Ep #055
Jay’s 4 Questions
A Conversation with
Chancellor Gene Block


This week’s podcast guest is UCLA’s Chancellor Gene Block, who talks about his journey from being a scientist and researcher to chancellor of UCLA, ranked No. 13 “Best Global University” by U.S. News & World Report. Chancellor Block discusses the power of education in the world today and why its importance cannot be underestimated. From mollusks and sleep research to the UCLA Bruins, Chancellor Block has had a varied experience in research and administrative positions. Tune in to learn about his life in the Catskills, his role on campus, and why this scientist will always value data points.

Jay’s 4 Questions brings together the most interesting and influential thought leaders to discuss community, culture, food, and more. When President & CEO Jay Sanderson asks the tough questions — whether the answers are provocative, inspiring, or simply entertaining, you’ll want to hear every word.

This episode is brought to you by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Hosted by Jay Sanderson, produced by Alana Weiner, and edited by Ariel Aboody. You can listen to individual episodes or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.