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Op-Ed: Fall of Roe is Devastating for Educational Equity
The fall of Roe v. Wade equals the end of equitable educational access for women writes Eileen Strempel, inaugural dean of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, and Christina Christie, Wasserman Dean of UCLA’s School of Education & Information Studies.
Duane Benjamin Collaborates With BTS for YouTube Livestream Hit “Proof”
The video “Proof” by K-Pop super band BTS garnered 12 million views in its first day and now (at least, as this article was finalizing) is approaching 20 million views.
$1 million gift endows UCLA faculty chair in piano performance
UCLA has established the Shapiro Family Chair in Piano Performance, made possible by a $1 million gift from alumni Shirley and Ralph Shapiro.
Kiefer and the Magic of Improvisation
The award-winning producer and pianist talks about his musical aspirations and how attending UCLA changed his identity.
Op-Ed: How the pandemic is changing higher education for the better
“The pandemic’s influence on higher education will be long-lasting and transformative – but not necessarily negative.” Read the latest LA Times op-ed by Stephen J. Handel and Eileen Strempel featuring their “Beyond Free College” research.
Meet Kim Mendez, Graduate Commencement Speaker 2022
Among their highlights at UCLA was performing on a Grammy-winning recording with the UCLA Chamber Singers, as well as being part of the Seraphic Fire Ensemble Artists Program through their choral studies program.
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