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.

Surgeons add a new face to indie rock scene

Their band boasts a sold-out performance at the House of Blues and gigs at the Troubadour, the Roxy and the Viper Room.

Faculty voice: Immigration is a family matter

Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco says that keeping families apart fixes nothing.

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
Kara Cooney with books
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.