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The story of how CIRM-supported research conducted by UCLA's Don Kohn pioneered a total cure for SCID, also known as bubble-baby disease, and how he hopes to employ the same gene-therapy strategies to cure sickle-cell anemia. Series: "Stem Cell
Socio-economic equality and rights have historically been marginalized in the human rights system but remain a front of racial discrimination. Panelists will engage with this history, identify contemporary patterns, and reflect on the analytica
Panelists consider global and national displacement, rights and protection regimes, and the ways that race and political economy drive policy decisions and institutional and normative responses to migration and migrants. The discussion covers t
The journey of a college kid breaking out of the status quo, finding his own frequency, and building a bridge to his better self. UCLA Alumni and current students work together to creatively spotlight relatable issues of trying to fit in, over
Emergency law permits states to derogate from globally agreed upon norms of human rights. While some rights cannot be suppressed, states still use emergency law to justify policies that reproduce inherently racialized colonial logics, including
Contemporary global and national political crises, many of which threaten the human rights of millions and even the international system itself, bring into sharp relief enduring colonial legacies of racial injustice and racial inequality all ov
The keynote presentation of the Transnational Legal Discourse on Race and Empire Symposium features Aziz Rana whose research and teaching center on American constitutional law and political development, with a particular focus on how shifting n
UCLA history professor Brenda Stevenson studies slavery and the Antebellum South, some of our country’s most painful moments and eras. Because there is not much in the way of documentary evidence of the lives of women of color, enslaved women a
This panel discussion features former elected officials, legal and political experts discussing the role of late UCLA professor Leo Estrada in redistricting in California. They say Estrada's work was integral ensuring people of color achieved e
Quality data is paramount to ensuring equal representation. If we don’t know who is living in our communities, we can’t create and maintain the systems needed to care for and support those people. In this panel discussion, experts on data colle
The history of the U.S. census is riddled with examples of efforts to exclude immigrants and minorities. Arturo Vargas, president and CEO of the NALEO Educational Fund discusses that history, and the ongoing fight to make sure everyone living i
Higher education has long lacked diversity. This panel of academics, who crossed path with late UCLA professor Leo Estrada at various points in their lives, discusses the lessons learned from his unique form of mentorship. They explain how maki
For four decades, UCLA’s Stephanie Jamison has been somewhat defiantly seeking the stories of women among some of the oldest texts in the world. Jamison shares some of what she has unearthed, the names and stories of women we have likely never
This panel explores the relevance of race, citizenship, immigration status, and community context in explaining lethal violence and criminal case outcomes, both currently and historically. Drawing from a variety of data sources and employing a
This panel explores how statewide direct democracy measures, including ballot initiatives, have propelled affirmative criminal justice reforms in jurisdictions with large Latinx populations. Panelists discuss the ways in which Latinx people wer
This panel focuses on questions surrounding the influence of race and ethnicity on the imposition of capital punishment. The Supreme Court struck down unitary standardless capital punishment statutes in the early 1970s. Only a few years later t
Panel of explores how Latinx communities perceive the criminal justice system and provides a general overview of what we know and don't know about Latinx incarceration. The panel also explores the content and consequences of Latinx racializatio
UCLA Law professor emeritus Gerald López has litigated extensively as lead counsel in a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. In this talk, he captivates the crowd with reflections on his childhood in East Los Angeles in the 1950s, where
This panel focuses on questions around policing in Latinx communities in order to shed light on the ways that intersecting legal regimes and policing practices affect those communities. The panel explores the heavy police presence in public sch
This documentary produced by the UCLA Geography department explores new methods of climate modeling that allow researchers to predict the future climate of Tibet. [Science] [Show ID: 34462]
Jack Feldman, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, stresses the important role of sighing in daily life. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Science] [Show ID: 34343]
Jack Feldman, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, shares an amusing thought on the acceptance of truth in the sciences. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Science] [Show ID: 34342]
Jack Feldman, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, discusses how and why humans breathe. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Science] [Show ID: 34341]
Jack Feldman, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, shares the series of remarkable revelations he has made about breathing and the brain. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Science] [S
Women who fought for the right to vote were struggling for nothing less than access to full citizenship. Ellen DuBois, UCLA professor of history and gender studies, emphasized the larger vision women held in the struggle for women's suffrage. S
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