Those in attendance also got to watch the Bruins baseball team practice and chat with players and head coach John Savage.
The gift is from the estate of alumna Mary Lou Steinmetz, continuing her family’s long history of support for the campus.
For the last two years volunteers have done work restoring and maintaining the 15-acre garden.
Ceremonies on Wilson Plaza provide the university community an opportunity to recognize their sacrifices.
Doctoral student Zeeshan Parvez plans to use his studies in materials chemistry to create a business that provides tools and training to protect against IEDs.
Wounded Warrior Project funding will allow more post 9-11 veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and mild traumatic brain injury to receive treatment.
Ric Ryan, 72, has raised $125,000 to support veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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.
An estimated 400,000 American women served in non-combat roles during World War II. Approximately 500 — including five from UCLA — gave their lives.
The expanded partnership aims to go beyond the superficial symptoms of the challenges veterans face and treat problems at their roots.
More than 60 people connected to the program joined the 40,000 parade participants saluting veterans.
Speakers included a current student who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and a 102-year-old World War II veteran who was part of the invasion of Normandy.
In the Veterans Legal Clinic students help veterans gain access to benefits and address criminal justice issues to enhance their opportunities for jobs, housing and stability.
On Nov. 9, UCLA alumnus William “Bill” Beigel, who connects families to relatives’ World War II service, will speak at the James West Alumni Center.
The UCLA Health program provides surgical and medical treatment, and psychological health support for post-9/11-era service members, veterans and their families.
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 programs in the works include a legal clinic; a center to help with or prevent homelessness, substance abuse, and mental illness; a revived Veteran’s Garden; and a family resource center.
Chancellor Gene Block met with U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to observe ongoing revitalization efforts at the West L.A. VA campus.
More than 60 UCLA volunteers pitched in to help veterans and the homeless celebrate at the West Los Angeles VA campus.
A contingent of more than 50 people, including 10 veterans, their family members, program staff and supporters, walked behind a huge Operation Mend banner
Chancellor Gene Block, student cadets and midshipmen, and community members gathered on campus today to express their appreciation to veterans and their families.
When Johnnie Ashe returned from his first tour of duty from Vietnam as a Marine in 1967, it triggered a plan in his mind that few people — not even his brother — initially knew about it.
Doug Larratt and three other UCLA Anderson students were chosen for embodying Coach Wooden's inspiring leadership ideals and committing themselves to improving the lives of others.
The agreement between UCLA and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs creates a stronger academic affiliation between the campus and the VA.
UCLA’s eighth annual Volunteer Day gives new students their first taste of Bruin life and provides service and support at 50 locations throughout L.A. County.