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Music - Nov 12
To pay tribute to a decades-long career as genre-defying composer, musician and artist with a commitment to breaking barriers, Wadada Leo Smith was presented with the UCLA Medal, the campus's highest honor.
Health - Nov 12

UCLA has received $27.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to spearhead the new phase of an initiative to enhance the diversity of the U.S.'s biomedical workforce. The five-year grant funds the second and final phase of an NIH program called the Diversity Program Consortium: Enhancing the Diversity of the Workforce.

History - Nov 7

One of the ways that audiences can engage with the sights and sounds of the past is through new cinematic works, television shows and exhibition spaces that weave in and contextualize archival footage.

Health - Nov 6

UCLA legend and NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is teaming up with UCLA Health for a wide variety of new health and wellness initiatives designed to improve health and prevent disease. The partnership will be announced at the 2019 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Los Angeles Light the Night Walk, an event for which UCLA Health is the presenting sponsor.

Pharmacology - Nov 5

Deciding how to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children can be a difficult decision for parents. Stimulants, such as Adderall and Ritalin, are the most commonly prescribed ADHD treatments — and are considered to be the most effective.

Life Sciences - Nov 4

Post-traumatic stress disorder in U.S. military members frequently follows a concussion-like brain injury. Until now, it has been unclear why. A UCLA team of psychologists and neurologists reports that a traumatic brain injury causes changes in a brain region called the amygdala; and the brain processes fear differently after such an injury.

Social Sciences - Nov 12

Is a video or photograph real? How do verifiably false images spread? And how can we respond to a new level of digital fakery? Leading scholars and scientists will discuss those issues from scientific, societal and legal perspectives at a two-day workshop at UCLA's Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics , Nov.

Life Sciences - Nov 7

A UCLA research team has devised a technique that extends the capabilities of fluorescence microscopy, which allows scientists to precisely label parts of living cells and tissue with dyes that glow under special lighting.

Environment - Nov 6

Capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry, according to a study by researchers from UCLA, the University of Oxford and five other institutions.

Health - Nov 4

During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions. As a volunteer intake coordinator at a free clinic in Menlo Park, California, Aros' duties included asking the people seeking care about their interest in HIV testing.

Pharmacology - Oct 31

FINDINGS. Nearly 98% percent of people prescribed direct-acting oral anticoagulants such as apixaban also used over-the-counter products. Of those, 33% took at least one such product that, in combination with the anticoagulants, could cause dangerous internal bleeding.

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