A Message from the Chancellor
To the Campus Community:
Welcome to the 2018–19 academic year! As we look
ahead, I want to provide you with my fall quarterly update. In this
edition, you will learn more about UCLA’s remarkable economic impact on
our city and state, our commitment to advancing thoughtful
conversations on campus, and some notable breakthroughs in UCLA Health
My best wishes for a wonderful start to the new
Gene D. Block
UCLA Transportation is celebrating
UCLA Transportation is putting the spotlight on Bruins who
rideshare to campus. They invite you to join them as they beat traffic
and save money by taking alternative forms of transportation!
UCLA Transportation to commute to UCLA by public transit,
carpool, vanpool, bike, or foot from now
until October 31 for an opportunity to win a $100 VISA gift card, Target or Whole Foods gift
cards, a Fitbit, Metro passes and more!
in a variety of fun activities and prize drawings aimed at promoting
sustainable transportation and a healthy lifestyle at the Wilshire
Center, Luvalle Commons, and Ronald Reagan
University Medical Center and celebrate with us at our Rideshare Fair on Thursday, October 4 at Bruin Plaza
from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dr. Peter Whybrow
Hosted by the MindWell Pod of the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
“The Foundations of Eudaimonia”
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D. is Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
at UCLA, the Judson Braun Professor and Executive Chair of the
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral
Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief
of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Dr. Whybrow
is an international authority on depression and manic-depressive
disease and the effects of thyroid hormone on brain and human behavior.
his recent book, The Well-Tuned Brain, Dr. Whybrow
explores the roots of human flourishing - of tranquility and enjoyment.
Tranquility does not come naturally to the human mind: eudaimonia is a highly cultivated state achieved
through hard work and self-discipline.
This talk will discuss the challenge of a life well lived,
blending reason and passion to promote individual wellbeing and a
sustainable human future.
Time: 4:00 – 5:00
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UCLA Disabilities and Inclusive Design Training
invited to the UCLA Disabilities
and Inclusive Design Training workshops. Learn about the challenges
facing students, faculty, and staff with disabilities and how you can
empower this population though accessible design. The trainings are
stand-alone events. Register for one or all event(s) you would like to
October 8, 2018 at 11am - 12pm: Web
October 15, 2018 at 11am - 12pm:
October 22, 2018 at 11am - 12pm:
October 29, 2018 at 11am - 12pm:
LA Cancer Challenge 2018
Join the UCLA Health team on October 21, 2018
awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research.
The 21st Annual LA Cancer Challenge (LACC) 5K Walk/Run is
the signature fundraising event for the Hirshberg
Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Held on campus at UCLA, where much of the foundation’s
research is conducted, the LACC brings the cancer community together to
shine a light on this disease and honor loved ones. The event features
a run/walk, Fit Family Expo with food & beverage booths, activity
tents, a Candyland Kids Zone and more! Sign up here.
For more information contact Lauren Davis, Health Sciences
Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.