As her father battles COVID-19, Gabrielle Pascua repeats a mantra to herself to cope.
“Someone has to be strong,” said Pascua, a first-year human biology and society student.
As the first week of primarily video-based learning ends, professors and students are – mostly – adjusting to online classes.
“As Jackson Lears said, distance learning is to learning as phone sex is to sex,” said David Kipen, a lecturer in the UCLA Writing Program.
Students showcased their technological projects, ranging from story-building games to user-interface tools, at a UCLA technology gala Monday evening.
The Association of Computing Machinery hosted its annual Tech Gala in the Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Room this year, where students can present technological projects they have been working on.
The dean of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science joined the ranks of the National Academy of Engineering on Thursday.
The NAE is a private nonprofit organization that honors exceptional engineers from around the world.
Students walking by Pauley Pavilion after sundown can often see dancers tapping and swinging their feet to the rhythm of Mexican folk music.
For the dancers, members of Grupo Folklórico de UCLA, the activity is a way to promote Mexican culture and teach traditional dance styles to fellow UCLA students while building a community through the group.
John Baldessari loved wordplay, using it both in his art and in his daily life.
“He loved to tell terrible jokes – groaners, puns,” said Thomas Lawson, a former colleague of Baldessari at the California Institute of the Arts and dean of its School of Art.
A campus visit from Donald Trump Jr. to promote his new book drew both crowds of supporters and protesters.
The event was hosted Sunday by the UCLA chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative organization with chapters on college campuses across the country.
Mark Cuban, Jameela Jamil and Ashton Kutcher were among the many noted speakers that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the internet with UCLA on Tuesday.
Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of when graduate student Charley Kine, working under UCLA distinguished computer science professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a data transmission over a computer network, laying the groundwork for what later became known as the internet.
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