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Folding Papers and Connecting Hearts

By Jocelyn Mendez, Karina Agadzhanyan, and Dina Doustmohammadi – UCLA chapter members On May 8th, 2021, Dialogue Society at UCLA held their third successful session of the Origami series.  Origami was initially called OriKata, which means folded shapes. It traces back to when the paper was first invented around 105 A.D. in China and used […]

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False Memory Workshop – A Conversation With The Presenter

By Karina Agadzhanyan and Dina Doustmohammadi – UCLA chapter members In the past year, Dialogue Society’s UCLA chapter has been holding a series of workshops covering various topics in the field of cognitive psychology, such as successful aging and ways to keep memory functioning intact. For this blog, we sat down with one of our […]

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Online Fraud Prevention

By Kara Hoover – UCLA chapter member On May 23rd, 2021, Dialogue Society at UCLA hosted its second educational workshop on the dangers of scams and fraud and ways to protect oneself from falling victim. Such a presentation is always important but was particularly relevant due to the prevalence of scams in 2020. In fact, […]

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Bruin Art Tutorials

By Alara Aygen – UCLA chapter member On May 15 Dialogue Society at UCLA held its second art tutorial workshop. As someone who has enjoyed drawing since I was a little girl, these workshops hold a special place in my heart. I distinctly remember giggling in delight as I used to unwrap my grandfather’s most […]

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A Meaningful Bruin Bridge: Dialogue Society & Senior Scholars

By Alara Aygen, Zenaz Sarkari, and Misa Belser – UCLA chapter members The following article was adapted from our published piece in the UCLA Longevity Center Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter. Guided by the belief that there is always a better version of oneself, Dialogue Society aims to enrich the lives of communities and moves forward by […]