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UCLA math professor keeps company with Einstein, Darwin, da Vinci in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

“What makes a genius?” National Geographic asks on the cover…
April 28, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

New Summer Institute Explores Los Angeles Through the Lens of Technology and Social Justice

Developed by UCLA’s Urban Humanities Initiative (UHI), this…
April 25, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA Medalist John Lewis: ‘I found a way to get in the way’

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a living icon of the civil rights movement,…
April 24, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

A spirited welcome and invitation for thousands at Bruin Day 2017

UCLA pulled out all the stops for the nearly 17,000 potential…
April 18, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Anita Ortega to deliver UCLA College commencement address

Anita Ortega, a former UCLA basketball star and the first African-American…
April 3, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

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