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manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.16.2014
As a proud UCLA Bruin alumnus, I’m delighted to let the current baseball head coach offer this wonderful analysis: Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier 67 years ago, was honored at every ballpark on Tuesday. During one celebration at MLB’s third annual Diversity...
rochelle-jewel-shapiro's picture
Oct.31.2013
Reasearchers at UCLA have found that a good scare helps a person stay clear-headed in an emergency and can help them feel safe. BOO. Happy Halloween.
joan-moran's picture
Oct.29.2013
Excerpt from Joan Moran's blog in the Huffington Post, "Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays":   The holiday season is always an appropriate time to take a few minutes, pause, and reflect on the gifts you’ve been given, the people you love and cherish, and...
manny-pacheco's picture
May.01.2012
Universities are using their facilities to engage their students about Hollywood’s Golden Age. Exhibits, classes, and screenings will be presented as part of an expansive curriculum related to the Humanities. Based on my research, this is what I’ve discovered:   * UCLA CENTER FOR NEAR...
manny-pacheco's picture
Feb.22.2012
The estate of Peter Falk is providing a scholarship fund to my alma mater. UCLA has established the Shera and Peter Falk – Lt. Columbo Memorial Scholarship Fund. A donation of $3 million to the university is expected to aid undergraduates studying music, folks with...
aimee-liu's picture
Jan.26.2012
Calling all writers! Just 1 more day to sign up for my UCLA agent panel this Saturday! Meet agents from the Hill Nadell Literary and Andrea Brown Literary agencies, Rob Weisbach Creative Management, and Global Literary Management. These agents represent authors of adult, children's and young...
ben-campbell's picture
Jan.08.2011
"This is my gift to you," my dad said to my older brother. "For your twenty first birthday I give you my Doggie Diner on El Camino Real in South San Francisco." My dad, Albert Campbell, and oldest brother, Ronald Campbell, stood in our big kitchen of our 80 year old 24 room...
melinda-marchiano's picture
Nov.02.2010
I don’t even know where to begin today telling you everything I want to share! I read the results of a study that just came out– scientists have found three new gene variations in the development of Hodgkin lymphoma. When I hear about studies like this one, it gives me great hope for the...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.20.2010
I bet there are a few dozen of you out there with a story you want to tell.  You've been saving it in your heard drive lo these many months, nay years. Now is the time to let it live. I am sounding very dramatic, but there are many folks out there with a few good pages of a novel and no idea what...
clinton-fein's picture
Mar.08.2010
“…the situation we have in America right now, where any neurotic woman can make any stupid charge and destroy a man's reputation. If there is evidence of false accusation, the accuser should be expelled.” Camille Paglia, Playboy interview, May 1995. Who is Dr. Sally Blower? Why is Head of the...