Success: Paria Hassouri’s Debut Memoir

Success: Paria Hassouri’s Debut Memoir

Former student Paria Hassouri has just released her debut memoir. Of the experience, she says, “I’m a pediatrician and mother of three who took my first UCLA extension class in September 2018, and now just two years later, I am a published author. My book,...
2020 UCLAx Virtual FilmFest Recap

2020 UCLAx Virtual FilmFest Recap

This past weekend, the Entertainment Studies program held their fifth annual FilmFest celebrating student filmmakers. Like most film festivals, this was originally planned as an in-person event with film screenings, panels, and a networking party, however the...
Success: Renata Khoshroo Louwers Essay in Anthology

Success: Renata Khoshroo Louwers Essay in Anthology

Current Certificate student Renata Khoshroo Louwers’ essay, “Renounce and Abjure All Allegiance” was included in the anthology, My Shadow Is My Skin: Voices from the Iranian Diaspora, published by the University of Texas Press in March 2020. About her essay, Renata...
Success: Maggie Morris’ Personal Essay Published

Success: Maggie Morris’ Personal Essay Published

Current Certificate student Maggie Morris had a personal essay published earlier this year. Maggie says, ““Hyena,” my personal essay published by Entropy this past April, confronts the culpability of women in the age of #metoo. Structured through manic Google search...

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