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Back Issue - October 2012

Telling the Forgotten Stories of American Education
Mike RoseMike Rose merges scholarship and storytelling to focus on the less-visible learners and the promise of second chances.
Oct 31, 2012
Dancing with the (Gymnastics) Stars
annali Despite a nearly disastrous injury while training for the Olympics, gymnast Anna Li '11 took on a grueling tour schedule.
Oct 2, 2012
How Do Newsrooms "Call" Elections?
forumelection Amid the frenzy of Election Day, how do broadcasters decide which candidate has carried a state?
Oct 1, 2012
Rise of the Rocketeers
DragonEight Bruins have become astronauts, seven on manned missions.
Oct 1, 2012
A Homegrown Health-Care Success Story
LIHPThe UCLA Center for Health Policy Research tracks the success of low income health-care programs.
Oct 1, 2012
Knock It Off
Knock OffProfessor Kal Raustiala's new book says imitation can be the most sincere form of innovation.
Oct 1, 2012
Not Your Average Dish
AverageSara O'Donnell's rapid-fire cooking blog draws 75,000 to 100,000 views per month.
Oct 1, 2012
Lights, Camera, China!
Move EyeThese Bruin brothers make Chinese-language comedies and English-language adaptations of action-packed Chinese stories.
Oct 1, 2012
A Star Is Reborn: The New Pauley
PauleyAfter two-and-a-half years of renovation, UCLA's most venerated structure will open its doors again in October.
Oct 1, 2012
Mind and Machine: Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence
Mind and MachineUCLA scientists and engineers are studying how to build “thinking” machines—and how they will impact human society.
Oct 1, 2012
The Great Pumpkin: A UCLA History of Halloween
PumpkinThe spookiest holiday of the year is not what it used to be.
Oct 1, 2012
Dreams Made Here
Dream FundFondest wishes are coming true, thanks to the generosity of the Dream Fund.
Oct 1, 2012
Lighten Up
Lighten UpCan you feed your children a healthy diet without fighting a constant battle?
Oct 1, 2012
Direct Action
DuvernayAva DuVernay is the first African-American woman to be named best director at the Sundance Film Festival.
Oct 1, 2012
On the Campaign Trail
VavreckIn her new book, Lynn Vavreck brings academic insight into the hurly-burly of an American election.
Oct 1, 2012
Game Change: Ann Meyers Drysdale
meyersHer superior athleticism made stardom a slam dunk for Ann Meyers Drysdale.
Oct 1, 2012
Fall 2012 Happenings
MeetVeraStark Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2012
Just a Minuet
MinuetVintage dance fans learn classics such as the Minuet and the Virginia Reel in the Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA.
Oct 1, 2012
Google to Top Gun Techie
TopShot"/Bruin Chris Cheng '03, went from Google project manager to winner of the History Channel's Top Shot reality show competition.
Oct 1, 2012
Do Facial Features Reveal Political Party?
palinwaving When it comes to female politicians, apparently you can judge a book by its cover.
Sep 28, 2012
Dreams of Fields
FieldsThis Canadian basketball star chose UCLA over a slew of other colleges that wanted her.
Sep 25, 2012
Community Service With a Smile
Volunteer DayUCLA’s annual Volunteer Day takes thousands of new Bruins into the community to work at schools, parks, food banks and more.
Sep 18, 2012