The Institute in the News
Friday's New York Times featured an op-ed by Peter Baldwin, UCLA professor of history and author of "The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How America and Europe Are Alike," comparing work hours, vacation time and stress levels among Americans and Europeans.
The Christian Science Monitor reported Friday on a National Academy of Sciences study led by Albert Carnesale, UCLA chancellor emeritus and professor of public policy and mechanical and aerospace engineering, assessing the nation's ability to identify the source of nuclear weapons that could be used in terrorist attacks. Carnesale was quoted.
The New York Times reported Thursday on a National Academy of Sciences study led by Albert Carnesale, UCLA chancellor emeritus and professor of public policy and mechanical and aerospace engineering, assessing the nation's ability to identify the source of nuclear weapons that could be used in terrorist attacks. Carnesale was quoted.
China-based English-language TV network International Channel Shanghai reported Monday and Tuesday on a trip to Shanghai by a UCLA delegation aimed at strengthening and expanding ties with China, as well as a project by UCLA students studying this summer in China. Scott Waugh, UCLA executive vice chancellor and provost, was interviewed in the Monday broadcast, and R. Bin Wong, UCLA professor of history and director of the UCLA Asia Institute, was interviewed in the Tuesday broadcast.
Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.), a senior fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was interviewed Monday on CNN's "Larry King Live" about the value and accuracy of the classified U.S. military documents concerning the war in Afghanistan recently made public by the WikiLeaks website.
National Geographic News and Asian News International report today on a National Geographic documentary highlighting new research by Robert Cargill, instructional technology coordinator for UCLA's Center for Digital Humanities, on the history and authorship of the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. Cargill, who is featured in and narrates the documentary, is quoted in the coverage.
A new National Geographic documentary highlights research by Robert Cargill, instructional technology coordinator for UCLA's Center for Digital Humanities, on the history and authorship of the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. Cargill is featured in and narrates the program.
Bholat, vice chair of clinical operations for the UCLA Department of Family Medicine, was quoted today in an American Medical News article about unlicensed physicians who have graduated from foreign medical schools practicing in the U.S.
An editorial in today's Los Angeles Times about steps the University of California has taken to deal with drastic state budget cuts cites an increase in enrollment by out-of-state and international students at UC campuses, including UCLA and UC Berkeley.
The Los Angeles Times reports today on UCLA's Williams Andrews Clark Memorial Library and its rare collections of works by William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and John Dryden, among others. Clark Library head librarian Bruce Whiteman is quoted.
An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about a teacher-training program that aims to illuminate 20th-century American history through the work of composer Antonin Dvorak references an interactive DVD on Dvorak created in 2003 by UCLA music professor Robert Winter. The DVD and a companion book on the composer are used in courses at a New Jersey high school.
The Los Angeles Times reports today, and KABC-Channel 7 reported Wednesday, on the increased enrollment of out-of-state and international students at University of California campuses, including UCLA. Thomas Lifka, UCLA associate vice chancellor for student academic services, is quoted in the L.A. Times.
The Associated Press and the Chronicle of Higher Education reported Tuesday that Timothy Tangherlini, a professor in UCLA's Scandinavian Section, and colleagues have been awarded a grant from Google Inc. for a study on automated literary analysis using Google Books' 12 million-book digital library.
Ross, UCLA associate professor of political science and chair of UCLA's International Development Studies Program, is cited today in a column in Korea's JoongAng Daily examining why so many more men have lost jobs than women during the global economic recession.
An article published today in Australia's Sydney Morning Herald about Australian universities losing Chinese international students to elite universities in the U.S. cites efforts by UCLA and UC Berkeley to attract and accommodate more foreign students from Asia and other parts of the world.
C. Cindy Fan, UCLA professor of geography, was featured in a China Radio InternationaI segment about the recent growth of China's migrant population.
DjeDje, professor and chair of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Department, was quoted Tuesday in a Los Angeles Sentinel article about an international music symposium being held in Los Angeles.
Kahn, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment with joint appointments in economics and public policy, was quoted in a Miller-McCune article on the potential of bamboo houses to fight climate change, encourage economic growth and protect the poor from natural disasters.
The New York Times today features an opinion piece by Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, about the Korean taco and copyright in the food industry.
The Japan Times on Thursday featured an interview with Judy Olian, dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, about the importance of seizing business and educational opportunities abroad.
Tablet magazine today features a review of "The Book That Changed Europe: Picart and Bernard's 'Religious Ceremonies of the World'" and "Bernard Picart and the First Global Vision of Religion," two new books co-authored by Lynn Hunt, UCLA's Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History, and Margaret Jacob, UCLA professor of history, that explore the history of a seminal 18th-century work on the world's religions and the effect it had on religious tolerance.
The Los Angeles Business Journal reported June 21 on a $5-million dollar donation to UCLAs Israel Studies Program by the Nazarian family. This donation will allow UCLA to expand the Israel program to include a minor and sponsor more post-doctorate and graduate work.
Tang, the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted Saturday in a Womens Wear Daily article about the expansion of U.S. retail clothing brands into China.
The New York Review of Books features a review of "The Book That Changed Europe: Picart and Bernard's 'Religious Ceremonies of the World'" and "Bernard Picart and the First Global Vision of Religion," two new books co-authored by Lynn Hunt, UCLA's Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History, and Margaret Jacob, UCLA professor of history, that explore the history of a seminal 18th-century work on the world's religions and the effect it had on religious tolerance.
Myers, professor of history and director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, was quoted Wednesday in a New York Jewish Week article about changing views among young Jews toward Israel and Zionism.