Transfer Student Program zoom class for English 2 - Math and Science Cohort with Ms. Poston

New students get a head start at Freshman Transfer Summer Program

By Robin Migdol


Going into his freshman year…
September 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Professor Marissa López examines Robert Becker’s "Diseños of California Ranchos: Maps of thirty-seven Land Grants if 1822-1846 from the Records of the United States District Court, San Francisco" in the Rare Books room at Central Library downtown. PHOTO CREDIT: Yvonne Condes

UCLA Professor Marissa López’s Summer Writers’ Workshop empowered young attendees to map out their unique vision of L.A.’s future history—and their role in it

What Gets Remembered
By Jonathan Riggs

There has…
September 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Flooding in Altenahr, Germany in July 2021 Photo Credit: Martin Seifert

Parched land could help contain some floods but catastrophic flooding still likely to increase

By David Colgan

Evidence is mounting that climate change…
September 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
UCLA No. 1 rankings U.S. News & World Report.

UCLA ranked No. 1 public university for fifth straight year by U.S. News & World Report

UCLA has again been named the nation’s top public university…
September 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
silhouetted people walking on busy street.

New metric shows COVID cut average lifespan by nearly a decade in parts of U.S.

UCLA sociologist’s demographic tool clarifies impact of temporary…
August 30, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
The gut microbiota comprises trillions of bacteria and other microbes that live in the intestines and affect health in multiple ways. Photo Credit: Alpha Tauri 3D Graphics/Shutterstock

UCLA-led study could clarify how gut microbes can exacerbate cognitive decline

By Stuart Wolpert 


Recent research…
August 30, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Yuri Shprits, a UCLA research geophysicist, said limiting the duration of a round trip to the red planet would help reduce the amount of dangerous radiation to which astronauts are exposed.

Will it be safe for humans to fly to Mars?

Mission would be viable if it doesn’t exceed four years, international…
August 30, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Photo of Woody Brown

English major Woody Brown, a precise prose stylist diagnosed with autism at age 2, wins the Christopher Zyda Creative Writing Award

About the Author
By Jonathan Riggs


August 26, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Photo of Gary Nash

In memoriam: Gary Nash, 88, influential scholar of early American history

By Sean Brenner

Gary Nash, a prolific historian of early…
August 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
From right, Alexandra Dell, Jada Hart, Donald Dell and Jada's father Nathan Hart at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.

UCLA’s Arthur Ashe Legacy Fund Launches Ashe Internship at SPORTFIVE Agency

By Robin Migdol

Arthur Ashe‘s legacy will live on at…
August 13, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
To try to balance against the stark brutality of the numbers, the crosses are shrouded in a color filter of soft pink and purple to represent the fight of international feminism against gender violence.

Mural pays respect to remains of women found near the U.S.-Mexico border

UCLA’s Maite Zubiaurre led the creation of art installation,…
August 9, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick
Margaret Kivelson

Margaret Kivelson selected for 2021 James Clerk Maxwell Prize

By Stuart Wolpert

Margaret Kivelson, professor emeritus…
August 9, 2021/by Kristina Hordzwick