Runner, 80, completes L.A. Marathon three months after major heart surgery
Claude Bruni has 98 marathon races under his belt, including every Los Angeles Marathon since 1986. Nothing can keep Bruni, who’s 80, from running. Not even major surgery, as it turns out.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:35:00 GMT read more

UCLA In the News March 24, 2017
Using trees to combat Beijing’s smog. Why showing off your big vocabulary might not actually make you sound smarter. And more.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:37:00 GMT read more

UCLA Fielding marathon team takes to the streets
A team from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health ran in the L.A. Marathon and Charity Relay on Sunday, March 19, and raised nearly $25,000 in support of student summer fieldwork. 
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:00 GMT read more

FAQs for employees about possible federal immigration enforcement actions on campus
In response to questions about how to respond if immigration enforcement actions occur on university property, UC has answered some of these frequently asked questions.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:29:00 GMT read more

$20 million gift from Samueli Foundation will support UCLA Engineering undergraduates
The donation, which builds on Henry and Susan Samueli’s previous gifts, will fund a program that combines scholarships and internships for as many as 50 first-year students.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 GMT read more

UCLA summit to address contemporary challenges in human rights
Event brings together global leaders on civil liberties, accountability for genocide and protecting health during conflict.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:33:00 GMT read more

Heavy winter rains are nothing to sneeze at
California experienced record rainfall this year, and may have even made headway against the state’s historic drought. Now that lush landscapes abound and spring is upon us, what does this mean for allergy sufferers? 
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:03:00 GMT read more

UCLA faculty voice: Largest deportation campaign in U.S. history is no match for Trump’s plan
Historian Kelly Lytle Hernandez corrects the revisionist history of Operation Wetback, which in fact eased immigration law enforcement in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:01:00 GMT read more

Students re-establish vital foothold for research deep in African rainforest
UCLA's Congo Basin Institute led a team of UCLA and Cameroonian students into a rain forest in central Africa to reopen a field station in a jungle with a thriving ecosystem with birds, elephants and monkeys.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT read more

UCLA In the News March 23, 2017
UC is moving forward with Mexican initiative. New research identifies a “sea of despair” among white, working-class Americans. And more.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:23:00 GMT read more


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