UCLA minds across campus are seeking solutions to one problem: How to affordably house all the state’s residents.
JIM NEWTON | ILLUSTRATIONS BY PETE RYAN
When Ardem Patapoutian left Lebanon to study in the U.S., he had no idea that research science could be a career.
ANNE PAUTLER | PHOTOGRAPHY BY JAI LENNARD
Take a closer look at the oases of nature at UCLA where wild flora and fauna flourish.
CYNTHIA LEE | PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETER BOHLER
Bruins have long sought to make the university a more inclusive environment for people of all genders and sexual and romantic orientations. Now, those efforts are accelerating.
DELAN BRUCE | PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHLOE AFTEL
Telling the Stories of Climate Change
Although science is the basis of Peter Prengaman’s work as a climate and environmental news director, he always looks for the human angle.
MARY DAILY | PHOTOGRAPHY BY CASSIDY ARAIZA
Terence Keel on the Christian Roots of ‘Race Science’
The professor examines the cultural and theological backgrounds of traditional thinking.
JOHN HARLOW | PHOTOGRAPHY BY JAI LENNARD
How to Understand Baby Sounds
The ChatterBaby app helps worried parents interpret cries.
DAN GORDON ’85 | ILLUSTRATIONS BY WHITNEY WONG
HAIL TO THE HILLS
A Bookman’s Impact on the Library System
Lawrence Clark Powell, for whom UCLA’s iconic library is named, was the university’s chief librarian and a prolific writer.
A campus club seeks to attract and maintain a healthy bee population.
NANCY GONDO ’92
Confronting the ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Mental Health Disorders
UCLA is searching for ways to spot early signs of depression and anxiety.
UCLA CHANCELLOR GENE BLOCK
My Barbarian: 20 Years of Making Art Work and Theater Play Together
The art collective was founded in Los Angeles and traces its roots to UCLA.
An Alternative to Knee Replacement
Decreasing blood flow to the inflamed area can help relieve pain and restore function.
DAN GORDON ’85
Rap Lyrics as Literature
UCLA scholars teach hip-hop as the most popular form of American contemporary poetry.