A professor of world arts and cultures has set up a UCLA user-driven website where speakers of languages that could go extinct can contribute to a working dictionary, chat, post audio and video clips, play word games and create a language-learning workbook.
Armen A. Alchian, a UCLA economist known for groundbreaking research on the employee–employer relationship, the hidden inefficiencies of governmental regulation, and the forces that determine the success of firms, died today at his home in Los Angeles. The professor emeritus of economics was 98.
Professor of geography Jared Diamond has spent decades exploring traditional cultures around the globe, contemplating what the modern world can learn from them and turning his observations into books that engage millions of people in new ways of thinking.
How many of us have read a story about someone performing a selfless and generous act and been inspired to pay it forward? Tony Tolbert, associate director of admissions and outreach and an adjunct professor at UCLA School of Law, actually did – in a big way.