Sunday, October 20

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UC considering new tuition model to keep rates flat during college

The University of California is considering a new tuition model that would guarantee a fixed tuition rate for students during their time in college. This cohort-based tuition model would keep base tuition, student services fees and nonresident supplemental tuition flat for undergraduates while applying increases to incoming cohorts of students, UC spokesperson Sarah McBride said in an email statement. Read more...

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(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

The University of California announced changes to its admissions processes June 20 based on the findings of a recent audit. The UC initiated the audit following the recent admissions scandal. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The University of California announced changes to its admissions processes June 20 based on the findings of a recent audit. The UC initiated the audit following the recent admissions scandal. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners of The Wonderful Company, awarded UCLA with $2 million to establish a new chair position at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners of The Wonderful Company, awarded UCLA with $2 million to establish a new chair position at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers received a grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse to find ways to incentivize people to quit smoking. The research will focus on promoting sustained abstinence from smoking and improving quality of life for smokers. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

UCLA team receives grant to research financial motivators to quit smoking

A UCLA-led team of researchers received $3.4 million to find ways of financially incentivizing people to quit smoking, a university press release announced Friday. The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, which aims to promote research on drug use and its impact on public health, awarded researchers a five-year grant to study how financial incentives can help end smoking addiction. Read more...

UCLA researchers received a grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse to find ways to incentivize people to quit smoking. The research will focus on promoting sustained abstinence from smoking and improving quality of life for smokers. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Daphne Sinclaire, a second-year anthropology and geography student, began a letter-writing campaign to a UCLA fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, to address its treatment of sexual assault allegations. Sinclaire said she hopes the campaign will motivate the fraternity to amend and enforce policies that aim to prevent sexual violence and support victims. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Daphne Sinclaire, a second-year anthropology and geography student, began a letter-writing campaign to a UCLA fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, to address its treatment of sexual assault allegations. Sinclaire said she hopes the campaign will motivate the fraternity to amend and enforce policies that aim to prevent sexual violence and support victims. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Kaito, a Shiba Inu, is owned by Craig Nakano, who attended graduate school at UCLA for architecture.  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA announces revised policy for animal restrictions on campus

UCLA is further restricting which animals are allowed inside campus buildings, according to a university email statement sent out Tuesday. The revised version of Policy 135, titled “Animals on University Property,” aimed to clarify the definition of animals allowed on campus and how animal owners’ responsibilities differ depending on how their animals are classified, Michelle Sityar, executive officer of the Office of Environment, Health and Safety, said in the statement. Read more...

Kaito, a Shiba Inu, is owned by Craig Nakano, who attended graduate school at UCLA for architecture.  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)