The gift establishes the Mark Kalmansohn UCLA Assistant Softball Coach Endowment and provides the seed gift to create the Women of Westwood Endowment.
The gift is from Shelly Carlin, a member of the Bruins’ 1982 national championship team.
Eight graduate students in UCLA’s Transformative Coaching and Leadership Program worked with students at Crenshaw High.
In a virtual conversation, alumni Valorie Kondos Field, Kaiya McCullough and Damion Thomas, reflect on the legacy of Rafer Johnson.
Activities will include a virtual conversation about his impact and an in-person celebration of life.
A fixture at UCLA basketball games long after her father retired from coaching, she often sat among friends and family in section 103 of Pauley Pavilion.
Donahue was the winningest coach in Pacific-12 conference and UCLA football history.
Other outdoor athletic events will follow suit for the 2021–22 season.
Prominent sports venues and landmarks shine in blue and gold to support the Bruins.
The win secured UCLA’s 119th NCAA championship and it was the 12th title for men’s water polo.
The 1936 UCLA graduate authored 35 scientific papers, held eight patents and was the first Black person to work in the Eastman Kodak engineering labs.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
Nike will supply uniforms and equipment to 22 of UCLA’s 25 teams, while Jordan Brand will outfit the football and men’s and women’s basketball programs.
Johnson, who won a gold medal in the decathlon in 1960 and later helped found the Special Olympics, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks.
The recent surge in COVID-19 cases locally and nationally would put student-athletes and their support staff at risk.
The inductees include six Olympic medalists, a two-time NCAA softball champion, a World Series champion and a WNBA champion.
The popularity of online gaming has soared during the lockdown, but the success has been bittersweet for players.
Jarmond, who is coming from Boston College, will become UCLA’s ninth athletic director, replacing the retiring Dan Guerrero.
The Centennial edition of the annual event will be held on Wilson Plaza, and it will feature a 35-foot Ferris wheel, food trucks and games.
UCLA on Friday dedicated the Betsy and Rafer Johnson Track at Drake Stadium, the home of UCLA track and field.
The funds will add scholarships and new curriculum for the renamed Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
The name will be formally unveiled in a dedication ceremony on Friday, October 25.
UCLA teams have won 32 NCAA team championships in 15 different sports his tenure.
The creation of a thriving women’s athletics program has changed campus life and the lives of thousands of student-athletes and those who look up to them.
Softball pitcher is the fifth Bruin to win the top collegiate honor.