UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline reports on the dramatic impact in the U.S. and other nations.
A proud Northern Cheyenne Indian and Chicana sociologist, she says building community with and encouraging others is fundamental to her scholarship.
The Center for Neighborhood Knowledge’s Movement Hub amplifies on-the-ground activism and organizing.
Abigail Saguy has long been committed to understanding and articulating how our culture frames identity, and human vulnerabilities.
GPS data reveal how gender roles and ecology influence men’s and women’s movement through the landscape in which they live.
The messages kids glean from TV can influence their attitudes and behaviors as they grow into their teenage years and beyond, UCLA psychologists say.
Mare, a UCLA distinguished professor of sociology a global expert on social inequality and demographic trends, died of leukemia in his home in Marina Del Rey on Feb. 1.
Simply targeting influencers and opinion makers isn’t always the best way to get your message across — advertising is key, says professor Gabriel Rossman.
Online mentions of sourdough, sacrifice and death all surged as the pandemic took hold.
Courses will pair social justice teaching with community engagement and instruction in data literacy, statistics and computational research methods.
A UCLA report recommends changing land-use policies and improving access to social and health services to address the fast-growing problem.
The study found that those who have stayed in during the pandemic were 37% more likely to feel anxious than those who haven’t.
The project is supported by a $3.65 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The big-data research initiative based at UCLA uses police and jail records to monitor how much authorities are spending to lock up residents.
UCLA faculty share their thoughts on King’s provocative rhetorical inquiry during a time that has tested our institutions and selves in unprecedented ways.
Among the questions the panelists will address: How can universities champion science and evidence while fact-based professions like journalism and medicine are under attack?
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.
Children are less likely to earn more than their parents as adults if they are Black or grow up in the South.
Amid political turmoil, the UCLA study on kindness points to its potential for large-scale healing.
President Donald Trump and Republican candidates for Congress face an uphill battle in places hit hardest by the pandemic.
The site’s creators hope that researchers and journalists will be able to use it to track the issues and stories around hate crimes.
Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict
The longer COVID-19 continues, the more entrenched these psychological, social and societal changes are likely to be, the study authors suggest.
The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.
In a survey by UCLA and United Food and Commercial Workers OUTreach, most said their local unions take action to protect LGBTQ members.
Thrower, professor emeritus of geography at UCLA and a passionate world traveler, died Sept. 2 at his home in Pacific Palisades.