UCLA has the second-largest moving image archive in the United States after the Library of Congress. When it comes to JFK, the university possesses a large catalog of historic materials that can’t be found anywhere else — from newsreels to behind-the-scenes footage taken of Kennedy on the 1960 campaign trail.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), which represents 18,726 University of California employees, including 4000 at UCLA, has asked its members to strike at UC campuses on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Check here for news updates.
Even as we continue to grasp the extent of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, we send our deepest sympathy to the millions in the Philippines who were directly affected as well as to the members of the UCLA family with friends, colleagues and loved ones there.
Mengqing Shang, a third-year cultural anthropology major from China, became the first international student for whom English is a second language to win an annual prize honoring excellence in undergraduate student writing produced for lower- and upper-division humanities courses at UCLA.