Wednesday, June 19

Greg Bryant, an associate professor in the department of communication, has been studying the nature of laughter for almost 10 years. His newest research built off a previous study he led in 2014 that indicated people could determine whether or not a laugh is genuine. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study suggests people across world can distinguish between real, fake laughter

UCLA researchers found that people from different parts of the world are able to differentiate between real laughter and fake laughter. The study, which was published Wednesday, observed 884 participants from 21 countries across six continents. Read more...

Photo: Greg Bryant, an associate professor in the department of communication, has been studying the nature of laughter for almost 10 years. His newest research built off a previous study he led in 2014 that indicated people could determine whether or not a laugh is genuine. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Greg Bryant, an associate professor in the department of communication, has been studying the nature of laughter for almost 10 years. His newest research built off a previous study he led in 2014 that indicated people could determine whether or not a laugh is genuine. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

UCLA faculty member remembered for contributions to LGBTQ studies, dance

Doran George had a distinctive and infectious laugh that their friends and colleagues said was outrageous. “Anybody that you speak to could mimic their laugh. It was pure joy and you never knew when it was coming,” said Dan Froot, a professor in the world arts and cultures/dance department. Read more...

Photo: Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

Doran George, a UCLA alumnus and former faculty member in the LGBTQ Studies Program and the department of world arts and cultures/dance, died in November 2017.(Courtesy of UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program)

UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Extension relocating to make room for new student housing

UCLA Extension is relocating its administrative building to make room for new student housing. UCLA Extension began moving from its location at Le Conte Avenue on June 26 and is scheduled to complete the relocation process by July 13, according to a university press release. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Extension will relocate from its original location at Le Conte Avenue to offices on Gayley Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)



Alumnus Sean Wang was regarded by many as the most spirited Bruin they knew. He attended nearly all UCLA sporting events and was involved with campus politics. (Courtesy of Mark Handcock)

Alumnus remembered for his love for UCLA, passion for politics

UCLA staff and faculty remember Sean Wang for his commitment to UCLA athletics, school spirit and passion for politics and math. Wang, a UCLA alumnus, died on May 23. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Sean Wang was regarded by many as the most spirited Bruin they knew. He attended nearly all UCLA sporting events and was involved with campus politics. (Courtesy of Mark Handcock)

Alumnus Sean Wang was regarded by many as the most spirited Bruin they knew. He attended nearly all UCLA sporting events and was involved with campus politics. (Courtesy of Mark Handcock)



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