UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative 2017 Celebration: Interview with Puck

Hello, my Bruin Fitness Pals! Happy Fifth Week of Spring Quarter! And with spring, do you know what else comes along? You guessed it! The annual Healthy Campus Initiative Celebration, which take place from 4-7 pm on Thursday May 4th! This year’s theme is #DreamRevolution and we are celebrating the grand opening of UCLA’s New …

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For Metta World Peace, Living Well Matters

By: Vanessa Perez, MPH student at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Move Well Pod GSR for the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative Metta World Peace is a big fan of the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI), envisioned and supported by Jane and Terry Semel, and I had the opportunity to find out why. …

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Meet The Casts of A Midsummer Night Dream: Quinn Francis

Bruins, get ready for the annual celebration of the Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) happening on Thursday May 4th! This year’s theme is #DreamRevolution by which we hope to explore what our dreams are as well as who and what in our lives help us to accomplish these dreams. The Celebrating will be hosted in the …

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Actors Beyond the Stage: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  The annual Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) celebration will take place this year on May 4th, an event that will commemorate all of the work it has accomplished this year and the opening of the new "living amphitheater" garden at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. On this night, the amphitheater will host a performance of Shakespeare's …

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A Noisy Industry and Jon Rivenburg Takes it by Day

Jon Rivenburg is a 4th year Theatre Major with a focus in acting. He will be a major actor in the play A Midsummer’s Night Dream performed at the UCLA's new Living Amphitheater garden on May 4th at the 2017 Healthy Campus Initiative Celebration: #DreamRevolution. He will play the characters of Egeus and Snout, two …

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ResearchWell seeks to increase HPV vaccines in college

What is the ResearchWell pod? Established in the spring of 2015, the mission of the ResearchWell pod is to support the research and evaluation needs of the Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI), HCI pods, and HCI-funded student projects. Towards this end, ResearchWell engages in various activities such as identifying campus-wide data sets that inform HCI policies …

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Celebrating the Healthy Campus Initiative: Looking back and looking forward

UCLA is excitingly marking the fifth year of the presence of the Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) on its campus. The initiative was officially launched by Chancellor Gene Block in January 2013, thanks to the vision, funding, support, and participation of philanthropists Jane and Terry Semel. In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back …

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UCLA Health and Wellness Resources 101: A Guide for New Students

In addition to the Healthy Campus Initiative, there are many great health and wellness resources for students on UCLA’s campus. If you’re new to campus, use this list to familiarize yourself with the resources that can help you enjoy the best and healthiest college experience possible. UCLA Recreation — UCLA offers numerous places to workout …

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Gino Strada and Emergency Healthcare

Everyone in this world makes sacrifices and has beliefs they fervently uphold, but humanitarian aid workers, many of whom serve at the front lines in impoverished areas, go above and beyond for those in need. For the past seven years these men and women have been honored on August 19th, World Humanitarian Day. This celebration …

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Which Body Position Will Allow You To Sleep The Longest?

By: Emily Lopez, UCLA Undergraduate Student I am a full-on, free-fall, stomach-down kind of sleeper — and I own it. As a martial artist, I must be aware of my body positions and move in a conscious manner to achieve ultimate results. The same goes for sleeping. Recently, I realized that not everyone falls asleep …

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