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70 Years of Art, Science & History at the UCLA School of Nursing

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70 Years of Art, Science & History at the UCLA School of Nursing

The UCLA School of Nursing, our Alumni Board of Directors, and Dean Sarna have embarked on a physical transformation of the Factor Building surroundings, filling the walls with inspirational art, reflections of our history and showcases of scholarship and science– but we need your help to do it!

In celebration of this milestone, the UCLA School of Nursing is commissioning various improvements around the School:

When completed, these new improvements will be displayed prominently throughout the Factor building on the UCLA campus in Westwood. These installations will inspire, educate and inform students, faculty, staff and visitors to the school.

The walls of art will be especially meaningful to alumni because Gregg Chadwick ‘81 - a UCLA alum and internationally known artist – will create the series of paintings based on historical photos from the School of Nursing archives. This means that the main subject of these paintings will be YOU - our alumni and supporters!

Our Alumni Board of Directors will be helping gather photos, memorabilia, and other historical pieces of significance to our alumni for our walls of history, and our faculty will help us develop the walls of science, which will show how nurses lead the way in many scientific bodies of work.

Our faculty have agreed to donate their time to help create our Walls of Science, our Alumni Board will be helping with our Walls of History, and established artist Gregg Chadwick has agreed to donate his time and talent to create works of art for the School of Nursing. However, there are significant expenses which require additional funding, and will make the series of improvements a reality. 

The School of Nursing needs your help to pay for other necessary materials, such as framing, enclosed display cabinets, electronic touch screens, and installation costs for the various improvements.

The series of installations around the Factor Building will look at the UCLA School of Nursing with a scientific, historical, and artistic lens.

This is truly a wonderful opportunity to support and transform the educational environment for the next generation of nurses and scientists. Thank you for supporting the UCLA School of Nursing!

(Pictured above left-to-right: Research (Nursing Scientist and Faculty Member Dr. Nalo Hamilton), History (Nursing students studying in Royce in the 1970s), Art (One of our many Mindfulness Sessions held in the Factor Building)


The commissioning of these installations which honor the past of the UCLA School of Nursing is particularly significant to Dean Linda Sarna, who will be celebrating her 50th reunion with the Nursing class of 1969. Dean Sarna has agreed to match up to $5,000 towards this campaign through her discretionary funding, and has contributed personally as well.

Thank you to Dean Sarna, and to YOU for supporting this campaign.

Our way
of Thanking You


Thank You Email

Thank you email from Dean Sarna and School of Nursing staff ($25 tax deductible)

3 of 250 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018


Facebook Shout-Out

A special shout-out on Facebook to thank you for your generous support in front of your friends and family! ($49 tax deductible)

9 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018


UCLA School of Nursing Tote

A commemorative UCLA School of Nursing thermal lunch bag! Rock your tote on the way to lunch and show your Bruin pride at your workplace. ($90 tax-deductible)

34 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018


Video & Commemorative Journal

A special video message from the UCLA School of Nursing as well as a limited edition UCLA School of Nursing embossed navy blue-matte journal. ($240 tax-deductible)

3 of 40 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2018


Artwork Sketch from the Artist

We will send you a sketch or print signed by the artist Gregg Chadwick! ($456 tax-deductible)

5 of 10 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2018


70th Anniversary Gala VIP

By giving at the $1,000 level, you will receive special VIP member benefits at our 70th anniversary gala in 2019! Some of these benefits include: preferred parking, preferred seating, and special recognition in the program! ($950 tax-deductible)

5 of 10 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: February 2019


Invitation to Unveiling

Invitation to a special unveiling event at the school where our new enhancements to the School will be on display for the first time! ($1500 Tax-Deductible)

0 of 3 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: July 2018


Lunch w/ Dean Faculty Students

Exclusive lunch with Dean Sarna, selected Nursing faculty, and student leaders! ($1950 tax deductible)

1 of 2 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2018
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