Alumni

Recent posts that review the contributions of our alumni.

LA Social Science Presents "Conversations with Changemakers" Featuring Dr. Leigh-Anna Hidalgo & Rosanna Simons (VID)

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The grassroots organization People for People (Gente por Gente) LA grew organically with the help of UCLA students to respond to the needs of the community, particularly during COVID-19. Find out how researchers, Dr. Leigh-Anna Hidalgo and…

LA Social Science Story: Interview with UCLA Alum and Naval Science Vice Chair CDR Robert Hill

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By Dr. Celia Lacayo, Associate Director of Community Engagement, Division of Social Sciences Commander Robert Hill is the Vice Chair of the UCLA Naval Science Department and a student in the Executive MBA Program at UCLA Anderson School of…

LA Social Science Presents "Conversations with Changemakers" Featuring UCLA Alum Karina Ramos (Video)

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UCLA alum Karina Ramos ('99) an attorney at Immigrant Defenders Law Center represents many immigrant children seeking asylum. She discusses the need for more attorneys to advocate for children's rights. With COVID-19, the U.S. immigration…

Community Partners in the News: UCLA Alum's LRW Group Contributes to LA County COVID-19 Study

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LRW Group, a local marketing services firm and UCLA Division of Social Sciences community partner, was a key contributor to the Los Angeles County COVID-19 study that sought to find the true spread of the virus in the county through serological…

Pandemic Inequalities: Assessing the Fallout in the Restaurant Industry

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By Eli R. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico It is impossible to locate a part of our society that has not been profoundly affected by the current pandemic, as we lurch from health crisis to economic crisis…

LA Social Science Story: Interview with UCLA Communication Alum Michael Allen, '86

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The LA Social Science e-forum interviewed UCLA Department of Communication alum, Michael Allen, ’86. During this interview, LA Social Science learned more about Mr. Allen's LA Social Science Story. LA Social Science would like to thank…

Working Families in Focus: Photo Exhibit and Film Shorts in the Heart of Los Angeles

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By Janna Shadduck-Hernández, Project Director, and Marisol Granillo Arce, Graduate Student Researcher UCLA Labor Center On October 24, 2019, filmmakers, photographers, poets, and musicians of color presented their original works on the…

Spotlight on UCLA’s Department of Communication: Alumni Partnerships and a New PhD Program

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The UCLA Department of Communication proudly announces rolling out their new PhD program where the first cohort will begin with the 2020-2021 academic year. The department will be sure to attract the best and the brightest since the undergraduate…

Asian American Studies Conference Commemorates 50th Anniversary at UCLA This Weekend

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The UCLA Asian American Studies Department, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, and the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON), are very pleased to announce their conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of Asian American…