NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.
UCLA in the Community
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.
Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center partners with other organizations to help Los Angeles-area women by bringing classes to locations convenient for them.
The event in Bruin Plaza on Oct. 9 is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center and will feature singing, refreshments and a screening of Native short films in Kaplan Hall.
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.
The classes, which teach people to be trainers, began as a response to the need for community-level education that helps ensure workers have adequate protections.
Thousands of Bruins will spread across Los Angeles — and this year sites around the world — for the annual day of service on Sept. 29.
The state-funded IMPACT program provides access to free treatment for uninsured and underinsured men in California.
UCLA Health joins a campaign to promote sun safety with dozens of sunscreen dispenser kiosks at Los Angeles-area beaches.