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Army ROTC Preps L.A. College Students For Military Leadership

Major Shannon V. Shambersky, a professor at UCLA, says Army ROTC cadets have access to dozens of career choices, from military police to cyber-security specialists.


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UCLA’s Operation Mend Provides Disfigured Veteran With Life-Changing Surgery

Operation Mend gives wounded service members access to the nation’s top plastic and reconstructive surgeons for free.


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UCLA Study: Simple Blood Test Could Be Developed To Diagnose Alzheimer’s

A study has found the first evidence suggesting that a simple blood test could be used to diagnose a patient with Alzheimer’s disease, UCLA researchers reported Thursday.


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UCLA Sued Over Primate Research Records

An animal rights group has sued the University of California, Los Angeles, for refusing to release records on its use of primates in lab experiments.


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Retired UCLA Professor Sentenced In Fraud Case

Alfred Wong, 76, was also sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles to five days behind bars.


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South LA Street Could Be Named For Jackie Robinson

The state Assembly approved a resolution Monday urging Los Angeles and several surrounding cities to rename Manchester Avenue and Firestone Boulevard.


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Musician Who Played Guitar During Brain Surgery Gives Concert At UCLA

Brad Carter underwent the Deep Brain Stimulation procedure on May 23, seven years after he was diagnosed with Benign Essential Tremors.

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Parents, Neighbors React To Ex-UCLA Employee Accused Of Having Online Sex Chats With Kids

Parents and neighbors reacted Tuesday to allegations that a former University of California, Los Angeles employee engaged in inappropriate behavior with children on the Internet.

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UCLA Employee Resigns Amid Allegations He Engaged In Sexual Chats With Kids Online

A veteran University of California, Los Angeles employee has resigned amid allegations he engaged in inappropriate behavior with children on the Internet, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

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2 Men Reportedly Direct Anti-Gay Slurs At UCLA Student, Threaten Him With Knife

Two men threatened a male student with a knife near University of California Los Angeles while spewing anti-gay slurs, according to university police.



Alleged Sexual Predator On The Loose At UCLA Campus

Police Friday were investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the UCLA campus.


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UC Campuses To Institute Strict Tobacco Ban

The University of California will ban smoking and tobacco products from all 10 of its campuses.


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UCLA Quake Research Pioneer Leon Knopoff Dies At 85

Leon Knopoff, a University of California, Los Angeles, researcher who pioneered the use of mathematical modeling for earthquakes, helped develop a way to date ancient pottery and examined how music affects human perception, has died. He was 85.