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Back Issue - January 2010


The Traffic Whisperer
trafficwhisperer Doctoral candidate Eric Morris M.A. '06 left the lights of Hollywood to become an urban scholar, and has since found a starring role on The New York Times' Freakonomics blog.
Jan 1, 2010
Social Study
The UCLA Community School brings opportunity and education to kids who might otherwise fall through the cracks.
Jan 1, 2010
On Exhibit: Soundsuits
soundsuit What do you get in an exhibit mixing art, fashion, and sound? Nick Cave's soundsuits obscure the person inside the suit to make all the wearers equal – and equally noisy.
Jan 1, 2010
Family Values: Play Dates
playdates It's never to early to start thinking about summer plans for your child — and UCLA offers a wide variety of options.
Jan 1, 2010
The Kids are All Right
kidsThanks in part to some determined parents in 1970, UCLA's Early Care and Education is taking care of some of the youngest Bruins. Top faculty credit ECE with helping them balance career and family.
Jan 1, 2010
Well Served
volunteerNearly 1,000 Bruins served the Los Angeles community in UCLA's first Volunteer Day.
Jan 1, 2010
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
Arts on Fire
The boundaries of art are questioned and pushed to the extreme by the creative minds in UCLA's School of the Arts and Architecture.
Jan 1, 2010
Mind Openers: Flights of Fancy
flightsoffancy Spend an evening with Neil Gaiman, and watch your imagination take flight.
Jan 1, 2010
Skid Row Angels
skid rowThe UCLA School of Nursing Health Center touches the lives of the sick and needy in downtown Los Angeles.
Jan 1, 2010
Cinematic: Bruin Box Office: Alien Concepts
alienconcepts From the blue cats in Avatar to the Disney fairytale The Princess and the Frog, Bruins helped create some of this holiday season's most exciting movies.
Jan 1, 2010
Bruins in Blue
These officers who protect and serve with the LAPD have one thing in common — they are all Bruins.
Jan 1, 2010
Suicide Watch
Economic hardship may be a factor in the rising suicide rate among a surprising age group — middle-aged adults.
Jan 1, 2010
Stunts and Circuses
Crazy stunts, flips, and falls are just part of the job for these Bruin gymnasts.
Jan 1, 2010
Leader of the Brands
Jim StengelThe former global marketer for Procter & Gamble put products into virtually every home on the planet. Get Jim Stengel's priceless advice.
Jan 1, 2010
Get Ready: Blue and Golden Opportunities
blueandgolden Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Bruin? Check out what the UCLA Alumni Association offers.
Jan 1, 2010
New America
The Ethnic Studies centers at UCLA have done more than tackle cultural clashes — for forty years, these centers have been on the forefront of New America, a multicultural society brimming with endless possibilities.
Jan 1, 2010
Yum Yum!
Nom NomTake a bite out of the food-truck craze with Nom Nom Truck, created by UCLA alumni.
Jan 1, 2010
Build A Bigger Brain
BrainDo people that meditate really have bigger brains?
Jan 1, 2010
Good Sports: Talent on Track
talentontrack UCLA's new track coach Mike Maynard is ready to chase after a championship.
Jan 1, 2010
Being Bruin: By the Numbers
Think you know UCLA history better than Joe Bruin? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
Jan 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Spirit and Soul
spiritandsoul For more than 70 years, these acts have been gospel and R&B legends.
Jan 1, 2010
iShoot iPhone!
Technology ushers in a new way to look at UCLA.
Jan 1, 2010
Good Dogs
Therapy DogThis is a different kind of medicine — furry friends that bring smiles to hospital patients.
Jan 1, 2010