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UCLA Veterans

Articles in 2021

UCLA and the VA: Marching Forward

March 3, 2021, UCLA Newsroom

Articles in 2020

James Tran: From ‘Semper Fi’ to the patient’s bedside

June 2, 2020, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles launch nurse residency program

March 2, 2020, UCLA Newsroom

Operation Mend receives customized shuttle bus to help veterans

February 27, 2020, UCLA Newsroom

The Problem Solvers

January 1, 2020, UCLA Magazine

Change agent: From insecurity to influence

January 1, 2020, UCLA Magazine

Articles in 2019

UCLA legal clinic helps veterans get access to services

December 12, 2019 Federal News Network

UCLA Extension, VAGLAHS Host Success Academy

December 11, 2019 U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Operation Mend cheered on at New York City Veterans Day parade

November 13, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Veterans Day ceremony salutes those who served

November 8, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA to recognize sacrifice of veterans at special ceremony

November 7, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

Nov. 8: Veterans Day ceremony at UCLA

November 5, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Volunteer Day unites Bruins around the world in day of service

September 30, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA named No. 1 U.S. public institution by U.S. News & World Report for third consecutive year

September 8, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

Adding mental health specialists to primary care clinics boosts vets' access to outpatient services

August 9th, 2019 UCLA Newsroom

UCLA cancer researcher honored by the Veterans Health Administration

August 7, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

Operation Mend receives gift from Hidden Heroes fund

June 26, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA introduces ‘Knowledge Solves’ brand campaign

May 20, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Alumni Association to honor some of its best

May 8, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

100 Ways: Health

May 1, 2019, UCLA Magazine

UCLA baseball welcomes veterans to annual Jackie Robinson fantasy camp

April 16, 2019, KABC-TV

UCLA Operation Mend receives $1 million gift for veterans' mental health services

April 15th, 2019 UCLA Newsroom

UCLA hosts Jackie Robinson Fantasy Camp for Veterans
April 11th, 2019, UCLA Newsroom

Can the legacy of trauma be passed down the generations?

March 26, 2019, BBC

When the VA misrepresents performances, veterans suffer

March 5, 2019, The Hill

Transgender troops to attend State of the Union as Trump pursues ban

February 4, 2019, Los Angeles Blade

Union official says veteran groups need to be more inclusive of women, LGBT

January 28, 2019, The Hill

Articles in 2018

UCLA honors veterans for their service
November 9th, 2018 UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Marine veteran will use his expertise to make soldiers safer
November 5th, 2018 UCLA Newsroom

99-year-old UCLA education professor shares lessons from a life well-lived
October 29th, 2018 UCLA Newsroom

$20.1 million grant expands UCLA Operation Mend’s mental health program
October 23, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

Vietnam veteran marks 10 years of walks to raise money for UCLA's
Operation Mend

October 2, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Volunteer Day makes an impact in L.A. and around the world
October 1, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

Online diabetes prevention programs are as effective as in-person sessions for weight loss, study finds
September 24, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

Military personnel show brain changes similar to those in retired football players suspected to have CTE
July 17, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds
April 25, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

Remembering UCLA alumnae who died serving in WWII
March 27, 2018

$2.15 million bequest enhances UCLA scholarship support for veterans and other students

December 3, 2018, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA student veterans bring VA garden back to life

November 30, 2018

Articles in 2017

UCLA opens veterans support centers on the West LA VA Campus
November 27, 2017, KPCC-89.3

UCLA, VA launch first of its kind family wellness center, new legal clinic for veterans
November 27, 2017

Major League Baseball, Headstrong Project team up to help veterans
November 10, 2017

UCLA salutes veterans for their service
November 09, 2017

Veterans gain vital legal aid through new UCLA Law clinic
November 02, 2017

UCLA/VAGLAHS Veteran Family Wellness Center team announcement
August 4, 2017

Transfer, Veteran Resource Center will open after construction delay

July 9, 2017

Jackie Robinson Day
April 11, 2017, Instagram

Run As One 5K Invites Veteran Collaboration
April 1, 2017

Alcohol use in veterans with schizophrenia less common than thought
March 27, 2017, UCLA Newsroom

Wordcommandos: Encouraging Veterans to Write and Submit
March 14, 2017

Veteran Movie Night a Home Run at Jackie Robinson Stadium
March 11, 2017

UCLA to provide major new programs and services to veterans
January 28, 2017, UCLA Newsroom

New UCLA programs at the VA aim to help homeless veterans, their families and more
January 6, 2017, UCLA Newsroom

Student Veterans Jumpstart West Los Angeles VA Gardens Restoration
January 5, 2017

UCLA moves forward with $16.5 million package of major new programs and services for veterans
January 4, 2017, UCLA Newsroom

Articles in 2016

UCLA volunteers help more than 3,000 veterans and others enjoy Thanksgiving
November 28, 2016, UCLA News Room

Panel Highlights Growing Presence of Women in Military
November 14, 2016

UCLA honors veterans who defended our freedom with their lives
November 10, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Brother of Arthur Ashe made decision that kept tennis legend out of war
November 8, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA applauds passage of agreement providing new services for veterans
September 19, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Veterans recharge through UCLA recreational therapy classes
July 29, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Once homeless, Vietnam veteran turns to UCLA for a fresh start
July 20, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Veteran's Gift to Help UCLA Student Vets to Cover Funding Gaps Left by GI Bill
June 1, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Leading Homeless Veterans Back Into Mainstream of Life
May 3, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

UCLA looks to involve families in care for veterans with brain injuries
April 13, 2016, KPCC 89.3 – Southern California Public Radio

Veterans see action on field as UCLA baseball team hosts fun appreciation day
April 12, 2016, UCLA Newsroom

Creating smiles for UCLA's military veterans and former foster youth
UCLA Newsroom, March 14, 2016

Reducing Mental Health Risk for Kids in Military Families
U.S. News, February 18, 2016

Wearable Electric Patch May Ease PTSD
US News & World Report, January 28, 2016

UCLA To Provide Major New Programs and Services to Veterans
UCLA Newsroom, January 28, 2016

Articles in 2015

Military families benefit from UCLA-developed resilience program
UCLA Newsroom, Dec 15, 2015 In memoriam: Jack Share, Korean War veteran and psychologist who aided fellow soldiers
UCLA Newsroom, Nov, 23, 2015 UCLA Helmet Auction Raises Nearly $10K
UCLA Athletics, November 19, 2015 New device could reset brains of veterans with PTSD
ABC7 Eyewitness News, November 11, 2015 UCLA community salutes military service members and veterans
UCLA Newsroom, November 10, 2015 Gaining Ground in the Battle With My Memories of Vietnam
Zócalo Public Square, November 9, 2015 UCLA to honor Bruin veterans
UCLA Newsroom, November 5, 2015 UCLA Operation Mend honored with award at Pentagon
UCLA Newsroom, September 03, 2015 Draft master plan is unveiled for long-neglected VA campus in West L.A.
Los Angeles Times, October 16, 2015 New USC, UCLA study to focus on experiences of LGBT service members in military
Center for Innovation and Research, Oct. 8, 2015 Tillman scholarship puts student veteran on a path to succeed in medicine
UCLA Newsroom, October 7, 2015 New UCLA partners with VA to bring cancer trials to veterans
89.3 KPCC, September 30, 2015 New website helps military veterans access a UC education
UC Newsroom, September 30, 2015 Career SEAL and Wooden Leadership Fellow Dunbar Thinks Fearlessly about Next Layer of Service
The UCLA Anderson Blog, September 21, 2015 New website helps military veterans access a UC education
UC Office of the President, September 10, 2015 Boxer, Feinstein back plan to move homeless vets to VA campus Los Angeles Times, August 6, 2015 UCLA Anderson to host Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
UCLA Newsroom, July 9, 2015 Wounded Veteran Launches Comedy Career with Help from UCLA Program
KNBC-TV, June 29, 2015 Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald visits UCLA
UCLA Newsroom, June 3, 2015 UCLA's Operation Mend receives $15.7M grant to expand services to wounded veterans
89.3 KPCC, June 2, 2015 UCLA Operation Mend receives $15.7M for mental health program for wounded warriors
UCLA Newsroom, June 2, 2015 UCLA community helps gather flags after Memorial Day
UCLA Newsroom, May 26, 2015 Reprieve for UCLA baseball stadium?
LA Observed, May 5, 2015 UCLA family resilience model to help female veterans and their children
UCLA Newsroom, May 4, 2015 UCLA law students help create class that aids homeless veterans
UCLA Newsroom, April 27, 2015 UCLA baseball team holds fantasy camp for military vets on Jackie Robinson Day
UCLA Newsroom, April 16, 2015 To meet L.A. veteran housing goals, governments go into action mode
Los Angeles Times, April 9, 2015 UCLA staff spend St. Paddy’s greening the V.A. garden
UCLA Newsroom, March 18, 2015 Palisadian Jim Cragg is fighting a new battle helping fellow vets on the road to reintegration
Palisadian-Post, February 26, 2015 UCLA statement on West Los Angeles VA settlement
UCLA Newsroom, January 28, 2015 Alum's New Startup Defines Precision Agriculture
The UCLA Anderson Blog, January 9, 2015

Articles in 2014

Military veterans find a place and a purpose on UC campuses
UC Newsroom, November 10, 2014

Campus community gathers to honor military service members, veterans
UCLA Newsroom, November 10, 2014

Student veteran gives back for all the doors U.S. Army has opened for her
UCLA Newsroom, November 3, 2014

No job's too big for campus leader after extraordinary U.S. Navy career
UCLA Newsroom, November 3, 2014

CAP UCLA explores veteran experiences through artistic lens
UCLA Newsroom, October 7, 2014

Patti Taylor honored for her service to Operation Mend
UCLA Newsroom, September 17, 2014

A New Social Media App for Veterans Uses GPS Tracking to Save Lives
Yahoo! News, August 20, 2014

App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues
Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2014

Thalians gala honors Smokey Robinson, raises $1 million for Operation Mend
Beverly Hills Courier, April 28, 2014

Honor teddy bears arrive at Operation Mend
Copper Gazette, February 25, 2014

Veteran draws on personal experience in teaching, gay rights research
Daily Bruin, February 4, 2014

New UC panel to aid military veterans in university
Los Angeles Times, February 3, 2014

Local Woman Changing Lives One Tattoo at a Time
CBS - LA, January 26, 2014

Saluting Those Who Serve and Have Served
UCLA Magazine, January 1, 2014

Articles in 2013

Military journal selects UCLA as top military friendly school
UCLA Newsroom, December 17, 2013

Former Operation Mend patient, fellow vets reach the South Pole
UCLA Today, December 11, 2013

UCLA Named Best for Vets by Military Times
UCLA Newsroom, November 11, 2013

Disfigured Marine corporal inspires with his story
Today Show, November 11, 2013

Why Veterans Hurt (It's Not What You Think)
Zócalo Public Square, November 11, 2013

Caring for America's wounded warriors
MSNBC's "Morning Joe," November 11, 2013

Greater Partnerships With Universities, Other Community Resources Needed to Help Veterans, November 11, 2013

Afghan War Veteran Tells His Story, November 10, 2013

Retired Abita Springs Army sergeant wounded in Afghanistan to march in NYC Veterans Day Parade, November 8, 2013

Military medicine center to open at UCLA, November 7, 2013

From the front lines to the bottom line
UCLA Today, Nov. 5, 2013

Campus salutes veterans, service members during week of events
UCLA Today, Oct. 30, 2013

Veterans family makes a connection in LA
NBC Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 2013

Operation Mend Helps Wounded Veterans and Their Families
CBS Local, August 29, 2013

UCLA's Operation Mend reconstructs lives for servicemen and women, June 29, 2013

Vets heal with the help of new friendships
NBC News, June 27, 2013

Caring for America's Wounded Warriors, May 31, 2013

UCLA Student Groups Create Interactive Memorial to Commemorate Veterans
Mojo - Mobile Journalism by the Daily Bruin, May 22, 2013

Campus community to honor veterans on memorial wall
UCLA Today, May 21, 2013

Navy, Marine Corps Medicine Join UCLA in Wounded Warrior Care
DoDLive, May 20, 2013

Wounded Soldiers Race to the South Pole
The New York Times, May 15, 2013

The Takeaway: Our Transformational Veterans
Zócalo Public Square, April 29, 2013

What's So Special About Today's Veterans?
Zócalo Public Square, April 25, 2013

UCLA to present 'How Are Veterans Changing America?' forum on April 27
UCLA Newsroom, April 16, 2013

UCLA, Chancellor Block seeks to foster student veterans
Daily Bruin, April 9, 2013

Army veteran, a UCLA student, teaches class on combat and military life
UCLA Newsroom, April 5, 2013

Announcing the UCLA Veterans Initiative
UCLA Chancellor website, April 1, 2013

From Front Line to Bottom Line: Leveraging Leadership Skills Learned on the Battlefield
Assets Digital, April 2013

Battling his demons from an old war, he goes the extra mile for vets
Los Angeles Times, March 25, 2013

The War in Iraq and the Role of Southern California
Which Way L.A.?, March 19, 2013

UCLA program pairs injured vets with 'buddy' families to ease recovery
89.3 KPCC - Southern California Public Radio, March 13, 2013

Operation Mend: Mending the War Wounded
KTTV, March 5, 2013

Trauma Sets Female Veterans Adrift Back Home
The New York Times, February 27, 2013

UCLA honors veterans at inaugural event in DC
UCLA Newsroom, January 25, 2013

Young researchers provide 'feeling' of feet to amputees, walking-impaired
UCLA Today, January 17, 2013

CalVet Helping Veterans Achieve Their Goals
CalVet newsletter, California Dept. of Veteran Affairs, January 1, 2013

Articles in 2012

Devastating loss spurs vet group to create new social networking app
Business Insider, December 28, 2012

Working together to support wounded vets
The Orange County Register, November 11, 2012

Nurses in short supply for veterans
Daily News, November 10, 2012

Injured vets, families learn to heal hidden wounds of war
UCLA Today, November 6, 2012

Marine veteran keeps a smile on his face, which is a medical miracle
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2012

The Veterans Entrepreneuship Program
Vetrepreneur, October 2012

Green Vets Los Angeles gives veterans jobs making reusable bags
Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2012

Face Transplant UCLA: New Program Replaces Devastated Faces
Huffington Post, May, 25, 2012

UCLA hosts improv workshop, helping veterans and their families communicate and connect
Daily Bruin, April 24, 2012

Better tests find record concussions among U.S. troops
USA Today, April 11, 2012

Team Rubicon: Disaster Relief
UCLA Magazine, April 1, 2012

For Soldier Disfigured in War, A Way to Return to the World
The New York Times, January 30, 2012

UCLA joins with White House to meet unique needs of veterans, families
UCLA Newsroom, January 18, 2012

Articles before 2012

Veterans Resource Office's class, Boots to Bruins, helps student veterans transition back
Daily Bruin, November 9, 2009

From combat to classroom: Center for military veterans opens at UCLA
UCLA Newsroom, October 7, 2008

Death of Bruin soldier in Iraq inspires memorial
UCLA Newsroom, November 9, 2007