Awards and Honors

Arushi Avachat selected as 2024 Marshall Scholar

Published: December 13, 2023
Arushi Avachat

Kayla McCormack | December 13, 2023 Arushi Avachat, who plans to graduate in June with degrees in English and political science and a South Asian studies minor, is the latest UCLA…

English major named fifth Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar

Published: December 13, 2023
Sydney Do surrounded by friends from UCLA's Academic Advancement Program

Lucy Berbeo | December 13, 2023 Sydney Do credits an entire community with paving her path to UCLA. After high school, the Maryland native moved to California to live with…

Laure Murat wins Medicis Prize for nonfiction

Published: November 9, 2023
Laure Murat portrait with cover of "Proust and Me: A Family Romance"

Sean Brenner | November 9, 2023 UCLA professor receives prestigious French literary award for ‘Proust and Me: A Family Romance’ Laure Murat, a UCLA distinguished professor of French and Francophone…

Professor shares experience as Rome Prize recipient

Published: July 1, 2023

Anushka Chakrabarti | July 1, 2023 Sarah Beckmann, an assistant professor of Roman archaeology in the classics department and a faculty member at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, has been…