Astrophysicist France Córdova to deliver UCLA’s Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership

France Córdova, internationally renowned astrophysicist and…
October 14, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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California has removed most obstacles to voting. Why are so many still not going to the polls?

A new report by the UCLA Luskin Center for History and…
October 6, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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Diagnosing Hidden Brain Injuries Drives Student Success

Hana Abdirahman has always focused hard on something: In…
October 6, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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Andrea Ghez wins 2020 Nobel Prize in physics

Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine…
October 6, 2020/by Chris Ibarra

Guts and brains: How microbes in a mother’s intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment

During pregnancy in mice, the billions of bacteria and other…
October 1, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama

Vahagn Aldzhyan Selected as Second Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar

While volunteering with the UCLA undergraduate-led International…
September 30, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA faculty couple leaves nearly $9 million for psychology and other programs

UCLA has received more than $8.7 million from the estate…
September 25, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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Q&A: Norma Mendoza-Denton on how Donald Trump weaponizes words

Norma Mendoza-Denton, professor of anthropology in the UCLA College,…
September 25, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA-led team of scientists discovers why we need sleep

Prolonged sleep deprivation can lead to severe health problems…
September 18, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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What the wildfires tell us about the shortcomings of California’s electric grid

In addition to the vast destruction they have caused, the…
September 16, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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Faculty, students co-produce documentary on bipartisan environmental solutions

Anew documentary exploring environmental politics, which…
September 15, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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Connecting With Kindness

With so many people hurting in this turmoil-filled year —…
September 15, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama