UCLA students helping teach former gang members how to resolve their conflicts peacefully find themselves transformed by the experience.
UCLA’s Jane Margolis and Julie Flapan use research to help policymakers devise equitable and effective strategies to scale up diversity in computer science.
The university-affiliated school with a public mission to support and improve secondary education welcomed its inaugural class of sixth, seventh and ninth graders.
Seventy percent enrolled in either two- or four-year colleges, but only 25 percent went on to earn a college degree within six years.
UCLA and the Los Angeles Unified School District are working together to replicate the success of their school partnership in Koreatown in South L.A.
At UCLA, the proportion of female faculty in these fields has grown dramatically since the 1980s, but there is still room for improvement.
While women have made significant gains in many fields, including medicine, business and law, the percentage of women who receive CS degrees is the smallest across all STEM fields, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
The study, led by UCLA professor Jaana Juvonen, surveyed more than 4,300 sixth-graders in Southern and Northern California.
UCLA is one of the top universities in the country for producing the most Ph.D.s in the arts and humanities. In 2014-15, UCLA tied for No.1 in the nation with NYU, according to a recent report from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The first two women of Tongva descent to be awarded Ph.D.s at UCLA celebrated that milestone today at UCLA’s Graduate Division Doctoral Hooding, held on a campus that now sits on the ancient land of their ancestors.
Share was once a media insider, a freelance photojournalist who covered such issues as poverty and social activism.
The third annual Jumpstart UCLA Literacy Fair, entitled “Historical Figures: One World, Many Stories,” celebrated local preschoolers’ achievements and featured various interactive literacy activities run by UCLA students.
He helps people of all ages learn and appreciate the wonders of organic chemistry. Organic molecules are everywhere, including in food and medicine.
Dr. Kelsey Martin, who recently was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, is the first woman dean of UCLA’s medical school, and she is among only a handful of women leading a medical school in the United States.
Just 42.3 percent of freshmen characterized their political orientation as middle of the road — the lowest figure since the survey began in 1966.
Two days after delivering his annual address on the State of the City at City Hall, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti returned to the UCLA Lab School where he had “the most important educational experience of my life.”
UCLA faculty who were first in their families to go to college help others like them overcome fear, self-doubt
Approximately 100 UCLA faculty members who were once first-generation college students are participating in a new effort to offer support and encouragement to current first-generation UCLA students as well as prospective students.
UCLA and neighborhood volunteers gathered at Horace Mann UCLA Community School in South Los Angeles for a spring cleaning on Saturday.
UCLA’s Office of Information Technology has released the Online Polling Tool, a web-based polling tool that’s accessible through computers and mobile devices, to receive and display responses from students as they sit in their classrooms.
South African prisoners, sickened miners and others whose human rights have been violated are gaining access to justice, thanks to a UCLA School of Law program that offers full scholarships and training to African lawyers who then take up their cause.
Professor Daniel Oppenheimer co-authored a study saying that universities must do more to track student improvement.
Professor Megan Franke is one of three UC faculty members elected to the National Academy of Education.
Now in its 20th year, the UCLA Law Fellows program, run by UCLA School of Law, demystifies law school for undergraduates from various colleges and universities, who aspire to law careers.
To build support for its outreach efforts, UCLA Extension Dean Wayne Smutz is reaching out to alumni to provide necessary assistance and partnership.
The public school is envisioned as a cornerstone for a rigorous, personalized college-prep education, tailored to the needs of its neighborhood and drawing on expertise from UCLA.