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Back Issue - January 2011

Bruins in Love

Jan 1, 2012
Curtain Up: Summer Splash
summersplash What does Coach Kondos Field do when gymnastics season is over? She runs off with the "Cirque."
Jul 1, 2011
Mind Openers: Peel This
peelthis Who knows what's really news these days and what isn't? Editors of The Onion excel in blurring already fine lines.
Jan 1, 2011
Get Ready: Vending Virtues
vendingvirtues Hungry for a tasty treat on campus? Here's where to find UCLA's best vending machines.
Jan 1, 2011
On Exhibit: Art and Remembrance
artremembrance Inspired by a beloved UCLA professor, the director of the Fowler Museum brings Central Nigerian art to Westwood.
Jan 1, 2011
Family Values: Handmade Music
handmademusic With enough Grateful Dead influence, the Dan Zanes & Friends concerts at Royce Hall in March should be just zany enough for the entire family to enjoy.
Jan 1, 2011
Bruin Tracks: Road Shows
roadshows From coast to coast, UCLA On The Road brings the best of campus to alumni.
Jan 1, 2011
Natural Habitat: Inside Job
Architectural Historian Thomas HinesAn authority on modern-design master Richard Neutra, UCLA architectural historian Thomas Hines literally can't leave his work at the office.
Jan 1, 2011
Good Sports: Diving Boards and Box Office
divingboards An aspiring filmmaker and an internationally recognized diver, Bruin Karina Silva dreams of representing Spain in the 2012 Olympics.
Jan 1, 2011
Bruins on Broadway
Bruins performers on BroadwayFrom UCLA to the Great White Way: Stage stars who started in Westwood tell all.
Jan 1, 2011
Ergonomics Made Easy
Back pain illustrationThe office may not seem like a high-risk environment, but desk-job ailments go way beyond papercuts. Avoid serious injury and make long workdays more comfortable and with tips from the UCLA Ergonomics Program.
Jan 1, 2011
Cinematic: Dirty and Savage: Fresh Film Faces
filmfaces Student-film workshops to full-length features: Three recent UCLA grads get a taste of breakthrough success with their first feature films.
Jan 1, 2011
Close Campus Encounters
Lights are beaming up from behind Royce HallLights beaming up behind Royce Hall illuminate the launch of a true Bruin Welcome week.
Jan 1, 2011
Peace Work
UCLA and the Corps celebrate their long partnership with an on-campus tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps.
Jan 1, 2011
Earth Man
Laurence C. SmithIs it time to move? In 2050 when global warming devastates most of the world, previously frozen northern climes will become the envy of the world as melting tundra releases locked-up natural resources, Prof. Laurence Smith predicts in his new book, The World in 2050.
Jan 1, 2011
Curtain Up: Hailing Hadelich
hadelich Doctors told violin prodigy Augustin Hadelich he would never play again after he was maimed in a fire. A decade later, the 26-year-old is one of the most acclaimed violinists in the world.
Jan 1, 2011
Volunteer Army
UCLA Volunteer DayIt's only the second annual UCLA Volunteer Day, when thousands of students tackle projects across the county, but it already feels like tradition.
Jan 1, 2011
Song of Hope
Song of HopeA Bruin helped make "We Shall Overcome" one of the most important protest songs of all time.
Jan 1, 2011
Being Bruin: By the Numbers
1970s student with peace signThink you know about UCLA student life through the decades? Prove it in a quiz! (Judge for yourself on Q #8: was Kerckhoff even more fantastic in '79?)
Jan 1, 2011
No Ordinary Family
Hovannisian familyThe Hovannisian family has three generations of Bruins, but more remarkably, a story combining Armenian history with tragedy, memory and redemption.
Jan 1, 2011
The Faces of Change
Student looking up into sunset skyFive years since the number of African-American freshmen choosing to enter UCLA's incoming class dwindled to fewer than 100, an extraordinary effort among the entire university community has enrollment re-energized.
Jan 1, 2011
Miracles in the Making
Human Embryonic Stem CellCombine one dynamic leader, one visionary benefactor and an all-star team of scientists, and what do you get? Potentially life-changing and lifesaving breakthroughs in medical research.
Jan 1, 2011
Good Medicine: Affair of the Heart
Alan FogelmanAs a master detective of "good" cholesterol, UCLA's Alan Fogelman has spent his career tracking the true nature of this this elusive molecule. His latest case: how and why good cholesterol goes bad.
Jan 1, 2011
Who You Know
Who You KnowToss those old-school ideas about curfews and restrictions: A recent UCLA study contends a teen's BFFs can boost GPAs.
Jan 1, 2011
Higher Learning
Higher LearningOn the verge of a promotion, UCLA grad "Gint" Grusas traded tech for the priesthood: Now he's the new head of the Lithuanian diocese for military services
Jan 1, 2011
Teach Your Children Well
Ariella HermanIn its latest incarnation, the health-care literacy program at UCLA Anderson is getting rave reviews and dramatic results.
Jan 1, 2011