UCLA experts say while it’s a positive step, real progress on countering stereotypes and building equity domestically and around the world will take much more work.
Ridley was the first woman to chair the modern incarnation of UCLA’s Academic Senate and only the third woman to become a full professor in UCLA’s English department.
Courses will pair social justice teaching with community engagement and instruction in data literacy, statistics and computational research methods.
These 10 titles span from unique anthologies to spotlights on civil rights activists to celebrations of exceptional artists and other topics.
The project is supported by a $3.65 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
“Possible Worlds,” which launches in February 2021, invites some of today’s most imaginative intellectual leaders to speak on the future of humanity.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
For decades, Black creators have been dreaming up alternative futures that celebrate cultures of the African diaspora.
The professorship is one of many recent honors for Shih, who joined the UCLA faculty in 1993.
Leia Yen is the first UCLA transfer student to receive a Marshall Scholarship. Jonathan Lovett is the third Bruin graduate to win a Schwarzman Scholarship.
The gift is the largest from an individual donor in the history of the UCLA College’s humanities division.
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
His best known work — the groundbreaking novel “City of Night” — redefined writing about the gay community. Rechy will receive the award Oct. 24.
Q&A with Karen McCarthy Woolf, who is bringing her poet’s eye to the work at the Promise Institute for Human Rights.
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.
Jamison, distinguished professor and of Asian languages and cultures and also Indo-European studies, will deliver UCLA’s 126th Faculty Research Lecture Wednesday, April 3.
The inaugural UCLA Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy was presented by free speech scholar Rae Langton, a professor from the University of Camrbridge.
William Worger has made digital copies of ‘Mighty Man’ and ‘Tiger Ingwe,’ which the South African government used to indirectly support apartheid, available to the public.
UCLA English professor Anne Mellor reflects on the lasting influence of and impetus behind the author’s iconic monster.
Pamela Hieronymi served as a consultant to Michael Schur, creator of the hit NBC sitcom, sharing insights into moral and ethical belief systems.
UCLA group presents “LA Escena,” the city’s first Hispanic classical theater festival Sept. 21–23.
California Preservation Foundation recognized the Clark for preserving its treasured aesthetic while upgrading for safety and accessibility.
Arcadia Fund grant will help open access to rare manuscripts from St. Catherine’s Monastery.
Chancellor Gene Block said the gift “signals a new era for the humanities at UCLA and, in particular, for philosophy.”