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College survey: finance worries up, politics shift

(AP) — Each year since 1966, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute has conducted a massive survey of incoming freshmen at four-year colleges, asking questions about their motivations, their plans and their political views.

01/23/2013

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

UCLA receives $4.6 million gift

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The estate of a late University of California Board of Regents member and former May Co. department store executive and his wife gave the UCLA’s Department of Urology $4.6 million, it was announced today.

01/02/2013

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Helping LA’s foster youth at UCLA

Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that can meet their unique needs. Results are damaging and long-term. But a program at UCLA provides a helping hand to educational opportunities.

12/20/2012

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Experts: No link between Asperger’s, violence

NEW YORK (AP) — While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger’s syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence.

12/16/2012

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$100M UCLA medical school gift for scholarships

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.

12/13/2012

The Oscar Experience College Search (Photo credit: The Oscar Experience via Facebook)

MacFarlane surprises UCLA class, announces contest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Oscar host Seth MacFarlane is inviting college students to join him on stage at the Academy Awards. The “Family Guy” creator made a surprise appearance at UCLA to announce a contest sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU that will allow winning college students to appear on the Feb. 24 Oscar telecast.

11/30/2012

LA 13-year-old donates $13,000 to injured soldiers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To celebrate the day he became a man, a Los Angeles 13-year-old donated a sizable chunk of his bar mitzvah gifts to help mend injured American war veterans and active duty […]

11/08/2012

Arizona, UCLA look to stay ahead of schedule

  PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley’s father was a running back at Arizona in the 1980s, and his son grew up a huge Wildcats fan. When the quarterback committed to UCLA, all of his […]

11/02/2012

UCLA's new Pauley Pavilion ready for its close-up

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Something old is nearly new again at UCLA. Pauley Pavilion – where Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Reggie Miller and Kevin Love starred and John Wooden coached for 10 years – has […]

10/26/2012

Brown pushes college students to support tax hike

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future. The Democratic governor began a stretch push […]

10/16/2012

Study: 'sex addiction' is a real thing

The idea that someone can have a sex addiction has been controversial, but a new study suggests that it is a real disorder, and lays out rules that could be used in deciding who has […]

10/16/2012

Surgery for quarterback hurt in high school game

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A quarterback injured during a Southern California high school football game has undergone emergency brain surgery. Wildomar Cornerstone Christian player Ryan “Dax” McGregor came off the field saying he had a […]

09/25/2012

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