UCLA doctoral student Leydy Diossa-Jimenez has overcome the odds of geography and health to become a scholar, while helping others learn to advance their educations.
Susannah Rodríguez Drissi’s “A Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos” offers insights into the nature of language and identity, as well as the relationship between sound and meaning.
NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.
“Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jim and Jeanne Pieper Collection” is an exhibition of 80 remarkable carved wooden faces depicting animals, folk personae, and historic figures.
The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Latin American Cities Initiative brings urban planning students, educators and practitioners into a multinational conversation.
Marcelo Suárez-Orozco and Carola Suárez-Orozco say more must be done to help these children integrate into U.S. and European societies.
Conference held on campus focused on re-framing immigration and migration through the perspectives of the people who are moving and also creating tools for educators.
‘Pelotas Oaxaqueñas/Oaxacan Ball Games: Photographs by Leopoldo Peña’ is on view until July 15.
“Dining with Kings: Ceremony and Hospitality in the Cameroon Grassfields” runs from Dec. 17 through April 15, 2018.
“Romance Tropical” to premiere Nov. 4 as part of a UCLA Film and Television Archive exhibition, which celebrates the Spanish-language film culture of downtown Los Angeles.
“Africa/Americas: Photographic Portraits by Pierre Verger” runs through Jan. 21, 2018.
Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, “Axé Bahia” features more than 100 works by 35 artists. It will run from Sept. 24 through April 15, 2018.
“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.
Matthew Robb, the new chief curator of UCLA’s Fowler Museum, believes we still have much to learn from the ancient cultures of the Americas.
This month, in a historic agreement crafted in part by the U.S. ambassador to Argentina and UCLA leaders, 94 educators from Argentina participated in a two-week Fulbright program at UCLA.
A special edition of the International Journal for Equity in Health, guest edited by UCLA professor James Macinko, analyzes the nation’s progress in reducing a large gap in access to care.
The research found that although cases were handled swiftly, there were failings in protecting the rights of defendants, providing police oversight and investigating crimes.
“Black with a Drop of Red: Contemporary Cuban Poster Work” includes 29 posters and prints from a range of Cuban designers. The exhibition opens Oct. 16.
“Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón” features 43 prints that explore the founding myth of the Afro-Cuban secret society Abakuá. The exhibition opens Oct. 2.
Because the U.N. peacekeepers introduced cholera to Haiti, it’s imperative that the United Nations do whatever it can to prevent the disease from further ravaging the country.
UCLA and Inter-American Development Bank study finds progress toward universal health coverage, but persistent gaps in how citizens assess the quality and effectiveness of primary care.
Five UCLA experts from across the campus recently assembled a big-picture view of the political turmoil, economic crisis and investigation into widespread corruption that are shaking Brazil to its core.
Braving floods, fires and vampire mosquitoes, UCLA professor Susan Perry has spent 25 years chasing capuchin monkeys through the forests of Costa Rica. Her data have transformed what we know about these fascinating primates.
A study led by UCLA professor James Macinko finds that Brazil’s primary care approach appears to be working well.
The UCLA Center for World Health and its partners currently participate in 170 projects in 65 countries worldwide. It focuses not only on education, training and capacity building to improve health, but projects also include research and clinical care initiatives.