Graduation keynote speaker and perennial Extension student Peggie Fariss reminisced about the early '80s when her career with the Walt Disney was at a crossroads.
More than 5,500 seniors attended Friday's two commencement ceremonies for the UCLA College.
Altogether, the university has awarded more than 32,000 doctoral degrees since 1939.
We asked some graduating Bruins who they would like to thank as they prepare to leave UCLA with a new degree. It's not only who you think.
Mary Ries takes a leading role in orchestrating a once-in-their-lifetime celebration at Pauley Pavilion for thousands of graduating seniors and their families.
Because of her experience as a cancer patient and survivor, the UCLA nursing student believes she learned invaluable lessons in the care of and compassion for patients. She graduates on Saturday with a master of science degree in nursing.
Sociology major Kevin Hale discovered his aptitude for counseling people with addictions while in treatment for alcohol abuse. This fall, the graduating senior will start his master’s studies in social welfare.
Some 200 UCLA medical students in the Class of 2016 received their M.D.s Friday in Perloff Courtyard during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Channing Dungey, the first African-American to lead a major broadcast network, BlackRock CEO and chairman Laurence D. Fink and Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak are among those who will address graduates.
At the first of more than 50 commencement and graduation ceremonies that will be held over the next four weeks at UCLA, more than 450 jubilant graduates from the UCLA School of Law gathered Friday in Dickson Court North.
Fink, who received both a bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from UCLA, is regarded as one of the most influential individuals in business and finance.