Over dinner at Neil Garg’s home, several of his second-year honors students recalled the advice they heard before even starting UCLA: "Make sure you take Neil Garg for organic chemistry." All of them said they now pass that same advice on to younger Bruins.
UCLA Alumna Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett has proven beyond a doubt that it's never too late to pursue one's dreams. She forged a successful corporate career before dramatically changing course in her early 40s to pursue her true vocation, archaeology.
Come this fall, William Marotti and his colleagues will return to rising ranks. Not only has a new Japanese specialist joined the history department from Cornell University, but Asian Languages and Cultures has also signed on a new hire whose expertise dovetails with the department’s highly regarded Japanese literature faculty.