Harold Torrence, associate professor of linguistics in the UCLA College, became enamored of linguistics as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia.
Nation, World + Society
A UCLA study found that many countries have taken important steps to align national laws with a 2006 treaty, but others have not gone far enough.
A report on California’s economy found that the state’s rapid job growth is slowing down.
In this Q&A about their book, UCLA faculty Douglas Kellner and Jeff Share discuss the role critical media literacy plays in our information-overloaded world.
Q&A with UCLA’s Adam Romero and co-author Abbie Goldberg about their new book on marriage dissolution.
“Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race” also provides insight into the history of Southern California’s Inland Empire.
Funds will be directed to the the UCLA Labor Center and the UCLA Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education.
UCLA Luskin Lecture brings together political forces who forged a path for the next generation of leaders.
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.
Since opening a decade ago, the Robert F. Kennedy UCLA Community School has greatly increased the college-going rate in largely immigrant neighborhoods.
The UCLA Social Sciences LRW Big Data Research Partnership will link undergraduates and graduate students with paid internships in data science.
With release of new issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine, civic leaders, scholars and citizens discussed ‘the most pressing problem in this region.’
Rep. Karen Bass opened the inaugural conference about issues facing Southern California.
UCLA's Quality of Life Index shows that sky-high housing prices most worry respondents — especially younger people and renters.
The External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee, launched by J.R. DeShazo, will advise the Environmental Protection Agency on the benefits and costs of its policies.
Archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, who will be on “60 Minutes” April 21, continues to seek insight from the statues and for the living descendants of their makers.
The UCLA-led group has created an online resource guide to help scientists in lower-income countries jumpstart research programs.
Activist artists including Aloe Blacc, Maya Jupiter, Chuck D and Luis Rodriquez are among the advocates on campus at the “Connecting Art and Law for Liberation” festival.
The inaugural conference, which marks the 25th anniversary of UCLA Luskin, will address major issues facing the region.
Economists explore in a working paper whether parental gender attitudes have an effect on math aptitude.
Veteran journalist urged the media to re-commit to basic reporting at annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
Chancellor Gene Block and Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, vice provost for enrollment management, took part in a panel discussion on the future of higher education at the National Press Club in Washington.
Daniel Bussel and Kenneth Klee played key roles in the landmark debt deal that will bring billions of dollars of relief to the island’s economy.
Scholars are tackling troubling realities of how “assistance ”often harms women fleeing or surviving domestic violence when shelters function similarly to prisons.