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News, Ucla, Education, Westwood

UCLA Approves Measure Requiring Undergraduates To Take Diversity Classes

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:14 am

UCLA's Legislative Assembly has given final approval to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, campus officials said in remarks reported today.

News, California, Ucla, Education

Tuition To Increase At UCLA, UC Campuses Following Board Of Regents Vote

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 11:17 am

The University of California Board of Regents approved tuition hikes today that will increase students’ costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years at UCLA and other campuses across the state.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Westwood, Usc

UCLA Bonfire Rally At Westwood Campus Tonight Ahead Of USC Game Saturday

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:11 am

The Southland's biggest football game of the year will be held Saturday when UCLA and USC face off at the Rose Bowl, and Bruin fans will get gearing up tonight for the rivalry with UCLA's annual bonfire rally on the Westwood campus.

News, California, Ucla, Santa Monica, Education

UC Board Of Regents To Begin Consideration Of 5 Percent Tuition Hike

Posted Nov. 19, 2014, 9:13 am

Students at UCLA and other UC campuses across the state will have their eyes on San Francisco today, where the university system's Board of Regents is scheduled to begin considering a proposal to hike tuition by 5 percent a year over the next five years.

Ucla, Obituary, Santa Monica

TV Producer/Writer Glen Larson Dies Age 77 In Santa Monica

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:07 am

Glen Larson, the television producer and writer responsible for such series as "Battlestar Gallactica,'' "Magnum P.I.,'' "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century'' and ''Knight Rider'' has died. He was 77.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Man Charged In Theft Of 55 Laptop Computers From UCLA

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 8:51 am

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a man who allegedly stole more than 50 laptop computers from a research library and the student union store at UCLA, where he had been enrolled earlier this year.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Suspect Detained In UCLA Mass Laptop Computer Theft From Equipment Loan Room

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:32 am

A suspect was detained Tuesday in connection with the theft of more than 50 laptop computers worth more than $30,000 from a UCLA research library equipment loan room, according to campus police.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

50 Laptops Stolen From UCLA Equipment Loan Room Over The Weekend

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:24 am

More than 50 laptop computers worth more than $30,000 were stolen from an equipment loan room in the Charles E. Young Research Library over the weekend, authorities said today.

Dr. Grace Chen is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit uclahealth.org.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Protect Yourself Against The Flu, A Deadly Virus

Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:43 am

While the Ebola virus is capturing national and international headlines on a daily basis, another more common virus will kill thousands of people in the United States this year. That virus is influenza, more commonly called “the flu.”

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Unionized Nurses Protest Over Ebola

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:44 am

A small group of unionized nurses gathered outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood on Wednesday saying they want more training and guidelines for handling potential Ebola patients.

Dr. Sonja Rosen is a board-certified geriatrician with the top-ranked UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, call 310.319.4371.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Dispelling Myths About Breast Cancer & Older Women

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:35 am

October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and an ideal time to dispel some myths about breast cancer while encouraging all women over 40 – and especially those 65 or older – to get annual mammograms.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Education

UCLA Tops USC In Graduating Athletes

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:22 am

Eighty-seven percent of the UCLA athletes who entered the university between 2004 and 2007 graduated within six years of their enrollments, compared to 80 percent who entered cross-town rival USC during the same period, according to statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Officials Announce $15 Million "Self-Replenishing Fund" For Energy Projects

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:58 am

UCLA officials announced today the creation of a $15 million "self-replenishing fund'' to support energy efficiency projects, such as the installation of motion-sensor light switches to water-saving plumbing fixtures.

News, Sports, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA To Host Dribble For The Cure Fundraiser Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:22 am

The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Medical Center Westwood To Hold Mock Ebola Exercise Today

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:51 am

What officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center are calling a "big exercise'' on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms will be held today.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Police Department

Search Underway For Armed Man Who Confronted UCLA Student In Westwood

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:46 am

A search was underway for an armed man who confronted a UCLA student in Westwood early today, but she wasn't hurt.

Sports, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

John Wooden Remembered On What Would Have Been 104th Birthday Today

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:33 am

Steve Alford marked today's 104th anniversary of the birth of John Wooden by having breakfast at the Tarzana restaurant frequented by his late legendary predecessor as UCLA men's basketball coach for the second consecutive year.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

Mock Ebola Exercise To Be Held At UCLA Medical Center In Westwood

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:11 am

Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center plan to hold a "big exercise'' Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, according to UCLA's medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Health Offers Flu-Shots To Help Residents Stay Healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:31 am

Fall has arrived, which means the kids are back to school, football season is in full swing and the weather should start to cool. It also marks the start of flu season.

Party On The Pier Returns This Sunday.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Ucla, Santa Monica, Pier, Non Profits

Party On The Pier Fundraiser Returns To Santa Monica This Sunday

Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 9:01 am

A fun-filled, charitable event will take place on the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 5 in the form of the 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier as part of a partnership between Mattel and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica

New UCLA Students Hit The Streets To Do Good Deeds

Posted Sep. 29, 2014, 10:10 am

About 6,500 new UCLA students are hitting the streets of Los Angeles today to do good deeds.

News, Ucla, Education, Westwood, Usc

UCLA Ranks Ahead Of USC In Annual List Of Nation's Best Colleges

Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:09 am

U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the nation's best colleges released on Tuesday ranked UCLA tied for 23rd and USC tied for 25th.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Facilities Employee Accuses Campus Police Of Racial Profiling

Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:35 am

A 46-year-old African American UCLA facilities employee arrested for obstruction and resisting arrest by campus police last week is accusing the department of racial profiling and violating his civil rights, it was reported today.

Dr. Hong-Phuc Tran is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly ranked UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit www.uclahealth.org.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Santa Monica Geriatrician: Viewing Cataracts In Sharper Focus

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:14 am

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide and the leading cause of vision loss among adults 55 or older. However, unlike many other eye diseases, vision loss from cataracts can be treated. In fact, cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States and boasts a high success rate.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Offers Emergency Financial Assistance To Water Main Flood Victims

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:19 am

Employees and students of UCLA as well as others whose vehicles were damaged when a water main break sent about 20 million gallons onto the north side of the school's campus are being offered emergency financial assistance.

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