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Back Issue - July 2012


"Fathers of the Internet" named to new Internet Hall of Fame
InternetIn 1969, Professor Leonard Kleinrock and Vinton Cerf M.S. ’70, Ph.D. ’72 transmitted the first message between computers hundreds of miles apart.
Sep 11, 2012
Recipe for Starting a Family: Add Walnuts
Walnuts A UCLA study shows that this plant source of omega-3 improves sperm quality.
Aug 16, 2012
Bruins Shine in 2012 London Olympics
UCLA Olympics Six UCLA athletes, two coaches win gold for USA teams.
Aug 14, 2012
Center for the Art of Performance set to open its premiere season
CAP Tickets are on sale now for the first offerings by the program that evolved from UCLA Live.
Aug 14, 2012
UCLA Lab Ensures that Olympic Athletes are "Clean"
labDrug-testing center is one of only two in the nation accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Aug 3, 2012
Men Share in Care of Youngest Bruins
samtai About a dozen male students are getting an education they never expected at UCLA's three child care centers.
Jul 31, 2012
Shannon Garrison: TEP Alumna Goes the Extra Mile As Olympic Torchbearer
garrison Shannon Garrison ’96, TEP ’98, was one of five teachers to carry the Olympic torch this summer.
Jul 26, 2012
UCLA Sports Star on New Networks
pac12The new Pac-12 Networks launches Aug. 15 with one national and six regional networks. The inaugural year's schedule includes dozens of UCLA telecasts.
Jul 24, 2012
Going for the Gold
OlympicsFrom two incoming freshmen who have yet to attend a class on campus to an alumna who will be competing in her fifth Olympics, 32 Bruins are headed to London this summer.
Jul 24, 2012
Big Bang Star: A Multi-Talented Bruin
Mayim BialikActress Mayim Bialik ‘00, '07, who holds a UCLA Ph.D. in neuroscience, also provides scientific consultation to the show’s writers and producers.
Jul 12, 2012
East Meets West in UCLA Medicine
yinyang A leader in integrative healthcare, UCLA incorporates practices such as acupuncture and tai chi in a broader approach to solving illness.
Jul 1, 2012
Remember It Well: How to Learn Better
lifesignsbooks How to imprint impressions on your brain so you don't forget.
Jul 1, 2012
A Delicious Idea: Vegan Cuisine on Campus
sporkThe UCLA Dining team looked to these sisters to learn to cook vegan.
Jul 1, 2012
Integration: Containing Costs
StethoscopeThis fusion of East and West strategies is saving money and solving problems in the world of health.
Jul 1, 2012
Light for Light
mwangacandlesMike '08 and Becca Bateman are out to light the world.
Jul 1, 2012
Engineering Happiness
UCLA Professor Rakesh Sarin Mathematically speaking, it's not what we have that brings us joy.
Jul 1, 2012
I'd Like To Teach the World to Sell
music in advertisementsNew book is the first to tell the story of music in commercials.
Jul 1, 2012
Picture This: Singapore Heat
spicetableWhen a microbiologist realized his heart was really in a restaurant, he created one of downtown L.A.'s hottest eateries.
Jul 1, 2012
Start-up Standout
startupStartup UCLA helps get business ideas off the ground.
Jul 1, 2012
Fiat Luskin: New Award Recognizes Alumni Couple's Contributions
luskinMeyer '49 and Renee '53 Luskin receive the first Fiat Lux Award.
Jul 1, 2012
Summer 2012 Happenings
happ2012Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2012
Brother Bruin: The Extraordinary Life of Buck Compton
youngbuckcompton A Bruin who excelled on the battlefield, on the playing field and in the courtroom.
Jul 1, 2012
Chip Music Off The Old Blocks
chiptunes These tunes are created exclusively with "bleeps" and "bloops" from old video game consoles.
Jul 1, 2012
The Clutter Culture
owned boxesA multi-year study by UCLA's Center on Everyday Life of Families reveals contemporary suburban America as it really is.
Jul 1, 2012
About a Boy: Nancy Cartwright
Nancy CartwrightIn addition to voicing the iconic Simpsons character, Nancy Cartwright is an author, race car driver and mobile app creator.
Jul 1, 2012
Teo Ruiz: A Beautiful Mind
Teo RuizThis renowned UCLA history professor history returned to his native Cuba, where he was active in the Cuban Revolution.
Jul 1, 2012
Making Champions: UCLA Women's Head Coaches on the Secrets of Their Success
UCLA NCAA coachesFemale teams have won 14 of UCLA's last 18 NCAA titles. Four of their coaches discuss the pressures and rewards of what they do.
Jul 1, 2012
The Vegan Campus
veganthanksgivingVoted the most vegan campus in the country in 2010, UCLA offers food options that benefit the planet, the animals and the eaters.
Jul 1, 2012
Zoobiquity
zoobiquityCardiologist Barbara Natterson Horowitz's aha moment came when she realized a chimp's heart was just like her own.
Jul 1, 2012
Vegan Voices
Fish on a plateEthics, health and the environment are some of the reasons these Bruins have become vegan.
Jul 1, 2012