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Catch up on UCLA people, places and projects on campus and in the news.


A Commitment to Discourse
A Commitment to Discourse By sharing ideas and learning from those different from us, we can find answers to society’s difficult questions
Apr 1, 2017
Institutions Matter
Institutions MatterIn this time of polarization, UCLA proudly brings people together to work for the common good.
Jan 1, 2017
Making a Difference
Making a DifferenceMany UCLA scholars devote their careers to preparing students for a lifetime of public service. That commitment takes on special meaning in an election year.
Oct 1, 2016
An Olympian Effort
An Olympian EffortIn just a month, the world’s attention will be focused on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. At UCLA, we’re also thinking ahead to 2024, in the hope that LA 2024’s bid will bring the Games to campus.
Jul 1, 2016
Yin and Yang of Music
Yin and Yang of MusicUCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music balances scholarship, performance and composition across genres.
Apr 1, 2016
On the Frontiers of Science
On the Frontiers of ScienceFor more than 50 years UCLA has been advancing the extraordinary field of neuroscience.
Jan 1, 2016
A Culture of Respect
A Culture of RespectWe must continually advance the quest for equal justice and a multiethnic democracy on our campus.
Oct 1, 2015
Local Thought, Global Action
Local Thought Leaders and scholars around the world look to UCLA for the next breakthroughs and new trends. UCLA faculty, alumni and students set the pace in an increasingly interconnected world, driven by exciting new advances and fresh possibilities.
Jul 1, 2015
Bringing Bruins Closer
Bringing Bruins Closer Our alumni are united by their gratitude and goodwill toward UCLA. In return, we want to strengthen their bonds with their alma mater, making it easier for ideas and support to flow back and forth.
Apr 1, 2015
Galactic Vision
Galactiv VisionThe Thirty Meter Telescope at the peak of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano will allow us to see further and deeper into the universe than ever before. When the giant telescope goes operational in 2024, Bruin researchers and students will have access to the most powerful eye ever cast toward the sky.
Jan 15, 2015
Creating a Civil Virtual Society
Creating a Civil Virtual SocietyIn person and online, Bruins should strive for civil debate that incorporates critical thinking and respect, as well as restraint and compassion.
Oct 1, 2014
A Proud Past, a Bright Future
A Proud Past a Bright FutureNo other higher education institution has achieved, innovated or impacted the world more in so short a time.
Jul 1, 2014
Champions On and Off the Field
Champions On and Off the FieldStudent-athletes excel in the classroom, too.
Apr 1, 2014
Saluting Those Who Serve and Have Served
Saluting Those Who Serve and Have ServedOn campus and across the country, UCLA works to support veterans and their families in many different ways in a tradition that stretches back to the end of World War II.
Jan 1, 2014
Measuring Up
Measuring up illustrationThere is no time like the present to support UCLA — the university's very future could be at stake.
Jan 1, 2010
Building Human Capital
Building Human CapitalUC President Mark Yudof must ask some tough questions to bring the UC system into the future.
Oct 1, 2009
The Bruin Scholars Initiative
The Bruin Scholars InitiativeA new scholarship plan aims to ease financial burdens for students.
Apr 1, 2009
Under Review
Silhouette of student studyingRecently, a professor who was a member of UCLA's Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools criticized the holistic review process. UCLA's vice chancellor for legal affairs explains the issues involved.
Jan 1, 2009