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Thursday, December 14

Suzanne Paulson, an atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor who studies air pollution, said the air pollutant concentration Wednesday was unhealthy for sensitive groups such as the elderly, children and those with respiratory illness. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Q&A: Professor discusses Westwood air quality following Skirball fire

UCLA canceled classes Wednesday and Thursday due to poor air quality following the Skirball fire in the Bel-Air area. The Daily Bruin’s Emi Nakahara spoke with Suzanne Paulson, an atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor whose research focuses on air pollution in urban environments, to discuss the possible health impacts of the air quality on campus and Westwood during the fire. Read more...

Suzanne Paulson, an atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor who studies air pollution, said the air pollutant concentration Wednesday was unhealthy for sensitive groups such as the elderly, children and those with respiratory illness. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

(Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Photo: Renewable Energy Association sorts trash, gathers data on waste trend

Student volunteers in the Renewable Energy Association at UCLA separated piles of approximately 300 bags of trash into bins sorted for liquids, landfill, recyclables and compost at Wilson Plaza on Thursday for an event called “Waste Audit.” Claire Buzzelli, the club’s biofuels project co-lead and a third-year chemical engineering student, said the campus needs data on the various types of trash to create proposals to reach its goal of having zero waste by 2020. Read more...

(Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

(Daily Bruin file photo) UCLA researchers found HIV patients receive less drug treatment for heart disease than noninfected patients.
(Daily Bruin file photo) UCLA researchers found HIV patients receive less drug treatment for heart disease than noninfected patients.

(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)
(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA School of Law's student commons will get a repurposed locker room and new furniture following a $1 million donation from an alumnus.(Daily Bruin file photo)
The UCLA School of Law's student commons will get a repurposed locker room and new furniture following a $1 million donation from an alumnus.(Daily Bruin file photo)

(Courtesy of Newsroom)
(Courtesy of Newsroom)

The UCLA Williams Institute, which is part of the UCLA School of Law, released results from its statewide public health survey Tuesday. The institute conducts research on LGBTQ public policy. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UCLA Williams Institute, which is part of the UCLA School of Law, released results from its statewide public health survey Tuesday. The institute conducts research on LGBTQ public policy. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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