Thousands of Bruins will spread across Los Angeles — and this year sites around the world — for the annual day of service on Sept. 29.
A founding gift from the couple’s foundation established the program in 2013; it is already one of the preeminent programs of its kind.
Since its inception in 2015, the program has provided 33 UCLA students with funding to complete research, projects or internships that focus on food issues.
Professor's model suggests well-designed subsidies can help farmers and give consumers better food choices.
Research confirms that one sugary drink a day can increase people’s risk for Type 2 diabetes, liver disease, tooth decay and obesity.
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From new courses and academic programs to fitness classes, bike share and community gardens, the 5-year-old program has reshaped campus.
The substance’s beneficial properties might be due to its ability to reduce inflammation, which has been linked to both Alzheimer’s disease and major depression, according to Dr. Gary Small.
“The results suggest that both green and black teas are prebiotics,” said Susanne Henning of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition.
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Those who complete the program will be prepared to fill a critical void in the workforce: helping growing urban centers thrive under the pressure of global climate change.
UCLA researcher finds that feeding pets creates the equivalent of 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year.
Catherine Carpenter of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center explains how a few small adjustments to your barbecuing protocol can reduce your exposure to carcinogens.
UCLA School of Law is launching new initiatives to promote cutting-edge research in food law and animal law and to build bridges between the two fields.
The nonprofit Chefs Collaborative and UCLA co-hosted speakers on a series of sustainable food panels, featuring food-scene stars, UCLA staff and faculty and food critic Jonathan Gold.
UCLA alumni and brothers Mark Gold, respected environmental advocate and scientist, and Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, on what restaurants, chefs and legislators can do.
Chef Massimo Bottura, whose Osteria Francescana is among the world’s most highly regarded restaurants, will appear at the fifth annual public lecture.
What exactly does “healthy” mean — and can you rely on it? The Food and Drug Administration is trying to find out.
UCLA’s first vertical garden is tended to by patients from the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital — from pH testing and pest control to germinating seeds, harvesting plants, drying herbs and cooking.
Potential UCLA students know all about the university's exceptional academic rankings, powerhouse athletic teams and world-renowned researchers. But there are a few fun facts about the campus they might not know.
Americans toss out $165 billion worth of food each year, often out of safety concerns fueled by confusion about the meaning of the multitude of date labels on packages.
Almost half of the fish ordered at Los Angeles-area sushi restaurants turned out to be mislabeled, which has both environmental and public health implications.
The Good Food for Local Schools website features resources from UC and other sources that reflect innovative thinking and practices related to healthy and sustainable pre-K-12 school food options.
There are ways to both enjoy the holidays and keep healthy at the same time, says Erin Morse, chief clinical dietitian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Two UCLA faculty members — molecular biologist Robert Goldberg and international law and policy scholar Edward Parson — defended the use of genetically modified organisms in food production at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion held in downtown Los Angeles.