Out and About

  • World-renowned chef to speak at ‘Science and Food’ lecture, May 2 at UCLA

    April 25, 2017

    Chef Massimo Bottura, whose Osteria Francescana is among the world’s most highly regarded restaurants, will appear at the fifth annual public lecture.

  • April 25: Grad Slam finals

    April 21, 2017

    Watch 12 finalists complete in this competition to determine who best can represent UCLA in explaining their research to the public in three minutes. The winner advances to the systemwide contest May 4.

  • April 26: TEDxUCLA Salon — Eudaimonia

    April 20, 2017

    The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative invites you to attend a TEDxUCLA Salon exploring Eudaimonia — what is it and why more of it is needed.

  • April 21: Standing with Mother Earth

    April 20, 2017

    Join the UCLA American Indian Studies Center in rallying on behalf of Native American efforts to preserve the environment, and for a celebration of indigenous culture and identity.

  • April 26: Muslims and the Making of America

    April 19, 2017

    Join the UCLA Center for the Study of Religion for a conversation with Amir Hussain, professor of theological studies at the Loyola Marymount University and an expert on Muslims in America.

  • April 18: The Latino paparazzi of Los Angeles

    April 17, 2017

    Join the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center for a special research presentation by UCLA Institute of American Cultures visiting researcher and Ford fellow Vanessa Díaz, who will explore the racial politics of the paparazzi.

  • May 19: The UCLA Marathon Reading is back

    April 14, 2017

    For the first time since 2005, the UCLA Department of English will be reprising the marathon reading at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, in the Rolfe Courtyard, with "Beloved," by Toni Morrison.

  • April 28-30: 25 years after the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

    April 13, 2017

    As part of the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin lecture series, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs invites you to examine the socio-political factors that provoked the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, as well as its impact on the racial and economic climate in L.A.

  • May 9: Maia Szalavitz’s ‘Unbroken Brain’

    April 12, 2017

    As part of its “Open Mind” lecture series, the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior will host award-winning author, journalist and mental health specialist Maia Szalavitz.

  • April 13: Deaf and hearing actors perform ‘Spring Awakening’

    April 11, 2017

    The Broadway musical “Spring Awakening” was produced by Los Angeles-based Deaf West Theatre, which has been performing theatrical productions for 26 years.

  • May 15: Join a community conversation about mental illness

    April 10, 2017

    “Stigma — Lead the Change,” presented in partnership with the nonprofit organization Bring Change 2 Mind, will include presentations from three internationally known mental health experts, who will explore the current challenges and opportunities within the community, on college campuses and beyond.

  • June 2-3: 'Carrie the Musical'

    April 10, 2017

    UCLA’s School of Theater Film and Television presents, “Carrie the Musical,” a musical based on Stephen King's novel about an awkward teenager finds her telekinetic powers and discovers she has the final revenge.

  • April 21-29: 'Stupid F#@king Bird'

    April 10, 2017

    Stupid F#@king Bird” is a play about a young director and a young actor raging against an older generation of artists.

  • April 10: Congressman John Lewis lecture and UCLA Medal ceremony

    April 06, 2017

    Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon and elected representative from Georgia's 5th District, will deliver the fifth annual Winston C. Doby Distinguished Lecture and receive the UCLA Medal, the university's highest honor.

  • April 27: Jason Furman, former chair of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers

    April 03, 2017

    Jason Furman delivers the annual Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development and will speak on the critical role of the Council of Economic Advisers and what may lie ahead for the U.S. and global economies.

  • April 21: Collaborative visions for a sustainable future

    April 03, 2017

    Presentations will discuss challenges, solutions and innovations for a better future in countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Europe.

  • April 5: 'Hummus! The Movie'

    April 03, 2017

    On Wednesday, April 5 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the UCLA Law School in room 1457, the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosts a viewing of “Hummus! The Movie” followed by a hummus tasting.

  • April 3: L.A. premiere of 'Born in China' (2017)

    March 28, 2017

    The UCLA Film and Television Archive is partnering with China Onscreen to present China-related film programming year-round at the Billy Wilder Theater.

  • April 7-16: Refugees on Film

    March 28, 2017

    The UCLA Film and Television Archive presents three nights of double features in its film series: "In Transit: Refugees on Film," highlighting the cinematic stories of lost souls from different parts of the world.

  • April 9: Creative Nonviolent Action Workshop

    March 23, 2017

    The Hammer Museum presents a community gathering to explore nonviolent tactics, street smarts and strategies with Reverend James Lawson and Nadine Bloch from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, at the Wiltern Theater.

  • April 7: The Global Refugee Crisis

    March 23, 2017

    The UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration will host “The Global Refugee Crisis” on Friday, April 7, from 9:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. in the California Room of the UCLA Faculty Center.

  • April 14-16: 'Footloose'

    March 22, 2017

    HOOLIGAN Theater Company presents "Footloose", the story of Ren and his mother as they move to a small farming town.

  • March 30: The Not-So-Silver Screen — Black Women in Media

    March 22, 2017

    On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater, the Hammer presents “The Not So Silver Screen: Black Women in Media.”

  • April 9: Family Jam's 'Choose your words’

    March 22, 2017

    On April 9 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., in collaboration with Westwind, UCLA’s student-run journal of the arts, the Fowler Museum presents an opportunity learn about different types of poetry.

  • April 13: UCLA Korean Culture Night

    March 22, 2017

    Korean Culture Night is dedicated to expressing and sharing the Korean culture and continuing the great tradition of diversity on the UCLA campus.

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