campus history


Jackie Robinson's number 42 lives on at UCLA

A monument to Jackie Robinson, one of UCLA’s most celebrated alumni and the first player to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, was unveiled at a campus ceremony Saturday.

Pride & Glory

Make no mistake: Special Olympics athletes came to UCLA to win, but they left with so much more.

Youngsters listen to MLK’s words at UCLA

At an event held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at UCLA, more than 100 youngsters from Tom Bradley Elementary School in Los Angeles listened to a rebroadcast of that same speech.

Big Building on Campus

As Ackerman Student Union celebrates its 50th birthday, we look at how it was a harbinger of big changes and a chronicle of student and societal tastes.

The Wizard & the Miracle Worker

John Wooden and Valorie Kondos Field — two extraordinary UCLA coaches — discuss life, love, faith and, of course, coaching.

Fahrenheit 451 Revisited

With a bag of dimes and an idea, the author descended to the basement of Powell Library to write one of the most important science fiction stories of the age.
Load More Items Loading...