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

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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…

Q&A: Norma Mendoza-Denton on how Donald Trump weaponizes words

Norma Mendoza-Denton, professor of anthropology in the UCLA College,…

Connecting With Kindness

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UCLA professor leads research on issues impacting vulnerable workers

Abel Valenzuela “Los Angeles is the harbinger for the future.…