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Back Issue - April 2015

Virtually On Campus
YouVisit New online tour of UCLA is almost like being there.
Apr 27, 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
West Words — How the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program changed my life (and maybe yours, too)
The UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is the largest and most comprehensive continuing education creative writing and screenwriting program in the world. It’s an incubator for talent, a creative community, and a catalyst for Los Angeles’ thriving literary scene. Samantha Dunn, an alumna of the program, teacher and esteemed author shares an inside view.
Apr 1, 2015
Mental Crossfit
Mental Crossfit Does working out do your brain good? Can food choices keep us mentally alert? Does working crossword puzzles or Sudoku really help? Dr. Gary Small ’73 of the UCLA Longevity Center offers pointers for staying mentally fit.
Apr 1, 2015
Must-See Cult TV
Must-See Cult TV Bruin Drew Greenberg loved storytelling more than anything, but never dreamed he could make it a career. Yet he has written for some of the most iconic characters in recent TV history.
Apr 1, 2015
The Compassion Effect: How Social Activism Is Changing Everything
The Compassion Effect Doing well by doing good is increasingly the go-to strategy for everything from marketing to entertainment. The phenomenon is being driven by millennials, the world’s first digital generation, now busily reimagining every aspect of our society.
Apr 1, 2015
Movement and the Mind
Movement and the Mind UCLA Dance Professor Janet O’Shea found a second love — an obsession, really — in martial arts. She discovered that both forms require thinking with your body, organizing movement and learning to adapt.
Apr 1, 2015
Hunting Hidden Treasures
Hunting Hidden Treasures Take a different kind of campus tour by scoping out lesser-known landmarks you may never have noticed.
Apr 1, 2015
Institutional Memory
Institutional Memory Since UCLA began as the “southern branch” of the University of California —almost a satellite campus for the southern region — it has evolved into a world-class research university in its own right. Longtime professors remember the growing pains and share what they see for the future.
Apr 1, 2015
True Colors: Hollywood's Diversity Dilemma
True Colors For the second year in a row, the Hollywood Diversity Report from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA shows that the percentage of nonwhite and female talent and executives in the entertainment industry remains distressingly low, despite a direct correlation between diversity and bottom-line success.
Apr 1, 2015
Spring 2015 Happenings
An exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2015
Doc 'n' Roll
These busy physicians really are rock stars.
Apr 1, 2015
A Race Against Time
Conservation students apply both science and art to preserve priceless artifacts.
Apr 1, 2015
Why Zebras Have Stripes
The patterns on these descendants of the horse really do serve a purpose.
Apr 1, 2015
Inspired by Bruin Style
UCLA Clothing wants to bring Westwood college lifestyle to the rest of the world.
Apr 1, 2015
Interview with The Coach Wooden Statue: Stand And Deliver
The Coach Wooden statue says what’s on his mind.
Apr 1, 2015
Safe Haven for Young Victims
The Stuart House provides a warm refuge for children who have suffered sexual abuse.
Apr 1, 2015
Nothing But Net
Water Polo Men's Water Polo defeated USC to win UCLA's 112th NCAA title.
Apr 1, 2015
Vino Virtuosos
UCLA Anderson Wine Club helps MBA students prepare for careers in the hospitality industry.
Apr 1, 2015
Brain Game
Braing Game At Art|Sci Center, artists, scientists and musicians come together to explore the human mind.
Feb 23, 2015