In this video, 12 of UCLA’s more than 150 professors who were the first in their families to go to college share their stories with the next generation of trailblazers.
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Highlights of the more than 150 public events include theater and dance performances, faculty and student lectures and discussions and Pacific Standard Time museum exhibitions.
Social scientists studying inequality and bias should more carefully select names used to represent race, because some names might be signaling more than race.
UCLA researchers’ analysis of posts in a forum on the website Stormfront shows coping mechanisms that range from rejection to reinterpretation to acceptance.
In his award-winning book, UCLA professor Benjamin Madley meticulously details state-sanctioned killing and also intrepid resilience.
A national network of researchers gathered at UCLA to dissect findings on race, ethnicity and politics all derived from the same innovative and singular data set.
On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Ulia Gosart takes stock of how far indigenous people have come on the world stage and how far they have to go.
The Latino Policy and Politics Initiative at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs will fill a critical research gap and provide a think tank around political, social and economic issues.
Scholars are and tribe members are developing educational resources that shed light on this vital part of California’s indigenous history and also on its future.
UCLA digital humanities students built a website and database that sparked a curator to develop “Center Stage: African American Women in Silent Race Films.”
Fueled by her experiences, Aradhna Tripati has helped create the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science, which will provide opportunities for underrepresented minorities.
UCLA-led study comparing lyrics in songs atop the hip-hop charts and rap songs that are shared on social media shows that “pro-social” messages are also popular.
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.
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.
A UCLA-student–led survey uncovered stark disparities in public health outcomes for L.A. neighborhoods with oil and gas drilling.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the L.A. riots, UCLA faculty, artists, authors and community leaders will reflect on this flash point and the aftermath in a series of talks and programs.
UCLA researchers found that volunteerism surged among people in low-income groups who lived in states that enacted the ACA’s Medicaid expansion.
Second annual Quality of Life Index shows how residents feel about some of the Trump administration’s policies and also includes opinions on traffic, cost of living and gentrification.
Mark Sawyer, 45, died March 26 in Los Angeles. He was a professor in the UCLA departments of African American Studies and Political Science.
Dean Gary Segura sees parallels between California history and current national debate over immigration.
More than 10,000 adults offered their thoughts on health care reform, immigration, taxes, climate change, Black Lives Matter and other public policy issues.
UCLA’s Leah Boustan looks at how the influx of millions of black workers from the South reshaped labor markets and neighborhoods in the North and West.
Aomawa Shields studies the climate on distant planets. But she also earned an M.F.A. from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and worked as an actress.
The percentage of black students who attend completely or almost-completely non-white schools has declined since the 1990s but remains above 70 percent.