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Last Lap

Last LapAfter 38 years at UCLA, Cyndi Gallagher ’83 is stepping down as head coach of the women’s swimming and diving team.
Jul 1, 2019

UCLA Beach Volleyball Wins Second-Straight NCAA Title

UCLA Beach Volleyball Wins Second-Straight NCAA TitleComing back with memories and a tan is nice, but an NCAA title is even better.
May 6, 2019

Game Changer

Game ChangerNatalie Nakase took her basketball coaching experience to the next level: the NBA level.
Dec 14, 2018

Back in Blue

Back in BlueBehind every successful UCLA head coach is a hardworking staff that often includes former Bruin student-athletes and superstars.
Sep 14, 2018

In Their Element

In Their ElementUCLA's men's water polo team made a splash when they won an NCAA championship last December.
Mar 14, 2018

Rollin' In (Cookie) Dough

Rollin' In (Cookie) Dough For Adam Dahl, ice cream is more than just a sweet treat — it’s his business.
Oct 1, 2017

A New Way to "Re"cycle

A New Way to Getting across the UCLA campus just got a whole lot smoother, thanks to a new bike-share program.
Oct 1, 2017

Sand and Deliver

All InThe Bruins are ready to spike their way to the top in beach volleyball.
Jul 1, 2017

Birdies and Benching

Birdies and Benching Club sports off the beaten path.
Apr 1, 2017

Religious by Nature

Religious by Nature In these turbulent times, UCLA Center for the Study of Religion director Carol Bakhos does not see people losing their faith — but becoming increasingly interested in spirituality.
Apr 1, 2017

Hoop Heroes

Hoop HeroesWhat’s it like being a top Bruin athlete — on the court, in the locker room, in class and at home?
Jan 1, 2017

All That Glitters

All That GlittersFor decades, UCLA has been a training ground for Olympic heroes. In dozens of sports, representing many countries, Bruins have excelled at the Summer Games. Now some two dozen UCLA athletes have been or likely will be chosen to represent their respective countries this summer in Rio.
Jul 1, 2016

A Sharp Mind

A Sharp MindThis UCLA psychiatrist refines more than academic skills in his free time.
Jul 1, 2016

Pool Kings

Pool KingsThe men's water polo team brought home UCLA's 113th NCAA title.
Apr 1, 2016

Root Tale

Root TaleA walking tour of the Campus Plants Database.
Apr 1, 2016

Heads Up

Heads UpSports concussions have finally been brought to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness.
Jan 1, 2016

Calling the Action

Calling the ActionUCLA's new play-by-play announcer is a veteran sportscaster.
Oct 1, 2015

Nothing But Net

UCLA Men's Water Polo Men's Water Polo defeated USC to win UCLA's 112th NCAA title.
Apr 1, 2015

Raising a Racket

Raising a RacketThis past May, the women’s tennis team won its second and UCLA’s 111th NCAA national championship in a nail-biting, 4-3 slugfest.
Oct 1, 2014

Blood Royal: 15th-Century Murder

Blood RoyalAuthor Eric Jager is an expert in medieval mystery.
Apr 1, 2014

Women's Soccer: Newest Bruin Champs

GOOOAAAALLLL!After coming close many times before, they brought home UCLA's 110th title.
Apr 1, 2014

Women's Aquatics: Making Waves

Making WavesWomen’s Swimming and Diving springs into the new season with plenty of promise.
Jan 1, 2014

Court Session: Interview with Steve Alford

Court Session: Interview with Steve AlfordUCLA Basketball’s new head coach talks about his high hopes for the Bruins.
Oct 1, 2013

Clean Getaway

Aida Cardenas Aida Cardenas '96 enables low-wage workers across California, including many janitors, to improve their quality of life.
Jul 30, 2013

First Student-Produced TV Pilot Truly a Team Effort

Actor from doubleblind trailerThe $50,000-project made its debut at the 22nd Annual Film Festival in June.
Jul 1, 2013

Home Grown

homegrown The passion for organic gardening has come to campus.
Jul 1, 2013

Leagues of Their Own: UCLA Club Sports

Club SportsWushu, Rugby and Surf are just three of about 50 club sports at UCLA, from the traditional to the quirky.
Jan 1, 2013

A Gift of Heart and Sole

Samaritan FeetThe UCLA women's basketball team collected more than 150 pairs of athletic shoes for middle schoolers.
Dec 17, 2012

Dancing with the (Gymnastics) Stars

annali Despite a nearly disastrous injury while training for the Olympics, gymnast Anna Li '11 took on a grueling tour schedule.
Oct 2, 2012

How Do Newsrooms "Call" Elections?

forumelection Amid the frenzy of Election Day, how do broadcasters decide which candidate has carried a state?
Oct 1, 2012

UCLA Lab Ensures that Olympic Athletes are "Clean"

labDrug-testing center is one of only two in the nation accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Aug 3, 2012

Going for the Gold

OlympicsFrom two incoming freshmen who have yet to attend a class on campus to an alumna who will be competing in her fifth Olympics, 32 Bruins are headed to London this summer.
Jul 24, 2012

Making Champions: UCLA Women's Head Coaches on the Secrets of Their Success

UCLA NCAA coachesFemale teams have won 14 of UCLA's last 18 NCAA titles. Four of their coaches discuss the pressures and rewards of what they do.
Jul 1, 2012

The Science of Food

Physical and molecular origins of foodIn a UCLA class taught by a physiology professor, students learned the hows and whys behind texture and flavor.
Jun 13, 2012

Al Scates: 50 Years of Bruin Volleyball

Al Scates UCLA's winningest coach closes a victorious half-century.
Apr 1, 2012

Cinematic: Spencer Tracy, Naturally

SpencerTracyThe UCLA Film & Television Archive brings Spencer Tracy back to the silver screen in a retrospective series.
Jan 1, 2012

Double Dribble

David and Travis Wear, UCLA basketball playersDavid and Travis Wear, 6' 10" twins, are back on the West Coast, ready to join the powerful front line in Bruin basketball.
Sep 9, 2011

Get Ready: Moving with the Ball

movingwiththeball Pauley Pavilion may be closed for renovation, but Bruin basketball carries on.
Jul 1, 2011

Curtain Up: Summer Splash

summersplash What does Coach Kondos Field do when gymnastics season is over? She runs off with the "Cirque."
Jul 1, 2011

Paying for Playing

LeeIt's no wonder economics professor Lee Ohanian's such a hit with sports fans: In what other class could you discuss Kobe Bryant's salary?
Jul 1, 2011

Brooms Up!

UCLA Quidditch TeamIt's quirky, confusing, completely exhausting — and the UCLA Quidditch Team wouldn't want their game any other way.
Apr 1, 2011

Higher Learning

Higher LearningOn the verge of a promotion, UCLA grad "Gint" Grusas traded tech for the priesthood: Now he's the new head of the Lithuanian diocese for military services
Jan 1, 2011

Inside Wooden's Den

John Wooden's Encino condoVisitors to the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame can now see something they probably thought they'd never get to see: the inside of John Wooden's den. The tiny room in Coach's modest Encino condominium has been re-created, down to the very last book.
Oct 27, 2010

We Will Always Call Him Coach

A Young Coach WoodenIn memory of UCLA Coach John Wooden and to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday, we hear from his friends, colleagues, players and more in this multi-story tribute.
Oct 1, 2010

Mind Openers: Hollywood Nanny

hollywoodnanny English professor and noted novelist Mona Simpson's latest book, My Hollywood, nails LA's underground mommy wars over the best nannies. She asks, can you buy a loving upbringing?
Oct 1, 2010

Transforming Pauley: Groundbreaking Begins

Pauley Pavilion RenovationA true campus icon gets its due at the May 11 groundbreaking ceremony renovating the venerable Pauley Pavilion. Let the transformation begin!
May 7, 2010

Stunts and Circuses

 Bruins on Make It or Break ItCrazy stunts, flips, and falls are just part of the job for these Bruin gymnasts.
Jan 1, 2010

House of Champions

 Pauley Pavilion gets an updateA UCLA legend gets a makeover. The 44-year-old Pauley Pavilion will retain classic features, but with a fresh twist.
Oct 1, 2009

Swords of Westwood

SwordsStudents find strength shouting and beating each other with bamboo sticks in UCLA's championship-winning kendo club.
Jul 1, 2009

Good Sports: Flying to the Ball

flyingtotheball UCLA football's new defensive coordinator, Chuck Bullough, isn't new to the team, just new to the title.
Jul 1, 2009

Troy Aikman Completes Final 'Pass'

Troy Aikman Completes Final 'Pass'The Dallas Cowboys snatched former UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman out of school in 1989 just two classes shy of graduation. Thanks to UCLA Extension online, Aikman will walk with fellow graduates in June 2009.
Mar 4, 2009

Hoop Dreams

2008 Freshman basketball classMen's Basketball Head Coach Ben Howland has done it again. His 2008 crop of freshman players - named the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation by both and - includes elite guards, an explosive power forward and a standout center. The good times figure to keep on rolling with these freshman phenoms, who bring personality to spare, along with talent, to Westwood.
Jan 1, 2009

Kick Start

Goalie Brian Perk No other university in the nation has produced more pro soccer players than UCLA, and few can match its collegiate record, either. It's been six years, though, since the Bruins won their last NCAA title, and they're hungry for more.
Oct 1, 2008

Academic Athletes: High Scorers

Academic AthletesAt the height of this year's March Madness frenzy, the Los Angeles Times put a damper on the fun with an article that lamented the dismal graduation rates of today's top collegiate basketball players. Just how fair was it?
Oct 1, 2008

All the Right Moves

Football coach Rick NeuheiselRick Neuheisel returns to his alma mater in the one job he wanted above all others — head football coach at UCLA. Are you ready for some really fun football?
Apr 1, 2008

Hawaii Swings

Hawaii SwingsDarrin Gee '89 makes his home in paradise, spending his days doing what he loves best: golfing and coaching golf.
Apr 1, 2008

Loss of a Pioneer

Loss of a Pioneer
Feb 12, 2008

Battle of the Sexes

Female versus Male basketball playerHow does the UCLA women's basketball squad prepare for bouts with some of the country's toughest teams? They pit themselves against men.
Jan 1, 2008

Ralph Amos to lead alumni association

Ralph Amos to Lead Alumni AssociationThe Alumni Association welcomes a new director, Ralph Amos. He will also be act as assistant vice chancellor, alumni relations, for UCLA External Affairs.
Oct 1, 2007

The Transfer Effect

The Transfer EffectThe competition to get into UCLA doesn't get any easier for transfer students.
Oct 1, 2007

Small Wonder

Small WonderDeveloped by UCLA scientists and engineers, this "microhand" is a deft manipulator of tiny objects and one day may be an invaluable tool in microsurgery.
Aug 24, 2007

Family Values: Come Sail Away

Family Values: Come Sail AwayLearn to surf. Take to the water in a kayak. It's all at one of UCLA's most delightful hidden treasures, the Marina Aquatic Center.
Jul 1, 2007

Spectator Spectacles

Book in front of personThey taunt opposing teams, wear weird costumes, cheer with terrifying gusto and never, ever let their beloved Bruins down. Meet five of the most fervent fans you'll ever find.
Apr 1, 2007

Secret Sports

Paddler Winnie Siu with teammatesAll those NCAA titles get the glory. But 1,000 athletes also compete in Club Sports like Dragon Boat Racing and Women's Ultimate Frisbee.
Jan 1, 2007

Helping Hands, Healing Minds

Helping Hands, Healing MindsUCLA Psychology Professor Vickie Mays leads a national effort to provide mental-health training to New Orleans' parents, families, clergy and mental-health providers.
Jul 31, 2006

Bench Tales

Bench in front of blue backFour student managers and one dedicated volunteer see Bruin sports up close and personal. A view of UCLA athletics few Bruin fans are privileged to see.
Jul 1, 2006

Football-playing Femme

Football-playing FemmeIt didn't matter that she was "the only girl" — Sarah Schwartz '99 banged it up with the big boys at UCLA's Flashback Football Camp.
Jun 27, 2006

The Wizard &
The Miracle Worker

Coach Wooden sitting down and smilingUCLA's legendary basketball coach John Wooden and gymnastics genius Valorie Kondos Field share the love and trade coaching tips.
Apr 1, 2006

4 to Watch

Alfred Aboya Basketball player Alfred Aboya, golfer June Park, volleyball player Sean O'Malley and gymnast Kristina Comforte are among the talented freshmen joining UCLA teams this year.
Jan 1, 2006


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