Sociologist Victor Agadjanian has worked as a Portuguese-Russian interpreter for Soviet medical missions in Africa and even underwent yearlong training as a witch doctor in Mozambique.
Senior economist David Shulman writes that the pandemic is “both a supply shock and a demand shock on the economy.”
The former dean of the Harvard Kennedy school argued that morals should matter in international relations.
Dov Waxman says the the center should be known for world-class scholarship on Israel, and also known for its ability to bring different sides together.
Rivlin received the UCLA Israel Studies Award for his leadership promoting tolerance.
Researchers found that Himba have the highest rate of “extra-pair paternity.” The term refers to a case in which a child is born to a married couple, but the husband is not the biological father.
“Major global gaps remain in the U.S. and elsewhere when it comes to ensuring rights for people with disabilities, migrants and members of the LGBT community,” said UCLA distinguished professor Jody Heymann.
The delegation focused on U.S.-China initiatives and issues that affecting island nations that are particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
The interdisciplinary institute is the first initiative of its size and scope. It is being created with a $20 million gift from the estate of philanthropist and entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian.
Units across UCLA will host events on global issues, international careers and opportunities for current students, like studying abroad.
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of modern Middle Eastern history, on the consequences of President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.
The analysis suggests that individuals who are unsheltered are far more likely to encounter problems and that the problems are exacerbated the longer they are unsheltered.
In 47 countries, the minimum legal age for employment is below 15, despite evidence that work at an early age is associated with negative effects on health and education.
Q&A with John Agnew, distinguished professor of geography and Italian at UCLA, who was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize.
Tony Pritzker said the gift is an investment in “research that will help sustain the future of our planet.”
Selected excerpts from the writings and speeches of UCLA alumnus Ralph J. Bunche, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for securing an armistice after the creation of Israel. His birthday is Aug. 7, 1904.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launches international outreach to identify strategies to empower women and children.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.