Feb 06, 2017
The institute will support multidisciplinary research into genetic and genomic medicine.
Jan 30, 2017
Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh affirm UCLA’s opposition to restricting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries.
Nov 28, 2016
Following the election, Chancellor Block reiterates UCLA’s commitment to the safety and well-being of the entire campus community.
Jun 10, 2016
Chancellor Block thanks the Bruin family for a memorable year.
Jun 10, 2016
In a message to the campus community, Chancellor Block thanks the police and shares plans to review emergency response on campus.
Jun 10, 2016
The Chancellor joins the campus in starting to grieve the loss of a deeply respected and caring professor.
Jun 01, 2016
Chancellor Block joins the campus community in mourning and provides information about available grief counseling for students, faculty and staff.
Mar 04, 2016
Chancellor Block shares with the campus community how UCLA’s entrepreneurial research environment provides great benefits to society and the university.
Feb 23, 2016
In a message to the campus community, Chancellor Block notes that the updated policy includes an important provision on reporting.
Nov 13, 2015
Chancellor Block updates the campus community on new and continuing steps UCLA is taking to ensure an inclusive climate for all Bruins.
Nov 12, 2015
A message of thanks from Chancellor Block to David Geffen for his generous gift establishing an innovative college preparatory school.
Nov 05, 2015
Chancellor Block invites everyone at UCLA to a special ceremony at Wilson Plaza that recognizes those who have served.
Oct 28, 2015
Chancellor Block announces the bold steps UCLA will take to try to eliminate depression by the end of the century.
Oct 09, 2015
In message to campus, Chancellor Block urges everyone to fully consider how their actions will be interpreted by others in UCLA’s diverse community.
Sep 28, 2015
As the new year gets underway, Chancellor Block encourages all students to strive to build a genuine community that welcomes different perspectives.
Sep 21, 2015
Chancellor Block welcomes the campus community to the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.
Jun 12, 2015
In a message to the campus community, Chancellor Block highlights UCLA’s achievements of the 2014-15 academic year.
May 18, 2015
Chancellor Block thanks Marion Anderson for her gift, which is the largest single donation in the history of the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
May 12, 2015
Chancellor Block reminds all Bruins of their responsibility to always engage in thoughtful, intelligent and reasoned debates.
Apr 30, 2015
Chancellor Block shares new resources available to everyone in the campus community that help prevent and combat sexual violence and sexual assault.
Feb 24, 2015
Chancellor Block writes that as Bruins we need to strive to create an environment that affords everyone the opportunity to debate free of intimidation or harm.
Feb 23, 2015
Chancellor Block shares his thoughts on Dr. John Mazziotta assuming leadership of UCLA’s health enterprise and thanks Dr. David Feinberg for more than two decades of service.
Nov 07, 2014
Chancellor Block invites all Bruins to honor the sacrifice and service of military veterans during a special ceremony on Wilson Plaza.
Nov 04, 2014
Chancellor Block reaffirms UCLA’s support for scientists conducting lifesaving research.
Oct 10, 2014
In a column for UCLA Magazine, Chancellor Block writes that Bruins should strive to model a standard for civil debate that incorporates critical thinking and respect, as well as restraint and compassion — whether in person or online.
Oct 03, 2014
Chancellor Block updates the campus community about the recommendations made by UC President Janet Napolitano's task force to prevent sexual assault and sexual misconduct.
Oct 02, 2014
Chancellor Block welcomes the campus community to the start of the 2014-15 academic year.
May 19, 2014
Chancellor Block reminds the UCLA community that political speech that stigmatizes others is in opposition to our interest in an academic environment that fosters healthy discourse and productive, robust debates.
Mar 31, 2014
Chancellor Block was interviewed for Brazilian TV during his visit to South America.
Mar 19, 2014
Chancellor Block addresses results of UC-wide Campus Climate Study.
Feb 24, 2014
Chancellor Block calls on UCLA faculty to re-examine the creation of an undergraduate general education diversity requirement — and on the campus community to foster productive conversations about racial diversity and equity.
Nov 14, 2013
Chancellor Block calls upon the campus community to participate in a series of projects aimed at solving major societal challenges.
Nov 13, 2013
Chancellor Block encourages the campus community to support relief efforts in the Philippines and highlights resources for students, staff and faculty whose families have been affected.
Nov 04, 2013
Chancellor Block announces a series of events to honor veterans in the UCLA community.
Jul 31, 2013
In an open letter on Politico, a coalition of university presidents and chancellors urge lawmakers to recommit to investing in research and education.
Sep 24, 2013
Chancellor Block welcomes students, staff and faculty to the start of the 2013–14 academic year.
Jul 09, 2013
Chancellor Gene Block's July 2013 itinerary included a meeting with the president of the Republic of China, a visit with UCLA's Taiwanese alumni and the signing of an agreement to promote Taiwanese arts and culture.
Jun 24, 2013
In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Chancellor Block asserts that the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas acknowledges the compelling need for diversity at colleges and universities.
Jun 14, 2013
In a message to the campus community, Chancellor Block highlights UCLA's signature achievements of the 2012-13 academic year.
Nov 07, 2012
The passage of California's Proposition 30 lends a measure of sorely lacking stability to state funding.
Jun 26, 2012
As we prepare to close the book on 2011-12, we are well positioned to continue UCLA's upward trajectory toward our centennial in 2019 and beyond. Recounting all of our campus' important achievements of the past 12 months would be a near-impossible task, but these were some of the most noteworthy.
Mar 15, 2013
In a Washington Post opinion piece, Chancellor Gene Block argues that framing higher education in the context of its “return on investment” is wrongheaded — and a byproduct of states’ growing disinvestment in colleges and universities.
Oct 30, 2012
UCLA will become a tobacco-free campus effective April 22, 2013.
Oct 18, 2012
Chancellor Gene Block was one of eight experts asked by Time magazine to share ideas for improving higher education in the magazine's Oct. 29 issue.