UCLA Extension Partnership Creates Educational Program for Underserved Community

Some adults said they want to continue their education because they want to successfully showcase why their skills and experience are useful to potential employers. UCLA Extension, an institution affiliated with UCLA that offers career and educational programs, partnered with PUENTE Learning Center, an organization that offers educational programs to adults and children in Los…

PEN Emerging Voices Fellowship Winner – Angela Sanchez

A little over a year ago, I found out about PEN America’s Emerging Voices Fellowship.  And I’ve had an AWESOME experience as a 2018 Fellow! My author mentor for the program has been Lilliam Rivera and the wraparound workshops (voice classes, UCLA Extension classes, etc.) has really helped to build out my skill set as a…

IRS Commissioner Confirmation Hearing for Charles Rettig, Chair Emeritus, Tax Controversy Institute at UCLA Extension

Charles Rettig, President Trump’s pick to head the Internal Revenue Service, testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. Mr. Rettig,  a Beverly Hills tax attorney, talked about his strategy to restore trust in the IRS and implementing President Trump’s new tax law. Some Democratic members challenged him on his disclosure of properties tied to President…

UCLA Extension Graduation Celebrates Lifelong Learners

Speaking before a packed Royce Hall at the UCLA Extension Certificate Graduation Ceremony, Frank Pearce, co-founder and chief product officer of leading video game company Blizzard Entertainment, recalled the time that he felt the identity of his company was in flux. Read More Image Source: UCLA, Todd Cheney

The Literary Tao of Lou Mathews

From the decades-long simmer between neighbors to cockfighting hens becoming the organic clean-up crew for a homicide, Mathews’ tales can be both subtle and shocking, but they are always

UC Berkeley Extension Announces Partnership with Global Alumni

UC Berkeley Extension partnered with Global Alumni, a Spanish-American educational technology company, on June 26 to offer courses fully taught in Spanish. In the past, UC Berkeley Extension had a Mandarin program in the engineering department, although it is no longer available. Global Alumni had a separate agreement with UCLA Extension, but McGuire said he does…