A UCLA-funded study models the toll of heat and dehydration on the human body along the unforgiving routes used by Latin American migrants.
The labor migration expert is the new director of the Center for Mexican Studies.
The awardees will conduct research in Japan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Rwanda, Spain, France, Mexico and the Philippines.
Despite a government initiative to improve access to end-of-life painkillers, dispensing levels in the wealthiest areas still far outpace the rest of the country.
Librarians and staff will present dozens of virtual events designed to help students, faculty, staff and others access the library's resources and advance knowledge.
Having witnessed the struggles of her own family and others, Melissa Rios learned early on how education, poverty and health are linked.
“Through Positive Eyes,” which runs Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2020, aims to help end the stigma around HIV/AIDS and empower people who are living with the virus.
The study might actually underestimate the country’s homicide rate because many murders may be unreported or attributed to other causes of death.
Homicidios están borrando las ganancias en la esperanza de vida entre los hombres mexicanos, según estudio de UCLA
En 2010 y 2011, 8,943 hombres de 15 a 50 años de edad en Chihuahua fueron asesinados: tres veces el número de muertes entre las tropas de los Estados Unidos en Irak desde 2003 y 2006.
“South of No North: Gato Negro Ediciones,” is a dynamic installation of risograph prints and runs until Dec. 9.
“It’s critical to educate the next generation of scientists to understand how and why our climate is changing, and what measures must be taken to adapt,” said professor Alex Hall.
Psychologist Patricia Greenfield’s “Weaving Generations Together” is on display at Powell Library through Dec. 15.
“Journalism in Mexico: A Deadly Occupation” will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Billy Wilder Theater in the Hammer Museum at UCLA.
Once the lingua franca of Mexico, Nahuatl was eventually overtaken by Spanish. Today, the Aztec language is spoken only by 1.5 million people in Mexico, many of whom live in the state of Veracruz on the western edge of the Gulf of Mexico.
The research found that although cases were handled swiftly, there were failings in protecting the rights of defendants, providing police oversight and investigating crimes.
Sixteen urban planning students from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs worked on a research project to assist and inform Mexico City officials and their consultant on ways to improve life in Tacubaya.
This professor of art history and Chicana/o studies received the 2016 Gold Shield Faculty Prize, given by the Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA to a mid-career faculty member with outstanding accomplishments.
Ely Guerra, an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter from Mexico, came to UCLA to meet with students, discuss issues with a Spanish class studying Mexican cultures and perform in a free concert as a UC Regents Lecturer.
In California, where bilingual instruction is largely prohibited, secondary students who don’t speak English quickly fall behind. But a project to create a bilingual online curriculum is being led by UCLA professor Patricia Gándara.
Francisco J. López-Flores grew up living in the shadows to keep his identity as a Mexican national hidden. But under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, he has a work permit, a Social Security card and a future.
UCLA faculty and graduate students with research interests in Mexico will soon be benefiting from a closer relationship with that country, its government and institutions.
UCLA students had a lot of opportunities this spring break to travel near and far in order to grow intellectually as well as personally through public service.
Becky Barber and Lyolya Hovhannisyan founded the UCLA chapter of Flying Samaritans in 2013. With volunteer doctors and other students, they bring quality medical care to Tijuana's Colonia Margarita Moran.