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UCLA® General Catalog
Published July 2012
Associate Registrar/Publications Manager and Catalog Editor: Kathleen Copenhaver
Research Analyst and Text Editor: Leann J. Hennig
Layout and Design, Text Editor, Online Design and Production: Karen Robbins
Photography: Todd Cheney, Kathleen Copenhaver, Stephanie Diani, Ken Hively, James Hudgens, Reed Hutchinson, Harlan Lebo, Vanessa Muros, Christoph Niemann, Seth Odell, Scott Quintard, Karen Robbins, Sonja Smith, Juan Tallo, Elena Zhukova (UCOP). Special thanks to Chancellor’s Office, College of Letters and Science, School of the Arts and Architecture, School of Engineering, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, School of Theater, Film, and Television, Cultural and Recreational Affairs, Education Abroad Program, Film and Television Archive, Fowler Museum, Fraternity and Sorority Relations, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Housing Services, Image Library, Library, Newsroom, Quarter in Washington DC Program, UCLA/Getty Conservation Program, University Communications, Volunteer Center, and World Arts and Cultures/Dance for contributing photographs from their collections. Alan Nyiri, Photographer, Atkinson Photographic Archive, UCLA University Archives, Copyright University of California Regents. Jeffrey Lamont Brown for UCLA Magazine.
Cover, clockwise from top: the Bruin band performs; students cheer from “the den” inside Pauley Pavilion; volunteers help refresh a local school on Volunteer Day; graduating seniors enjoy a moment of fun in the Inverted Fountain; students research hermit crabs in the U.S. Virgin Islands; professor Abel Valenzuela mentors a student.
Title page: Panoramic view of the UCLA central campus including Janss Steps flanked by Royce Hall (left center) and Powell Library (right center), with the downtown Los Angeles skyline in the distance. Photo by Reed Hutchinson.
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