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Back Issue - January 2016


Waxman: Still Reasons to be Hopeful
Waxman: Still Reasons to be HopefulThe retired Congressman advised students to get involved and remain optimistic.
Feb 19, 2016
UCLA’s Sustainability Grand Challenge Awarded $1.2 Million
UCLA’s Sustainability Grand Challenge Awarded $1.2 MillionProjects funded include development of smart grids, conversion of wastewater to freshwater and a study of the consequences of bike sharing.
Feb 19, 2016
Student Activism Higher than Ever
Student Activism Higher than EverUCLA’s annual freshman survey finds the percentage of incoming students likely to participate in protests at an all-time high.
Feb 18, 2016
A House for All Voices
A House for All Voices U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera ’72 invites the nation to come together to create an “epic poem.”
Jan 19, 2016
Toys on a Mission
Toys on a MissionTwo Bruins created a stuffed animal line on behalf of endangered species.
Jan 1, 2016
Chemistry Test
Chemistry TestAssistant Professor Patrick Allard and his colleagues have found a new way to test the toxicity of everyday chemicals.
Jan 1, 2016
Of Moods and Madness
Kay Redfield Jamison '71Kay Redfield Jamison knows depressive illnesses as both a patient and a doctor.
Jan 1, 2016
The Modern Mismatch
The Modern MismatchPeter Whybrow says our culture is fundamentally at odds with the way our brains work.
Jan 1, 2016
Honoring Adolescence
Honoring AdolescenceBetween ages 12 and 24, the brain undergoes tremendous change and is primed for innovative thinking.
Jan 1, 2016
Crime is No Match for Math
Crime is No Match for MathUCLA professors' algorithms help police departments predict when and where robberies and other felonies may occur.
Jan 1, 2016
A Solution for Pudgy Pets
A Solution for Pudgy PetsEntrepreneur Michael Landa M.B.A. '95 wants your pet to eat better too.
Jan 1, 2016
Fit for All
Fit for AllUCLA is a partner in fighting childhood obesity.
Jan 1, 2016
Notable Quotable
Notable QuotableDr. John Mazziotta weighs in on the need for brain researchers to never give up the search for answers.
Jan 1, 2016
Ahead of Its Time
Ahead of Its TimeThe UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute pioneered the idea of interdisciplinary research.
Jan 1, 2016
Winter 2016 Happenings
Winter 2016 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2016
Get the Picture: The UCLA Brain Mapping Center
Get the Picture: The UCLA Brain Mapping CenterBrain mapping technology could mean breakthrough treatments for some of the world’s most devastating diseases.
Jan 1, 2016
Heads Up
Heads UpSports concussions have finally been brought to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness.
Jan 1, 2016
Gray Matters
Gray MattersWe are beginning to unlock the mysteries of the mind, and the implications are extraordinary.
Jan 1, 2016
Hope is Real: The UCLA Depression Grand Challenge
Hope is Real: The UCLA Depression Grand ChallengeUCLA scientists have launched a historic effort to tackle and treat depression.
Jan 1, 2016
Future Thinking
Future ThinkingThe founding director of UCLA’s Brain Mapping Center is now overseeing the campus’ huge medical enterprise.
Jan 1, 2016
Small Fish, Big Science
Small Fish, Big ScienceJeff Bronstein works with tiny zebrafish in studying movement disorders.
Jan 1, 2016
On the Frontiers of Science
On the Frontiers of ScienceFor more than 50 years UCLA has been advancing the extraordinary field of neuroscience.
Jan 1, 2016
Brotherly Love
Brotherly Love When a young patient at Mattel Children’s Hospital posted a sign in her window, the fraternity across the street took note.
Dec 11, 2015