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Back Issue - October 2015


'Big Bang' Scholars Meet Their Benefactors
'Big Bang' Scholars Meet Their BenefactorsTwenty students are attending UCLA on scholarships funded by the show's co-creator, cast and crew.
Oct 22, 2015
Young Workers in L.A. Are Underpaid
Young Angelenos Lack Ideal Job ClimateThose aged 18 to 29 drive the service economy, yet are the largest share of low-wage earners.
Oct 9, 2015
Toni Morrison Awarded UCLA Medal
Toni MorrisonThe acclaimed author and Nobel prize winner recently received UCLA's highest honor.
Oct 7, 2015
The Great Pumpkin: A UCLA History of Halloween
The Great PumpkinThe spookiest holiday of the year is not what it used to be.
Oct 7, 2015
Fall 2015 Happenings
Fall 2015 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2015
Not Your Father's M.B.A.
Not Your Father's M.B.A.Management in the 21st century is anything but business as usual.
Oct 1, 2015
Patient, Test Thyself
Patient, Test ThyselfWireless mobile technologies are transforming the face of health care and ushering in a new kind of patient/physician partnership.
Oct 1, 2015
Madame Vice Chancellor
Madame Vice ChancellorLouise Richardson '80 shattered the glass ceiling at Oxford University.
Oct 1, 2015
Big Bang on Campus
Big Bang on CampusThe producers, cast and crew of the nerdy TV show committed to supporting STEM students at UCLA.
Oct 1, 2015
Sizzle Reel
Sizzle ReelBruin Kevin Longa's documentaries tell the stories behind great chefs, good food and innovative kitchens.
Oct 1, 2015
Just Doing It
Just Doing ItThe Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies pits teams of students against each other.
Oct 1, 2015
Calling the Action
Calling the ActionUCLA's new play-by-play announcer is a veteran sportscaster.
Oct 1, 2015
A Voice for the People
A Voice for the PeopleThe new U.S. Poet Laureate has been called an "American original."
Oct 1, 2015
Truly Amazing
Truly AmazingThe National Miss Amazing Pageant celebrates the abilities of girls and women with disabilities.
Oct 1, 2015
A Culture of Respect
A Culture of RespectWe must continually advance the quest for equal justice and a multiethnic democracy on our campus.
Oct 1, 2015
A Checklist for Your Checkup
A Checklist for Your CheckupA visit to your doctor will be more effective if you prepare before you go.
Oct 1, 2015
UCLA Goes to War
UCLA Goes to WarWhen the U.S. entered World War II in December 1941, so did UCLA.
Oct 1, 2015
Punk Professor
Punk ProfessorTrap Girl guitarist and UCLA Assistant Professor Jessica Schwartz teaches the aesthetic, compositional, performance and political history of punk music.
Oct 1, 2015
The Dancing Scientist
The Dancing ScientistJeffrey Vinokur M.S. ’13 found a way to combine his two loves: chemistry and hip-hop.
Oct 1, 2015
Pride & Glory
Pride & GloryMake no mistake: Special Olympics athletes came to UCLA to win, but they left with so much more.
Oct 1, 2015
Splendor in the Trash
Splendor in the TrashUCLA Professor Maite Zubiaurre's unique course helps Bruin students see beauty in the world through a grease-stained lens.
Oct 1, 2015
Notable Quotable
Notable Quotable Oct 2015Blaire Van Valkenburgh, UCLA professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, weighs in on animal extinction.
Oct 1, 2015
Another Champion Made Here
Another Champion Made HereThe general manager of the winning Golden State Warriors is a Bruin.
Oct 1, 2015
Boston Gets Weird
The Scientist as Steampunk HeroRunning a business is one thing; creating a universe is quite another.
Oct 1, 2015
Bruins Give Back
Bruins Give BackUCLA's Annual Volunteer Day draws thousands of students, alumni and others to serve at sites across Los Angeles.
Oct 1, 2015
Today's Bruin Forecast
Today's Bruin ForecastUCLA’s staff meteorologist has predicted campus weather for 33 years.
Aug 20, 2015