UCLA junior Ahmad Elhaija used a Strauss Foundation scholarship to help provide access to affordable, quality medical care in low-income and refugee communities.
UCLA in the community
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
About 1,000 people were transported from homeless shelters to the clinic for physical, dental and vision care.
They will participate in research on equality, opportunity and change as part of ‘Data for Democracy in Los Angeles.’
The 33rd edition of the open-streets event celebrates UCLA’s Centennial with activities that brought campus highlights downtown.
CicLAvia—Heart of L.A. will feature a wide range of UCLA-related activities, with current Bruins and and talented alumni contributing to the festivities.
From Hong Kong to Kyrgyzstan, New York to Seattle, and dozens of locations across Los Angeles, there were more than 100 sites in honor of UCLA’s Centennial.
Jessica Chavez was introduced to UCLA School of Nursing while in middle school and 17 years later her life has come full circle, as she studies for her nursing degree.
Scheduled to speak on the mainstage are UCLA alumni George Takei, Ray Garcia and Natasha Case.
UCLA students, staff, faculty, alumni and also community members have until Sept. 26 to sign up to participate.
The initiative addresses inequalities faced by the disadvantaged communities that have suffered disproportionately from the health effects of pollution.
Researchers will study the DNA of endangered and threatened animals and plants to help preserve species and learn which are most vulnerable to climate change.
Q&A with professor Jonathan Stewart about what the team he organized learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest earthquakes.
For 50 years, faculty and students have provided affordable oral health care for tens of thousands in Venice and beyond.
NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.
The annual advocacy day became “UCLA Day” in Los Angeles as part of the school’s centennial.
Students and faculty from the social welfare department in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs assist mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States.
The Koreatown-based program will help students and their families with asylum and related claims.
Since opening a decade ago, the Robert F. Kennedy UCLA Community School has greatly increased the college-going rate in largely immigrant neighborhoods.
Faculty and staff can still contribute to efforts to help end poverty in the greater Los Angeles region, focusing on housing, education and financial stability.
The campus also will launch four centennial year initiatives designed to build upon UCLA’s longstanding commitment of service to the community.
Una serie de programas y eventos ilumina su crecimiento, su compromiso a la diversidad y la inclusión, y su impacto como una universidad de investigación pública líder.
UCLA's Quality of Life Index shows that sky-high housing prices most worry respondents — especially younger people and renters.
Those in attendance also got to watch the Bruins baseball team practice and chat with players and head coach John Savage.
About 600 Los Angeles-area eighth through 11th graders and their parents, guardians and caregivers attended this year’s “Get College Ready” event.