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In memoriam: Professor Mark Sawyer, a champion for access and diversity

UCLA faculty, students and staff in the Division of Social Sciences…
March 30, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Religious by nature: Scholar examines morality, mortality and human nature

Carol Bakhos is a professor of late antique Judaism and Jewish…
March 23, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Politics of place still exerts powerful influence in voting booth

John Agnew, UCLA distinguished professor of geography, has spent…
March 8, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA faculty voice: Oroville Dam shows urgent need for climate adaptation

The crisis at Oroville Dam should be a wake-up call to those…
March 1, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Oscar contenders are more diverse, but UCLA report urges Hollywood to address ongoing equity issues

After years of being largely shut out of the Academy Award nominations…
February 24, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

$5 million gift from Meyer Luskin establishes research center for history and policy at UCLA

Thanks to a $5 million gift from longtime supporter Meyer Luskin,…
February 15, 2017/by Margaret MacDonald

Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World established at UCLA

UCLA has established the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the…
February 14, 2017/by Margaret MacDonald

UCLA faculty voice: Americans tend to be married to their political party

People often ask me “who these people are” — those who…
February 10, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

The Wellsprings of Our Moralities

In response to the question series "What can evolution tell…
February 8, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Political affiliation can predict how people will react to false information about threats

The study, which will be published in the journal Psychological…
February 3, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA faculty voice: Obama should not feel obligated to go quietly

If Mr. Trump expected Barack Obama, who will be the first president…
January 31, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

The moon is older than scientists thought, UCLA-led research team reports

A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 4.51…
January 27, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce