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‘Be relentless,’ new UCLA graduates are told

​Thousands of new UCLA graduates from ages 17 to 60 reveled…
June 20, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Faculty member and his wife give $1 million to UCLA College

Michael Jung, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry…
June 14, 2017/by Margaret MacDonald

NASA selects UCLA alumna for 2017 astronaut candidate class

Jessica Watkins, who earned her Ph.D. in geology from UCLA in…
June 13, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Darnell Hunt appointed dean of social sciences in the UCLA College

Darnell Hunt, a renowned scholar of race, media and culture,…
June 5, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

How Los Angeles became the capital of incarceration

For the last several years, UCLA history professor Kelly Lytle…
May 19, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA hosts its biggest early education literacy fair

400 children and their families head to campus to celebrate literacy

Every…
May 15, 2017/by Rayna Jackson

Two professors named 2017 American Academy of Arts and Sciences fellows

UCLA College faculty members Judith Carney and Stephanie Jamison…
May 3, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA math professor keeps company with Einstein, Darwin, da Vinci in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

“What makes a genius?” National Geographic asks on the cover…
April 28, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

New Summer Institute Explores Los Angeles Through the Lens of Technology and Social Justice

Developed by UCLA’s Urban Humanities Initiative (UHI), this…
April 25, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

UCLA Medalist John Lewis: ‘I found a way to get in the way’

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a living icon of the civil rights movement,…
April 24, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

A spirited welcome and invitation for thousands at Bruin Day 2017

UCLA pulled out all the stops for the nearly 17,000 potential…
April 18, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce

Anita Ortega to deliver UCLA College commencement address

Anita Ortega, a former UCLA basketball star and the first African-American…
April 3, 2017/by Alyssa Bierce