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Engineering Doctoral Student Named a Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellow

Bloomberg recently announced its 2020 Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship, awarding UCLA Computer Science doctoral student Difan Zou with financial and professional support to pursue his machine-learning research project over the course of degree completion.

Learning vs. Doing: How the Brain Interprets Observation and Action

Learning vs. Doing: How the Brain Interprets Observation and Action

In a new study published in Cell Reports, a UCLA-led team has changed the way scientists think about how observation and action are coded in the brain. The study shows that learning a movement and then repeating it involve more than just shared neurons. Instead, it is more akin to a shared circuit of neurons.

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Materials Engineering Major Signs with Premier UK Professional Soccer Club

Materials Engineering Major Signs with Premier UK Professional Soccer Club

Jessie Fleming, a materials engineering major and environmental science minor who was a four-year starter on the UCLA Women’s Soccer Team, has started her professional career, signing with Chelsea FC Women. The club, which is based in London and plays in England’s Barclays FA Women’s Super League, announced her signing on July 22.

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