Peers and former students celebrated UCLA’s Gregory Schopen, who ‘has transformed our understanding of Buddhism more than any other scholar.’
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
John Duncan helped shape Korean Studies at UCLA into one of the premier programs in the United States.
“India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman” showcases the massive water storage systems and runs May 5 through Oct. 20.
The donation, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships for undergraduates and graduate students, and support academic programming.
UCLA professor Suk-Young Kim tells Zócalo about the suffering of the North Korean people and what she wishes President Trump knew about the country’s people.
John Duncan reveals how he became interested in the countries, what he wants the president to understand about North Korea, and why he’s passed on opportunities to visit.
Experts at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion say armed conflict between the United States and Pyongyang isn't inevitable.
“How to Make the Universe Right” presents a stunning installation of painted religious scrolls, ceremonial clothing, and ritual objects of the Yao, Tày, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay among others.
Featuring more than 160 works of art, “Enduring Splendor: Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert” opens Feb. 19.
The headdresses that will be on display reflect the blending of cultural influences and peoples in the port city of Freetown during the 1970s.
UCLA representatives traveled to Bangkok to offer a cultural treasure in gratitude for support.
UCLA researchers used geographic modeling to reveal 121 sites where important Indian texts from the third century B.C. could be carved into rock.
“MAO to NOW: Photographs by Stephen Verona” features 32 images contrasting China in 1980 with China in 2014. The exhibition runs from May 15 until Sept. 11.
The exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA will feature 200 rare and diverse artworks from the Austronesian-speaking peoples including ancient ceramics, carved ancestor figures, textiles and ritual objects.
Among the topics discussed at the inaugural UCLA-Tata Global Forum in New Delhi were sustainable megacities, the integration of solar power into smart energy grids and sustainable biological fuels.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement Cindy Fan led a campus delegation to Asia earlier this month for three forums that brought together alumni and supporters with local leaders.
With help from faculty and students at UCLA and Waseda University in Tokyo, UCLA professor Michael Emmerich has developed and launched an app to teach students to read premodern calligraphy used in classical Japanese texts.
Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry writes that Narendra Modi should leverage his country’s connections to Silicon Valley to make it easier for educated IT professionals to return to India and help implement the Digital India initiative.
Students learning Japanese are enjoying a collection of new reading materials at the East Asian Library that includes manga. The 500-volume collection is the result of efforts by librarians and administrators at UCLA’s Asia Institute.
The inaugural UCLA Global Forums held recently in Hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo offered alumni, parents and students living in East Asia a chance to hear from campus leaders and discuss issues of importance to them.
UCLA architecture and urban design chair Hitoshi Abe is designing new social housing for those in his hometown in Japan who lost their homes in the twin catastrophes of a major earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011.
The gift will go toward the Terasaki Center’s program endowment allowing for new initiatives that focus on community engagement.
Deborah Cohen's research took her to extreme heights — 13,000 feet in altitude to be precise — as she explored the thematic depths of the work produced by the Gedun Choephel Artists’ Guild.
The UCLA Center for World Health and its partners currently participate in 170 projects in 65 countries worldwide. It focuses not only on education, training and capacity building to improve health, but projects also include research and clinical care initiatives.