Main information for Undergraduate Program including advising schedule and staff contact.

The winter quarter application deadline for the Minor in Entrepreneurship is Friday, February 19, 2021. Prospective applicants my register for a live

Zoom information session about applying to the minor for any of the dates and times scheduled below. Learn when to apply for the minor and tips for making your application as competitive as possible, followed by time for Q & A. Anyone interested in the minor is welcome to attend. After registering, you will receive confirmation information about joining the meeting on your selected date.

Wednesday, January 27 at 9 AM: REGISTER HERE!
Thursday, January 28 at 4 PM: REGISTER HERE!
Monday, February 1 at 3pm: REGISTER HERE!
Thursday, February 4 at 8pm: REGISTER HERE!

Students unable to attend a live Zoom info session are strongly encouraged to view a recorded Zoom information session here before submitting an application. Students who have questions after viewing the recorded session are encouraged to submit them to the minor student advisor, Janel Munguia, via UCLA Message Center. All students are also welcome to self-schedule 15-minute Zoom appointments with the advisor through MyUCLA.

Students wishing to learn more about the minor are also welcome to explore the Minor in Entrepreneurship website.

Application to the VIRTUAL 2021 UCLA Pre-medical Enrichment Program is now open!

Link to Apply:

UCLA PREP is a unique non-residential program designed to provide premedical students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the means to strengthening their ability and readiness to study medicine. Full participation in the UCLA PREP program allows participants to enhance their chances of being accepted to medical school and succeeding once there.

Important Dates for PREP 2021:

December 18th,  2020 – Online Application Opens

February 11th, 2021  – Round 1 Application Deadline

April 8th, 2021– Round 2 and Final Application Deadline

June 15th, 2021 – PREP Program Begins 

July 9th, 2021 – PREP Program Ends 

Student Eligibility

Students are eligible for UCLA PREP if they have not previously applied to medical school. Community college students, non-California residents, and post-baccalaureate students are eligible to apply. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must come from an educationally or economically disadvantaged background.
  • Applicants must be a U.S citizen, hold a permanent residency, or documentation of approved eligibility for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the State of California
  • Minimum 2.8 Cumulative GPA
  • Applicants should have not taken the MCAT before June 15, 2021
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a science professor and one from a counselor/premedical advisor or employer/internship recommending participation in the PREP program.
  • Demonstrated interest in addressing issues affecting underserved populations in healthcare.
  • Compelling personal statement 


The Lawrenceville School, a 9th-12th grade boarding school of about 820 students, shares a border with Princeton, New Jersey, and is 40 miles from Philadelphia and 55 miles from New York City. Each year we hire a Mathematics Fellow, typically a recent college graduate with an interest in teaching math. The position is a 2-year, full-time salaried contract and includes housing and healthcare benefits. Candidates would be interested in teaching various levels of math and coaching 2 interscholastic sports. The 2-year program also includes graduate coursework, and the Fellows earn a Master’s degree in Education from UPenn concurrently.

We would appreciate it if you could advertise this opportunity to math majors and minors. Please let me know if you are the right person to reach out to about this, and if not, who I should contact. 

Candidates should apply directly using the link below, or through The Lawrenceville School’s website (About tab, Employment tab). All are welcome to reach out with questions!

School website link

Application Link

Best wishes,

Ian Mook

Ian Mook Mathematics Teacher, Kennedy Asst. Head of House

The Lawrenceville School | | 914.462.6315

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The image has a blue background with faded images of the COVID-19 virus symbol behind it in yellow and dark blue. The top of the image states Save the Date for the next event of Big Ideas About COVID-19. The title of the event is Education and Development: Schools, Kids, and COVID-19. The event will take place Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 3:00pm PST live via Zoom.
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What specific effects has the pandemic had on children and adolescents? How are educators rising to the challenges of COVID-19? What impacts have school closures and remote learning had on gaps in educational equity and academic achievement? How might the pandemic be affecting the neurological and socioemotional development of young people? What can we do to foster resilience in children, adolescents, and families during these difficult times? Our panel of experts will consider all these questions and more, as they discuss coping, trauma, education, and growing up in a global pandemic.
Panel moderated by D’Artagnan Scorza, the Executive Director and Founder of the Social Justice Learning Institute and President of the Board of Education for Inglewood Unified School District. He also serves as a lecturer in the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA, is a UC Regent Emeritus and is the current President of the UCLA Alumni Association.

Featured panelists include Adriana Galván, the Dean of Undergraduate Education and Professor of Psychology at UCLA. She is the Co-Executive Director of the Center for the Developing Adolescent and Director of the Adolescent Neuroscience Lab, where she studies the adolescent brain, motivation and learning in youth; Patricia Lester, the Jane and Marc Nathanson Family Professor of Psychiatry, Director of FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Program, Director of the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center, and the Medical Director of the Family Stress, Trauma and Resilience Clinic at UCLA; and John Rogers, a Professor at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and the Faculty Director of Center X, which houses UCLA’s Teacher Education Program, Principal Leadership Program, and professional development initiatives. He also serves as the Director of UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access (IDEA). 
A public discussion from 3:00 – 4:00pm. Q&A from 4:00 – 4:30pm.The live Zoom event will be recorded.ASL and live captioning will be provided.A Zoom link will be emailed to the email address you include in your registration. The email will come from the UCLA Cluster Program so please check your spam folder.
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The UCLA Cluster Program acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders), and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present, and emerging.

On behalf of UCLA Library, I am reaching out to let you know about a job opportunity for students to join our learner-designer team at the Library, WI+RE, short for Writing, Instruction, and Research Education!

WI+RE is looking for creative and motivated students to join our instructional design team. Our Instructional Design Assistants help their fellow students by designing new approaches to research and writing instruction (such as videosinteractive tutorialsweb comics, and more!). There will be plenty of mentoring and training, so there is no need for an extensive background in technology or instructional design. The only thing needed is lots of curiosity and a passion for helping others!

Please help spread the word by posting our job announcement!

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

IPAM RIPS at UCLA:  Applications due Feb 12th.  Click here for flyer!

 IPAM RIPS in Singapore:  Applications due Feb 12th.  Click here for flyer!

The REU application site is now live:

Interested students should fill out the application at the link above. It’s recommended that students ask for letters sooner rather than later to give the profs time to write them.  The deadline is February 15, 2021 to receive full consideration for first round offers.

Hello Math Majors!

We would like draw your attention to the MCM 2021 contest in mathematical modelling. The contest will take place on February 4-8, 2021.

For more information about the contest, please have a look at:  In particular, take a look at past questions and results to see that all majors and levels are welcome to compete:

Ideally, students should have taken Math 42 or 142 or differential equations or an equivalent of such courses. 

If you want to register a team – consisting up to three UCLA students – please fill out the Google Survey by Tuesday, Jan. 19 by 12 PM PST so that the Mathematics Department can pay for your registration fee to the contest. 

Professor Georg Menz will be hosting a Q&A about the contest this Monday, January 18, 2021 at 10AM PST.

Zoom info below

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The Mathematics Department

Join Mathematics Department Chair, Professor Mario Bonk, and Undergraduate Vice Chairs, Professors Mike Hill and Don Blasius, at the quarterly virtual town hall meeting next week on Tuesday, January 19th, 4-5:30PM Pacific Time. We know this is an unprecedented time, and there are bound to be a lot of things on your mind. This is an opportunity for Professors Bonk, Hill, and Blasius to hear from you and respond to your questions.

Please share your thoughts below. One way to provide your input and receive responses to your concerns is if you communicate them before the event.
Can you describe a time you felt supported by the Department or in a math class?
Can you describe a time when you felt unsupported or unheard by the Department or in a math class?
What are some things you have liked about your classes or the Department?
What are some things you would like to see happen/change in the Department in the next year?
If you prefer, you may also provide comments using this Google Form:

Please submit all issues, questions, concerns, and comments by Monday, January 18th.

We appreciate your input.

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Topic: Undergraduate Town Hall
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