The centennial year kicks off with panels, tours, a conversation with three chancellors and a special edition of TEDxUCLA.
Alumni Day, TedxUCLA and a projection show on Royce Hall will kick off UCLA's 100th birthday year on May 18.
The first mother in space and the creator of some of prime-time television’s most memorable shows are among the people who will speak.
“She is an example to all Bruins that one can truly reach beyond the stars,” said Senior Dean Patricia Turner.
Awards will be presented June 8 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center.
The UCLA Social Sciences LRW Big Data Research Partnership will link undergraduates and graduate students with paid internships in data science.
In just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a world-class center of learning, research and health care.
Through the Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation, the couple have been prolific philanthropists who have supported medical and environmental research, as well as education, arts and children’s welfare programs.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve their work.
25 undergraduates who received the scholarships to pursue science, technology, engineering or math degrees visited the cast and crew as the show wraps its final season.
Akiva Nemetsky, who graduated from UCLA in 2018 with a degree in film, television and digital media, was selected from a global pool of applicants.
Jazz trumpeter Daversa won three awards and jazz performance professor Wayne Shorter won best jazz instrumental album.
The discussion, which featured alumni, a professor and a current student athlete, was held as part of 100th birthday tribute to Jackie Robinson.
Events include a panel about athletes, social justice and activism, a jazz concert featuring Arturo Sandoval and ceremonies at a basketball game.
Works by Tony-nominated composer Elizabeth Swados, and Compose LA: The Future of Music are among the featured events.
The event marks the 50th anniversary of the UCLA Institute of American Cultures and its four ethnic studies centers.
UCLA’s Carole Goldberg ‘has singlehandedly created an army of well-trained lawyers, judges and academics.’
Kevin Baldwin is the first Staff Assembly president from the UCLA Health clinical enterprise.
“Morton’s leadership and philanthropy are testaments to his belief that the true measure of a life is not what you get, but what you give,” said UCLA Chancellor Gene Block.
Learn about nanotechnology, meteorites and dinosaurs, among other science topics. Actress, author and mathematics alumna Danica McKellar will receive a science and education award.
Jade Elliott, who studied jazz at UCLA, earned the opportunity of her young career: an all-expenses paid trip to Switzerland to perform at the high-profile event.
The structure was renamed La Kretz Botany Building in recognition of the $20 million the longtime donor has given overall for the project.
The virtual version of Alumni Day will feature most of the same events and activities of the on-campus, in-person version.
Facebook video by the award-winning Univision anchor features a recent UCLA graduate whose immigrant father works on campus.
In this Q&A, Christopher Punongbayan discusses how his time at UCLA shaped his journey to becoming executive director of California ChangeLawyers.