Saturday, February 16

Anthony and Ronald Alcazar started their tortilla company, Mr. Tortilla, while Ronald Alcazar was attending UCLA in 2012. They have since opened their own factory and created different types of tortillas, such as one that is chipotle flavored.

Founders of tortilla company hope to eventually sell food to UCLA Dining

Ronald Alcazar spent years honing his family’s tortilla recipe with his mother for he and his brother’s new tortilla company. Today, the two UCLA alumni have their own tortilla factory and hope to sell their tortillas to UCLA Dining Services. Read more...

Photo: Anthony and Ronald Alcazar started their tortilla company, Mr. Tortilla, while Ronald Alcazar was attending UCLA in 2012. They have since opened their own factory and created different types of tortillas, such as one that is chipotle flavored.

Anthony and Ronald Alcazar started their tortilla company, Mr. Tortilla, while Ronald Alcazar was attending UCLA in 2012. They have since opened their own factory and created different types of tortillas, such as one that is chipotle flavored.

Linda Liau is the second woman in America and the first Asian-American woman to lead an academic department of neurosurgery, and is part of the six percent of licensed neurosurgeons in the United States who are female. (Photo illustration courtesy of UCLA Health)

UCLA Neurosurgery chair elected to National Academy of Medicine

A UCLA professor was elected to the National Academy of Medicine on Monday. Linda Liau, the chair of neurosurgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine, was elected to the academy for her achievements in studying the immunology of brain tumors and designing clinical trials of vaccines for glioblastomas, according to the National Academy of Medicine website. Read more...

Photo: Linda Liau is the second woman in America and the first Asian-American woman to lead an academic department of neurosurgery, and is part of the six percent of licensed neurosurgeons in the United States who are female. (Photo illustration courtesy of UCLA Health)

Linda Liau is the second woman in America and the first Asian-American woman to lead an academic department of neurosurgery, and is part of the six percent of licensed neurosurgeons in the United States who are female. (Photo illustration courtesy of UCLA Health)

David Wong Louie was a professor emeritus of creative writing and Asian-American literary studies at UCLA. He is remembered for his writing, mentorship and caring nature. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Professor emeritus remembered for mentorship, writing dies at 63

UCLA faculty remember David Wong Louie for his writing, mentorship and caring nature. Louie was a professor emeritus of creative writing and Asian-American literary studies at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: David Wong Louie was a professor emeritus of creative writing and Asian-American literary studies at UCLA. He is remembered for his writing, mentorship and caring nature. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

David Wong Louie was a professor emeritus of creative writing and Asian-American literary studies at UCLA. He is remembered for his writing, mentorship and caring nature. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

During her time at UCLA, Anne Rimoin has founded the UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program, which trains epidemiologists from the United States and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Epidemiology professor appointed to direct Center of Global and Immigrant Health

A UCLA associate professor of epidemiology was selected to be the new director of the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health. Anne Rimoin joined UCLA faculty in 2004 and has served as associate director for the CGIH since 2014. Read more...

Photo: During her time at UCLA, Anne Rimoin has founded the UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program, which trains epidemiologists from the United States and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

During her time at UCLA, Anne Rimoin has founded the UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program, which trains epidemiologists from the United States and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

The Faculty-in-Residence program allows 20 professors to reside on the Hill with their families and pets. It aims to foster both formal and informal interactions between residents and faculty through educational programming, classes, individual and small group advising and casual association. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Looking for a dinner buddy? Ask the professor next door.

Neil Garg eats breakfast with his students before teaching a Fiat Lux freshman seminar on the Hill as a way to engage with students outside of the classroom. Read more...

Photo: The Faculty-in-Residence program allows 20 professors to reside on the Hill with their families and pets. It aims to foster both formal and informal interactions between residents and faculty through educational programming, classes, individual and small group advising and casual association. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Faculty-in-Residence program allows 20 professors to reside on the Hill with their families and pets. It aims to foster both formal and informal interactions between residents and faculty through educational programming, classes, individual and small group advising and casual association. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine received $3 million to further spinal cord research. The money will go towards expanding the participant pool for research studies. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

School of Medicine receives $3M for spinal cord research in Centennial Campaign

The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine received $3 million to further spinal cord research. The Louis and Harold Price Foundation made the gift to fund the research of Daniel Lu, an associate professor of neurosurgery. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine received $3 million to further spinal cord research. The money will go towards expanding the participant pool for research studies. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine received $3 million to further spinal cord research. The money will go towards expanding the participant pool for research studies. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Morton La Kretz recently donated $15 million to further the renovation of the UCLA Botany Building. UCLA has decided to name the building after La Kretz. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Morton La Kretz donates additional $15 million to renovation of Botany Building

UCLA received a donation of $15 million to renovate the UCLA Botany Building. The gift, which was donated by UCLA alumnus Morton La Kretz, will go toward upgrading labs for teaching and research, building a new class lab and refurbishing the entrance and lobby to the building’s Charles E. Read more...

Photo: Morton La Kretz recently donated $15 million to further the renovation of the UCLA Botany Building. UCLA has decided to name the building after La Kretz. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Morton La Kretz recently donated $15 million to further the renovation of the UCLA Botany Building. UCLA has decided to name the building after La Kretz. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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