Berns led the Fowler, one of the world’s top museums focusing on the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the indigenous Americas, for nearly 20 years.
A new style of partnerships changes lives on the vast continent.
New study co-authored by a UCLA professor underscores the importance of public engagement and trust during health crises.
Sociologist Victor Agadjanian has worked as a Portuguese-Russian interpreter for Soviet medical missions in Africa and even underwent yearlong training as a witch doctor in Mozambique.
Advanced statistical techniques enabled UCLA researchers to look backward in time hundreds of thousands of years without fossil DNA.
The foundation of the collaboration has been to empower people in local communities to drive the solutions.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launches international outreach to identify strategies to empower women and children.
Harold Torrence, associate professor of linguistics in the UCLA College, became enamored of linguistics as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
UCLA Extension’s Ochan Otim grew up in Uganda, which since its two-decade civil war has seen many people driven to drinking to alleviate their suffering.
“Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa,” features the work of three artists and opens Feb. 17 and will remain on view through July 28.
William Worger has made digital copies of ‘Mighty Man’ and ‘Tiger Ingwe,’ which the South African government used to indirectly support apartheid, available to the public.
Advances in genetics and computing helped biologist Tom Smith determine why seedcrackers’ bills vary in size.
The new 50-bed Centre for Gynecologic and Fistula Care at Mbarara Hospital will treat fistulas caused during obstructed labor.
“Summoning the Ancestors” explores a comprehensive collection of bronzes — 76 bells and 73 ǫfǫ (small objects derived from wooden staffs of power).
“World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean,” an exhibition that challenges fixed and familiar notions of places like Africa, opens Oct. 21.
UCLA research shows a connection between the loss of trees and furniture bought in the United States.
Through a partnership, South African doctors shadow UCLA physicians in Los Angeles and then return to their home country to put into practice what they’ve learned.
The show of works from the permanent collection runs until Sept. 9.
The exhibition “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths” contains more than 225 pieces will travel internationally after debuting at UCLA.
Dr. Lee Miller shared the stories that shaped his professional life during a special lecture for the UCLA medical student chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Vikash Singh was selected for the 2017 UCLA Global Citizens Fellowship and is using the $5,000 award and his medical technology background to turn an idea into action.
“Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter and Power” opens Feb. 11, 2018 and runs through July 1.
“Lineage through Landscape: Tracing Egun in Brazil by Fran Siegel,” a large-scale multifaceted drawing installation by Los Angeles-based artist Fran Siegel runs July 23 through Dec. 10.