UCLA alumnae and film and TV veterans Gina Prince-Bythewood and Felicia D. Henderson share experiences with fighting for representation and advice for aspiring writers.
The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
UCLA’s Paul Von Blum has released two books recently one on African-American artists in Los Angeles and the other on the civil rights movement.
In places where UCLA researchers found higher levels of stigma, students were more likely to report they seek treatment from a religious group or a religious leader.
UCLA Blueprint: L.A. County struggled to help its most vulnerable, then learned some lessons.
UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics
The grant “will enable our department to better fulfill its mission to enrich our understanding of the world’s languages,” said professor and department chair Tim Stowell.
A report by UCLA’s Darnell Hunt also found that major networks’ diversity programs are failing to meaningfully improve opportunities for black writers and other writers of color.
UCLA researchers have launched a project to design policies in countries where corruption and conflict are undercutting natural abundance. The project's first summit is this week at UCLA.
Social scientists studying inequality and bias should more carefully select names used to represent race, because some names might be signaling more than race.
Since its founding, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment has produced analytical research to shape public policy and public opinion on labor issues.
A national network of researchers gathered at UCLA to dissect findings on race, ethnicity and politics all derived from the same innovative and singular data set.
What are the prospects for young men and women who grow up in and then age out of the juvenile justice system? Research and the media paint a bleak picture for those whose adolescent years have been intertwined with incarceration.
Darnell Hunt is a renowned scholar of race, media and culture, chair of sociology and longtime leader of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
UCLA faculty members Judith Carney and Stephanie Jamison will be inducted in an October ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has created the Center for Musical Humanities to advance interdisciplinary interest in music and the humanities across the university.
Miriam Posner writes about how get-girls-to-code initiatives that aim to fix tech’s gender imbalance may unintentionally help reinforce it.
Impoverished locals in Mai Adrasha panning for tiny flakes of gold have dismantled much of what in other parts of the country has been preserved as tourist destinations.
UCLA researchers found that this was driven by participants’ views on social issues, such as marriage for same-sex couples, rather than economic issues, like tax cuts.
The program is designed to better prepare its graduates for their next career move, be it pursuing a Ph.D. or landing a job as a multifaceted researcher in the corporate or nonprofit world.
Sociologist Jeffrey Guhin says that in teaching concepts like morality, religious and secular thinking are more alike than they seem.
UCLA students study aging through a prism of disciplines, from biology through public health, and interact with older adults.
The research found that the phenomenon holds true around the world — and that when people hear two women laughing together, they are likely to assume the women are friends.
Don Nakanishi, a UCLA scholar who gained national recognition for establishing Asian American studies as a viable and relevant field of scholarship, teaching, community service and public discourse, died March 21. He was 66.
Kevan Harris, a comparative historical sociologist and expert on modern Iran, is bringing fresh perspectives shaped by his discipline to UCLA.
Income equality is not the critical problem of our time, according to UCLA economist Lee E. Ohanian. There are greater public policy issues surrounding the nation's economic well-being.