Sunday, September 24


Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Gene Block, Jerry Kang weigh in on UC finance allocations, free speech

Chancellor Gene Block meets with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting the campus and to explain administrative policies. At their meeting Wednesday, Block, joined by Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang, addressed the list of demands by the Afrikan Student Union, the University of California cap on nonresident students and free speech on campus, among other topics. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Food and Drug Administration approved the expansion of the use of regorafenib to treat advanced liver cancer April 27 with the help of a UCLA-led research. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA research helps expand use of drug to treat liver cancer

UCLA researchers helped test the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat liver cancer in 10 years. They found through clinical trials that the drug, regorafenib, increased overall liver cancer patient survival period from a median of 7.8 months to 10.6 months. Read more...

Photo: The Food and Drug Administration approved the expansion of the use of regorafenib to treat advanced liver cancer April 27 with the help of a UCLA-led research. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Food and Drug Administration approved the expansion of the use of regorafenib to treat advanced liver cancer April 27 with the help of a UCLA-led research. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The proposal to limit nonresident undergraduate student enrollment would require the regents to review the policy within four years to assess its efficacy. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

UC to vote on 18 percent cap on nonresident undergraduate enrollment

The University of California will vote to restrict nonresident undergraduate enrollment to 18 percent at the UC Board of Regents meeting next week. The proposal is a revision from the regents’ original plan to limit overall nonresident enrollment at all UC campuses to 20 percent. Read more...

Photo: The proposal to limit nonresident undergraduate student enrollment would require the regents to review the policy within four years to assess its efficacy. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

The proposal to limit nonresident undergraduate student enrollment would require the regents to review the policy within four years to assess its efficacy. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

Claudio Pellegrini was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday. Two other faculty were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. (Courtesy of Michelle McCarron)

Three UCLA professors chosen to join national academic organizations

Two national academic organizations recently selected three UCLA professors to join their ranks. The American Academy of Arts &Sciences, an independent policy research center which honors academics and conducts policy studies, selected Judith Carney, a geography professor, and Stephanie Jamison, an Asian languages and cultures professor, as fellows Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Claudio Pellegrini was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday. Two other faculty were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. (Courtesy of Michelle McCarron)

Claudio Pellegrini was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday. Two other faculty were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. (Courtesy of Michelle McCarron)

The UCLA startup Mechanodontics won first place in the Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs on April 19. They won $70,000 for creating a new dental braces system that is more hygienic and reduces overall treatment time, a team member said. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

UCLA startup wins $70,000 for development of new dental braces system

A UCLA startup team won $70,000 for developing a new dental braces system. The startup Mechanodontics won the first place prize in the Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs on April 19. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA startup Mechanodontics won first place in the Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs on April 19. They won $70,000 for creating a new dental braces system that is more hygienic and reduces overall treatment time, a team member said. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA startup Mechanodontics won first place in the Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs on April 19. They won $70,000 for creating a new dental braces system that is more hygienic and reduces overall treatment time, a team member said. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Thousands of scientists from across Southern California took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles to advocate for more science funding and greater communication between scientists and the public. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students march for science in LA, Washington, D.C.

Thousands of scientists, students and citizens marched in the heat from Pershing Square to Los Angeles City Hall, holding signs with science puns, calls for action and protests against President Donald Trump. Read more...

Photo: Thousands of scientists from across Southern California took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles to advocate for more science funding and greater communication between scientists and the public. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Thousands of scientists from across Southern California took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles to advocate for more science funding and greater communication between scientists and the public. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)