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Happenings for March

A Bruin guide to this month’s most intriguing events at UCLA.

Lessons in Inches and Miles

Coach Wooden created two beloved characters to teach children that they, too, could climb the Pyramid of Success.

The Man, the Myth, the Mentor

How does one forge a deep friendship with a legend? For Valorie Kondos Field, it all started at the UCLA bookstore.

Coach’s Corner

 At the meticulously reconstructed Wooden Den inside the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame, visitors can connect with Coach’s spirit — and get a dose of that old Bruin magic.

The $10 Billion Pyramid

John Wooden’s legendary building blocks of success continue to shape the world — and character — of global business.

A Man to Be Thankful For

In this moving excerpt from his memoir, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ’69 recounts one memorable Thanksgiving with Coach.

A Legacy in Laces

A lesson on tying shoes became a trademark of John Wooden as he guided his players to understanding that the key to success lies in mastering the basics.

The Time Traveler

With affirmative action under attack, historian Eddie Cole ponders the past as American colleges and universities barrel toward an uncertain future.

Game On

Maddy Wojdak Marquissee M.B.A. ’19 is growing League of Legends — and helping to level the playing field for women in gaming.

Love at the 50-Yard Line

For the debut of our new column, “My Very Own UCLA,” Michelle Strowhiro ’07 tells about coming to Westwood to march in the band — and finding the love of her life.

Life in the FAST Lane

How a feisty student IG account turned into the style arbiter of campus.

Triple Play

Over the course of six weeks, Bruin standouts dominated in three distinct collegiate athletic arenas — and brought home the hardware to prove it.

Smart Cookies

At Diddy Riese, good things come to those who wait.

The Lab at 10,000 Feet

Welcome to White Mountain Research Center, UCLA’s high-altitude research laboratories some 300 miles north of Los Angeles.

Curtain Going Up

The reborn UCLA Nimoy Theater heralds a vibrant new arts scene in Westwood.

Ghost Story

How a UCLA computer scientist discovered a missing link in the long and tangled story of human evolution.

Forever Young

Charles E. Young, UCLA chancellor from 1968 to 1997, died in October at age 91. He left behind an incredible legacy.
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