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Linguistics student fulfills dream at UCLA

In honor of International Women’s Day 2021 on March 8, the UCLA International Institute is publishing a series of profiles of female Bruins. Abeer Ali Abdullah Al-Abbas, a UCLA graduate […]

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$1.3 million grant will help UCLA advance workforce equity and empowerment

The UCLA Labor Center has received a $1.3 million grant from the James Irvine Foundation to establish the California Workforce Development Worker Equity Initiative with the National Skills Coalition. Leading the effort for […]

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UCLA-led study reveals ‘hidden costs’ of being Black in the U.S.

A woman grips her purse tightly as you approach. A store manager follows you because you look “suspicious.” You enter a high-end restaurant, and the staff assume you’re applying for […]

From Startup to Social Change: UCLA’s Blackstone Launchpad Social Impact Fellows

Startup companies have introduced innovative technology, unique products and even new social networks. At UCLA, four startups are also addressing some of society’s most important challenges, from reaching swing voters […]

Genetic tool could improve monitoring of marine protected areas

Researchers used to need to scuba dive to find out which fish live in any given area of the ocean. Now, a new UCLA study has found that environmental DNA, or eDNA, […]

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Q&A: David Paige on the Mars Perseverance landing

NASA’s Perseverance rover is scheduled to land on Mars on Feb. 18 after a six-and-a-half month flight. Over the next two years, it will explore Jezero Crater, which is in Mars’ […]

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