The event — hosted by The Atlantic and made possible by UCLA — convened people from the arts, academia, health, entertainment, media and more.
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The first event, on Feb. 1, will feature presentations by three members of the California NanoSystems Institute.
Panelists at a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown event, which included two UCLA faculty, discussed the factors that contribute to the state’s messy cannabis regulation system.
During a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown program panelists discussed what everyday Angelenos can do about homelessness.
UCLA professor Dr. Michelle Bholat spoke at Zócalo about the need to license more foreign-trained doctors and of how hospitals are adapting to the cultures of patients.
At a Zócalo/UCLA event in Washington, D.C., experts discussed how technology will uncover the causes of the disease and offer new therapies.
Activists on a panel co-sponsored by UCLA preached the roles of persistence, patience and bipartisan cooperation in getting the FIRST STEP Act through Congress.
At a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown event, experts discussed how much sea level rise we can expect, how we balance public and private concerns, and how we can reduce additional risk.
Americans are overwhelmed by persuasive messaging, even as they bombard each other, panelists agreed at a Zócalo/UCLA Anderson School of Management event.
With an earlier primary date, the Golden State may sway national debates and even the presidential contest.
With release of new issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine, civic leaders, scholars and citizens discussed ‘the most pressing problem in this region.’
Chancellor Gene Block and Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, vice provost for enrollment management, took part in a panel discussion on the future of higher education at the National Press Club in Washington.
At a Zócalo Public Square/UCLA Downtown event scholars said legal and political realities make it difficult to remove a president, even if he’s broken the law.
The discussion, which featured alumni, a professor and a current student athlete, was held as part of 100th birthday tribute to Jackie Robinson.
UCLA professors Marjorie Kagawa-Singer and David Hayes-Bautista participated in a Zócalo Public Square/The California Wellness Foundation discussion.
UCLA's Kal Raustiala and Richard Anderson and two journalists discuss whether the U.S. is truly a democracy and whether democracy is itself prone to authoritarianism.
Legal scholars on Zócalo/UCLA Downtown panel see corporations and defendants gaining protection, while reproductive rights and affirmative action wither.
“Recoding the Republic” event provided realism and optimism through conversation and insight.
Experts at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion say the mega-hit will inspire more inclusion if the industry internalizes its many lessons.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and other experts on a Zócalo/UCLA panel shared new directions researchers are exploring and emphasized the importance of open communication.