Inclusive Excellence in Life Sciences is an approach to education that promotes a positive research and learning environment in and outside of the classroom so that all undergraduate and graduate students and researchers at UCLA can thrive—regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, first-generation college student, immigration status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Read more
The Mentor Professor Initiative
UCLA Life Sciences is building a community of stellar scientists who are leaders in their fields, with a commitment to inclusive excellence.
The Dean’s Scholar Program
The Dean’s Scholar Program provides outstanding undergraduate students, from underserved and/or underrepresented groups in science, with the opportunity to participate in our lower division and upper division mentorship and summer research programs. These opportunities improve student retention, help qualified students get into top graduate programs, and enhance success for all careers in science.