Remember when you found out you got into UCLA? Relive that amazing feeling. Plus: the extraordinary journeys of five first-gen students.
MICHAEL CALLAHAN AND JENNIFER SHAKLAN M.F.A. '02 | PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRISTINA GANDOLFO
A new website brings UCLA’s massive archive of stunning aerial photographs — some dating back more than a century — to the masses.
How did UCLA end up producing so many of the nation’s top sportscasters? Let’s go to the replay.
Each year, the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award is granted to a crusader battling climate change. Meet the heroes.
KAT SCHUSTER | PHOTOGRAPHS BY ETHAN PINES
One of UCLA’s most celebrated artists unveils her mural masterpiece.
MARY DAILY | PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID ESQUIVEL
In 1982, revered UCLA archaeologists Giorgio Buccellati and his wife, Marilyn, discovered a lost city in Syria. They’ve been working to preserve it ever since.
LA Commons founder Karen Mack believes art + civics = a healthy society.
JIM NEWTON | PHOTOGRAPHY BY G L ASKEW II
How can we take better care of nurses? Kristen Choi has thoughts.
LOUIE KIM | PHOTOGRAPHY BY MAGGIE SHANNON
Seven ways to cope in these times of high anxiety.
DAN GORDON ’85 | ILLUSTRATIONS BY DAVID POHL
HAIL TO THE HILLS
It just simply wouldn’t be the Rose Bowl. Here, a valentine to an icon as it turns 100.
How marching band instruments spend the summer.
What makes UCLA truly exceptional.
UCLA CHANCELLOR GENE BLOCK
Demontea Thompson and his twin brother are both foster care success stories. Now, through his research at UCLA, Demontea hopes to raise graduation rates for foster youth.
Aparna Bhaduri is leading the fight against the deadliest form of cancer.
VERONIQUE DE TURRENE
The new “Bruin 100” showcases the ingenuity — and entrepreneurial spirit — of a wide swath of alumni.
A reinvented UCLA journal casts new light on an old world.
A laser-powered mini-rocket could find humans a new home.