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Back Issue - October 2013

Stationed in Los Angeles
Stationed in Los AngelesMetro terminals across the city offer some of the best viewing of public art, much of it created by Bruins.
Oct 1, 2014
Beloved Alumni Cheerleader Hangs Up His Hat and Retires His Bell
Alumni Cheerleader Geof Strand to Retire His Bell at Season’s EndFor 38 years, Geof Strand has rallied "every man, every woman and child" at UCLA football games.
Nov 19, 2013
Bruin Named Teacher of the Year
jesusgutierrezjrJesús Gutierrez's students say he cares about their lives, as well as their academic achievement.
Nov 18, 2013
From Bruins to Clippers
Bruin ClippersTheir NBA careers have brought these former UCLA hoops stars back to Los Angeles.
Nov 15, 2013
Fowler Museum Gains Collection of Elite Objects from the Congo
An Extraordinary Gift for the Fowler Museum on its Birthday Jay T. Last and Deborah '60 donated an array of masks, spoons, and baskets.
Nov 7, 2013
Alexander Payne's New Film Takes Him Home
Bruin Alexander Payne's New Film Takes Him HomeBoth the story and the setting of Nebraska are close to the heart of the meticulous director.
Oct 17, 2013
200 Motels: Bruins Help Bring Quirky Frank Zappa Show to Life
LA Phil Premieres Frank Zappa's Wild CreationPart of the tenth anniversary celebration of Disney Hall, the event included performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale.
Oct 15, 2013
New Nobel Laureate: No Surprise to His UCLA Professors
New Nobel Laureate: No Surprise to His UCLA ProfessorsRandy Schekman ‘71 is remembered as “a most incredible undergraduate."
Oct 9, 2013
Boelter's Buried Secret
Boelter's Buried SecretFloor tiles in Boelter Hall reveal a hidden message.
Oct 1, 2013
A Punter's Point of View
A Punter's Point of ViewAn outspoken athlete talks about his experiences and his new book.
Oct 1, 2013
Rhythmic Robot Research
Rhythmic Robot ResearchA robotic arm dances to music at a UCLA research facility.
Oct 1, 2013
Court Session: Interview with Steve Alford
Court Session: Interview with Steve AlfordUCLA Basketball’s new head coach talks about his high hopes for the Bruins.
Oct 1, 2013
Can We Ensure the Future of Water?
Can We Ensure the Future of Water?UCLA scientists work to ensure the future of our most precious resource.
Oct 1, 2013
The Magic of Mariachi
The Magic of MariachiHow a mariachi movement began at UCLA in the early ‘60s.
Oct 1, 2013
A Woman's Work
A Woman's WorkUCLA’s first dean of women was a trailblazer for female opportunities.
Oct 1, 2013
True or False: Evaluating Health Information
True or False: Evaluating Health InformationHow to sift through the large amounts of medical advice available today.
Oct 1, 2013
Saving Classic Cinema
Saving Classic CinemaBob Gitt led UCLA to the forefront of film preservation.
Oct 1, 2013
Geared for Gaming
Geared for GamingUCLA has its hands in gaming research and development.
Oct 1, 2013
Boom: A Journal of California
Boom: A Journal of CaliforniaThis journal wants to be like a dinner table full of California’s best minds.
Oct 1, 2013
Your Brain is Wired to be Social
Your Brain is Wired to be SocialUCLA researchers reveal the human brain’s innate need to be social.
Oct 1, 2013
The Science of Scrumptious Food
The Science of Scrumptious FoodAmy Rowat teaches the tasty side of science.
Oct 1, 2013
Fall 2013 Happenings
Fall 2013 HappeningsBruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2013
UCLA: The Economic Engine
UCLA: The Economic EngineA look at UCLA’s enormous fiscal impact on L.A. and the state.
Oct 1, 2013
Sugar and Stationery
Buried SecretTwo Bruins prove the stationery business is alive and well.
Oct 1, 2013
A Festival-First: Bruin Couple Presents Two Films
Labor of LoveTFT alumni are the first married pair to show two separate projects at the 40-year-old Telluride event.
Sep 26, 2013
Using Fashion to Fight Famine
Using Fashion to Fight FamineAfter seeing Kenyan children rummage through garbage to find food, Steven Ng decided to take action.
Sep 24, 2013