Stop, Breathe, & Think Mindfulness Challenge

We’re just about halfway through the quarter, and midterms, papers, and the desire to maintain an active social life may be causing some stress to all of our daily lives right about now. Wouldn’t it be nice to take a break? Well, you’re in luck! The department of Campus and Student Resilience decided to help …

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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 the Initiative and all of the work it has accomplished this year, all things pertaining to health, and the opening of the new living amphitheater and garden in the Sunset Recreation Center on the …

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Get Involved: Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

It’s the beginning of Spring quarter — with only eight weeks until we reach the much-awaited summer — so what can we do to make this last quarter a memorable one? Get involved with a meaningful cause! A great chance to get involved is at the upcoming Out of the Darkness Campus Walk at UCLA’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 Amphitheatre garden on May 4th at the 2017 Healthy Campus Initiative Celebration: Dream Revolution. He will in particular be playing Egeus and Snout, two very …

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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, the ResearchWell Pod engages in various activities such as identifying campus-wide data sets that inform …

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The Brain and Your Bacterial Microbiome

Ever hear the saying “you are what you eat”? Well that’s actually true, to an extent. The food we put into our bodies can significantly affect how our brain operates. There’s been an explosion of new studies that are looking at how the millions of bacteria or microbial changes in our stomachs are affecting our …

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