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Back Issue - January 2007


Block on Board
Chancellor Gene Block"Things that seem impossible, he makes happen," says a colleague at the University of Virginia about UCLA's new chancellor. Meet Gene Block, up close and personal.
Jul 1, 2007
Upward Bound
Gbenga Elehinafe in Engineering buildingDespite challenges - social, demographic and political - UCLA remains a beacon of hope for first generation students, all building their on version of the American dream.
Apr 1, 2007
Galaxy Quests
StarsNASA's got a wingman: UCLA, whose scientists are helping to unlock the secrets of the universe on dozens of missions.
Jan 1, 2007
Get Ready: Traveling Show
Get Ready: Traveling ShowTake a walking tour of engaging artwork tucked away in some surprising places.
Jan 1, 2007
Bruin Tracks: Back to School
Bruin Tracks: Back to SchoolThe Bruin Family Experience gives alumni a chance to reconnect with UCLA, and gives their families an opportunity to experience life as a Bruin.
Jan 1, 2007
Cinematic: Wilder Things
Cinematic: Wilder ThingsThe impressive new theater at the Hammer Museum is as spectacular as the incredible number of films it will be able to select from for screening.
Jan 1, 2007
Eureka!
Light bulb with blue backgroundStem cell research. The iPod. Forensic DNA. Search engines. The faculties of UCLA and UC Berkeley choose 25 brilliant California ideas that changed our world.
Jan 1, 2007
Paper Trails
Old Daily Bruin issueHow the Daily Bruin made waves, made history and became one of the best-known college newspapers in America.
Jan 1, 2007
An African Love Affair
Visual culture scholars Allen and Polly Roberts have spent two lifetimes studying the hidden cultures and timeless beauty of Africa.
Jan 1, 2007
Secret Sports
Paddler Winnie Siu with teammatesAll those NCAA titles get the glory. But 1,000 athletes also compete in Club Sports like Dragon Boat Racing and Women's Ultimate Frisbee.
Jan 1, 2007
Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood
Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood"Slava's Snowshoe," an award-winning theatrical extravaganza, will leave audiences dizzy with delight.
Jan 1, 2007
On Exhibit: Dress for Success
On Exhibit: Dress for Success"Mark Art/Stop AIDS" promoting AIDS awareness and prevention comes to campus.
Jan 1, 2007