At UC-Berkeley’s Student Union, Social Justice is Served

As executive director of the ASUC Student Union on campus at the University of California at Berkeley, Ansel and his team have brought in four restaurant concepts born at La Cocina in San Francisco, a business incubator that cultivates low-income food entrepreneurs, as well as a specialty coffee company that provides job training and employment…

23rd Annual Restaurant Industry Conference Says Things Are Great! The End Is Near!

 UCLA Extension Conference Looks at Trends, Winning Concepts, Personalized Nutrition and Delivery on April 25 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 10, 2019) – UCLA Extension brings together restaurant operators, investors, culinary leaders and marketers, and industry professionals on April 25, 2019, for the 23rd Annual Restaurant Industry Conference at Covel Commons, UCLA Campus. “The UCLA Extension…

Researcher Finds Dangerous Levels of Metals in Liquor Sold in Uganda

UCLA Extension’s Ochan Otim is a chemist who specializes in developing methods for quantifying and assessing the health risk associated with organic and metal contaminants in the environment. For the last few years, Otim, who grew up in Uganda, has been driven to use his expertise to try to help solve a dangerous mystery in…

Short Film Emphasizes Optimistic Outlook on Alzheimer’s

The UCLA Extension student’s short film follows an 8-year-old boy named Dylan (Mason Wells) whose 80-year-old best friend begins to lose her memory due to Alzheimer’s. Instead of abandoning her, the little boy sticks by her and tries to maintain their friendship and her memory. – Daily Bruin, April 2, 2019   Read More Image…

Successful Corporate Partnerships

University partnerships with corporations are proliferating. But some institutions seem to be better at these relationships than others. Here, experts provide some experience-based insights into strategies that work. – UPCEA, April 1, 2019 Read More Image Source: Photo Courtesy of UPCEA

Writer, Showrunner, Producer, Eunetta T. Boone Dies

This is sad news for the TV writing community. Veteran comedy writer/producer and screenwriting teacher Eunetta T. Boone, who created the 2001 comedy series One on One, has passed away suddenly from an apparent heart attack. – Deadline, March 21, 2019   Read More Image Source: Disney Channel, Photo Courtesy of Craig Sjodin