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Back Issue - April 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
"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
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
Breaking Good: B-boys Battle at UCLA
Breaking Good Some of the West Coast's best break-dancing "crews" came to campus to dance it out in BreakLA 2012.
Apr 1, 2012
New Head of NPR: A Bruin
Gary Knell Gary Knell's track record includes a successful stint on Sesame Street.
Apr 1, 2012
A Weapon to Fight Crime? Try Math
Crime FightingSoftware developed at UCLA predicts when and where crime may occur.
Apr 1, 2012
Bear Wear: Stylish Around the World
Bear WearUCLA apparel is coveted in places that might surprise you.
Apr 1, 2012
Bruin Tracks: The Return of the Olympians
Bruin Olympians At Alumni Day, hear from Bruins who have won medals over the years.
Apr 1, 2012
UCLA's New Coach: Football In His Blood
Jim Mora Jim Mora has been living and breathing the sport all his life.
Apr 1, 2012
Curtain Up: Who are the “Good People?”
Good People Fresh from Broadway, this drama pits “haves” against “have-nots.”
Apr 1, 2012
Keeping Kids Cyber-Safe
Cyber SafeLearn strategies to detect and prevent Internet bullying.
Apr 1, 2012
Death to Tooth Decay?
Death to Tooth Decay An anti-bacterial mouthwash joins the cavity-fighting lollipop.
Apr 1, 2012
Family Values: Making the Fowler Kid-Friendly
Fowler Concerts Introduce children to art through programs, games and family guide.
Apr 1, 2012
From Garvey to Obama
Robert Hill Historian Robert Hill says the activist’s impact still echoes through the decades.
Apr 1, 2012
Get Ready: Graduation Primer for Parents
Graduation Primer Dos and don'ts for surviving commencement weekend.
Apr 1, 2012
Stained Glass Splendor on Campus

Stained Glass Splendor Some shots of UCLA’s more splendid side.
Apr 1, 2012
Mind Openers: New Novel Debunks Old Myth
Memoirs of a Porcupine Professor’s latest book was inspired by a scary children’s story.
Apr 1, 2012
Land Art: Created from the Earth
Land Art This exhibition of works from natural materials was curated by a UCLA professor.
Apr 1, 2012
Movement As Medicine
Warrior PoseStretch yourself with this challenging pose.
Apr 1, 2012
New Dennis Hopper Bio: A Labor of Love
Peter WinklerSeverely disabled, Bruin Peter Winkler tapped out the story with a chopstick.
Apr 1, 2012
A Conference Center Could Be Coming Soon
Conference Center Plans are underway to build a full-service hotel on campus.
Apr 1, 2012
Women's Volleyball Makes Its Own History
Women's Volleyball These champions have won seven national titles.
Apr 1, 2012
Cinematic: Festival Showcases New Film, Theater Works
TFT Festival UCLA students present their latest productions.
Apr 1, 2012
Immigration: Now and in the Future
Immigration A multidisciplinary look at a hot-button issue as it is today and may be tomorrow.
Apr 1, 2012
Al Scates: 50 Years of Bruin Volleyball
Al Scates UCLA's winningest coach closes a victorious half-century.
Apr 1, 2012
Good Sports: Spring Scrimmage
Spring Scrimmage Can’t wait for football? Get an early look at the new Bruin season.
Apr 1, 2012
Savoring Spring, Bruin-Style
Savoring Spring A seasonal guide to Bruin-related eateries, river tours, yoga getaways and more.
Apr 1, 2012
Team Rubicon: Disaster Relief
Team Rubicon These volunteers race to provide medical aid to those most in need.
Apr 1, 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