A photo of Michelle Craske.

Michelle Craske to share how research can inform anxiety and depression treatment

For more than three decades, Michelle Craske has been trying…
February 14, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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First childhood flu helps explain why virus hits some people harder than others

Why are some people better able to fight off the flu than…
February 13, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama

2020 Hollywood Diversity Report: A different story behind the scenes

Oscars viewers this weekend might see the predominantly white…
February 6, 2020/by Chris Ibarra
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Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership with Dr. Jane Goodall Postponed

Editor’s note: This story was updated on March 12 to include…
February 5, 2020/by Chris Ibarra
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Hundreds of UCLA students publish paper analyzing 1,000 genes involved in organ development

A team of 245 UCLA undergraduates and 31 high school students…
January 31, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA psychology department receives $30 million from Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation

UCLA has received a $30 million commitment from the Anthony…
January 28, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA professor named one of 2019’s 100 most influential Africans

Alain Mabanckou, literature professor in the UCLA Department…
January 24, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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UCLA transfer student wins a Marshall Scholarship

Leia Yen, who graduated from UCLA in 2019, has won the prestigious Marshall…
January 24, 2020/by Evelyn Tokuyama
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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
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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