Plans include a Black Student Resource Center, new faculty positions, fellowships, fundraising and research support.
As the coronavirus pandemic has exposed feelings of xenophobia and highlighted societal inequities, UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Vice Chancellor Jerry Kang are working to find solutions.
A look at the accomplishments of UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion it its first five years and what’s to come.
Hajar Azzam, a recipient of the Chancellor’s Service Award, wants to create work that promotes peace and justice.
2020 graduates represent the spirit of UCLA’s Institute of American Cultures.
Spain Bradley is an expert in international law and human rights, and a scholar, educator and advocate who is passionate about promoting equity, diversity, inclusion and human dignity for all.
In an open letter, deans and faculty members recommit to promoting diversity.
Behind-the-camera positions, such as film directors, still lack minorities and women.
Aradhna Tripati, founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA, and her dedication to inclusion have inspired donors’ support.
Sociology professor Abigal Saguy explores the history of this term, from the earliest days of the gay rights movement, to today, when it has been adopted by other movements.
Alumnae Patricia Coleman James and Coretta Harris, along with current student Imani Elston, discuss the early days and how the chapter has evolved.
The Bunche Center for African American Studies was key in bringing the annual State of Black California meeting to campus.
Symone Morales provides guidance to students who are on the same journey she completed.
At UCLA about one-third of undergraduates have parents or guardians whom did not complete a bachelor’s degree.
The UCLA center’s role in preserving the experiences, struggles and accomplishments of Asian American peoples is vital in a city that is home to so many Asian communities.
His best known work — the groundbreaking novel “City of Night” — redefined writing about the gay community. Rechy will receive the award Oct. 24.
Freshmen Hector de Leon and Robert Jimenez relied on unwavering support from each other and their families.
For half a century, the center has been advocating for, and listening to, people in indigenous communities in Los Angeles and beyond.
The American Indian Welcome event provides native students with the opportunity to network with students, professors and staff, and learn about campus programs.
UCLA Latino Alumni Association to honor public relations executive Patricia Pérez and former NBA player Earl Watson
They will be recognized at the association’s Fiesta de Inspiración Scholarship and Alumni Awards Gala on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
Kang, who was the first person to serve in this role for the university, will return to his faculty position July 1, 2020.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
Vanessa Warri is working to make sure people from marginalized and oppressed groups have a voice in the research and policies that affect their communities.