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
About 1,000 people were transported from homeless shelters to the clinic for physical, dental and vision care.
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.
UCLA students, staff, faculty, alumni and also community members have until Sept. 26 to sign up to participate.
UCLA graduate students spent months studying ways to make sure a pending major redevelopment effort does not displace people already living there.
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.
About 600 Los Angeles-area eighth through 11th graders and their parents, guardians and caregivers attended this year’s “Get College Ready” event.
Maj. Steve Kwon, Maj. Tyrone Vargas, Romeo Miguel and Victoria Sanelli received recognition from the U.S. Army Cadet Command for their bravery.
Joselin Palma became a member of the UCLA gymnastics team for a day as part of Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles’ 10,000th granted wish.
Teachers receive free directions, lesson plans and instructional videos for experiments on climate, oceans and atmosphere.
Legal scholars on Zócalo/UCLA Downtown panel see corporations and defendants gaining protection, while reproductive rights and affirmative action wither.
The UCLA report calls for conservation, policy and infrastructure improvements.
For the last two years volunteers have done work restoring and maintaining the 15-acre garden.
The new 50-bed Centre for Gynecologic and Fistula Care at Mbarara Hospital will treat fistulas caused during obstructed labor.
About 1,700 people received treatment from internal medicine physicians, dentists, optometrists and nurses at the three-day clinic held in downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about nanotechnology, meteorites and dinosaurs, among other science topics. Actress, author and mathematics alumna Danica McKellar will receive a science and education award.
Wounded Warrior Project funding will allow more post 9-11 veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and mild traumatic brain injury to receive treatment.
The free event will include moon dust, meteorites and lunar experts. The viewing is part of International Observe the Moon Night, an annual worldwide celebration that encourages appreciation of the moon.