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…

Hip Hot Remixes Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines

There are plates of la zi ji, fried chicken spiked with an abundance of dried red chiles; and mapo tofu, the homey cubes of silken tofu doused in fiery sauce — dishes that you’ll find on most Sichuan restaurant menus. – The Los Angeles Times , October 29, 2018 Read More Image Source: The Los…

Debra Gussin’s “Our Time ” Named August “Best Song Of The Month

…she became more serious about songwriting when she took a lyric writing class at UCLA taught by hit songwriter, Marty Panzer (who wrote the hits “Even Now” for Manilow and “Through The Years” for Kenny Rogers). “It was when I took Marty Panzer’s writing class, that songwriting became more than a hobby for me,” explained…