The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.
The center this year added “Q” for queer to its name to reclaim the former slur as a term of inclusion and liberation.
In this Q&A, he shares his priorities, his advice for new students and his thoughts on how this moment could change UCLA and all of higher education.
The name “UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano and Central American Studies” was approved for the 2019-20 academic year.
Movie studios can expect to lose up to $130 million per film when authentic diversity is absent from their storytelling, a UCLA report shows.
A new update from campus leadership outlines the progress that has been made and highlights several new initiatives.
“It’s always wonderful to see UCLA recognized nationally, but it’s especially heartening at this challenging time,” Chancellor Gene Block said.
Mays will work with leaders across campus to help guide and strengthen UCLA’s efforts to support the Black Bruin family.
Led by Sarah Haley, professor of gender and African American studies, the mission is to support and develop Black feminist scholarship and ideas among the campus community.
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.