Willeke Wendrich first developed an interest in ancient Egyptian archaeology as a 20-year-old undergraduate student. Now an esteemed faculty member in UCLA’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, she’s made a career out of her lifelong passion
UCLA archaeologist Giorgio Buccellati, who has been working on excavating an ancient city in Syria for almost two decades, is working remotely with a team of villagers in the region to protect the site from being destroyed in the ongoing civil war.
In the late '70s, Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett proved it's never too late to pursue one's dreams, leaving a successful career in the corporate world to study archaeology at UCLA. Now she's giving back.
The UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology offers a rare look at its labs, archives and excavations during an open house on Saturday, May 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Caribbean fighting conch used to be harvested with more meat, but evolved to mature at a smaller size.