A Catholic manuscript from the early Americas

New book explores how an epidemic shaped Christianity in the Americas

A new book details how Indigenous Mexicans rebuilt the Roman Catholic Church in the aftermath of an outbreak.

Buddha statue

In the words of the Buddha

UC Santa Barbara joins forces with global 84000 project to translate entirety of the Tibetan Buddhist canon.

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The write stuff

A writing workshop for student veterans offers an opportunity to tell their stories and connect with peers.

Two teens stand in front of locker in 13 Reasons Why

Can TV shows help with teen mental health?

A UCLA report suggests they can, but only when topics are approached in a credible, supportive way.

Virtual reality headset on someone

Virtual reality warps your sense of time, research shows

Psychology research demonstrates unique ‘time compression’ effect of virtual reality.

A new generation of storytellers emerges

How UCLA’s Center for EthnoCommunications brings Asian American perspectives to life.

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

Creating hope with the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama speaks with author Pico Iyer as the keynote event in a new initiative.

Nate Mohler painted cityscape 'Grunge City'

Love it or hate it? Artists on the crypto-art craze

UCLA design media arts faculty and alumni share their thoughts on the crypto-art craze.

Artificial intelligence graphic with tongue saying 'the end'

Will AI write the next Great American Novel?

A writer explores what happens to art when our muses become mechanical, when inspiration is not divine but digital.

United States of Al stars

New sitcom produced by UC Riverside’s Reza Aslan brings humor and heart to assimilation

The new show follows a Marine combat veteran and a former interpreter as they adjust to life in America after life in Afghanistan.