Web Exclusives Archive

Exclusively for our online visitors, stories about research breakthroughs, fun facts, sports, fascinating alumni and their achievements--large and small, serious and unusual--and interviews with UCLA newsmakers and trendsetters.

Hammer’s American Cinematic Icon
Hammer’s American Cinematic IconThe UCLA Film & Television Archive celebrates John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, who together paved the way for independent films.
Feb 21, 2020
The Power of Positive Change
The Power of Positive Change A public university exists not only to impart knowledge, but also to apply that knowledge to make a better world. For 100 years, UCLA has done just that.
May 10, 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
Spanning the Spectrum
Spanning the SpectrumIn addition to conducting research on the disorder, UCLA provides support for the autism community.
Apr 10, 2019
Hearing the Past
Hearing the PastThe re-opening of the Ethnomusicology Archive offers new ways for visitors to listen.
Jan 29, 2019
A Diverse Lens
A Diverse LensMore inclusive films are a recent trend in the film industry, but Bruins have been ahead of that curve for a long time.
Jan 22, 2019
Dreams Came True
Dreams Came TrueAs a UCLA student in the early 1950s, Carol Burnett envisioned herself in New York but didn’t know how she would get there. The answer came from a couple of fellow Bruins.
Jan 7, 2019
Come Together
Come TogetherUCLA is now integrating three specialized schools into one course.
Dec 12, 2018
Roots Deep in Environmentalism
Roots Deep in Environmentalism Senior Valeree Catangay is doing more than sparking conversation about the environment — she's creating action on and off campus.
Dec 3, 2018
The Pink Panther Score Returns
The Pink Panther Score Returns Henry Mancini’s original score was retrieved from UCLA Library Special Collections for Hollywood Bowl "symphonic" screening.
Aug 8, 2018
A Long Walk Home
A Long Walk HomeSurgery enables young woman paralyzed in fall to walk again.
Jul 31, 2018
Driven Toward a Better Future
Driving for a Better FutureThese Native American siblings stopped at nothing to graduate from UCLA and lift their community.
Jul 13, 2018
The Hands Behind the Iron
The Hands Behind the IronA new exhibition at the Fowler showcases the work of African blacksmiths.
May 17, 2018
From Dimes to Fahrenheit 451
From Dimes to Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury's timeless novel has been adapted into films, plays and video games all over the world, but it all began in the basement of Powell Library.
Apr 25, 2018
Sea-ing Change
Sea-ing ChangeThousands of citizen-scientists are helping researchers save kelp forests, thanks to a UCLA geography professor.
Jan 22, 2018
Ancient Art Uncovered
Ancient Art Uncovered A new method enabled scientists from UCLA and the National Gallery of Art to reveal precise details on an Egyptian painting.
Jan 17, 2018
Holiday Cheer at the Children’s Hospital
Holiday Cheer at the Children’s HospitalPatients and their families enjoyed a play-filled day at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, with Barbie, Santa and the Laker Girls.
Dec 20, 2017
Can L.A.'s Wildlife Survive?
The Wildlife Update UCLA researchers have found genetic impacts of the 101 Freeway on several species.
Nov 9, 2017
Innovation Inspiration
Innovation Inspiration UCLA professors and alumni share approaches to innovation at business magazine’s annual festival.
Nov 8, 2017
"Big Bang" Scholars
Five students receive these scholarships annually, thanks to the show's cast and crew.
Nov 2, 2017
Empower the Future
Empower the Future Consider the interactions between privacy, people and technology at the upcoming FuturizeX forum.
May 9, 2017
Go Blue (And Gold)
Go Blue (And Gold) Dave Roberts ‘95 sees parallels between Bruin Athletics and the L.A. Dodgers: both have brands that are recognized worldwide.
Apr 26, 2017
Advising the Court
Advising the Court The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the work of UCLA law students in Nelson v. Colorado.
Apr 24, 2017
Getting in the Way
Getting in the WayCongressman John Lewis recently received the UCLA Medal for his social justice work.
Apr 17, 2017
A Harmonious Future
A Harmonious Future Bruin Margaret Martin uses music to boost the confidence and competence of disadvantaged youth.
Mar 15, 2017
Digging into Culture
Digging into CultureUCLA archaeologists enlist the local community to help preserve Ethiopia's cultural heritage.
Mar 9, 2017
Diversity Sells
Diversity Sells The 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report adds another year of data that shows diverse casts lead to a better bottom line.
Mar 3, 2017
A Winter Wonderland
A Winter WonderlandA rare snowfall occurred at UCLA in 1932.
Dec 8, 2016
Presidential Honor
Presidential HonorUCLA alumnus Kareem Abdul-Jabbar received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama at the White House in November.
Dec 7, 2016
For His Big Brother
For His Big BrotherArthur Ashe's brother Johnnie returned to war to keep the tennis legend out of harm's way.
Nov 15, 2016
A New Wave of Art
A New Wave of ArtThe new Luskin Conference Center includes nearly 60 pieces of art created by UCLA alumni and faculty members.
Oct 25, 2016
A Cuban Take
A Cuban TakeThe Black with a Drop of Red exhibition showcases Cuban interpretation through poster designs.
Oct 25, 2016
Not Your Average Cooking Course
Not Your Average Cooking ClassEvan Kleiman's students explored much more than recipes in her food studies class.
Sep 23, 2016
Buildings in Bloom
Buildings in BloomUCLA faculty artist Jennifer Steinkamp brings nature into the heart of New York City.
May 26, 2016
Transforming a City
Transforming a CityHow will the NFL Rams' move to Inglewood affect the community?
May 17, 2016
Strike a Pose
Strike a PoseUCLA-led study finds yoga and meditation more effective than memory-boosting exercises in preventing cognitive impairment that may precede Alzheimer’s disease.
May 12, 2016
Nature and Concrete Blend to Beautify Street Medians
Nature and Concrete Blend to Beautify Street MediansUCLA Extension students create prizewinning design for a drought-tolerant landscape.
Apr 4, 2016
Sustainable Transportation Cuts Traffic to Campus by 25 Percent in a Decade
Sustainable transportation cuts traffic to campus by 25 percent in a decadeThe decrease, which comes despite a growth in university population, also reduces greenhouse gases.
Mar 31, 2016
Double Duty
An App to Help the HomelessYoomi Chin's startup helps homeless youth, as well as professors and students.
Mar 16, 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
UCLA’s Sustainability Grand Challenge Awarded $1.2 Million
UCLA’s Sustainability Grand Challenge Awarded $1.2 MillionProjects funded include development of smart grids, conversion of wastewater to freshwater and a study of the consequences of bike sharing.
Feb 19, 2016
Student Activism Higher than Ever
Student Activism Higher than EverUCLA’s annual freshman survey finds the percentage of incoming students likely to participate in protests at an all-time high.
Feb 18, 2016
A House for All Voices
A House for All Voices U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera ’72 invites the nation to come together to create an “epic poem.”
Jan 19, 2016
Brotherly Love
Brotherly Love When a young patient at Mattel Children’s Hospital posted a sign in her window, the fraternity across the street took note.
Dec 11, 2015
'Big Bang' Scholars Meet Their Benefactors
'Big Bang' Scholars Meet Their BenefactorsTwenty students are attending UCLA on scholarships funded by the show's co-creator, cast and crew.
Oct 22, 2015
Young Workers in L.A. Are Underpaid
Young Angelenos Lack Ideal Job ClimateThose aged 18 to 29 drive the service economy, yet are the largest share of low-wage earners.
Oct 9, 2015
Toni Morrison Awarded UCLA Medal
Toni MorrisonThe acclaimed author and Nobel prize winner recently received UCLA's highest honor.
Oct 7, 2015
Another Champion Made Here
Another Champion Made HereThe general manager of the winning Golden State Warriors is a Bruin.
Oct 1, 2015
Boston Gets Weird
The Scientist as Steampunk HeroRunning a business is one thing; creating a universe is quite another.
Oct 1, 2015
Bruins Give Back
Bruins Give BackUCLA's Annual Volunteer Day draws thousands of students, alumni and others to serve at sites across Los Angeles.
Oct 1, 2015
Today's Bruin Forecast
Today's Bruin ForecastUCLA’s staff meteorologist has predicted campus weather for 33 years.
Aug 20, 2015
UCLA and Special Olympics: A Long History
Since the start, Bruins have been key to the games.
Jul 24, 2015
Always a Bridesmaid
Kelsey Doorey vowed to make weddings less expensive for bridal attendants.
Jul 1, 2015
Not Only on Campus
UCLA’s physical presence extends far beyond Westwood — to studios, clinics, recreational facilities, research stations and more.
Jul 1, 2015
Pauley Pavilion Turns 50
The storied venue has hosted everything from championship basketball to presidential debates.
Jul 1, 2015
Virtually On Campus
YouVisit New online tour of UCLA is almost like being there.
Apr 27, 2015
Inspired by Bruin Style
UCLA Clothing wants to bring Westwood college lifestyle to the rest of the world.
Apr 1, 2015
Vino Virtuosos
UCLA Anderson Wine Club helps MBA students prepare for careers in the hospitality industry.
Apr 1, 2015
Joe Bruin appears on 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon
Joe Bruin The UCLA mascot was invited to take part in a friendly dance-off with USC's Tommy Trojan on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on NBC. We know who won.
Feb 11, 2015
Science and Storytelling
The Exchange The Exchange, based at UCLA, helps movie makers get science right.
Jan 28, 2015
Good as Gold
Good as Gold Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold '82 makes his film debut at the Sundance Festival.
Jan 14, 2015
Celebrating the Two-Wheeler
Bicycles The Fowler Museum joins with campus cycling organizations to salute the evolution of the bicycle from its earliest days.
Dec 1, 2014
Robert Heinecken: Still Inspiring Debate
Robert Heinecken The work of the groundbreaking artist and UCLA professor continues to raise questions.
Dec 1, 2014
What if The Simpsons Met Family Guy?
Simpsons Bruin Patrick Meighan wrote the episode where they did.
Oct 2, 2014
UCLA Community School: Making a Major Difference
UCLA Community School: Making a Major DifferenceIn just five years, the percentage of students going to college has almost tripled.
Sep 17, 2014
LA2050: Transforming Los Angeles for the Future
image UCLA submitted a grand vision for how to make the city the nation's most livable—and won $100,000 to make it real.
Sep 11, 2014
Bruins Shine at Telluride
Mark Columbus UCLA is alwys well represented in the annual Colorado showcase of new films.
Aug 29, 2014
The Forgotten Four
Forgotten Four A new documentary tells the story of the African Americans who ended the NFL's color ban.
Aug 28, 2014
A Proper Entryway for UCLA’s Living Museum
Botanical Garden A generous gift from Morton La Kretz is funding improvements to the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
Aug 1, 2014
Picturing Pain
Pictures of PainExhibition gives medical students insight into how individuals experience pain.
Jul 30, 2014
Courting Success: UCLA Women's Basketball
Courting SuccessThe Bruins have scored their first-ever No.1 recruiting class in women's basketball.
Jul 25, 2014
Mo Martin: A Cinderella Story
Mo MartinWhat looked like an overnight success for the 2005 UCLA grad actually followed years of hard work.
Jul 21, 2014
Golden Summer: Remembering the '84 Olympics at UCLA
Olympics '84Three decades have passed since UCLA hosted the Summer Games.
Jul 2, 2014
How Dirty Is Your Air?
Toxics"/ UCLA students have developed an interactive website to track L.A.'s toxic waste.
Jun 27, 2014
Hats Off to the Class of 2014
Hats Off to Class of 2014Nobel laureate and basketball legend lead festive send-off for newest Bruin alumni.
Jun 23, 2014
Made in L.A. 2014
Made in LA The city's second biennial exhibition, at the Hammer Museum, showcases 35 local artists.
Jun 11, 2014
Havens for Horses
Horse SanctuaryAllison Milionis '02 describes 13 places that give refuge to castaway equines.
Jun 1, 2014
Bruin Strong
Bruin StrongUCLA alumnus Meb Keflezighi came back to UCLA to celebrate his victory in the Boston Marathon with his Bruin coach and members of the cross-country and track teams.
May 12, 2014
A Bruin Welcome for the President
Obama MeetingUndergraduates studying the Obama campaigns of 2008 and 2012 get to meet the man himself.
May 12, 2014
The Teacher's Name is Mr. Franco
Franco ExperienceThe actor-writer-director brings his screenwriting students' work to life by placing their scenes in the eye of the camera.
Apr 29, 2014
Friends of English: For the Love of Literature
Friends of EnglishAt a recent meeting of this significant support group, the topic was the Irish capital as depicted by James Joyce.
Apr 2, 2014
Ambassador for Her Native Food
CookbookAlicia Maher couldn't stand seeing Salvadoran cuisine cooked the wrong way.
Apr 1, 2014
From TV's House to the White House
Kal PennBruin Kal Penn can't stop juggling acting, politics and education.
Mar 5, 2014
Brian Huskey: Boss of Sauce
Brian HuskeyCompeting on Top Chef spiced up this Bruin's culinary career.
Feb 26, 2014
Bruin Sue Ann Pien Hopes to Reach the Final Frontier
Sue Ann Pien The rock climber nailed the first big hurdle toward a one-way trip to Mars.
Feb 20, 2014
This Research Project Had a
Happy Ending

OkCupidChris McKinlay met fellow Bruin Christine Tien Wang while studying the science behind OkCupid.
Feb 12, 2014
Not Short on What It Takes
to be a Good Cop

Keith ShortThis Bruin met the Orange Police Department's requirements for personal character, integrity and honesty.
Feb 7, 2014
Sara Bareilles: This "Brave" Bruin Got Her Start at Spring Sing
This 'Brave' Bruin Got Her Start at Spring SingThe '03 grad performed at this year's Grammys, where she was a double nominee. She's also writing a book and a musical.
Jan 22, 2014
Justine Bateman Designs Her
Own Major

Justine Bateman Designs Her Own MajorEnrolling as a freshman at 46, the actress wanted to create new ways to interact with digital media.
Jan 17, 2014
Shaken, Not Stirred: Northridge Earthquake 20 Years Later
northridge UCLA's response has set a new bar for seismic research.
Jan 9, 2014
Bruins Set to Shine in Awards Season
Bruins Set to Shine in Awards SeasonUCLA is well-represented among this year's nominees for Grammys and Golden Globes.
Dec 12, 2013
Beloved Alumni Cheerleader Hangs Up His Hat and Retires His Bell
Alumni Cheerleader Geof Strand to Retire His Bell at Season’s EndFor 38 years, Geof Strand has rallied "every man, every woman and child" at UCLA football games.
Nov 19, 2013
Bruin Named Teacher of the Year
jesusgutierrezjrJesús Gutierrez's students say he cares about their lives, as well as their academic achievement.
Nov 18, 2013
From Bruins to Clippers
Bruin ClippersTheir NBA careers have brought these former UCLA hoops stars back to Los Angeles.
Nov 15, 2013
Fowler Museum Gains Collection of Elite Objects from the Congo
An Extraordinary Gift for the Fowler Museum on its Birthday Jay T. Last and Deborah '60 donated an array of masks, spoons, and baskets.
Nov 7, 2013
Alexander Payne's New Film Takes Him Home
Bruin Alexander Payne's New Film Takes Him HomeBoth the story and the setting of Nebraska are close to the heart of the meticulous director.
Oct 17, 2013
200 Motels: Bruins Help Bring Quirky Frank Zappa Show to Life
LA Phil Premieres Frank Zappa's Wild CreationPart of the tenth anniversary celebration of Disney Hall, the event included performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale.
Oct 15, 2013
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
Sugar and Stationery
Buried SecretTwo Bruins prove the stationery business is alive and well.
Oct 1, 2013
Boelter's Buried Secret
Boelter's Buried SecretFloor tiles in Boelter Hall reveal a hidden message.
Oct 1, 2013
A Festival-First: Bruin Couple Presents Two Films
Labor of LoveTFT alumni are the first married pair to show two separate projects at the 40-year-old Telluride event.
Sep 26, 2013
Using Fashion to Fight Famine
Using Fashion to Fight FamineAfter seeing Kenyan children rummage through garbage to find food, Steven Ng decided to take action.
Sep 24, 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
Sports: L.A.'s Profitable Passion
Sports: L.A.'s Profitable PassionA report by UCLA M.B.A. students reveals the considerable economic impact of sports on Los Angeles.
Sep 6, 2013
Chess Champ: Our Freshman Prodigy
Luke Harmon-Vellotti Chess playerFourteen-year-old Luke Harmon-Vellotti will study math and computer science in his first year at UCLA.
Aug 26, 2013
Jurassic Los Angeles
Bulldozer in front of huge wallThe massive 405 freeway expansion project has provided a window into the ancient geology of the Sepulveda pass.
Aug 13, 2013
Sense of Purpose Makes You Happy and Healthy
Happy girl in pink jacketUCLA researchers, in collaboration with University of North Carolina scientists, have found that happiness derived from a meaningful life has a healthier genetic effect than pleasure-seeking.
Aug 8, 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
Making Music Again
UCLA patient, guitarist, painter and actor Brad CarterSince UCLA surgeons treated guitarist Brad Carter’s hand tremors, he’s back to doing what he loves.
Jul 29, 2013
Bruin Kay Ryan Awarded National Humanities Medal
Pulitzer Prize winner Kay RyanBruin Kay Ryan Awarded National Humanities Medal
Jul 10, 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
Bravo to Bruin Baseball!
Dog pile celebration of 2013 baseball team Happy fans welcomed home the triumphant team that won UCLA’s first College World Series and 109th NCAA title.
Jun 28, 2013
Final Curtain for Gary Gardner
Gary GardnerThe popular, multi-talented professor taught in the UCLA Theater Department for 40 years. Among his students: Tim Robbins, Susan Egan, Nancy Cartwright and Michael Stuhlbarg.
Jun 25, 2013
Architectural Intervention
Architectural InterventionDesign | Media Arts students use “projection mapping” to animate the back of the Broad Art Center.
Jun 12, 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
UCLA band gets some 'Satisfaction' opening for the Rolling Stones
uclamarchingband Fifty-four lucky Bruins open for the Rolling Stones' "50 & Counting" tour.
May 6, 2013
Better Living by Design: A. Quincy Jones
QuincyJonesThe Hammer Museum celebrates the L.A. modernist.
Apr 25, 2013
Bill Walton: Off the Court, On the Road
billwaltoncycling The UCLA basketball great says his bike is his freedom.
Apr 22, 2013
Kevin McMahon: His Class Project Beame SCI-Arc's Media Archive
XXXXXXX McMahon's on-the-job expertise and innovative education from MIAS helped him create a comprehensive archive for the renowned architecture school.
Apr 9, 2013
How to Smash the Status Quo: Optimists 2.0
Tom BradleyActors, athletes, scientists and other groundbreaking Bruin alumni star in the second phase of UCLA’s Optimists ad campaign.
Apr 1, 2013
Climate Change: Fight it or Adapt to it?
climatechangela Should we expend resources to address the cause, or learn to live with the consequences?
Mar 12, 2013
ESPN's Referee
carichampion Bruin Cari Champion provides a voice of reason in a guys' world.
Feb 4, 2013
Jazz Legends Join Faculty
hancokmasterclass Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter named UCLA professors.
Jan 15, 2013
Stonehaus: Fine Vines in Westlake
StonehausThis gourmet tasting room features the wines of Bruin Bob Kelly.
Dec 18, 2012
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
Politics by the Book
barackobama Increasingly, candidates are looking to social science scholars for guidance on how to win.
Dec 12, 2012
A Winner: Welcome Back Pauley Week
PauleyUCLA celebrated the re-opening of the world-famous arena with a week of festivities.
Nov 14, 2012
Telling the Forgotten Stories of American Education
Mike RoseMike Rose merges scholarship and storytelling to focus on the less-visible learners and the promise of second chances.
Oct 31, 2012
Lloyd Shapley: UCLA's Newest Nobel Laureate
Lloyd Shapely The emeritus professor shares the award with a Harvard economist for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design.
Oct 15, 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
Do Facial Features Reveal Political Party?
palinwaving When it comes to female politicians, apparently you can judge a book by its cover.
Sep 28, 2012
Dreams of Fields
FieldsThis Canadian basketball star chose UCLA over a slew of other colleges that wanted her.
Sep 25, 2012
Community Service With a Smile
Volunteer DayUCLA’s annual Volunteer Day takes thousands of new Bruins into the community to work at schools, parks, food banks and more.
Sep 18, 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
Recipe for Starting a Family: Add Walnuts
Walnuts A UCLA study shows that this plant source of omega-3 improves sperm quality.
Aug 16, 2012
Bruins Shine in 2012 London Olympics
UCLA Olympics Six UCLA athletes, two coaches win gold for USA teams.
Aug 14, 2012
Center for the Art of Performance set to open its premiere season
CAP Tickets are on sale now for the first offerings by the program that evolved from UCLA Live.
Aug 14, 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
Men Share in Care of Youngest Bruins
samtai About a dozen male students are getting an education they never expected at UCLA's three child care centers.
Jul 31, 2012
Shannon Garrison: TEP Alumna Goes the Extra Mile As Olympic Torchbearer
garrison Shannon Garrison ’96, TEP ’98, was one of five teachers to carry the Olympic torch this summer.
Jul 26, 2012
UCLA Sports Star on New Networks
pac12The new Pac-12 Networks launches Aug. 15 with one national and six regional networks. The inaugural year's schedule includes dozens of UCLA telecasts.
Jul 24, 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
Big Bang Star: A Multi-Talented Bruin
Mayim BialikActress Mayim Bialik ‘00, '07, who holds a UCLA Ph.D. in neuroscience, also provides scientific consultation to the show’s writers and producers.
Jul 12, 2012
Can Alcohol Make Us Live Longer?
AlcoholBiochemists were shocked to discover that tiny amounts of ethanol extended a worm's life.
Jun 14, 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
Another Risk for Bike Riders?
cyclistsinvineyard A UCLA study shows that cycling may have a negative effect on male reproductive health.
Jun 8, 2012
An Idea Caught Fire in Powell Library
bradburyRay Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 on a rented typewriter in a basement study room.
Jun 6, 2012
"Eat Your Vegetables"
Whole wheat pita pizzasA new book by pediatric residents offers advice on how to get picky kids to enjoy healthy foods.
Jun 5, 2012
Trending Now: New Life for Urban Sidewalks
parklets Enhancing urban life and improving public health one parklet at a time.
May 18, 2012
Jumped In: A UCLA Scholar's 10-Year Journey into L.A.'s Gang Culture
Jorja LeapJorja Leap's new book recounts what she learned from gang members and their families.
May 15, 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
Come on in; the Water's Fine
aquaticclubAll skill levels are welcome to take the plunge at the nation's largest masters swimming program.
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
Random Acts of Music
Dawson Jope Outside Royce Hall is one of 30 locations citywide where colorful pianos were set up to encourage community engagement.
Apr 13, 2012
Update on Pauley Pavilion
April Pauley UpdateCatch a glimpse of Pauley's transformation.
Apr 1, 2012
Med Students Meet Their Match
Match Day Flash Mob A flash mob lightened up a tense day, as future doctors were assigned residencies.
Mar 19, 2012
Presidential Praise for Fighting Hunger
Fighting HungerA UCLA student group wins kudos for its innovative program.
Mar 15, 2012
New Book Celebrates Bruin Volleyball Star
Kirk KilgourThe late Kirk Kilgour's longtime girlfriend has lovingly recounted his life story.
Mar 14, 2012
Bruins Take Oscar Gold
Academy Awards Oscar trophyAlexander Payne and Gore Verbinski are UCLA's newest Academy Award winners.
Feb 27, 2012
Volleyball Legend Al Scates to Retire
Al ScatesComing soon: 50 years of dominance—the incredible legacy of UCLA men's volleyball coach, Al Scates.
Feb 23, 2012
TED Partnership to Advance Ideas
I love TEDUCLA Anderson School of Management and the nonprofit TED partner to launch a week-long pilot program on campus.
Feb 16, 2012
It takes an Optimist: New UCLA Ad Campaign Stars Bruin World-Changers.
Anna Lee FisherNew UCLA ad campaign stars Bruin world-changers.
Feb 15, 2012
Studying Sinatra: Ol' Blue Eyes 101
frank sinatraA UCLA Extension class explores why we're still intrigued by the Chairman of the Board.
Feb 13, 2012
UCLA Trio Tees Off
kevin chappellThe Northern Trust Open begins Thursday in Pacific Palisades, and these Bruins would appreciate your support.
Feb 10, 2012
Wooden Legacy Goes Around the World
Immaculate Chocho Nalwadda and Caroline NyafwonoFour Ugandan coaches traveled to UCLA to learn more about the legendary coach.
Feb 7, 2012
Making Medicine More Zen
Donna KaranA new consciousness in health care is spreading through the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Jan 31, 2012
Keeping It Simple
Alexander PayneOscar contender Alexander Payne MFA '90 likes to imagine he's back in film school, with just the camera and the actor.
Jan 26, 2012
Bruins Shine Onscreen in Current Hits
Alexander PayneTalented UCLA alums show their stuff at your local movie house.
Jan 4, 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
Start of Women's Soccer
Women's SoccerMargaret MacDonald, then known as Margaret Forbes, arrived at UCLA as a freshman in 1976, wanting to play soccer. But UCLA had no women’s program – no varsity, no club, no intramurals.
Nov 23, 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
Green: the New Bottom Line
Green leaves on a treeThis annual conference explores how businesses succeed with sustainability.
Nov 1, 2011
Denim Duo
Denim pantsEmily Current '99 and Meritt Elliot '99 are behind today's boy-jean trend, as well as their own highly sought-after line, Current/Elliott.
Oct 27, 2011
Back to the Birth of the Solar System
Mars planetUCLA space scientist Christopher Russell leads a NASA mission to the asteroids Vesta and Ceres in search of answers to fundamental questions about the formation of planets.
Oct 20, 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
Much More Than a Day
Volunteer Day student paintingLess than three years after opening, the UCLA Volunteer Center is behind more than just Volunteer Day. Its projects start at the UCLA doorstep all the way through Los Angeles.
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
Back to School
Luc Richard Mbah a MouteDuring the NBA lockout, former Bruins who left with eligibility remaining have returned.
Sep 19, 2011
Bruinwalk comic stripA popular cartoonist takes a satirical look at Bruinwalk.
Sep 15, 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
Hallowed Hoops
Ron Artest playing a pick up gameNBA pickup games let Bruins learn from pros—while all-stars play free of fans and referees—on the court where Coach Wooden trained basketball greats.
Sep 2, 2011
Synth and the City
The band members of Roosevelt's Radio Take a look at Roosevelt Radio, a new indie band compared to Arcade Fire and the Decemberists.
Aug 25, 2011
"Do the Right Thing"
Dr. Gerald LevyIn a new book, Dr. Gerald Levey, who headed UCLA's renowned medical enterprise for 16 years, shares his view of what makes a successful leader.
Aug 23, 2011
Plugged in to the Sun?
iPhone with sun insideBefore long, we may charge our cell phones and laptops with sunlight.
Aug 23, 2011
Westwood Links
Patrick CantlayFor this Bruin golf phenom, the chance of an NCAA championship is more enticing than going pro.
Aug 17, 2011
Video Appeals
Foot on banana peelStuck in a bind and no time to wait for a lawyer's advice? A. Mina Tran J.D. '96 created a digital solution - online video tutorials.
Aug 17, 2011
Advocate for Access
Darnell HuntBunche Center director Darnell Hunt stands up for fairness and equity on campus and in the community.
Aug 16, 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
What's in a Name?
Line of babiesTrying to choose a baby name? Here's some advice from UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian.
Jul 25, 2011
A Shift Toward Self
Fame photo illustrationA UCLA study finds that adolescents view "fame" as a value. Unexpected nowadays? Not really.
Jul 25, 2011
More Great L.A. Adventures
Griffith Observatory at nightLooking for more Bruin stops and shops to fill the summer weekends? Check them out here.
Jul 1, 2011
Patterns Provide New Autism Clues
Two children playing in roomNew research reveals never-before-documented gene patterns — and may be the key to pinpointing autism's origins.
Jun 10, 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
The Truth About Nurses
Old patient on hospital bed being rushedFrom Dr. Kildare to House, how true-to-life are the RNs on TV? UCLA nurses examine 50 years of media stereotypes.
May 24, 2011
UCLA Wins NCAA Women's Golf Championship
Sophomore Tiffany Lua golfingGolfers win university's 107th NCAA title.
May 24, 2011
Giving a Voice to Tsunami Orphans
Dr. Kozue Shimabukuro smiles next to Japanese childrenUCLA pediatric critical care doctor Kozue Shimabukuro joined a roving government medical team in the aftermath of Japan's quake and tsunami.
May 17, 2011
UCLA's 2010 Fab Five
UCLA Fab FiveMeet the 5 brilliant alumni selected as 2010's UCLA Award recipients.
May 10, 2011
Rights of Passage
The SingletonsFifty years ago, civil rights activists rode buses through the Deep South to test a Supreme Court ruling against interstate transit segregation.
May 9, 2011
After Osama
 Bin Laden map of Middle of EastHow will bin Laden's death impact Al-Qaeda? UCLA experts weigh in.
May 5, 2011
Imam on a Mission
Imam on a MissionAway from the center of media frenzy, former Cordoba Initiative chair and "Ground Zero mosque" leader Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf says his messages now are about moderation.
Apr 26, 2011
Rocking the Organ
Organist Christoph BullIs "rock-star classical organist" an oxymoron? Not when it comes to UCLA resident musician and professor Christoph Bull.
Apr 18, 2011
Stars and Strokes
Oscars red carpet graphic Strokes have taken a devastating toll on Oscar-night's biggest stars, according to a UCLA Stroke Center study.
Mar 1, 2011
The Good Daughter
Bruin Author Jasmin Darznik '94UCLA grad Jasmin Darznik brings to life pre-Revolution Iran in a memoir about her mother's hidden past.
Feb 22, 2011
Poet in a Little Black Dress
Poet Rhoda JanzenBest-selling Bruin author Rhoda Janzen returns to Westwood to share her first love, poetry, as part of the Hammer Museum Reading Series.
Feb 8, 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
The Wooden 100
The Wooden 100For what would have been Coach John Wooden's 100th birthday, students from across UCLA taught area high schoolers to make each day a masterpiece.
Oct 15, 2010
UCLA alumnus wins 2010 Nobel in chemistry
Nobel Prize Richard HeckUCLA alumnus Richard Heck won the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning, making him the sixth UCLA graduate to win a Nobel.
Oct 6, 2010
Public Works: Volunteer Day 2010
Tara Noorani painting lifeguard stationWhat has 12,000 legs and cleans up L.A.? A 6,000-Bruin army dedicated to community service.
Sep 20, 2010
Royce Hall Murals Get a Facelift
Tatyana Thompson painting the murals of RoyceArt conservator and Bruin Tatyana Thompson is repairing damage to the original 1920s murals.
Jul 30, 2010
Another Pour from Bruin Vintners
Another pour for Bruin VintersReaders gave our Bruin winemakers story such a rousing response, we had to call for one more round. Cheers!
Jul 16, 2010
Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA: Where Sick Kids Can Be Kids
Mattel Children's Hospital helping childrenFun is instrumental at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, where playrooms are just as important as procedure rooms.
Jul 12, 2010
The Greatest Bruin
The Greatest BruinThe entire UCLA family and countless others around the world mourn the passing of John Wooden. But now and forever, we celebrate his wisdom, his goodness and a century's worth of his greatness on and off the court.
Jun 5, 2010
A UCLA Family Affair
Tchekmedyian family has a deep Bruin backgroundFor the Tchekmedyians, being a Bruin is something (almost) the entire family shares.
May 28, 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
Gymnasts Win UCLA's 105th National Championship
Gymnasts win 105th NCAA TitleUCLA women's gymnastics team brought home their sixth National Championship, and the university's 105th NCAA title, on April 23.
Apr 26, 2010
Hope Fills: The UCLA Food Closet
Grocery BagStruggling students can find a meal at the UCLA Food Closet.
Apr 26, 2010
Make Your Day: UCLA Alumni Day Has It All
Alumni night at nightMay 15, thousands will enjoy a jam-packed day's worth of fun and mind-opening experiences all over campus.
Apr 23, 2010
Take It From the Top
Take it from the topA study urges Californians to embrace renewable energy.
Apr 19, 2010
Q&A: More Beltway Bruins
Brian Jones '93Bruins impact our nation's capital in a variety of ways.
Apr 13, 2010
Bringing Blue and Gold to the White House
Actor Kalpen Modi '00So many Bruins are making a difference in Washington D.C.
Mar 24, 2010
Blowing Hollywood a 'Razzberry'
Blowing Hollywood a RazzberryThe night before the Oscars, Razzie founder John Wilson '77 will pop swollen egos by bestowing Tinseltown's tackiest trophy to the performers and pictures that sucked the hardest last year.
Mar 1, 2010
Avatar Showcases Bruin Talent
Avatar directed by James CameronThe other world of James Cameron's Avatar was made possible with the work of several UCLA grads.
Mar 1, 2010
Stellar Year for UCLA at Sundance
A New Year PosterFour alumni films compete at top U.S. film fest.
Feb 10, 2010
UCLA at Sundance 2010
UCLA at Sundance Film FestivalBruins shine at the Sundance Film Festival, a showcase for the latest in independent films.
Jan 28, 2010
From Daily Bruin to Timberwolves
Timberwolves President David KahnDavid Kahn started out at the Daily Bruin. One BA, one law degree and a few jobs later, he's pres of an NBA franchise.
Jan 26, 2010
Bruin Rehabs U.S. in U.N.
Deputy Permanent US Rep to the UN Alejandro WolffBruin Alejandro Wolff tries to dust off the U.S. reputation while he serves as a deputy to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Dec 8, 2009
Be Mindful: 'Tis the Season to be Mellow
Santa in his meditating stanceDon't let the stress of the season blot out the joy of the season. Use these tips from a UCLA mindfulness expert to soothe your holiday spirit.
Dec 4, 2009
Love Soup
Anna Thomas '71 creates vegetarian mealsThese vegetarian creations by Bruin filmmaker Anna Thomas all include one very special ingredient.
Dec 1, 2009
Hit Forward: The Internet's Next 40 Years
Robot Hand and Human Hand"We'll have holograms. And we'll have microchip brain implants. Right now, I have to look something up on iPhone. In the future, I'll just think it." On the Internet's 40th b-day, UCLA's great thinkers predict the next 40 years.
Oct 27, 2009
Good Character: Michael Josephson, 2009 UCLA Alumnus of the Year
Character-education movement creator Michael Josephson '64Ethicist and alumnus Michael Josephson is honored for his dedication for teaching ethics in business, government — and to children.
Oct 22, 2009
Alumna wins Nobel Prize
Alumna Elinor Ostrom wins Nobel Prize for economicsElinor Ostrom, the first female recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, has three degrees from UCLA: B.A. 1954, M.A. 1962 and Ph.D. 1965. All three degrees are in political science.
Oct 12, 2009
An Army of Volunteers
Volunteer painting a mural at an elementary schoolIn what is believed to be the nation's largest-ever university-organized volunteer day, 4,300 UCLA freshmen fanned out across Los Angeles on Tuesday morning to make the city a better place.
Sep 22, 2009
Measuring Mother
Bruin psychologist Angela Huntsman '85A former UCLA researcher surveys 4,000 mommas to understand the pressures new mommies face.
Sep 11, 2009
Is Dexter the Real Deal?
Clinical professor Park DietzThe serial killer/hero show Dexter is entertaining TV, but surely it's unrealistic. A UCLA prof and FBI profiler helps us pick it apart.
Sep 8, 2009
Winners Then, Winners Now: 21st Century Edition
Student athletes of the 21st CenturyMeet the latest crop of scholar-athletes carrying the banner for UCLA's 2009 NCAA advertisements.
Sep 4, 2009
The Do-Gooder Celebrity Dentist
Celebrity Dentist Bill Dorfman '80The strange tale of how a fall as a 2-year-old turned alumnus Bill Dorfman into a world-renowned dentist.
Sep 3, 2009
Dancing Away From Tragedy
Khmer Arts Academy founder Sophiline Cream ShapiroUCLA dance student Sophiline Cheam Shapiro once fled from Cambodia. As one of few people who know the country's once-banned classical dances, now she's returning the county's culture.
Aug 19, 2009
K-12, Underserved and Overburdened
Council of Youth ResearchHigh schoolers sponsored by UCLA researched how the recession impacts schools. "The economic crisis is biased," and hurts minorities more, they concluded.
Aug 12, 2009
High-school Dentists
High school students in UCLA School of Dentistry Pipeline ProgramHigh-achieving high school students become the youngest people in UCLA dental school with their own lab coats.
Aug 10, 2009
Bruins in Bardland: Blogging Shakespeare Abroad
Bardland Blogger Kelsey SharpeUCLA students visiting England write home about their month-long trip studying Shakespeare's plays, watching live performances, and hanging out with the actors in the pub after the show.
Aug 4, 2009
Sound and Fury
Punk rock concert Sound and FuryA UCLA junior's record label draws the regions' hardcore punk-rock fans out of the underground and onto the stage.
Jul 23, 2009
From Red Guard to Red Carpet
Former red guard, not red carpet director Anna ChiFilmmaker Anna Chi was shaped by her devotion to and later disillusionment with the Chinese Communist Party before she came to the U.S., attended UCLA's film school and became a movie director.
Jul 7, 2009
On the Iranian Streets: Tomorrow Begins Today
Director of Iranian Studies Hossein ZiaiUCLA's Iranian American faculty members see current events as a possible transition period. No one knows exactly what will happen. But two things are now clear: the reform movement is far from exhausted and, for perhaps the first time, women in Iran finally have a voice. A big voice.
Jul 1, 2009
Sidelining Sidewalks in Car-Crazy LA
Sidewalks by UCLA Urban Planning Professor Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris and her former Ph.D. student, University of New Orleans Assistant Professor Renia EhrenfeuchtThe car culture widened streets and shrank sidewalks in So Cal, but legally, pavement is for pedestrians. Socially, do pedestrians still have the right of way? UCLA urban planning Professor Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris's new book explores democracy on the walkway.
Jun 23, 2009
Oscar-Winning Theater Grad Returns
Screenwriting graduate Dustin Lance BlackUCLA screenwriting graduate Dustin Lance Black, who won the 2008 Oscar for writing Milk, comes back to campus with a message of equality.
Jun 12, 2009
Rebel State: Emotional Branding
UCLA alumnus Josh LevineUCLA alumnus Josh Levine created a marketing company that inspires consumers to develop an emotional fandom of mundane products like sodas and cell phones.
Jun 5, 2009
Virtual Intimacy: As Good as the Real Thing?
Social media swirling cartoonCan a tweet or a superpoke fill the same needs as a hug? Or is social media just a new way to be anti-social?
Jun 2, 2009
Love on the Run
Bruin couple above the SeineExploring how a foreign language, cultural isolation and overnight train travel conspire to make people fall in love when they study abroad.
May 12, 2009
New Ads Showcase UCLA in Tough Times
New Ads Showcase UCLA in Tough TimesRemind yourself of what makes UCLA so distinguished with these 30-second clips.
Apr 30, 2009
Teaching Movie-Making to Teens
Alex Hakobian teaches filmmaking to high schoolersUCLA alumnus Alex Hakobian left a Hollywood career and created a crop of stellar high school filmmakers.
Apr 15, 2009
Dispatches From Dating Hell
Dispatches from Dating HellUCLA alumna Victoria Namkung turned dates from hell into a popular blog when she became co-creator of MyVeryWorstDate.com.
Apr 7, 2009
Campus Coupling
Campus CouplingHow do UCLA students think about sex in 2009? Find out from a recent grad who created a sex site when she realized her peers lacked basic information, and a campus sex columnist who sees less emphasis on commitment before sex.
Mar 26, 2009
Busting the Bombshelter
Busting the BombshelterUCLA's popular campus burger joint known as the Bombshelter will see its bunker-thick concrete walls put to the ultimate test in winter 2009: demolition.
Mar 13, 2009
Word-of-Mouth Wizard
Word-of-Mouth WizardUCLA alumnus David Reis is a guerrilla marketing pro, from sidewalk stenciling to graffiti art.
Mar 9, 2009
The Pink Panther's Daughter
The Pink Panther's DaughterGrammy winner Monica Mancini, daughter of Pink Panther composer Henry Mancini, comes to UCLA to perform her father's classic songs and other songs that inspired her growing up.
Mar 5, 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
A Composer of All Trades
A Composer of All TradesFour-time Emmy winner and UCLA professor composes the musical score in everything from classical plays to video games.
Feb 26, 2009
Inject New Energy into Your Marriage
Inject New Energy Into Your MarriageIs your relationship stuck in a rut? A highly interactive seminar aims to educate couples on how to build stronger, healthier marriages.
Feb 24, 2009
Screenwriting Alumnus Black wins Oscar for Milk
Screenwriting Alumnus Black Wins Oscar for 'Milk'Screenwriter and UCLA alumnus Dustin Lance Black takes home an Oscar for writing Milk, the Gus Van Sant-directed biographical drama about assassinated gay activist and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk.
Feb 23, 2009
IMing your way to love
IMing Your Way to LoveWhen you instant-message a love note to your sweetie this Valentine's Day, new research suggests you could be expressing more than you think.
Feb 9, 2009
UCLA at Sundance 2009
UCLA at Sundance 2009UCLA is always a major presence in the picturesque resort town of Park City, Utah, around this time of year, at the annual Sundance Film Festival.
Jan 16, 2009
Uni See, Uni Do
Uni See, Uni DoUniversities across the country have imitated UCLA's alumni program where alumni invite students over for dinner.
Jan 13, 2009
Q&A: Writing Benjamin Button
Q&A: Writing Benjamin ButtonUCLA alumnus and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Eric Roth on why he changed Fitzgerald's famous short story, and having "no clue" how the visual effects would create the man who aged backwards.
Jan 10, 2009
Extreme Makeover: Gingerbread Edition
Extreme Makeover: Gingerbread EditionHave your house and eat it, too: a UCLA alumna builds the iconic Royce Hall out of gingerbread.
Dec 9, 2008
Holiday Desserts: Gingerbread
Holiday Desserts: GingerbreadUCLA Pastry Chef Ray Works' recipe for gingerbread, plus his professional cooking advice and garnishing tips.
Nov 24, 2008
Holiday Desserts: Sugar Cookies
Holiday Desserts: Sugar CookiesUCLA Pastry Chef Ray Works' recipe for sugar cookies, plus his professional cooking advice and garnishing tricks.
Nov 24, 2008
Holiday Desserts: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Holiday Desserts: Pumpkin CheesecakeUCLA Pastry Chef Ray Works' recipe for pumpkin cheesecake, plus his professional cooking advice and garnishing tips.
Nov 24, 2008
Holiday Desserts by a Pastry Pro
Holiday Desserts by a Pastry ProUCLA Pastry Chef Ray Works shares recipes and tips for pumpkin cheesecake, sugar cookies and gingerbread.
Nov 24, 2008
Writing 'The Secret Life of Bees'
Writing 'The Secret Life of Bees'UCLA alumna Gina Prince-Bythewood almost missed her chance to write the script for the new movie everyone's buzzing about.
Oct 16, 2008
Alumni Band's Pep Takes it to Shanghai
Alumni Band's Pep Takes it to ShanghaiAn invitation to the Shanghai Tourism Festival gives the band a chance to strut their stuff abroad and tour the region.
Sep 9, 2008
7 Million Reasons to Learn Game Theory
7 Million Reasons to Learn Game TheoryComputer Science alumnus Chris Ferguson's passion for game theory made him a star on the televised poker circuit.
Sep 4, 2008
Overturned in Overtime
Overturned in OvertimeRelive the rocky first half and the sizzling ending of Bruin football's upset against Tennessee in the season opener.
Sep 3, 2008
Bruin Broadcasters in Beijing
Bruin Broadcasters in BeijingCoaches and athletes aren't the only Bruins in the Beijing Olympics. A handful are analyzing the games.
Aug 20, 2008
Mama Sings in a Band
Mama Sings in a BandLawyer-turned-singer alumna Laura Hoffman Roppé makes a splash with songs like "Mama Needs a Girls' Night Out."
Aug 20, 2008
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
Olympic Fever: Complete Coverage
Olympic Fever: Complete CoverageKeep up with Bruins in Beijing as they blog about their Olympic experience, or read more of the 2008 UCLA Olympic coverage.
Aug 7, 2008
US Olympic Softball Goes for the (Blue and) Gold
US Olympic Softball Goes for the (Blue and) GoldThe 2008 U.S. Olympic softball team is more than a quarter Bruin. With Bruin help, the U.S. has won every Olympic gold for softball.
Jul 29, 2008
The Solar Car Seen 'Round the World
The Solar Car Seen 'Round the WorldA globe-trekking "solartaxi" paid a visit to UCLA, where more feasible and efficient solar panels are being developed.
Jul 23, 2008
Small Creek, Spectacular Opportunities
Small Creek, Spectacular OpportunitiesUCLA students rip and strip the campus's Stone Canyon Creek of invasive plants, freeing the way for native flora.
Jul 21, 2008
Vikings, Vandals and Anti-Morning Radio
Vikings, Vandals, and Anti-Morning RadioUCLA grad and indie-radio host Joe Escalante leads quite a life: He's also an attorney who studied Viking Civilization at UCLA, the bass player for punk-rock semi-legends The Vandals and an amateur bullfighter. No, really.
Jul 18, 2008
Long Commute? Don't Stress: UCLA Study Could Lead to a Chill Pill
Long Commute? Don't Stress: UCLA Study Could Lead to a Chill PillA new UCLA study examines how stress manages to harm the immune system. The study could pave the way for a drug to ease the effects of stress for soldiers, caregivers, or even commuters.
Jul 15, 2008
Great Summer Reads
Great Summer ReadsUC librarians do the hard work of finding good books so you don't have to. Here, they share some of their top recommendations for the summer.
Jul 9, 2008
Food as Brain Medicine
Food as Brain MedicineLike a "pharmaceutical compound that affects the brain," scientists believe the right diet can do everything from improve memory to ward off depression, schizophrenia and dementia.
Jul 9, 2008
From CA to Capetown: A Student Exchange
From CA to Capetown: A Student ExchangeBusiness students from UCLA visit Cape Town in South Africa and Capetonians come to UCLA for an exchange that's about more than just business.
Jul 8, 2008
Lucky No. 7: 7 More Years for Coach Howland
Lucky No. 7: 7 More Years for Coach HowlandAt about $2 million per year, basketball Coach Ben Howland and UCLA agreed on a contract good through the 2014-15 season.
Jul 7, 2008
Archaeology Abroad: Dispatches From Worldwide Digs
Archaeology Abroad: Dispatches from Worldwide DigsIt's studying abroad, Indiana Jones-style. Students on UCLA archaeological digs from Ecuador to Panama send their travel notes home to the blog Summer Digs. Dig in!
Jul 7, 2008
The Generational Culture Clash
The Generational Culture ClashWorking with people from a different generation means working with people raised in a different cultural environment. Consultant Annika Hylmő advises UCLA employees on how to bridge the generation gap.
Jul 3, 2008
Married at last: California Supreme Court ruling finally makes them legal
Married at Last: California Supreme Court Ruling Finally Makes Them LegalThe California Supreme Court's May 15 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage gave Peter Hayashida the right to marry his longtime partner.
Jul 2, 2008
New Hospital Opens
New Hospital OpensRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center opened on June 29, 2008, following a massive move of 335 patients from the old hospital to the new.
Jul 1, 2008
Studying Abroad, Indiana Jones-Style
Studying Abroad- Indiana Jones StyleWould-be archaeologists are joining UCLA field digs from Albania to Peru in this unusual summer-abroad program.
Jun 30, 2008
Reversing Retardation
Reversing RetardationUCLA researchers found an existing drug works on the brain to reverse specific learning disabilities, with implications for reversing autism.
Jun 23, 2008
The Baby Whisperer
The Baby WhispererA UCLA pediatrician talks about his method for calming seemingly inconsolable babies in seconds.
Jun 19, 2008
Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory Loss
Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory LossOxygen deprivation from sleep apnea appears to cause brain damage and memory loss similar to Alzheimer's.
Jun 12, 2008
Commencement Without Clinton
Commencement Without ClintonFormer President Clinton is not speaking at UCLA's commencement ceremony. Chancellor Gene Block steps in.
Jun 11, 2008
Student Films Soar
Student Films SoarThe festival blog captures the action from UCLA's 2008 student film fest.
Jun 11, 2008
Low Serotonin May Make Unfairness Seem Worse
Low Serotonin May Make Unfairness Seem WorseFair? No fair? Your answer may depend on your mood and serotonin levels, UCLA and Cambridge researchers found.
Jun 9, 2008
3-D immune system view aids cancer treatment
3-D Immune System View Aids Cancer TreatmentUCLA researchers created a new molecule that gets picked up in PET scans, revealing a 3-D monitoring map of patients' immune systems that can be used in treatments.
Jun 9, 2008
UCLA's Movement Coach to the Stars
UCLA's Movement Coach to the StarsMoving isn't as instinctive as you think. Movie stars and UCLA students alike turn to Jean-Louis Rodrigue.
Jun 5, 2008
Mural "América Tropical" Reborn for Concert
Mural Reborn for ConcertThe controversial mural América Tropical, painted by Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros in 1932, comes to life in a multimedia concert June 6, 2008, with help from three UCLA professors.
Jun 4, 2008
Sneak Peek at Student Movies
Sneak Peek at Student MoviesGet a taste of seven of the student movies featured at UCLA's 2008 student film festival — then vote for your favorite.
Jun 4, 2008
Golf Gold
Golf GoldBruin swingers take UCLA's 103rd NCAA title.
Jun 2, 2008
Combatting Cancer
Combatting CancerNatural chemicals in vegetables, fruits and tea found to protect smokers from lung cancer, UCLA researchers report. The study is the first to find that plant components called flavonoids may prevent disease.
May 29, 2008
Starbucks CEO Wins Wooden Award
Starbucks CEO Wins Wooden AwardUCLA's Anderson School of Management presented the first John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Starbucks CEO Howard on May 28 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
May 29, 2008
2008 Alumni of the Year named
2008 Alumni of the Year NamedUCLA's 2008 Alumni of the Year have been named.
May 28, 2008
Tennis Takes Title
Tennis Takes TitleUCLA Women's Tennis is NCAA champion, UCLA's 102nd title.
May 21, 2008
Wooden Brings Basketball to the Coliseum
Wooden Brings Basketball to the ColiseumLegendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden became the first basketball figure inducted into the Coliseum's Court of Honor on May 20, 2008.
May 21, 2008
Could TV Shows Start Pushing Drug Ads?
Could TV Shows Start Pushing Drug Ads?As product placement becomes more common on hit TV shows, UCLA researchers recommend the FDA step in before viewers start considering prescription drugs based on what their favorite characters take.
May 19, 2008
It's Official
It's OfficialChancellor Gene Block inaugurated May 13 at Royce Hall.
May 13, 2008
Freshmen Enrollment
Freshmen EnrollmentNearly 4,900 students to enroll; underrepresented students up.
May 12, 2008
A Mind to Fairness
A Mind to FairnessThe human brain reacts to fairness as it does to money and chocolate, a UCLA study shows.
May 5, 2008
It's the real thing
It's the Real ThingTheater, Film and Television directing student Austin Formato won the 2008 Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker's Award with his 50-second film.
May 5, 2008
Faculty Honors
Faculty HonorsUCLA professors have been elected to National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
May 2, 2008
Puttin' on the blitz
Puttin' on the BlitzHead Coach Rick Neuheisel gave the "Lady Bruins" a crash course in football.
May 1, 2008
Remember to Forget What You Studied
Remember to Forget What You StudiedA UCLA researcher found that forgetting can be a powerful learning tool.
Apr 30, 2008
Star Power: Renowned Russian Baritone Vladimir Chernov
Star PowerInternational opera star Vladimir Chernov brings his formidable talents to UCLA, where he is teaching the next generation of great singers.
Apr 22, 2008
A Tale of Two Bruins
A Tale of Two BruinsThey're great friends and fellow Bruins, but in front of the media, Toronto Raptors Darrick Martin '92 and Jason Kapono '03 are as different as Felix Unger and Oscar Madison.
Apr 22, 2008
A Shipp in the Desert
A Shipp in the DesertGrowing up in Los Angeles with three brothers who excelled in basketball, Brittney Shipp '05 set her own course for success — in television broadcasting.
Apr 15, 2008
Remembering Bridget O'Brien '03
Remember BridgetPhotojournalist Bridget O'Brien, who died in a car crash with her husband last October, is memorialized in a scholarship created by UCLA's Student Media Foundation to support student reporters at the UCLA Daily Bruin.
Apr 14, 2008
Plan brokered by UCLA, USC archaeologists would remove roadblock to Mideast peace
Removing RoadblocksRan Boytner, a University of California, Los Angeles archaeologist and Lynn Swartz Dodd, an archaeologist at the University of Southern California, have guided a team of prominent Israeli and Palestinian archaeologists to arrive at the first-ever agreement on the disposition the region's archaeological treasures following the establishment of a future Palestinian state.
Apr 8, 2008
101 NCAA Titles
101 NCAA TitlesUCLA women's water polo team wins NCAA title, for a total of 101 NCAA titles for UCLA. The Bruins beat USC 6-3 in the championship match at Stanford University.
Apr 1, 2008
Search committee recommends Mark G. Yudof be appointed next UC president
Search committee recommends Mark G. Yudof to be next UC presidentThe Board of Regents will make a final decision soon.
Apr 1, 2008
Crossing one street takes hospital years of planning
Crossing One Street Takes Hospital Years of WorkMoving hospital patients and equipment to a new facility is a daunting task.
Apr 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
Lynn Vavreck on Election 2008
Lynn Vavreck on Election 2008Political scientist Lynn Vavreck has some ideas about the winner of the 2008 presidential election
Apr 1, 2008
Bruins head to Final Four
Bruins Head to Final FourThe Bruins cruised past Xavier to claim the first spot in the Final Four.
Mar 30, 2008
Regents appoint Mark G. Yudof new University of California president
Regents appoint Mark G. Yudof new University of California presidentMark G. Yudof, current head of the University of Texas system and a recognized leader in American higher education, becomes the 19th president of the UC system.
Mar 27, 2008
Mardi Gras, Middle Eastern Style
Mardi Gras, Middle Eastern StyleMardi Gras in New Orleans wouldn't be complete without ... Cleopatra?
Mar 21, 2008
Rising above
Rising AboveTaylor-Kevin Isaacs, clinical exercise physiologist, is making miracles happen one life at a time.
Mar 5, 2008
Eat Your Broccoli!
Eat Your Broccoli!A UCLA study reports broccoli may boost aging immune systems.
Mar 3, 2008
Love is blind
Love is BlindResearchers have found that love or sexual desire for a boyfriend or girlfriend blunts interest in others.
Feb 13, 2008
Loss of a Pioneer
Loss of a Pioneer
Feb 12, 2008
Students appreciate parents' involvement
Students Appreciate Parents' InvolvementCollege officials nationwide report that parents are heavily involved in their children's college experiences - and freshmen don’t seem to mind.
Jan 28, 2008
Killer of Sheep Makes TV Debut
Killer of Sheep Makes TV DebutAs a student in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Charles Burnett '69, M.F.A. '77 liked to take his time. Like the way he shot his graduate thesis film, Killer of Sheep — on weekends over a 12-month period.
Jan 14, 2008
Salad Days
Salad DaysUCLA research shows that kids eat more fruits and vegetables when their school offers a salad bar.
Jan 7, 2008
Sam Zell up close
Sam Zell Up Close
Jan 1, 2008
Student Spirituality
Student Spirituality
Dec 21, 2007
Making sense of Osama
Making Sense of OsamaAre we any closer to understanding Osama Bin Laden and his religious war?
Dec 13, 2007
Virtual surgery
Virtual SurgeryMathematician Joseph Teran is exploring ways to create a "digital you" for surgeons to practice on.
Nov 29, 2007
Pharma company acquires faculty-founded biotech firm for $537M
Pharma company acquires faculty-founded biotech firm for $537MBusiness success story Agensys is acquired by Astellas Pharma Inc.
Nov 28, 2007
One Sexy Bruin
One Sexy BruinChris Gorham '96 Named to People Magazine's 2007 "Sexiest Men Alive" List
Nov 28, 2007
Go Blue & Gold!
Go Blue & Gold!Display your UCLA pride! Join Blue & Gold Week celebrations Nov. 26 through Dec. 1.
Nov 20, 2007
Stroke of Genius
Stroke of GeniusGenius" tells story of writer Dan Mountain's recovery from a stroke after surgery by UCLA Dr. John Frazee.
Nov 8, 2007
Amy Finley: Gourmet next door
Amy Finley: Gourmet Next DoorThe Gourmet Next Door, which premieres Sunday, Oct. 14, is built around the notion that Finley is someone you’d like to have over for coffee and a chat.
Oct 10, 2007
Black freshmen welcomed
Black Freshmen WelcomedUCLA's newest African-American students were welcomed by the Black Convocation on Oct. 2.
Oct 8, 2007
Lonely? It's in your genes
Lonely? It's in Your GenesA first-of-its-kind UCLA study concludes that loneliness isn't just a feeling; it's wired into some of us right down to our molecular makeup.
Sep 27, 2007
U.S. Intelligence Deficits That Missed 9-11 Warning Signs Still Exist, Prof. Says
U.S. Intelligence Deficits That Missed 9-11 Warning Signs Still Exist, Prof. SaysAuthor and Professor Amy Zegart says the U.S. Intelligence deficiencies that allowed 9-11 to happen have not changed.
Sep 19, 2007
$20-M gift will help quicken pace of stem cell research at UCLA
$20-M Gift Will Help Quicken Pace of Stem Cell Research at UCLAEli and Edythe Broad give $20 million to support stem cell research at UCLA
Sep 12, 2007
Bruin hall of famers share their "big UCLA moment"
Bruin Hall of Famers Share Their 'Big UCLA Moment'For the 2007-2008 season, UCLA debuts a series of breakthrough TV spots airing on Pac-10 and NCAA telecasts that feature no stats, no beauty shots of the campus, and no game footage. Instead, six legendary Bruin athletes recall the moments--off the field--that changed their lives.
Sep 4, 2007
Grading the Bruins' Gridiron Chances
Grading the Bruins' Gridiron ChancesIs 2007 a BCS Bowl Year for Bruin Football?
Aug 30, 2007
Fireproofing can reduce the spread of forest fires
Fireproofing can reduce the spread of forest firesAre you a Bruin living in or near the woods? It's definitely time for you to fireproof your home if you haven't already, say UCLA researchers
Aug 30, 2007
Lost in Translation
Lost in TranslationSarcasm can be used to victimize, self deprecate or even woo. Assistant Professor Greg Bryant clues you in on this age old tradition and even gives some tips on how to recognize some of it's more difficult advances.
Aug 28, 2007
Dish served cold: Texas Bruins upset Trojans' stomachs
Dish served cold: Texas Bruins upset Trojans' stomachsRead on and have a laugh at the expense of two none-too-quick-on-the-uptake alumni from our arch-rival across town.
Aug 22, 2007
Scientists find link between air pollution and high cholesterol
Scientists find link between air pollution and high cholesterolUCLA scientists recently came up with one more good reason why people living and working in Los Angeles should keep their cholesterol levels in check.
Aug 20, 2007
Don't call it 'Bollywood'
Don't Call it 'Bollywood'As the world gets smaller, expect to see some changes in film-industry hierarchy. Indian cinema is growing in popularity and influence as its mother country's presence in the global economy is becoming more noticeable, and Hollywood is taking note.
Aug 16, 2007
Girlie Math
Girlie MathDanica McKellar is taking an unlikely approach to spreading girlie empowerment through math.
Aug 8, 2007
What's for dinner?
What's for dinner?In Los Angeles, it's more likely to be a Hamburger Helper concoction and salad from a ready-to-eat bag of greens rather than takeout from a fast-food restaurant.
Aug 8, 2007
Simpsons director Silverman speaks with UCLA
Simpsons Director Silverman Speaks with UCLAWith "The Simpsons Movie" topping the box office, director David Silverman, '79, MFA '83, takes time out to talk with UCLA Magazine writer David Landau about being picked to direct the movie, the nuts-and-bolts of animation, and under-appreciation.
Aug 3, 2007
Is your teen a safe driver?
Is Your Teen a Safe Driver?Alum Gary Tsifrin on teen driver safety
Jul 27, 2007
This is your brain on hand gestures
This is Your Brain on Hand GesturesThe "I'm good" of a thumbs-up is readily recognized in American society, as is the infamous middle-finger salute. But to someone from a foreign country, they may be incomprehensible.
Jul 18, 2007
Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain
Putting Feelings Into Words Produces Therapeutic Effects in the BrainUCLA neuroimaging study supports ancient Buddhist teachings
Jul 10, 2007
Lift more weights, find more mates
Lift More Weights, Find More Mates"The stereotype is that men work out to compete with each other, but our research suggests that pumping iron is a way for men to enhance their attractiveness to women."
Jul 9, 2007
The Corporati Will Be Televised
The Corporati Will Be TelevisedOK, it's nothing like that, but on July 14 at 2 p.m. EST., six of the finest UCLA Anderson students will compete against colleagues from seven other top-ranked business schools to win bragging rights on CNBC's new Fast Money MBA Challenge.
Jul 6, 2007
Moving people
Moving PeopleJaynie Ali Aydin, M.A. '04 Ph.D. '07 is offering four free hour-long belly dance workshops throughout July on the terrace of Fowler Museum.
Jul 3, 2007
Dawn Mission Led by UCLA Physicist
Dawn Mission Led by UCLA PhysicistUCLA physicist leads NASA exploration of asteroid belt.
Jul 2, 2007
Film critic Joel Siegel '65 memorialized in scholarship
Film Critic Joel Siegel '65 Memorialized in ScholarshipScholarship at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television honors film critic Joel Siegel.
Jul 1, 2007
Secrets of the Barbecue King
Secrets of the Barbecue KingThe Rib Doctor explains how smoke and sauce combine to make distinctive regional flavors
Jul 1, 2007
Tanzania Travel Blog
Tanzania Travel BlogVisit Tanzania virtually via Professor Katrina Thompson's blog.
Jun 28, 2007
Incan History Illuminated
Incan History IlluminatedA discovery in Peru by UCLA alumnus Guillermo Cock illuminates Incan history.
Jun 21, 2007
Best, brightest college students beaten by UCLA's
Best, Brightest College Students Beaten by UCLA'sIn USC's brand-new, self-proclaimed sports Mecca, amid thousands of screaming Trojan fans, one Bruin carried the day for UCLA.
Jun 18, 2007
Rome Reborn 1.0
Rome Reborn 1.0Using high-tech tools such as laser scanners and virtual reality an international team of archaeologists, architects and computer specialists from Italy, the United States, Britain and Germany built the biggest, most complete simulation of an historic city ever created.
Jun 11, 2007
UCLA LiveUCLA Live director David Sefton is promising a brilliant, new season of groundbreaking and provocative premieres, debuts and exclusive engagements.
Jun 8, 2007
Dignitaries help dedicate new hospital of the future
Dignitaries Help Dedicate New Hospital of the FutureThe Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center took its first public bow June 4 when dignitaries, university leaders and donors across the state came to marvel at the most advanced medical technology in the world.
Jun 5, 2007
How a Russian action-adventure movie hero used UCLA to muscle into stardom
How a Russian Action-Adventure Movie Hero Used UCLA to Muscle Into StardomIn 1999, wanting to get into movies, Alexander Nevsky came to the U.S. and took his first crucial step: Learn English at UCLA Extension ('99, '00), just as another European-based muscular action film actor — Jean-Claude Van Damme — had done.
Jun 5, 2007
Snapshots in Time
Snapshots in TimeUCLA digital library "Changing Times"
May 25, 2007
Summer Safety:
Prevent Child Drownings

Summer Safety: Prevent Child DrowningsUCLA ER physicians offer ten tips to prevent child drownings.
May 23, 2007
VICTORY!UCLA has become the first school in history to hold 100 NCAA titles.
May 14, 2007
More black students say they will enroll
More Black Students Say They Will EnrollThe number of African-American students intending to enroll in UCLA's fall freshman 2007 class has nearly doubled compared to last year.
May 11, 2007
Digital World
Digital WorldDigital technology is transforming teaching at UCLA.
May 9, 2007
Kids ask the darnedest things
Kids Ask the Darnedest ThingsThe Kids' Talk Web site from Mattel Childrens Hospital answers "icky questions" and more for children and parents.
May 2, 2007
Death Pit
Death PitA "death pit," mass burial mound in south-central Turkey has archeologists trying to piece together a mystery.
May 1, 2007
Virginia Tech: Could it happen here?
Virginia Tech: Could it Happen Here?Plans in place to safeguard campus
Apr 23, 2007
Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone April 27
Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone April 27Yahoo! war correspondent comes to campus with "A War of Conflict" documentary.
Apr 23, 2007
Iran at the Movies
Iran at the Movies"Nose, Iranian Style" is one of a dozen films showing in the 17th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema , presented by UCLA's Film and Television Archive.
Apr 18, 2007
Celebrating Jackie Robinson
Celebrating Jackie RobinsonThere are famous Bruins. There are great Bruins. There are Bruins who make a difference every day in every way in every possible field. But Jackie Robinson changed the world.
Apr 12, 2007
More Minorities in First Holistic Admission Class
More Minorities in First Holistic Admission ClassAfrican Americans make up 3.4% of Fall 2007 admits.
Apr 6, 2007
Killer of Sheep
Killer of Sheep Makes TV DebutThe story of the best new 30-year-old movie of 2007
Apr 5, 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
Solutions for Our City
Solutions for Our CityThe Spring 2007 Anderson Forecast: Solutions for Our City, looked at ways to make L.A. a better city.
Apr 3, 2007
Road to Ruins
Temezret, TunisiaAncient ruins and modern menace collide on an extraordinary UCLA Alumni Association journey to North Africa.
Apr 1, 2007
Final Four Is Twice As Nice
Final Four Is Twice As NiceIt's time for Ben Ball, the sequel. For the second consecutive year, and the first time since the storied Wooden Era, UCLA has made it to back-to-back Final Fours.
Mar 26, 2007
It's not TV, it's John Wooden on TV
It's not TV, it's John Wooden on TVBe sure to catch "The UCLA Dynasty," an HBO documentary about legendary basketball coach John Wooden.
Mar 20, 2007
Reading, Writing and Rock 'n' Roll
Reading, Writing and Rock 'n' RollGreg Graffin, frontman for Bad Religion, who holds a Ph.D. from Cornell, is a UCLA professor.
Mar 20, 2007
Alumni connect at Women's Conference
Alumni connect at Women's ConferenceNearly 300 women grads made new connections at this year's conference.
Mar 15, 2007
"How do I say this?" wins
'How do I say this?' WinsA team from UCLA wins the student Web Award at the SXSW Interactive Festival.
Mar 14, 2007
Romance in the Ivory Tower
Romance in the Ivory TowerLike speech, writes a UCLA psychology professor, romance in the ivory tower is a fundamental right.
Mar 7, 2007
UCLA Insiders Dish on Working the Oscars
UCLA Insiders Dish on Working the OscarsBruins help make the 79th Academy Awards a successful show.
Feb 22, 2007
Art + Activism
Art + ActivismPeter Sellars talks art, politics and truth-telling in a kick-off lecture.
Feb 15, 2007
Super Bowl Ads? No-Brainers
Super Bowl Ads? No-BrainersUCLA researchers scanned the brains of five men and five women as they watched Super Bowl commercials and found that several ads stimulated anxiety and fear rather than pleasant emotions.
Feb 5, 2007
Equality Gap Still Exists Among Black and White Californians
Equality Gap Still Exists Among Black and White CaliforniansA group of California lawmakers vowed to improve college preparation for African Americans, access to better jobs and even the availability of healthier foods in their communities.
Jan 31, 2007
First UCLA Death in Iraq
First UCLA Death in Iraq2nd Lt. Mark Daily, a 2005 UCLA grad, died Jan. 15 from a roadside improvised explosive device in Mosul, Iraq.
Jan 25, 2007
Brass Tracks
Brass TracksTheir sound was American music at its grooviest. Now Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass are revisited in UCLA's A&M Records Collection.
Jan 10, 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
And the Bruin Academy Award winners are ...
And the Bruin Academy Award Winners Are...The 79th Annual Academy Awards winners include several Bruins.
Jan 1, 2007
New Chancellor Gene Block
New Chancellor Gene BlockGene Block, provost at University of Virginia and accomplished neurobiologist, will take the lead at UCLA this summer.
Dec 21, 2006
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
Sweet Smell of Success
Sweet Smell of SuccessBruins bury the Trojans in an historic Rose Bowl triumph
Dec 4, 2006
Bruin Box Office
Bruin Box OfficeWill Oscar honor '06 hits? Meanwhile, Coppola, Schrader, Payne and Verbinski's Pirates prep '07 launches
Nov 22, 2006
The Oprah Effect
The Oprah EffectAppearances on talk shows can actually pump up political candidates' chances with viewers they may not otherwise be reaching, says a new UCLA study.
Nov 7, 2006
Winston Doby on Admissions and African Americans
Winston Doby on Admissions and African AmericansThe veteran UCLA and UC administrator and educator offers a primer.
Oct 19, 2006
Life in L.A.: Tackling the Tough Problems
Life in L.A.: Tackling the Tough ProblemsAn All-Star team of faculty from across the campus is ready to tackle social disparity everywhere it exists.
Oct 12, 2006
Lonely No More
Lonely No MoreLonelygirl15's co-creator on how to become an Internet phenom.
Oct 5, 2006
It's Official: We're Really Good
It's Official: We're Really GoodThis summer's college rankings all agree that UCLA is one of the nation's best.
Sep 12, 2006
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
Dead Tired
Dead TiredA new documentary exposes the perils of movie production and why nothing has been done to make film sets safer.
Jul 28, 2006
Love's Labors Won
Love's Labors WonLittle Miss Sunshine makes it to the big screen.
Jul 21, 2006
Monster Man
Monster ManGil Kenan MFA '02 helms Monster House for Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis
Jul 14, 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
Inside the "Crazy" World of Danger Mouse
Inside the 'Crazy' World of Danger MouseHit producer Brian Burton, a.k.a. Danger Mouse, talks with KCRW's Jason Bentley at UCLA's Hammer Museum.
Jun 21, 2006
Dance in Cuba Interview
Dance in Cuba InterviewBruin alum Gil Garcetti talks about his "Dance in Cuba" photography, featured in a Fowler Museum exhibit.
Jun 1, 2006
UCLA's Peaceful Warrior
UCLA's Peaceful WarriorScott Mechlowicz '03 hits hard in The Peaceful Warrior, shot at UCLA, which brings him to home turf after graduation from UCLA's Conservatory Acting Program.
May 30, 2006
Water World Gives UCLA Number 99
Water World Gives UCLA Number 99What could be sweeter: Bruins beat USC to win the national title in women's water polo. It's UCLA's 99th NCAA championship.
May 15, 2006
Championship U
Championship USurprising Bruins beat Penn State to earn the volleyball title. It's UCLA's 98th team championship.
May 8, 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
Day Laborer conference webcast
Day Laborer conference webcastUCLA's Capitol Hill briefing on day labor was recorded by the California Institute for Federal Policy Research.
Apr 1, 2006
Shane Acker's Oscar-nom'd film
ackerSee the trailer for 9, Shane Acker's stop-motion animated vision of a dystopian future.
Apr 1, 2006
Kaufman Kicks Up Its Heels - Now and Then
Kaufman Kicks Up Its Heels - Now and ThenThe 1932 Women's Gymnasium is reborn as Glorya Kaufman Hall, home of UCLA's dance department, World Arts and Cultures.
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


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