The name “UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano and Central American Studies” was approved for the 2019-20 academic year.
A new update from campus leadership outlines the progress that has been made and highlights several new initiatives.
Executives, journalists and even a Bruin football player are pursuing a degree that provides professionals a leg up in legal issues.
Binder co-founded and was the driving force behind UCLA Law’s trailblazing experiential education program from its inception in 1970.
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.
Hawkins, who spent his entire academic career at UCLA, serving as a dedicated scholar, teacher and administrator, died June 27.
The prize from the Gold Shield Alumnae awards $30,000 to an exceptional professor with a record of undergraduate teaching, research and university service.
Plans include a Black Student Resource Center, new faculty positions, fellowships, fundraising and research support.
As the adversity of the pandemic loomed over us, it was met in force by the ways students, professors, staff and alumni rose to meet this historic moment.
UCLA will begin to offer a number of in-person, on-campus courses, as well as limited on-campus student housing.
In recent years the department has been trying to make labs more engaging; safer-at-home orders demonstrated the benefits of letting students design their own experiments.
Michelle Liu Carriger shares how she used UCLA’s Fiat Lux seminar program to create a class that helped students understand life during quarantine through an artistic lens.
As professors were forced to change how they teach, the Fiat Lux seminars provided a platform to also change what they taught to help students understand the crisis.
Faculty leaders voice their support for those fighting to end state violence against people of color
The heads of academic units dedicated to social justice renew their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service are not complicit with the expansion of the police state.
In an open letter, deans and faculty members recommit to promoting diversity.
The Library Prize honors students who have demonstrated remarkable intellectual curiosity paired with the skills and capacities to conduct meaningful research.
“Teaching is all about the students. We must challenge them, support them, make them feel connected to the class and give them opportunities to do amazing things.”
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.
Since 2014, the program has consistently been ranked first or second in the country.
Program opens doors for professionals who seek to deepen their understanding of the legal issues that affect their industries.
Degree program will help meet the rising demand for specialists trained to guide patients facing complex genetic disorders.
Units across UCLA will host events on global issues, international careers and opportunities for current students, like studying abroad.
The Blackstone LaunchPad has been operating on campus through Startup UCLA, reaching more than 8,000 students and serving 800-plus startup ventures.
The recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards, campus’s highest honor for teaching, were honored at the Andrea L. Rich Night to Honor Teaching.
For half a century, the center has been advocating for, and listening to, people in indigenous communities in Los Angeles and beyond.