Sand and Deliver
Beach volleyball is one of the hottest collegiate sports, and UCLA’s program is already among the best. With a ranking as high as No. 2 this past season, the Bruins are ready to spike their way to the top.

Teach Our Children Well
In partnership with LAUSD, UCLA is reviving and enriching a previously declining school in the heart of the inner city. Meet the Horace Mann UCLA Community School.

Joshua Gonzalez
Gregg Segal
UCLA staff member Joshua Gonzalez enjoys a refreshing swim at the North Pool.

All In
Looking for some water fun? Check out our Bruin guide to campus pools.

Street Smart
For almost 100 years, UCLA has been a leader in solving complex transportation problems, applying multidisciplinary excellence in the heart of a congested city.


At Issue: Our Neighbors, Our Partners
Over the past 100 years, we have reached out to members of our community — and they have responded in kind.

Rachel Sumekh
Rebecca Cabage
Rachel Sumekh ’12, CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, which encourages college students to donate unused meal points to feed those in need.

Change Agent: Food Service
Rachel Sumekh loves to feed people — especially those who are truly hungry.

Forward Thinker: Stage Presence
Professor José Luis Valenzuela stood up for multicultural theater, even when it meant living as a hostage for 11 days.

Life Signs: Sinister Screens
Kids spend an average of seven hours a day staring at electronic screens just for entertainment. What is the effect on their developing brains?

Hail to the Hills: Written in Stone
Take a look at some of the inscriptions on campus that you may have missed before.


Psyche Job
With NASA, Professor Christopher Russell is exploring what the science of the future can tell us about the past.

A Doll’s Life
Barbie’s connections to UCLA go way back.

Wilde Ride
From UCLA’s Clark Library, an Oscar Wilde portrait traveled to London and is on display in the Tate Britain’s Queer British Art 1861–1967 exhibition.

King or Queen for a Day
From Rhinopolis to Sophie-Topia, kids at a Hammer Museum workshop created their own countries.