Thursday, June 23, 2016

It's Possible

Yes, it's possible for big gifts to UCLA to go into research and teaching without involving construction of a massive new structure. 

An $11 million gift to UCLA from physicist and philanthropist Mani Bhaumik will establish a center devoted to advancing knowledge of the basic laws of nature. The Mani L. Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics is intended to become a world-leading center for theoretical physics research and intellectual inquiry.
Bhaumik’s donation is the largest in the history of both UCLA’s department of physics and astronomy and the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences.
Faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students at the Bhaumik Institute will address unanswered questions in all areas of theoretical physics...

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