Music icon Barbra Streisand to launch university institute

From University World News: “The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) announced that legendary performer Barbra Streisand is launching her own institute at the college that will focus on ‘solving societal challenges’, writes Emily Kirkpatrick for Vanity Fair. According to a press release, these new educational centres will focus on cultural flashpoints that Streisand is most passionate about: truth in the public sphere, the impact of climate change, the dynamics of intimacy and power between women and men, and the impact of art on the culture. The institute’s four research centres will be housed in UCLA’s division of social sciences.”

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