her blog “Life Lessons with Laurie”.

Please congratulate Laurie for being recognized for the outstanding resource that she contributes to our student community. See the article at this link.

Karen McKinnon was recently awarded an NSF grant through the Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics program!!

Professor Karen McKinnon was recently awarded an NSF grant through the Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics program. The grant, titled “The factors governing daily near-surface air temperature variability over land”, is focused on using both statistical and dynamical models to better identify the dominant causal mechanisms underlying regional temperature variability and high-impact extreme events. More information can be found at https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1939988.

Please congratulate Karen on her outstanding achievement!

Professor Jingyi Jessica Li has been awarded an inaugural UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) W. M. Keck Foundation Junior Faculty Award

Her project title is “Discovering Fundamental Mechanisms of Translational Control to Advance mRNA Therapeutics and other Biomedical Technologies.” The strategic vision of the W. M. Keck Foundation Junior Faculty Awards is to support outstanding early career scientists with a $500,000 grant ($250,000 per year for two years) to pursue creative and impactful research. For detailed information of this award, please see this link.

Please congratulate Jessica on her outstanding achievement!