University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Music Exec Mo Ostin Donates $10 Million to UCLA for Music Facilities

    May 05, 2011 6:55 AM EDT Music executive Mo Ostin has donated $10 million to the University of California, Los Angeles to build recording and production studios, a rehearsal space and other facilities for student musicians. The university announced Wednesday that the Osti ...

  2. Colleges Become Reluctant Allies In Fighting Piracy

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Starting this month, colleges and universities that don't do enough to combat the illegal swapping of "Avatar" or Lady Gaga over their computer networks put themselves at risk of losing federal funding. A provision of the Higher Edu ...

  3. Autopsy Shows Michael Jackson Was Healthy

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's arms were covered with punctures, his face and neck were scarred and he had tattooed eyebrows and lips, but he wasn't the sickly skeleton of a man portrayed by tabloids, according to his autopsy report obtained by The A ...

  4. RIAA Sends Seventh Wave of Pre-Litigation Letters

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA has sent a new wave of 503 pre-litigation settlement letters to 58 universities on behalf of its record company members. The latest round of letters is part of the education and deterrence campaign the RIAA launched earlier this year, whi ...

  5. Pointer Sisters' June Pointer Dies

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, died yesterday (April 11) of cancer. The 52-year-old singer was the youngest member of the Grammy-winning group, which also featured sister June Pointer, a member of singing group the Po ...

  6. Digital Entertainment Valuations Rebound

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital entertainment valuations are returning to pre-2000 levels, investment professionals said today (Nov. 4) at the Billboard Digital Entertainment Conference & Awards, held at the University o Digital entertainment valuations are retur ...

  7. Cuban To Keynote At DECA Confab

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Cuban, the maverick entrepreneur who, appropriately enough, owns basketball's Dallas Mavericks, has joined the lineup of speakers at Billboard's inaugural Digital Entertainment Conference & A Mark Cuban, the maverick entrepr ...