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Civil Union

Gary Orfield and Patricia GandaraMarried couple Gary Orfield and Patricia Gandara are a dynamic duo on and off UCLA's campus. They direct the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derecho Civiles, looking to erase inequalities in American society.
Apr 1, 2009

From Boot Camp to Small Business

From Boot Camp to Small BusinessSoldiers back from Iraq and Afghanistan learn business skills at an Anderson School of Management program that provides entrepreneurial training free to disabled vets.
Aug 13, 2008

iPhone Home

iphoneJonathan Zweig '00 is the creator of Jirbo, a game site so popular Apple has called it "the YouTube of mobile gaming."
Jul 1, 2008

Historians Saul Friedlander and Daniel Walker Howe win Pulitzer Prizes

Historians Saul Friedlander and Daniel Walker Howe win Pulitzer PrizesHistorian Saul Friedlander won a Pulitzer Prize, the general nonfiction award for "The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945."
Apr 1, 2008

Generation Next

Atom bond with blue backdrop Baby Boomer UCLA faculty are retiring by the hundreds and a new generation of scholars will take their place. Who are they, where will they come from, and what will it take to keep them here?
Jan 1, 2008

Making sense of Osama

Making Sense of OsamaAre we any closer to understanding Osama Bin Laden and his religious war?
Dec 13, 2007

Artist Provocateur

artistprovoEven though he has a double major in history and international economics from UCLA, it is as a super pop artist that Trek Thunder Kelly '92 is making waves.
Oct 1, 2007

Mind Openers: Culture and Conflicts

Mind Openers: Culture and ConflictsGlobalization has created clashes between cultures. A new book aims to ease the growing tension.
Jul 1, 2007

Pedagogy and the Responsibility of Intellectuals in Dark Times

Pedagogy and the Responsibility of Intellectuals in Dark TimesSix prominent UCLA professors discussed how and why intellectual life in academia has been impaired since 9/11
Apr 5, 2007

The Harmony Project

The Harmony ProjectPerfect harmony for more than 300 underpriviledged kids in the inner city
Apr 1, 2007

Mind Openers: Reading Between The Lines

Mind Openers: Reading Between the LinesThe 12th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books promises to draw 100,000-plus visitors to campus to meet authors, buy books and have a wonderful day with words.
Apr 1, 2007

Genetic Markers

Genetic MarkersThe transformation of genetics into medicine's Holy Grail is one of the most fascinating sagas in medical science.
Apr 1, 2007

Avatar Academics

Screens on top of grad hatsWelcome to higher education in virtual reality, populated by more than 80 universities. Where else can your professor turn into a giant butterfly?
Apr 1, 2007

Fighting the Drug Wars

Fighting the Drug WarsSubstance abuse experts from 22 nations visited UCLA to map out new approaches to treatment.
Jan 10, 2007

Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood

Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood"Slava's Snowshoe," an award-winning theatrical extravaganza, will leave audiences dizzy with delight.
Jan 1, 2007

An African Love Affair

Visual culture scholars Allen and Polly Roberts have spent two lifetimes studying the hidden cultures and timeless beauty of Africa.
Jan 1, 2007

Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?Should English be the official language of the United States? Four UCLA professors offer some plain talk on the idea, and recall how language shaped their own lives.
Dec 7, 2006

The Hills are Alive

The Hills Are AliveIs the earth aware? Whole religions have been built on the concept of a sentient planet. Now one UCLA scientist is making waves linking the idea to intelligent design.
Oct 1, 2006

Why They Hate Us

Why They Hate UsFormer New York Times correspondent Stephen Kinzer speaks at UCLA about his book, Overthrow.
Apr 25, 2006

Hard Labor

Black and white worker photoThe first national study of day laborers paints a bleak picture. A report from street level.
Apr 1, 2006

Media Bias

Media Bias"A Measure of Media Bias" raised eyebrows when the study ranked The Wall Street Journal as a liberal outlet.
Apr 1, 2006

The Education of a Mayor

LA Mayor Anthony Villaraigosa What fuels the perpetual-motion machine that is Antonio Villaraigosa '77? One of the early sparks, says L.A.'s new mayor, was UCLA.
Jan 1, 2006

The Education of a Mayor
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LA Mayor Anthony Villaraigosa sitting by flagAntonio Villaraigosa '77 talks to UCLA Magazine about his days as a Bruin, his dreams, and his vision for Los Angeles.
Jan 1, 2006