The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
The interdisciplinary institute is the first initiative of its size and scope. It is being created with a $20 million gift from the estate of philanthropist and entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian.
Units across UCLA will host events on global issues, international careers and opportunities for current students, like studying abroad.
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of modern Middle Eastern history, on the consequences of President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.
The analysis suggests that individuals who are unsheltered are far more likely to encounter problems and that the problems are exacerbated the longer they are unsheltered.
In 47 countries, the minimum legal age for employment is below 15, despite evidence that work at an early age is associated with negative effects on health and education.
Q&A with John Agnew, distinguished professor of geography and Italian at UCLA, who was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize.
Tony Pritzker said the gift is an investment in “research that will help sustain the future of our planet.”
Selected excerpts from the writings and speeches of UCLA alumnus Ralph J. Bunche, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for securing an armistice after the creation of Israel. His birthday is Aug. 7, 1904.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launches international outreach to identify strategies to empower women and children.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.
A UCLA study found that many countries have taken important steps to align national laws with a 2006 treaty, but others have not gone far enough.
Vannak Anan Prum will share his extraordinary story as a victim and witness of trafficking and slavery in a free talk.
The inaugural conference, which marks the 25th anniversary of UCLA Luskin, will address major issues facing the region.
Foreign retaliation to U.S. tariffs disproportionately affects Republican-leaning counties, report finds
The aggregate yearly loss to the U.S. economy from the trade war is about $7.8 billion, according to a working paper by a team of economists that includes UCLA professor Pablo Fajgelbaum.
UCLA's Kal Raustiala and Richard Anderson and two journalists discuss whether the U.S. is truly a democracy and whether democracy is itself prone to authoritarianism.
The study might actually underestimate the country’s homicide rate because many murders may be unreported or attributed to other causes of death.
Middle East expert James Gelvin says that while both presidents wanted to decrease U.S. military presence, Trump’s actions have been more driven by impulse than strategy.
Formed in partnership with the Waitt Foundation, the Blue Prosperity program works with local governments, businesses and communities.
The Academy Award-nominated actor appeared with the authors of a new book about the central African nation to mark International Human Rights Day.
“Making pre-primary education available at no cost is a critical element in efforts to reduce educational and economic inequalities,” said co-author Alison Earle.