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Back Issue - July 2015


Breaking the Bad
Breaking the Bad Most people in recovery got help because someone was honest with them. But how do you approach those sensitive conversations?
Jul 1, 2015
Homes with Heart
Homes with Heart When the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami wiped out UCLA architecture and urban design chair Hitoshi Abe’s hometown of Sendai, Japan, he resolved to make the reconstructed city more people-friendly than the one destroyed.
Jul 1, 2015
Welcome to the Jungle
Welcome to the Jungle From Lithuania to Los Angeles and into the jungles of Costa Rica, a fascination with primates has taken Kotrina Kajokaite around the world.
Jul 1, 2015
Local Thought, Global Action
Local Thought Leaders and scholars around the world look to UCLA for the next breakthroughs and new trends. UCLA faculty, alumni and students set the pace in an increasingly interconnected world, driven by exciting new advances and fresh possibilities.
Jul 1, 2015
"Uncle Welton" in Westwood
Uncle Welton The legendary architect who defined much of the look of mid-20th century Los Angeles carved his vision into the UCLA campus, too.
Jul 1, 2015
Pounding the Pavement
Pounding the Pavement UCLA’s underground parking structures make a perfect rehearsal space for hip hop dancers
Jul 1, 2015
Big Ideas Inside the Suprastudio
Suprastudio In the hangar where Howard Hughes built the "Spruce Goose”, UCLA architecture students are designing an almost unimaginable future.
Jul 1, 2015
Monkey Business
Monkey Business Braving floods, fires and swarms of vampire mosquitoes, UCLA Professor Susan Perry has spent 25 years chasing capuchin monkeys through the jungles of Costa Rica. Her data have transformed what we know about these fascinating primates — and include enough stories of power, envy, lust and greed to keep a telenovela on air for many seasons.
Jul 1, 2015
A Bruin Guide to an Offbeat Summer
Bruin Guide Summer’s on the horizon. Kicking back. Hitting the road. Bound for the beach. With a little help from your fellow Bruins, some truly unique experiences are just waiting to be yours.
Jul 1, 2015
Atom Smashers
 Atom Smashers UCLA physicists study big questions at the large Hadron Collider.
Jul 1, 2015
He Speaks Tooth
He Speaks the Tooth Craig Woods uses improv techniques to teach dental students how to read patients' emotions.
Jul 1, 2015
Training in Title Town
Training in Title Town Filipino Fighter Manny Pacquiao chose to train at Drake Stadium for his bout with Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Jul 1, 2015
All in the UC Family
All in the UC Family The new chancellor of UC Irvine is a three-time UCLA grad.
Jul 1, 2015
Saving Ladino
Saving Ladino Bryan Kirschen is out to preserve and protect this ancient language.
Jul 1, 2015
Big Cats, Big City
The wildest Angelenos are not starlets or movie moguls.
Jul 1, 2015
New Classroom Beats
This Bruin wants to modernize music education.
Jul 1, 2015
Summer 2015 Happenings
A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2015
Always a Bridesmaid
Kelsey Doorey vowed to make weddings less expensive for bridal attendants.
Jul 1, 2015
Not Only on Campus
UCLA’s physical presence extends far beyond Westwood — to studios, clinics, recreational facilities, research stations and more.
Jul 1, 2015