Nation, World + Society From LAUSD to Center X, mentor still changes lives

Sid Thompson was the first African American to lead Los Angeles schools.

Health + Behavior Superhero grime fighters delight young patients at Mattel

Window washing vendor created Superhero Day to bring joy.

UCLA professor earns highest honor in applied math

Stanley Osher is only the third person ever to receive the prestigious Gauss Prize.

Criminal justice reformers must frame race carefully

Dean Franklin Gilliam: Citing statistics can be persuasive for reform advocates.

A proposal to pay for safer Los Angeles sidewalks

Urban planning professor Donald Shoup says property owners should be required to fix broken sidewalks when they sell.

Media Guide to UCLA Experts
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Find a UCLA expert

Many UCLA faculty are leading authorities in their fields. Some areas of expertise that are currently in the news are listed below.

Israel, Gaza and the Middle East
Immigration | Latin America 
Climate change

Chancellor Gene Block UCLA research
Technology and our internal sleep clocks

Chancellor Gene Block on the disruptions of jet lag, unusual hours and tablet screens.