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Back Issue - January 2015


Joe Bruin appears on 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon
Joe Bruin The UCLA mascot was invited to take part in a friendly dance-off with USC's Tommy Trojan on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on NBC. We know who won.
Feb 11, 2015
Science and Storytelling
The Exchange The Exchange, based at UCLA, helps movie makers get science right.
Jan 28, 2015
Internet of Everything
Internet of Everything Research at UCLA is automating objects that will change our lives, transforming complex tech into things that are both useful and intelligent.
Jan 15, 2015
Primary System Report Card
Primary System Report Card California's new way of selecting candidates may not work as intended.
Jan 15, 2015
Back in Business
Back in Business These men faced the risk of losing the activities they love most ... until UCLA surgeons came to the rescue.
Jan 15, 2015
Let the River Run
Let the River Run The long-neglected L.A. river — dismissed by many as a concrete flood-control ditch — is quickly giving rise to Los Angeles’ version of Central Park
Jan 15, 2015
Paint the Town
Paint the Town Street artist, muralist, designer and entrepreneur. Featured on MTV and cited by LA Weekly in its “People 2014” issue as an Angeleno to watch. Allison “Hueman” Torneros ’08 has made a colorful splash since graduating from UCLA. A lot of colorful splashes, in fact.
Jan 15, 2015
Galactic Vision
Galactiv VisionThe Thirty Meter Telescope at the peak of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano will allow us to see further and deeper into the universe than ever before. When the giant telescope goes operational in 2024, Bruin researchers and students will have access to the most powerful eye ever cast toward the sky.
Jan 15, 2015
A Tale of New Cities
A Tale of New Cities When Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris came to the U.S. from Greece, she noticed that Americans don’t really use their cities’ outdoor spaces. Working as an architect, she soon felt compelled to get outside of structures, so she transitioned into urban design. Today the urban planning professor’s interests span from the smallest places in a city, such as parklets, to larger infrastructures, such as high-speed rail.
Jan 15, 2015
Drama King
Drama King Kenneth Macgowan's tenure at UCLA was his fourth career.
Jan 15, 2015
Good as Gold
Good as Gold Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold '82 makes his film debut at the Sundance Festival.
Jan 14, 2015
Entertaining Change
Entertaining ChangeWhy not make information accessible and compelling?
Jan 1, 2015
Polar Expression
Polar ExpressionArtist Lita Albuquerque created the first large-scale work ever installed in Antarctica.
Jan 1, 2015
Muggles for the Camera
Muggles for the Camera UCLA has its own award-winning Quidditch team.
Jan 1, 2015
Fifty Students, Eleven Majors, One Mission
Fifty Students Constructing the first satellite built entirely at UCLA was a team effort.
Jan 1, 2015
Venture With Virtue
Venture With a Virtue These recent grads won a $400,000 validation of their idea.
Jan 1, 2015
Losing for Two
Losing for Two If you’ve struggled with your weight and can’t seem to stick to any workout plan, you’re not alone — and for a pair of UCLA relationship experts, that’s exactly the point that most people miss.
Dec 15, 2014
Window Wonder
Window Wonder Patients at Mattel Children's Hospital love these grime fighters.
Dec 15, 2014
Winter 2015 Happenings
Happenings Winter 2015 An exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports
Dec 15, 2014
Celebrating the Two-Wheeler
Bicycles The Fowler Museum joins with campus cycling organizations to salute the evolution of the bicycle from its earliest days.
Dec 1, 2014
Robert Heinecken: Still Inspiring Debate
Robert Heinecken The work of the groundbreaking artist and UCLA professor continues to raise questions.
Dec 1, 2014