Haya Kaliounji founded the non-profit, Rise Again, which provides people wounded in the conflict in her home country with free prosthetic limbs.
Maj. Steve Kwon, Maj. Tyrone Vargas, Romeo Miguel and Victoria Sanelli received recognition from the U.S. Army Cadet Command for their bravery.
No longer children but not yet adults, adolescents need opportunities to learn and prepare for their entrance into the broader society.
For the last two years volunteers have done work restoring and maintaining the 15-acre garden.
About 1,700 people received treatment from internal medicine physicians, dentists, optometrists and nurses at the three-day clinic held in downtown Los Angeles.
The 10th anniversary of the annual day of service included helping veterans in West Los Angeles, a village cleanup in Namibia and a blood drive in Hong Kong.
True Bruin Welcome will feature orientations, information sessions and dozens of chances to bond.
Thousands of Bruins will spread across Los Angeles — and this year sites around the world — for the annual day of service on Sept. 29.
Each year, scores of UCLA students volunteer through Project SPELL — for Students for Progress in Employee Language Learning — to teach English as a second language to employees.
For three months leading up to the competition, more than 20 UCLA students advised teams from several Los Angeles-area high schools.
Six leaders of the Army ROTC program at UCLA jumped out on the freeway to save a driver from burning wreckage.
UCLA undergraduates in the Rocket Project have become science and engineering ambassadors at Los Angeles-area schools.
Dr. Lee Miller shared the stories that shaped his professional life during a special lecture for the UCLA medical student chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Dozens of volunteers participated in an event at the Charles Young Research Library to help build detailed maps to assist relief efforts for the storm-ravaged island.
More than 3,000 UCLA volunteers hit 31 sites — schools, veterans services sites, parks, food banks, and senior and neighborhood centers — as part of the ninth annual day of service.
The ninth annual UCLA Volunteer Day will send students to more than 30 locations across Los Angeles to paint, clean, beautify and just make a difference.
Social welfare adjunct professor Jorja Leap has launched a 10-year project, the Watts Leadership Initiative, to deepen the indigenous leadership in the South L.A. community.
UCLA faculty who were first in their families to go to college help others like them overcome fear, self-doubt
Approximately 100 UCLA faculty members who were once first-generation college students are participating in a new effort to offer support and encouragement to current first-generation UCLA students as well as prospective students.
UCLA and neighborhood volunteers gathered at Horace Mann UCLA Community School in South Los Angeles for a spring cleaning on Saturday.
The Companion Care Program provides specially trained volunteers who offer individualized companionship to older adult patients while they are hospitalized.
Now in its 20th year, the UCLA Law Fellows program, run by UCLA School of Law, demystifies law school for undergraduates from various colleges and universities, who aspire to law careers.
Two medical students receive national recognition for their efforts to fight health care disparities.
Blood donors representing many ethnicities and backgrounds pool precious resource to save woman’s life.
The number of Latino physicians in the U.S. has not kept up with the dramatic increase in the Latino population.
If your New Year's resolution is to get healthier and live a more satisfying life, consider becoming a volunteer.