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UCLA PUTS COLLEGE WITHIN STUDENTS’ GRASP

Five years ago, Ricardo Segura came with his family from Mexico to the United States in search of a better life. He spoke no English and lacked economic resources; earning a college degree seemed like an unattainable ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

ACCESS TO EDUCATION ASSURED

UCLA received nearly 33,000 freshman applications this year, more than any other university in America. But in early April, we will notify only 10,600 extraordinary high school seniors that they have been admitted as ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

CAMPUS INITIATIVES BENEFIT TEACHERS, LEARNERS

I’ve been teaching for nearly 30 years, and this is the first time I’ve seen a university make a long-term commitment to assisting schools at the elementary level. I’ve been very impressed by the planning that’s taken ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

OUTREACH IN BRIEF

California Subject Matter Projects. Projects in the arts, history/social studies, mathematics, reading and literature, science and writing are components of a statewide professional-development network administered by ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

A PAINSTAKING SELECTION PROCESS

With a record 32,600 freshman applications received for fall 1998, UCLA remains the most sought-after campus in the UC system and the country’s most popular university. In the last five years, UCLA’s applicant pool ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

PANEL BRINGS CAMPUS PROGRAMS INTO FOCUS

Chancellor Albert Carnesale sums up the scope of the challenge facing the UCLA Outreach Steering Committee in a single word: enormous. Outreach is nothing new to UCLA. A 1994 survey of UCLA’s K-12 activities identified ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

PIPELINE FOR GRAD STUDENTS BEGINS IN K-12 CLASSROOMS

Imagine a UCLA grad student answering questions from a classroom filled with third graders. The topic? Graduate school. “We are beginning our outreach efforts at much earlier stages than ever before,” said Jim Turner, ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

OUTREACH RESOURCE GUIDE

* The UCLA Outreach Steering Committee, appointed by Chancellor Carnesale, is cochaired by Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Winston Doby and Dean of the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies Theodore ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

STUDENTS SEE UCLA AS MULTICULTURAL HAVEN

She compared degree programs. She studied diversity statistics. But it was the sense of community and the support programs at UCLA that convinced Kendra Fox-Davis to make Westwood her academic address. “What made the ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

TRAINING TEACHERS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Since 1994, the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies’ Teachers Education Program (TEP) has focused specifically on the teaching challenges that are unique to the urban schools of greater Los Angeles. The ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

UC TASK FORCE OFFERS ACTION PLAN FOR SYSTEM

In the months since the Board of Regents approved recommendations of a systemwide task force on university outreach, UC officials have fanned out across the country to publicize how the system will re-energize its ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

UCLA EXTENDS REACH TO SHAPE GREAT FUTURES

School of LawNationwide Outreach and Information Three UCLA students (from left), Elizabeth Saucedo, Denise Culver and Mary Cain, work on materials they will later use to teach high school students study skills. Forums. ...

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March 23, 1998 | UCLA Today

Adult Volunteers Needed At UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Medical Center has great opportunities for adult volunteers whocan commit four hours or more a week.Volunteering offers an opportunity to help others, the intellectualstimulation of being part of an internationally ...

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March 19, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Design for Sharing Presents

Design for Sharing, UCLA Center for the Performing Arts' community outreachorganization, presents "Picnic and Concert with the Orchestra."The concert features the UCLA Philharmonia Orchestra, with conductor ...

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March 19, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Design for Sharing Presents

Design for Sharing, UCLA Center for the Performing Arts' community outreachorganization, presents "Picnic and Concert with Viklarbo." Viklarbowill present a program of "Dance Around the World" and "DinosaurDays" on ...

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March 19, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom
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