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Club holds election watch party

Kaitlin Musante November 10, 2016

Students and faculty gathered in Ahmanson Lecture Hall to watch the election results come in after school Nov. 8. The event was run by the Junior State of America club and the AP United States Government...

Environmental club to screen documentary

Jean Sanders January 12, 2015

The Environmental Club will screen the Netflix Documentary "Mission Blue" in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall Jan. 16. The documentary follows the work of internationally-recognized oceanographer, marine biologist...

NewSpace expert discusses new industry

Jake Saferstein November 19, 2014

The CEO and co-founder of NewSpace Global Dick "Rocket" David, discussed the new and growing industry of NewSpace and its role in the future during break Nov. 10. NewSpace Global is an information provider...

Rwanda films screen on Oct. 29

Lauren Kim October 26, 2014

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people and...

‘Napalm Girl’ advocates for peace

Sydney Foreman May 11, 2013

Kim Phuc, the little girl set afire by napalm bombs during the Vietnam War, described to students, parents and teachers May 10 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall the horrors of being a nine-year-old engulfed by...

Students explore science beyond the classroom at annual STEMfest

May 21, 2012

By Claire Goldsmith Students walked across a pool of non-Newtonian fluid and posed with "STEM Claus" Monday May 21 during break at the "Beyond the-Test Fest."  The display of science,...

Professor to share research, promote stem cell awareness

October 19, 2011

By Julia Aizuss Genetic researcher and UCLA professor Richard Gatti is scheduled to give a general introduction of stem cell science today, speaking about fertilization and embryonic development in an...

GSA dances and hosts teacher panel

May 18, 2011

By Allison Hamburger After breaking into a dance in the quad at break May 18, Gay-Straight Alliance members led spectators to Ahmanson, where a panel of four gay and lesbian teachers discussed how they...

Alumnus explains challenges of research, academic math

March 22, 2011

By Alex Gura and David Lim Mathematics professor Jeremy Martin ’92 presented research and academic experiences to math students in an open discussion afterschool Monday. Explaining his field...

Global Zero organizes documentary screening

Chronicle Staff April 27, 2010

By Saj Sri-Kumar Global Zero, an organization dedicated to eradicating nuclear weapons, will host an advance screening of their documentary "Countdown to Zero" at the Upper School’s Ahmanson Lecture...

Professor explains extrasolar planets

February 10, 2010

  By Saj Sri-Kumar UCLA Astronomy Professor Michael Jura (Michael ’99) spoke about the search for extrasolar planets and the difficulty of finding terrestrial planets similar to Earth capable...

UCLA physics professor ‘loves viruses’

December 16, 2009

  By Emily Khaykin UCLA physics professor Robjin Bruinsma discussed the reasons "why physicists love viruses" in an optional assembly that was given in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Dec. 3. About 60 students...

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