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Back Issue - January 2012


Trending Now: New Life for Urban Sidewalks
parklets Enhancing urban life and improving public health one parklet at a time.
May 18, 2012
Volleyball Legend Al Scates to Retire
Al ScatesComing soon: 50 years of dominance—the incredible legacy of UCLA men's volleyball coach, Al Scates.
Feb 23, 2012
TED Partnership to Advance Ideas
I love TEDUCLA Anderson School of Management and the nonprofit TED partner to launch a week-long pilot program on campus.
Feb 16, 2012
Studying Sinatra: Ol' Blue Eyes 101
frank sinatraA UCLA Extension class explores why we're still intrigued by the Chairman of the Board.
Feb 13, 2012
UCLA Trio Tees Off
kevin chappellThe Northern Trust Open begins Thursday in Pacific Palisades, and these Bruins would appreciate your support.
Feb 10, 2012
Wooden Legacy Goes Around the World
Immaculate Chocho Nalwadda and Caroline NyafwonoFour Ugandan coaches traveled to UCLA to learn more about the legendary coach.
Feb 7, 2012
Making Medicine More Zen
Donna KaranA new consciousness in health care is spreading through the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Jan 31, 2012
Keeping It Simple
Alexander PayneOscar contender Alexander Payne MFA '90 likes to imagine he's back in film school, with just the camera and the actor.
Jan 26, 2012
Bruins Shine Onscreen in Current Hits
Alexander PayneTalented UCLA alums show their stuff at your local movie house.
Jan 4, 2012
Light It Up
Light it upSo much light, so few panels. Why isn't there more solar power in sun-drenched Los Angeles? The technology is there, but the will is not. But that's changing fast.
Jan 1, 2012
Bruins In Love
Bruin coupleCupid has been busy at UCLA since Day One.
Jan 1, 2012
Digital Privacy
Keyboard illustrationUCLA leads the way in exploring the boundaries of digital privacy and how policymakers should protect us.
Jan 1, 2012
Driven by Data: Inventing a New Digital Art
Aaron KoblinFrom airplane patterns to Johnny Cash songs, techno-artist Aaron Koblin uses online data to explore new frontiers in digital arts.
Jan 1, 2012
Apocalypse Not Now
EdKruppDoomsday on 12/21/12? Not so, says the director of the Griffith Observatory.
Jan 1, 2012
Have Argument, Will Travel
ArgumentQTcartoonResearch shows that teen arguments at school carry over to home, and vice versa.
Jan 1, 2012
Makin' Bacon
LardonTruckThis food truck, conceived by a UCLA grad and her husband, is a rolling ode to the popular breakfast meat.
Jan 1, 2012
Different Tracks
ThomasTrainpromoA grown-up, live-action movie about Thomas the Tank Engine? Bruin Shane Acker will direct.
Jan 1, 2012
Hungry Eyes
TasteSpottingBlogThis scrumptious feast is calorie-free.
Jan 1, 2012
Into the Wild
IntoWildjan12How is urbanization affecting wildlife? UCLA research is finding out.
Jan 1, 2012
See Me, Heal Me
PlantDaltreyportraitTwo aging rock stars bring their Teenage Cancer Trust to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Jan 1, 2012
Let Freedom Tweet
JohnRailtonJohn Scott-Railton is an "urban planner." He's also the one who set up the live Twitter feeds in Egypt and Libya during the Arab Spring.
Jan 1, 2012
Being Bruin: By the Numbers
HailHillsjan12Think you know about UCLA athletics history? Here's your chance to prove it.
Jan 1, 2012
Firming Resolve
joggingcartoonlifesignsTips to keep your New Year's resolutions.
Jan 1, 2012
Cinematic: Spencer Tracy, Naturally
SpencerTracyThe UCLA Film & Television Archive brings Spencer Tracy back to the silver screen in a retrospective series.
Jan 1, 2012
Bruin Tracks: Art of the Interview
InterviewCartoonThe UCLA Alumni Association's Interview with a Bruin is a valuable career program for job-hunting students.
Jan 1, 2012
Good Sports: Meets and Music
MattieLarsonAs UCLA Gymnastics starts the season, this father-daughter duo make their mark.
Jan 1, 2012
Family Values: Giant Fun - The Sequel
ThereWillBeGiantsMake sure you catch this band's 30th anniversary at Royce Hall with the family.
Jan 1, 2012
On Exhibit: Map the World
MapofWorldThe Fowler Museum brings Alighiero e Boetti's famed wall-sized maps to Westwood.
Jan 1, 2012
Stretch Yourself: The Chair Pose
ChairPoseTry this yoga pose to strengthen your leg and back muscles and sense of balance.
Jan 1, 2012
Helping Parents Breathe Easier
Breathing babyNew book by head of UCLA's pediatric ear, nose and throat medicine, answers common questions about respiratory issues in children, newborn to five years.
Dec 15, 2011
Endpoint: Animal House
EndpointJan12You'd think that the animals at the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater would be more than entertaining, but illustrator Brian Rea found a different subject.
Dec 14, 2011