Photo of orbits of the G objects at the center of our galaxy

Astronomers discover class of strange objects near our galaxy’s enormous black hole

Astronomers from UCLA’s Galactic Center Orbits Initiative…
January 15, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
Photo of group of volunteers at first mobile health clinic.

Student launches mobile health clinic to increase access to care

On a sunny autumn Saturday at the Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA…
January 15, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA receives $25 million from Uniqlo founder for Japanese literature and culture studies

UCLA has received a $25 million gift from Tadashi Yanai,…
January 13, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama

Unearthing Easter Island’s Moai

Rapa Nui (or Easter Island, as it is commonly known) is home…
January 9, 2020/by Chris Ibarra

That Supermassive Black Hole in our Galaxy? It has a Friend.

Smadar Naoz is an associate professor of physics and astronomy…
January 9, 2020/by Chris Ibarra

Top Stories from 2019

UCLA College often featured in the news during 2019: from…
December 20, 2019/by Chris Ibarra
Photograph of Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Professor’s book about Sephardic Jews chosen as a best of 2019

Adding to the chorus of critics’ raves, The Economist…
December 19, 2019/by Chris Ibarra
Photograph of homeless tent encampment.

L.A. could better target homeless prevention services with predictive analytics

Each year, 2 million single adults receive housing, health,…
December 19, 2019/by Chris Ibarra

Chronic opioid treatment may raise risk of post-traumatic stress disorder, study finds

While opioids are often prescribed to treat people with trauma-related…
December 19, 2019/by Chris Ibarra
Image of interstellar comet.

New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

A new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope provides…
December 19, 2019/by Chris Ibarra
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Meet UCLA Student Researcher Julia Nakamura

Meet fourth-year UCLA student researcher Julia Nakamura!

Julia…
November 27, 2019/by Chris Ibarra
Picture of a valley oak tree.

One of California’s iconic tree species offers lessons for conservation

 

With increasing regularity, Californians are witnessing…
November 27, 2019/by Chris Ibarra