Michael Ross, a UCLA political scientist, concluded that democratic countries do no better than their non-democratic counterparts in helping the world's poorest citizens -- a troubling finding, he said, that contradicts the claims made by a generation of scholars.
Health-care professionals intimately familiar with the war's effects on bodies and minds shared their perspectives at a conference sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility, UCLA Extension, and the School of Public Health.
The new reverse osmosis (RO) membranes offer a huge improvement over current ones, which clog easily when bacteria and other particles build up on the surface.
Experts on the Koreas, China, and the US say that North Korea won't give up its nuclear arms and that differences between the US and negotiating partners, including ally South Korea, will complicate six-party talks.
On a book tour for his English translation of 'Wizard of the Crow,' the Kenyan novelist and playwright teaches a UCLA audience about dictators, globalization, and 'the unity behind creation.'
Nov. 11 show features the Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil will appear in March.
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
The former supreme allied commander of NATO, now a Burkle Center senior fellow, and UCLA law professors discuss provisions of the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Clark disputes need for "rough treatment" of detainees on practical, moral, and geo-strategic grounds.
Clark will host a major conference on campus this winter on the future of the Middle East.
'Transnational moral entrepreneur' and founder of Drug Policy Alliance, Ethan Nadelmann steps back from anti-drug-war stance to look historically at intersection of crime control and international relations. The UCLA Latin American Center is co-sponsoring lectures tied to law school course on globalization.
Allocating scarce antiretroviral drugs to South African cities would prevent the greatest number of infections, a UCLA AIDS Institute study finds.
16 short tales, and warring commentaries on them, form the core of GlobaLink-Africa, a free, year-long, multimedia curriculum designed for grades 9-12. The polished, feature-rich web site is not only for high schoolers. Others can raid it for music, country data, or a crash course on Africa and the contemporary world.
Though speakers at the meeting said they believe greenhouse gas emissions are contributing to a dangerous warming of the global environment, they were also optimistic about their ability to solve the problem.
With the 2006 FIFA World Cup days away from kicking off, the African Activist Association staged their first conference of its kind, "Soccer, Nationalism, and Globalization" on the 31st of May 2006.
Global studies has been popular with students in its first year, with all classes filled to capacity.
Non-economic factors, not fiscal policy, are fundamental in explaining the lack of investment in many developing countries, writes Global Fellow Nathan Jensen in the Financial Times.
Veteran New York Times international reporter Stephen Kinzer, author of Overthrow, worries that Americans again harbor good intentions about Iran.
Scholar of political terrorism and key figure in UN efforts to prevent it challenges conventional wisdom on extremist groups.
UCLA Filipino American theater expert says teaching is like performance, and scholarship and activism go hand in hand.
Top 10 Most Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 2005: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Director of World Bank Global HIV/AIDS Program discusses magnitude of a long-term epidemic, strategies for saving lives.
Symposium on human trafficking is one of three recent globalization events sponsored by WAC with support from the International Institute. The others were a symposium on globalization and the arts and WAC's activites on World AIDS Day.
A political scientist and Global Fellow studies how multinational corporations make decisions that affect developing countries.
Institute-funded study of transit security, begun before bombing attacks in Madrid and London, finds officials concerned about physical design of stations, riders' perceptions of risk. Europeans get higher marks for coordination than more secretive American officials.
Only outdated notions of national sovereignty, and not the U.S. Constitution, prevent basic protections from applying beyond U.S. borders, argues law and global studies professor Kal Raustiala.
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