A program that provides career mentorship to college students and recent graduates on the autism spectrum and those with developmental disabilities. Another that ensures children in the Mojave Desert will […]
Arthur Ashe‘s legacy will live on at UCLA in a new form with the debut of a summer internship offered to one UCLA student or recent graduate each year, supported […]
An examination of how a museum exhibition that told the stories of HIV-positive people around the world through photographs they took of their daily lives affected people’s attitudes about HIV. […]
UCLA undergraduates Jovian Cheung and Kevin Jiang have won this year’s prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, among the 410 natural science, engineering and mathematics students from across the U.S. to be awarded […]
In a course catalog at a place that offers as many different classes as UCLA, “Health Disparities and the Environment” might not stand out. But the undergraduates in biology professor […]
Students haven’t been the only ones navigating a new college experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. For faculty, switching to fully remote teaching posed a challenge unlike anything they’d experienced before.
Ryan Vuong, back row far left, and friends at the Sci | Art Lab Summer Institute Ryan Vuong and Alysa Kataoka each spent a week at UCLA participating in UCLA […]
Startup companies have introduced innovative technology, unique products and even new social networks. At UCLA, four startups are also addressing some of society’s most important challenges, from reaching swing voters […]
A longtime educator in Los Angeles has been named one of three honorary captains for upcoming Super Bowl LV.
This time next year, Genevieve Finn ’20 will be studying creative writing at Trinity College in Dublin as one of 12 winners of this year’s prestigious Mitchell Scholarship. She is […]
Students at the University of California, Los Angeles must be strong, considering they’re carrying around enormous hearts of gold for their community. While over 200 student organizations regularly undertake service […]
The UCLA Center for Community Learning has a new name. As of November 10, the Center will be known as the UCLA Center for Community Engagement, reflecting the Center’s continued […]
While volunteering with the UCLA undergraduate-led International Collegiate Health Initiative (ICHI), which aims to provide healthcare to underserved communities in Los Angeles, UCLA senior Vahagn Aldzhyan and his coworkers completed […]
UCLA undergraduates will soon have the opportunity to gather primary source documents about California Indian dance, interview migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, study emerging online platforms for community organizing, and […]
Looking back, it seems destined that graduating political science and global studies major Maripau Paz’s senior thesis would be inspired by Arthur Ashe.
The screen shows the familiar grid of small faces but everyone’s focused on the guest speaker, a student joining the class from his home in Wuhan, China, eager for their […]
The Academic Advancement Program (AAP)’s Community Development and Social Justice Program has been renamed to honor John Huggins, Jr. and Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter, two Bruins who fought for community and […]
Leia Yen, who graduated from UCLA in 2019, has won the prestigious Marshall Scholarship, making her the first Bruin to win in nine years, and also the first UCLA transfer student […]
On a sunny autumn Saturday at the Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA in the city of Maywood, kids colored drawings and played Jenga while their parents and other family members underwent basic […]
Based on its successful first few years of incubating startups at UCLA, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation has partnered with the University of California to bring the Blackstone LaunchPad to eight more […]
The community engagement and social change minor changed its name this fall from the civic engagement minor. The change intends to better reflect the component of the curriculum that involves […]
UCLA’s Center for Community College Partnerships, a unit of the Academic Advancement Program, has been announced as one of four national 2019 Examples of Excelencia for its efforts to increase transfer […]
Research conducted by the Academic Advancement Program (AAP) has found that students in AAP have higher graduation rates compared to the overall underrepresented minority student population at UCLA – evidence […]
As the 10 dancers moved across the studio floor in Kaufman Hall, their instructor closely watched how each dancer’s body movements transitioned from one to the next. Victoria Marks, associate […]
Fifty-one years ago, Arthur Ashe became the first (and last) African American man to win the U.S. Open, which begins tomorrow. As is fitting, last year the tennis community celebrated this […]
Judy Mark was observing her students working in their four-person groups in her Autism Media Lab when she noticed one group quietly working on their laptops. No one was talking […]
Karida Brown, UCLA assistant sociology professor, was inspired to create a support network for academics of social change last year when she realized how many of her contemporaries, herself included, […]
The inaugural Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research, which is supported by the Chancellor’s office and the UCLA Center for Community Learning, has allocated six $10,000 research grants to develop new undergraduate research […]
Whether they’ve already risen up the ranks in their department or are still early in their careers, just about every professor is familiar with the feeling of walking into a […]
Scholarship recipients had a unique opportunity to meet their donors and share their achievements at the UCLA 2019 Scholarships Luncheon on March 3. The annual brunch was held in Carnesale […]
Academic Advancement Program alumna Ashley Williams ’12 was featured in a Fox 11 Los Angeles news segment honoring anchor Christine Devine. The Drew Child Development Corporation honored Devine at its […]
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research selected UCLA associate vice provost for student diversity Charles Alexander as a contributor for the 2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. […]
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu came from Taiwan to the United States with his family when he was 3 years old. And since then, he has tried to champion the ideals […]
Akiva Nemetsky, who graduated from UCLA in 2018 with a degree in film, television and digital media, has won a prestigious Knight-Hennessy scholarship, the largest endowed graduate scholarship in the […]
Whenever his teachers would give his class a writing assignment, the other kids would groan, but Nathan Mallipeddi was always secretly relieved. He much preferred writing over oral presentations because […]
Early in the morning, while most people are still sleeping, Joy McKee climbed out of her tent at an altitude of 17,200 feet. After two and a half weeks of […]
At a time when Major League Baseball was a whites-only profession, Jackie Robinson, one of UCLA’s most esteemed alumni and one of the nation’s most respected athletes and advocates, stood […]
Sarina Morales is a self-proclaimed “city girl.” Born and raised in San Fernando Valley, Morales had never worked on a farm, planted her own food, or chased chickens. But all […]
As she meets with colleagues across campus and even across the entire University of California, Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Patricia Turner is always struck by how highly […]
As director of New Student and Transition Programs, Roxanne Neal knows just how to make new Bruins feel comfortable and cared for during the sometimes difficult transition to college. Now, […]
The recipients of UCLA’s highest honor for teaching, the Distinguished Teaching Awards, were honored by the UCLA Academic Senate at the Andrea L. Rich Night to Honor Teaching awards ceremony at […]
UCLA has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to continue providing hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students across Southern California through the Amgen Scholars Program. The Amgen Foundation […]
UCLA has begun the three-year accreditation process administered by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Following a national search, Shalom Staub has been selected as director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning, effective September 1.
The American Talent Initiative (ATI) and the Campaign for College Opportunity have both recognized UCLA for its dedication to helping community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year universities.
Douglas Yao discovered his passion for research as an undergraduate at UCLA. Now, he’s embarking on a PhD at Harvard in pursuit of his goal to run his own lab […]
The 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Championships kicks off today, marking 50 years since UCLA alumnus Arthur Ashe ’66 won the tournament’s first men’s singles title. In honor of this milestone, […]
Chancellor Gene Block offered encouragement to UCLA’s newest entrepreneurs during his visit to Startup UCLA’s Summer Accelerator in early August.
As UCLA undergraduate Jendalyn Coulter spoke to the several dozen professors, students and educational leaders about her research on former foster youth who go on to college, she was poised […]
Fourth-year art history major and digital humanities minor Rocio Sanchez-Nolasco is about to have her original research published by a southern California art gallery, all because of a photo her […]
Two UCLA College honors students presented at the annual Academic Resource Conference sponsored by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Held in April […]
Hundreds of videos, interviews, photos, articles and other resources related to the life of tennis legend and UCLA alumnus Arthur Ashe are now accessible via the Ralph J. Bunche Center […]
Friday, June 15, 1 p.m. It’s College Commencement Day at UCLA and one of the biggest ceremonies of the year is about to start. Across campus, families and graduates take […]
Professors Gregory Pottie, Kara Cooney and Alvaro Sagasti share why they support undergraduate research and why they find Undergraduate Research Week so impressive. Undergraduate Research Week showcases and celebrates undergraduate […]
For the first time in three years, UCLA students have been named recipients of the Donald A. Strauss Foundation’s annual public service scholarship. Second-year psychobiology and political science double major […]
Students share why Undergraduate Research Week is a unique and valuable opportunity. Learn more about Undergraduate Research Week: http://urweek.ugresearch.ucla.edu/
Twice per quarter, around 50 staff from across UCLA gather at interactive workshops to discuss best practices, tools, and theory about the work they do every day: advising students. The […]
Walk into the International Education Office in 1332 Murphy Hall and you might be greeted by Montana Epps, a third-year history major and study abroad student peer advisor with infectious […]
At age 15, Ann Signett was surrounded by war. Every morning she would go out on her balcony and watch B17 bombers as they flew over her hometown of Rome […]
As the crowded Metro Rapid 720 bus heads east on Wilshire Boulevard, the 20 UCLA undergraduates on board are captivated as they pass the marble and travertine Scottish Rite Masonic […]
Priority enrollment for summer 2018 opened on February 1, which means that students like Arpi Beshlikyan are already deciding whether to catch up, get ahead or explore future careers.
In a roundtable discussion with UCLA students and Chicago entrepreneurs at Startup UCLA on Feb. 12, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was adamant that despite all his career accomplishments, it is […]