All Posts

Derek W. Ren

Derek W. Ren, Human Biology and Society B.S., class of 2024 has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2024-2025 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Each year, recent graduates, graduate students, and more than 800 faculty and professionals, are selected for the Fulbright Program. These finalists engage in graduate…

Read more

— Statement —

— Statement —

Statement of the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics Faculty in response to the attacks on the encampment and ensuing police violence, April 30 to May 2 2024. We, the members of the Institute for Society and Genetics, which includes both faculty members and students who were physically and violently attacked on the nights of 30 April to 1 May,…

Read more

Bharat Venkat’s Research featured in NBC4 story: “Study tracks hot temperatures inside LA food trucks”

Bharat Venkat’s Research featured in NBC4 story: “Study tracks hot temperatures inside LA food trucks”

The UCLA Heat Lab, directed by ISG faculty Bharat Venkat, is featured in a story on NBC4 for their research on LA food trucks. https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/tracking-hot-temperatures-inside-food-trucks/3294210/ By Lolita Lopez • Published December 19, 2023 • Updated on December 20, 2023 Excerpt: Hot temperatures inside food trucks is the focus of a study recently released by the UCLA Heat Lab. Jason Sutedja is a…

Read more

Terence Keel featured in Washington Post article: Study of Md. in-custody deaths finds many occur in first 10 days in jail

Terence Keel featured in Washington Post article: Study of Md. in-custody deaths finds many occur in first 10 days in jail

By Ellie Silverman and Jasmine Hilton Excerpt: “…The study analyzed 180 in-custody deaths in 10 Maryland detention centers and found that about half of those people died within the first 10 days of incarceration. And for those whose deaths were deemed to be from natural causes, the report shows they died nearly three decades younger than the state life expectancy. The…

Read more

© The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. All Rights Reserved.