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.
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They will participate in research on equality, opportunity and change as part of ‘Data for Democracy in Los Angeles.’
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.
Researchers created an app that allowed them to study body self-perceptions.
The funds will add scholarships and new curriculum for the renamed Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
The results also show key findings in non-cigarette tobacco use, mental health and well-being.
The Nickoll Family Professor of History will deliver the 127th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Oct. 30.
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?
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.
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.
The authors expect California's unemployment rate to rise to an average of 5.1% in the fourth quarter of 2020.
The gift, from Jennifer and Matthew C. Harris, will support research on building more humane societies.
The California-China Climate Institute will identify and share best practices and key lessons and help inform policymakers.
Researchers developed a simulation model, which allows users to predict the care setting individuals will select, based on their characteristics.
The analysis by the Luskin Center for Innovation helps the state deliver on its legal recognition that safe, clean, affordable and accessible water is a human right.
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.
The study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that “connectedness” and volunteerism varied by race and income.
In this Q&A, UCLA’s Jon Christensen discusses his new study of California’s Proposition 1, which was passed in 2014.
Schachner describes how he “accidentally” got into the field and his goals for the program.