While the national spotlight is on the presidential race, we're highlighting the many Bruins running in down-ballot races from local school boards to state legislatures to the U.S. House of Representatives. This is not an endorsement of any individual candidate or party, but a salute to the commitment of these alumni who want to make a difference through public service. See if there's a Bruin you recognize running in your district.
The inaugural town hall on Oct. 22 did not disappoint. UCLA Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck gave straight answers to the most pressing questions about the impacts of COVID-19 on campus safety, student housing, the budget, resuming in-person classes and proposed staffing/salary changes. Tune in on Nov. 10 for the next town hall with Chancellor Block.
UCLA Professor Andrea Ghez wins the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics for her pioneering research on the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole. She is the eighth UCLA faculty member to achieve this honor, the fifteenth from the Bruin community and the fourth woman ever to receive the physics prize. Watch her reaction.
In a time of introspection and reinvention, Bruin artists and performers are finding new ways to cultivate and share their craft. This second installment in the series features a variety of Bruin performers from a world-renowned opera singer to an aspiring student composer to the guitarist for The Smashing Pumpkins.
As Bruins, we remain optimistic we'll be able to travel together again soon. In this interactive travel catalog, you can dream about the places you want to visit. It features our 2021 tours with detailed itineraries, photos, updated safety measures and relaxed cancellation policies. When you're ready, we'll be here for you.