UCLA sophomore Luke Mostert is a partner in a business that donates lanterns to children who live in shacks in electricity-deprived sections of his home country.
The researchers concluded that the UNAIDS approach would not be practical because it would require finding and treating a very large number of people in remote areas.
UCLA's Congo Basin Institute led a team of UCLA and Cameroonian students into a rain forest in central Africa to reopen a field station in a jungle with a thriving ecosystem with birds, elephants and monkeys.
“African-Print Fashion Now!” introduces visitors to a dynamic African dress tradition featuring the colorful, boldly designed, textiles that have come to be known as “African-print cloth.”
South African prisoners, sickened miners and others whose human rights have been violated are gaining access to justice, thanks to a UCLA School of Law program that offers full scholarships and training to African lawyers who then take up their cause.
In early February, South Africa’s University of the Free State, Vrije Universiteit in the Netherlands and UCLA held their fourth symposium on diversity and equity in higher education.
UCLA’s Fowler Museum will celebrate the opening of “African-Print Fashion Now!” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Fowler’s Lenart Auditorium on Saturday, March 25.
Impoverished locals in Mai Adrasha panning for tiny flakes of gold have dismantled much of what in other parts of the country has been preserved as tourist destinations.
Dr. Ippolytos Kalofonos has woven together his interests in global health, medicine and culture into a career as a medical anthropologist.
In a study of rural communities in five countries, researchers found that women provide far more hours of care in their daily lives than do their male counterparts.
The photographs in capture a cultural movement that has been inspired by Jazz-era America and Europe to both South African dance styles and American hip-hop.
The UCLA professor emerita of anthropology and gender studies was honored by Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan.
Wayne Wong spent three years at UCLA studying microbiology and globalization, never suspecting that he would soon be facing issues he studied and discussed in the classroom in Uganda.
The finding could be a cause for concern because many countries rely on the agency to help pay for vital health care services for people with the diseases.
“The Collector and the Dealer: Gifts of African Art from Jay T. Last and Merton D. Simpson” underscores the lasting impact that two men have had on the development of the museum’s acclaimed African art holdings.
Whether she’s studying Wall Street or Equatorial Guinea, Hannah Appel uses the lens of anthropology to understand how people create and make sense of their economic lives.
The school's Black@Anderson website features stories and videos about prominent African American alumni and historic campus events, as well as projects in Africa by faculty, staff and students.
UCLA Anderson alumna Sandy Tesch Wilkins is part of a solid core of Anderson students and alumni who are intent on putting their business skills to use in positive ways to have social impact.
Steven Nelson recently joined a long line of respected Africanists who have led the center at the UCLA International Institute.
Archaeologist Matthew Curtis was part of a team that recently discovered a skeleton that yielded the first complete ancient genome ever found in Africa.
The exhibition reveals how masks have influenced 21st century African and African-American artists.
Thanks to UCLA student Grant Guess, schoolchildren with developmental and intellectual disabilities in West Africa are reaping the benefits of working on sustainable farm projects that he has developed for them.
UCLA’s Dr. Matthew Waxman writes about the two months he spent in Sierra Leone treating people suffering from the deadly Ebola virus.
The Congo Basin Institute in Cameroon will provide a one-of-a-kind center to address the challenges of food and water security, climate change, biodiversity loss, public health and emerging diseases.
UCLA law professor Steven Bank explains possible reasons why FIFA’s leader shocked the world and said goodbye to the organization he ruled with an iron wallet for more than a decade.