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Two young boys share a joyful moment, laughing with their arms around each other.

Cultivating Kindness

People often associate kindness and understanding. The idea of a scientific understanding of kindness likely is less familiar….

A row of young African-American students listens to a classmate during a classroom discussion.

Education for Everyone

Too often, students from underrepresented groups and underserved communities miss out on valuable resources that can help them…

Group of students in business attire leave the Luskin Conference Center.

Experience: A Gift

A UCLA education extends beyond the classroom. The university opens doors to hands-on opportunities that prepare students to…

Smiling student holds a sign for transfer students in the BRC Transfer Student Program.

Equalizing Opportunity

Whether creating a chair or funding research, philanthropists make academic pursuits possible. Many faculty recognize that generosity and…

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Enterprising Ideas

UCLA embraces entrepreneurial education, so much so that in 2014 Forbes magazine ranked UCLA fifth among the nation’s leading entrepreneurial…

Royce Hall

A Challenge for Chairs

University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued funds — and a challenge. Among the factors that distinguish a…

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Inspired to Aspire

Offering educational opportunities is the best way to promote equality and well-being across demographics — meaning more people…

Channing Dungey ’91 speaks at an event with the ABC logo behind her.

Lead Role

Hollywood’s 2017 awards season features a marked increase in the diversity of nominees, and UCLA has played some…

A historic book on the works of Geoffrey Chaucer lies open on display from UCLA's special library collections.

Why They Give

Ron and Anne Mellor met on a blind date while they were both teaching at Stanford. A photo…

Students walk near Pauley Pavilion with the sun shining brightly.

Off and Running

When UCLA publicly launched the Centennial Campaign for UCLA in May 2014, what we really kicked off was…

Student PwintPhyu Nandar looks toward the camera while standing in a stream.

Ripple Effects

Scholarships make dreams of coming to UCLA come true. And that’s just the start of what students achieve…

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Back the Future

As UCLA continues to celebrate its hundredth year, it can mark yet another milestone: The Centennial Campaign has…