Thursday, November 23

The number of undergraduate discussion sections in the College has grown steadily each year since 2010.

UCLA plans to add more discussion sections to match increased enrollment

UCLA officials are working to supplement the increase in undergraduate enrollment for the 2016-2017 academic year by increasing the number of discussion and lab sections. Robert Cox, director of enrollment planning and academic performance analysis, said he is expecting an increase of at least 150 more discussion and lab sections from fall 2015 to fall 2016. Read more...

The number of undergraduate discussion sections in the College has grown steadily each year since 2010.

Janina Montero will retire from her position as UCLA's vice chancellor of student affairs this year. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Vice chancellor of student affairs to retire, leave legacy behind

Before she entered the University of Pennsylvania, Janina Montero wanted to become an engineer. But she fell in love with literature instead. After graduating with degrees in Spanish and Hispanic literature, Montero began teaching Romance languages at Wesleyan University, where she developed a lifelong passion for helping students. Read more...

Janina Montero will retire from her position as UCLA's vice chancellor of student affairs this year. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

The Daily Bruin spoke with Chancellor Gene Block about free speech concerns and out-of-state student admissions.  (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Chancellor Gene Block discusses intolerant speech, freshman admission

Chancellor Gene Block meets with members of the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting campus and explain administrative policies and decisions. At the meeting Monday, Block, who was joined by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Janina Montero, Dean of Students Maria Blandizzi and Associate Vice Chancellor of University Communications and Marketing Kathryn Kranhold, spoke about the university’s response to leaked Pi Kappa Phi meeting minutes, free speech on campus and concerns about standards for admission of out-of-state students. Read more...

The Daily Bruin spoke with Chancellor Gene Block about free speech concerns and out-of-state student admissions.  (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services plans to use funding from the #UCLAwellness Initiative Referendum, which passed Friday, to improve counseling services. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)
UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services plans to use funding from the #UCLAwellness Initiative Referendum, which passed Friday, to improve counseling services. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)

Denea Joseph, a fourth-year political science student is running for undergraduate student government president under the student-run political group, or slate, Waves of Change.  (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)
Denea Joseph, a fourth-year political science student is running for undergraduate student government president under the student-run political group, or slate, Waves of Change.  (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)

Carole Goldberg, vice chancellor for academic personnel, helps Native Americans with legal issues and studies tribal justice systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Carole Goldberg, vice chancellor for academic personnel, helps Native Americans with legal issues and studies tribal justice systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Election Board Chair Lindsay Allen explained election rules and announced election dates to the candidates running in the spring undergraduate student government election. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)
Election Board Chair Lindsay Allen explained election rules and announced election dates to the candidates running in the spring undergraduate student government election. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)


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