REP LIEU CELEBRATES UCLA'S CENTENNIAL DURING FLOOR REMARKS
WASHINGTON - This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu spoke on the U.S. House Floor in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the University of California, Los Angeles on May 23, 1919.
Rep. Lieu's Remarks As Prepared:
MADAM Speaker, today I rise to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA’s excellence is clear.
With 14 Nobel Laureates, 13 MacArthur Fellows, nine National Medal of Science Winners, three Pulitzer Prize winners, a Fields Medal, and an A.M. Turing Award, UCLA’s academic credentials are rivaled by few.
And, the UCLA Bruins have enjoyed 117 NCAA team championships and 261 Olympic Medals over their 100-year history. Alumni have gone on to make incredible strides in fields like rocket science, film and politics.
It has been an incredible century for UCLA. In honor of UCLA’s centennial, I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations to Chancellor Block, UC President Janet Napolitano, and UCLA students, faculty and alumni.
I would also like to recognize all the people in UCLA’s history that ensured the university could light the way for the next 100 years to come.