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Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male

The Netflix limited series “When they See Us” was one of…

The new ‘Ellis Island’

Jason De León is raising awareness about the people who migrate…

In election salon, UCLA faculty discuss how to protect the right to vote

Clockwise from top left: Natalie Masuoka, Lorrie Frasure, Chad…

UCLA political scientists: Political polarization is not as simple as it appears

Electoral Map (Photo Credit: Clay Banks/Unsplash) As President-elect…

Election of Kamala Harris invites Americans to consider identity

Kamala Harris (Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore) Kamala Harris, only…

12 UCLA College scientists among world’s most influential researchers

A researcher in the lab. Photo Credit: iStock.com Thirty-six…

UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute sees ‘contagious kindness’ in action

“We laid out a framework for understanding why witnessing kindness…

Center for Community Engagement Debuts New Name, new Website, and Campus Database for Community Partnerships

Jessa Calderon (Tongva and Chumash) Photo credit: Kote Melendez The…

Why is progress so slow for Latinos in Hollywood?

After “One Day at a Time” was canceled by Netflix in 2019,…

Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict

Marriage rates will plummet and people will put off having children…