As the nation heads into another contentious presidential campaign, what will drive voters’ choices?
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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.
Study's authors urge educators and policymakers to address poverty, health and educational practices that undermine achievement and opportunity.
National Science Foundation grant supports the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey in bringing together young scholars from across the country.
Economic anthropologist Hannah Appel will focus on future of finance in new role at the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
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.
The authors expect California's unemployment rate to rise to an average of 5.1% in the fourth quarter of 2020.
The gift, from Jennifer and Matthew C. Harris, will support research on building more humane societies.
The California-China Climate Institute will identify and share best practices and key lessons and help inform policymakers.
Researchers developed a simulation model, which allows users to predict the care setting individuals will select, based on their characteristics.
The analysis by the Luskin Center for Innovation helps the state deliver on its legal recognition that safe, clean, affordable and accessible water is a human right.
UCLA-led analysis of U.S. Transgender Survey showed that 40% of respondents have attempted suicide at some point in their lives.
Research brief: A new report recommends 26 strategies, including rent control, anti-eviction protections, renter-education workshops and property-tax freezes.
The study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that “connectedness” and volunteerism varied by race and income.
In this Q&A, UCLA’s Jon Christensen discusses his new study of California’s Proposition 1, which was passed in 2014.
Schachner describes how he “accidentally” got into the field and his goals for the program.
Two days of workshops energize lawmakers from a battleground state that reflects the nation’s changing demographics.
Douglas Kellner talks about gun culture in the United States, societal changes that need to be made and the media’s contributions to violent culture.
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.
UCLA hosted scholars and activists to master the tools of research to advance safe shelter as a human right.
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.
Free online tool updated to include solar capacity and six more years of data, as California aims for 100% renewable energy.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launches international outreach to identify strategies to empower women and children.