Jo Anne Van Tilburg, right, and Cristián Arévalo Pakarati

The stone faces and human problems on Easter Island


In 1981, UCLA archaeology graduate student Jo Anne…
April 23, 2019/by administrator
Divers survey submersible cages used to farm cobia off the coast of Puerto Rico. UCLA researchers conducted the first country-by-country evaluation of the potential for marine aquaculture under current policies and practices.

Will ocean seafood farming sink or swim? UCLA study evaluates its potential


Seafood farming in the ocean — or marine aquaculture…
April 23, 2019/by administrator

Best in snow: New scientific device creates electricity from snowfall

UCLA researchers and colleagues have designed a new device…
April 16, 2019/by administrator
Josie and Joe Bruin welcome one of the newest Bruins.

Nearly 14,000 high school students and their families attend Bruin Day

Josie and Joe Bruin welcome one of the newest Bruins.

April 16, 2019/by administrator
Photo of UCLA professor Kent Hill and graduate student Stephanie DeMarco

Scientists identify a key gene in the transmission of deadly African sleeping sickness


Life scientists from UCLA and the University of…
April 10, 2019/by administrator
Photo of Brenda Elaine Stevenson

Brenda Elaine Stevenson receives inaugural 2019 Germany residency at the University of Augsburg

During its annual meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,…
April 9, 2019/by administrator
Photo of the DVD cover for the Nollywood film 'Water of Glod'.

Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria


A team of social scientists, including UCLA political…
April 3, 2019/by administrator
Diagram of Vegetation density in California in 2011 versus 2014.

California ‘browning’ more in the south during droughts


Like a climate chameleon, California turned brown…
April 2, 2019/by administrator
Photo of Professor Stephanie Jamison.

Professor Stephanie Jamison to share how she finds women in ancient, often patriarchal, texts

For four decades, UCLA’s Stephanie Jamison has been somewhat…
April 2, 2019/by administrator
Photo of Nile Green

New endowed chair in history goes to Nile Green, scholar of global history and Islam


UCLA professor of history Nile Green, a…
March 28, 2019/by administrator
The galactic chimneys (yellow-orange areas extending vertically) are centered on the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.

Giant X-ray ‘chimneys’ are exhaust vents for vast energies produced at Milky Way’s center


The center of our galaxy is a frenzy of activity.…
March 28, 2019/by administrator
Photo of Justin Caram, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the UCLA College, and graduate student Dayanni Bhagwandin.

New UCLA fellowship aims to make environmental science more inclusive


Climate change touches every life on the planet…
March 14, 2019/by Wanda Nyairo