Teaching Poker using Mathematical Methods

UCLA alumnus Konstantinos “Duncan” Palamourdas teaches basic and intermediate No Limit Hold ‘em classes at UCLA Extension. Using an analytical and scientific approach, he shares mathematical concepts to help students improve their poker skills. Palamourdas also has a novel in the works, set to release in 2019, in which he will detail his perspective on…

UCLA Grad leads Staff Assembly

“I saw the value in the programs that Staff Assembly offers and realized that it’s a unique organization,” said Kevin Baldwin, who is this year’s UCLA Staff Assembly president. As the first president from the UCLA Health clinical enterprise in Staff Assembly’s 40-year history, said Baldwin, one of his primary goals is to encourage staff…

UCLA Extension Tax Controversy Institute Tackles Passport Revocation, New Tax Act, Criminal Tax Fraud and Cryptocurrency on October 23 at Beverly Hills Hotel

Annual conference brings together distinguished government officials and tax practitioners to discuss and debate current tax controversy and litigation issues. LOS ANGELES, Calif. (October 10, 2018) —The Tax Controversy Institute presented by UCLA Extension is an annual forum engaging expert private practitioners and government officials in discussion and debate about recent developments in civil and…

How VR is Changing E-commerce and How our Brains Process a Virtual Environment

Companies are increasingly developing cutting-edge technology to keep pace with consumers’ shifting preferences. We look at how virtual and augmented realities are changing the future of e-commerce and retail. We also discuss how our brains process and react to a virtual environment. On Airtalk, Larry Mantle engages Don Vaughn a neuroscientist at the UCLA Semel…