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Stage Presence

Stage Presence/>Professor José Luis Valenzuela stood up for multicultural theater, even when it meant living as a hostage for 11 days.<br/>
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A Doll's Life

A Doll's LifeBarbie’s connections to UCLA go way back.
Jul 1, 2017

Secrets of the Past

Secrets of the Past The Fowler’s new chief curator says we have much to learn from the ancient Americans.
Jan 1, 2017

Mirror Image

Mirror ImageUCLA neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni studies mirror neurons — the brain cells that make us love watching sports, say yes to persuasive salespeople and be quick to empathize with others.
Oct 1, 2016

Site-Specific Art

Site-Specific ArtUCLA Community School students gain a sense of history through campus murals dedicated to Robert Kennedy.
Oct 1, 2016

New Math

New MathLincoln Heights teacher Anthony Yom’s work went mostly unnoticed until a student of his became one of 12 in the world to earn a perfect score on an AP calculus exam. Actually, many of his students have been excelling for several years. What’s his secret?
Jul 1, 2016

An Inconvenient Vision

An Inconvenient VisionUCLA Professor Catherine Opie has done one thing masterfully her whole life — capture provocative images of the everyday that make us take another look at the icons around us.
Jul 1, 2016

The Natural

The NaturalJake Heggie’s overnight success as an opera composer surprised no one more than him.
Apr 1, 2016

For the Love of Film

For the Love of FilmThe UCLA Film & Television Archive’s founders were determined not to let film culture slip away.
Apr 1, 2016

Waxman: Still Reasons to be Hopeful

Waxman: Still Reasons to be HopefulThe retired Congressman advised students to get involved and remain optimistic.
Feb 19, 2016

The Modern Mismatch

The Modern MismatchPeter Whybrow says our culture is fundamentally at odds with the way our brains work.
Jan 1, 2016

Future Thinking

Future ThinkingThe founding director of UCLA’s Brain Mapping Center is now overseeing the campus’ huge medical enterprise.
Jan 1, 2016

Not Your Father's M.B.A.

Not Your Father's M.B.A.Management in the 21st century is anything but business as usual.
Oct 1, 2015

A Voice for the People

A Voice for the PeopleThe new U.S. Poet Laureate has been called an "American original."
Oct 1, 2015

Homes with Heart

Homes with Heart When the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami wiped out UCLA architecture and urban design chair Hitoshi Abe’s hometown of Sendai, Japan, he resolved to make the reconstructed city more people-friendly than the one destroyed.
Jul 1, 2015

"Uncle Welton" in Westwood

Uncle Welton The legendary architect who defined much of the look of mid-20th century Los Angeles carved his vision into the UCLA campus, too.
Jul 1, 2015

Big Cats, Big City

The wildest Angelenos are not starlets or movie moguls.
Jul 1, 2015

A Race Against Time

Conservation students apply both science and art to preserve priceless artifacts.
Apr 1, 2015

Why Zebras Have Stripes

The patterns on these descendants of the horse really do serve a purpose.
Apr 1, 2015

Polar Expression

Polar ExpressionArtist Lita Albuquerque created the first large-scale work ever installed in Antarctica.
Jan 1, 2015

Art as Activist

Art as Activism After David Gere saw that art could change people's thinking, he created "Make Art/Stop AIDS" to intervene in the HIV epidemic.
Oct 1, 2014

A Picture of Health

AA groundbreaking, multidisciplinary effort aims to make UCLA the healthiest campus anywhere.
Oct 1, 2014

Joining Forces, Thinking Big

Joining Forces, Thinking BigWhen no single donor came forward to name one of the classroom buildings in the Anderson School complex, the school's leaders knew they could count on a group of visionary entrepreneurs.
Jul 1, 2014

Inclined to Give Back

Inclined to Give BackAs a patient at Mattel Children's Hospital, Cameron Cohen noticed something missing. He was determined to fill the need.
Jul 1, 2014

Con Art: Creativity in Prison

Con ArtPainting and poetry inspire inmates to think differently.
Apr 1, 2014

New Nobel Laureate: No Surprise to His UCLA Professors

New Nobel Laureate: No Surprise to His UCLA ProfessorsRandy Schekman ‘71 is remembered as “a most incredible undergraduate."
Oct 9, 2013

Saving Classic Cinema

Saving Classic CinemaBob Gitt led UCLA to the forefront of film preservation.
Oct 1, 2013

Boom: A Journal of California

Boom: A Journal of CaliforniaThis journal wants to be like a dinner table full of California’s best minds.
Oct 1, 2013

The Science of Scrumptious Food

The Science of Scrumptious FoodAmy Rowat teaches the tasty side of science.
Oct 1, 2013

The Grass is Still Always Greener

The Grass is Still Always GreenerRapture, Blister, Burn, at the Geffen Playhouse, poses old questions for which we’ve never really found the answers.
Sep 13, 2013

Bruin Kay Ryan Awarded National Humanities Medal

Pulitzer Prize winner Kay RyanBruin Kay Ryan Awarded National Humanities Medal
Jul 10, 2013

When the World Came to Westwood: The Fowler Museum at 50

The Fowler Museum at 50 This unmatched treasure on the campus is celebrating a milestone.
Jul 1, 2013

Stan and Ollie Forever

stanandollie The UCLA Film and Television Archive is out to save Laurel and Hardy.
Jul 1, 2013

Campus Wunderkind

OperaThis phenomenal young opera singer was discovered at UCLA, where his mom is a faculty in residence.
Jun 11, 2013

Bruin Box Office: UCLA Alumni Show Their Stuff in Summer Films

Box OfficeAt your theater this summer, watch the credits for the names of these Bruins.
May 30, 2013

Carol Burnett to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

BurnettThe comedian, who discovered her love for acting at UCLA, is being recognized for seven decades of memorable performances.
May 23, 2013

Renaissance RoboCop

weller Actor Peter Weller of science-fiction fame is finishing a Ph.D. in art history.
May 16, 2013

Better Living by Design: A. Quincy Jones

QuincyJonesThe Hammer Museum celebrates the L.A. modernist.
Apr 25, 2013

Bruins Who Build Los Angeles

lindagriego From revitalized neighborhoods, to improved transportation, to innovations in parking, these Bruins helped make LA what it is today.
Apr 1, 2013

Picture This: Women and War

womenandwar Photographer Marissa Roth captures the extraordinary strength of women during times of war.
Apr 1, 2013

Malcolm Gladwell: Why David Beat Goliath

malcolmgladwellThe popular author says underdogs should play to their own strengths.
Jan 1, 2013

Dog Days

dogdaysThis Bruin thought canines deserve vacations, too.
Jan 1, 2013

Wedding Bell Blues

weddingbellblues Two-time UCLA grad's best seller is out to liberate Chinese women.
Jan 1, 2013

Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

Entrepreneurship Startup UCLA helps students and recent grads launch businesses.
Jan 1, 2013

Politics by the Book

barackobama Increasingly, candidates are looking to social science scholars for guidance on how to win.
Dec 12, 2012

Lights, Camera, China!

Move EyeThese Bruin brothers make Chinese-language comedies and English-language adaptations of action-packed Chinese stories.
Oct 1, 2012

Dreams Made Here

Dream FundFondest wishes are coming true, thanks to the generosity of the Dream Fund.
Oct 1, 2012

"Fathers of the Internet" named to new Internet Hall of Fame

InternetIn 1969, Professor Leonard Kleinrock and Vinton Cerf M.S. ’70, Ph.D. ’72 transmitted the first message between computers hundreds of miles apart.
Sep 11, 2012

Picture This: Singapore Heat

spicetableWhen a microbiologist realized his heart was really in a restaurant, he created one of downtown L.A.'s hottest eateries.
Jul 1, 2012

Zoobiquity

zoobiquityCardiologist Barbara Natterson Horowitz's aha moment came when she realized a chimp's heart was just like her own.
Jul 1, 2012

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Setting the Record Straight

kareembookAt an early age, this Bruin determined to tell the stories of great African Americans who are mostly left out of history books.
May 1, 2012

New Face for Public Performance on Campus: CAP UCLA

ImageTitleThe program previously known as UCLA Live is now Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA.
Apr 26, 2012

Supreme Victory for Law Students

U.S. Supreme Court These new attorneys can already brag about a win from the nation's highest court.
Apr 19, 2012

Family Values: Making the Fowler Kid-Friendly

Fowler Concerts Introduce children to art through programs, games and family guide.
Apr 1, 2012

Land Art: Created from the Earth

Land Art This exhibition of works from natural materials was curated by a UCLA professor.
Apr 1, 2012

New Dennis Hopper Bio: A Labor of Love

Peter WinklerSeverely disabled, Bruin Peter Winkler tapped out the story with a chopstick.
Apr 1, 2012

A Conference Center Could Be Coming Soon

Conference Center Plans are underway to build a full-service hotel on campus.
Apr 1, 2012

Presidential Praise for Fighting Hunger

Fighting HungerA UCLA student group wins kudos for its innovative program.
Mar 15, 2012

Driven by Data: Inventing a New Digital Art

Aaron KoblinFrom airplane patterns to Johnny Cash songs, techno-artist Aaron Koblin uses online data to explore new frontiers in digital arts.
Jan 1, 2012

Have Argument, Will Travel

ArgumentQTcartoonResearch shows that teen arguments at school carry over to home, and vice versa.
Jan 1, 2012

Hungry Eyes

TasteSpottingBlogThis scrumptious feast is calorie-free.
Jan 1, 2012

Family Values: Giant Fun - The Sequel

ThereWillBeGiantsMake sure you catch this band's 30th anniversary at Royce Hall with the family.
Jan 1, 2012

Helping Parents Breathe Easier

Breathing babyNew book by head of UCLA's pediatric ear, nose and throat medicine, answers common questions about respiratory issues in children, newborn to five years.
Dec 15, 2011

All Quiet This Time

Angela DavisActivist and scholar Angela Davis returns to Westwood more than 40 years after her turbulent UCLA experience.
Dec 6, 2011

A Consummate Showman

Gil CatesGil Cates, who died on October 31, brought his love and talent to UCLA — and left an indelible mark.
Nov 3, 2011

Nothing Stuffy Here

Allison AgstenAt the Hammer, visitors find interactive experiences designed to make people of varied backgrounds feel comfortable in a museum.
Oct 5, 2011

A Climate for Change

Earth with a fuse illustrationUCLA Chancellor Emeritus Carnesale studies forces that threaten the planet. His newest worry — greenhouse gases.
Oct 1, 2011

Curtain Up: Political Mother

Stage dancerBe sure to catch the hotly anticipated performance of Israeli Hofesh Shechter's Political Mother at Royce Hall in October.
Oct 1, 2011

Light It Up

Ceiling fanRon Rezek may be best known for cool lights and fans, but he made his first splash on Zuma Beach... and Baywatch.
Oct 1, 2011

Coming Full Circle

Rafer JohnsonRafer Johnson '59 has been part of the Special Olympics since it began in 1963
Sep 30, 2011

East Comes West

David KipenA unique Boyle Heights bookstore has temporarily set up shop inside the Hammer Museum.
Sep 21, 2011

Can Twitter Be Trusted?

Crowd of protestors in Middle EastIn political uprisings, the role of social media can be exaggerated, and its accounts overblown.
Sep 7, 2011

An Early Taste of Dorm Life

Joseph Green acts alongside UCLA students in SeussicalUCLA’s Faculty in Residence Program promotes close mentoring relationships between professors and students right where they live. And for a few fortunate kids, it’s a chance to see college life up close.
Aug 9, 2011

Tales of the Runway

talesoftherunway Clothes-minded Bruins are thriving as fashion-industry trendsetters.
Jul 1, 2011

Art Enhanced with a Click

Art Enhanced with a ClickUCLA's Hammer Museum goes digital with the debut of an exhibit-enhancing, free mobile-phone app.
Jun 3, 2011

On Exhibit: Divers and Dwarves

dwarves A retrospective of work by legendary American artist Paul Thek comes to the Hammer.
Apr 1, 2011

Herbie Hits the Hammer

herbiehammer At UCLA Film & Television Archive's screening of Disney classic The Love Bug, 1963 VW beetle Herbie proves he can still give bad guys a run for their money.
Apr 1, 2011

Bruins on Broadway

Bruins performers on BroadwayFrom UCLA to the Great White Way: Stage stars who started in Westwood tell all.
Jan 1, 2011

Miracles in the Making

Human Embryonic Stem CellCombine one dynamic leader, one visionary benefactor and an all-star team of scientists, and what do you get? Potentially life-changing and lifesaving breakthroughs in medical research.
Jan 1, 2011

Nuclear Options

CarnesaleNuclear engineer and ex-UCLA chancellor Albert Carnesale is who D.C. turns to for ideas to keep us safe. But Al foresees trouble on the horizon.
Oct 1, 2010

Protect and Preserve

RosenRobert Rosen has helped turn UCLA's Film and Television Archive into the second largest film collection in the nation.
Apr 1, 2009

East of Westwood

ExtensionThis fall, UCLA Extension offers more than 50 classes at a new downtown campus near the site of its founding more than 90 years ago.
Oct 1, 2008

Block on Board

Chancellor Gene Block"Things that seem impossible, he makes happen," says a colleague at the University of Virginia about UCLA's new chancellor. Meet Gene Block, up close and personal.
Jul 1, 2007

A Steady Hand

Interim Chancellor Norman AbramsNorman Abrams took on the toughest job of his life, agreeing to be interim chancellor in Westwood. He didn't know that he would be plunged almost immediately into a year-long series of challenges. But he brought the university through all of them.
Jul 1, 2007