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.
Jason De León, UCLA professor of anthropology and Chicana and Chicano studies, received a 2017 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for his interdisciplinary approach.
With regret, we have agreed to step aside as the site of the debate rather than become a potential distraction during this vitally important time in our country’s history.
For half a century, the center has been advocating for, and listening to, people in indigenous communities in Los Angeles and beyond.
As the nation heads into another contentious presidential campaign, what will drive voters’ choices?
Study's authors urge educators and policymakers to address poverty, health and educational practices that undermine achievement and opportunity.
National Science Foundation grant supports the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey in bringing together young scholars from across the country.
Economic anthropologist Hannah Appel will focus on future of finance in new role at the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
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.
UCLA-led analysis of U.S. Transgender Survey showed that 40% of respondents have attempted suicide at some point in their lives.
Research brief: A new report recommends 26 strategies, including rent control, anti-eviction protections, renter-education workshops and property-tax freezes.
Two days of workshops energize lawmakers from a battleground state that reflects the nation’s changing demographics.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
Douglas Kellner talks about gun culture in the United States, societal changes that need to be made and the media’s contributions to violent culture.
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.
Activists on a panel co-sponsored by UCLA preached the roles of persistence, patience and bipartisan cooperation in getting the FIRST STEP Act through Congress.
UCLA graduate students spent months studying ways to make sure a pending major redevelopment effort does not displace people already living there.
UCLA professor of law, sociology and Chicana and Chicano studies Laura Gómez shares five key takeaways from the court’s decision.
The Loeb Awards are the top honor in business journalism.
Q&A with UCLA’s Adam Romero and co-author Abbie Goldberg about their new book on marriage dissolution.
UCLA Luskin Lecture brings together political forces who forged a path for the next generation of leaders.
With an earlier primary date, the Golden State may sway national debates and even the presidential contest.
Students and faculty from the social welfare department in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs assist mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States.
The inaugural conference, which marks the 25th anniversary of UCLA Luskin, will address major issues facing the region.
Veteran journalist urged the media to re-commit to basic reporting at annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.