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Family: Former UCLA basketball player Jalen Hill dies at 22
September 23, 2022
Jalen Hill, who played basketball at UCLA for three seasons until leaving last year for personal reasons, has died, according to his family and the university. He was 22. ... read more »
UCLA Dominates in Historic Battle Against Alabama State
September 16, 2022
The UCLA Bruins football team defeated Alabama State University 45-7 to earn their second consecutive victory. This is the first time the UCLA Bruins battled the Alabama State Hornets. ... read more »
“Walking Alone” Celebrates the Legacy of Kenny Washington
September 15, 2022
The memoir “Walking Alone: The Untold Journey of Football Pioneer Kenny Washington” descriptively tells the story of Washington and his accomplishments on and off the football field. Washington is known for breaking the color barrier in the NFL when he signed with the Los Angeles Rams in 1946. ... read more »
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Race-Neutral Formula for Assessing Kidney Function Provides Hope for Better Health
September 1, 2022
UCLA Professor and Nephrologist Dr. Keith Norris has advocated for a race-neutral formula for assessing kidney function for years, and now the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) are urging laboratories nationwide to adopt a newly modified equation that will diagnose chronic kidney disease earlier and help save lives. ... read more »
UCLA Works to Contend in 2022 Season
September 1, 2022
Bruin fans have a lot to be excited about after the UCLA football team earned an 8-4 overall record during the 2021 season. After beating the likes of LSU and USC, UCLA came in second in the Pac-12 South and third in the entire conference. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jon Gaines II
August 11, 2022
When he was getting offers from college football programs, senior offensive lineman Jon Gaines II kept his studies in mind. He knew that UCLA would be a consistent mix of strong football competition and impactful learning. Gaines II even sat through a class session before he committed to the Bruins. ... read more »
Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million
August 4, 2022
Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million in scholarship funds. The program, which serves 50 foster youth and low-income youth each year, guides these students in gaining access to post-secondary education with little to no student debt. ... read more »
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Professor and Grad Student Recognized
June 30, 2022
A professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has been honored with a lifetime achievement award for her dedication to women’s health, including maternal health and maternal-fetal care. ... read more »
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Dr. Ronald Simmons Transforms Lives of Those Affected by Drug and Alcohol Addiction
June 30, 2022
Dr. Ronald Simmons, Co-founder, and Executive Director of “Free N One,” a nationally recognized faith-based drug and alcohol program, is passionately transforming the lives of individuals and families affected by the disease of addiction. ... read more »
Lakers sign Sons of Shaquille O’Neal, Scottie Pippen
June 30, 2022
Shareef O’Neal and Scotty Pippen Jr will compete with the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA Summer League ... read more »
Tracy McGrady Showcases Overlooked Talent in Ones Basketball League 
June 23, 2022
NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady created a one-on-one basketball tournament for players who do not have NBA contracts called the Ones Basketball League  ... read more »
LA84 Foundation Play Equity Summit to Feature Katelyn Ohashi and Russell & Nina Westbrook 
June 22, 2022
The LA84 Foundation Play Equity Summit will include as featured speakers award-winning gymnast, activist and UCLA alumna Katelyn Ohashi, as well as Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook and his wife, Nina – also former UCLA Bruins. The LA84 Foundation’s summit is Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, and is centered on the theme, “Elevate Play in a Post-Covid World.” ... read more »
Derf Reklaw, Renowned Jazz Musician, Succumbs
May 26, 2022
While in Los Angeles, Derf’s musical endeavors continued to soar.  He performed throughout Europe with jazz musician Eddie Harris. He toured around Canada with rock musician Burton Cummings. His command of his craft took him to South Africa’s Joy of Jazz Festival playing alongside jazz singer Dwight Trible. ... read more »
Krystle Evans Makes an Impact as a College Basketball Coach
April 28, 2022
Krystle Evans rose from being a high-achieving student athlete to becoming an impactful administrator and coach for college athletic programs. Evans recently led the Academy of  Art University women’s basketball team to the PacWest title game and the Division II NCAA tournament. ... read more »
Calif. Reparations Task Force Is Working to Repair Communications Strategy
April 21, 2022
Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) summed up what he viewed as the reason for low turnout and public engagement at the ninth meeting of the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans. ... read more »
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