May 31, 12:26 am
Five graduate students became the first group to complete the UCLA food studies graduate certificate program last week.
The food studies program, which the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launched last fall, educates graduate students about food security. Read more...
May 18, 10:54 pm
A team of UCLA oceanographers towed a small boat to Louisiana to study water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month.
UCLA, with a consortium of institutions, studied how oceanic currents move oil in areas affected by the 2010 BP oil spill, the world’s largest accidental marine oil spill. Read more...
Photo: UCLA and other institutions studied how oil moves in water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month. Their experiment looked at what processes cause oil to accumulate in the ocean. (Courtesy of Lucia Bertero)
May 10, 12:07 am
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music launched a center to combine performance with the humanities with an event on Monday.
The Center for Musical Humanities held a symposium titled “Anthem: Remixing Race and Nation.” The event featured a concert with different interpretations of the national anthem and a panel discussing the relationship between music and nationalism. Read more...
Photo: René Marie, a Grammy-nominated singer, performed "The Star-Spangled Banner." (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)
April 28, 12:30 am
A UCLA pediatric neurologist is developing a center that he hopes will treat every adolescent with epilepsy in the city.
Jason Lerner, who works at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, is working to gather resources and recruit staff to establish the center, which will treat patients with epilepsy and comorbidities, or other disorders occurring simultaneously. Read more...
Photo: Jason Lerner, a pediatric neurologist at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, aims to create an adolescent epilepsy clinic that will integrate the expertise of many health care providers. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)