Anita Jones Barbour

Class of 1940 (B.E.)

Anita Jones Barbour (B.E. ’40) knew as a child that she wanted to attend UCLA. Growing up in the Larchmont … Read More >

Helen Colwell

Class of 1939 (B.A.) and 1964 (M.A.)

Teaching has come naturally to Helen Colwell for her whole life. “I enjoyed teaching and never knew anything else, really. … Read More >

Lily Kompaniez

Class of 1940 (B.E.)

Lily Kompaniez (B.A. ’40) remembers when UCLA’s campus consisted of just a few buildings – Moore Hall, Powell Library, Royce … Read More >

Norma Hildebrandt

Class of 1941 (B.A.)

Despite having attended UCLA during the Great Depression, Norma Reid Hildebrandt (BA ’41) looks back on her college years as … Read More >

Rose Gilbert

Class of 1940 (B.A.) and 1984 (Hon. Ph.D.)

As a first grade student at Malabar Elementary School, Rose Gilbert (B.A. ’40, Hon. Ph.D. ‘84) knew two things about … Read More >