Tuesday, November 20

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)

Donation from law school alumnus funds student commons renovation

The UCLA School of Law is renovating its student commons following a $1 million donation from one of its alumni. Alumnus Arthur Greenberg’s gift will fund a remodeling project to expand and modernize the Arthur N. Read more...

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)

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 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)

UCLA survey finds transgender adults face disparities in mental health

UCLA researchers found transgender adults are more likely to attempt suicide and more often delay taking prescribed medication than adults who identify with the sex assigned to them at birth. Read more...

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)

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)

Adnan Darwiche will serve as chair for the computer science department for the next five years, and will help in expanding the department size and strengthen its connection with the David Geffen School of Medicine. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Computer science department appoints new chair

The computer science department appointed a new chair Wednesday to expand the size of the department and strengthen its connections with other parts of campus. Adnan Darwiche, a professor of computer science, will begin serving a five-year term as department chair on Nov. Read more...

Photo: Adnan Darwiche will serve as chair for the computer science department for the next five years, and will help in expanding the department size and strengthen its connection with the David Geffen School of Medicine. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Adnan Darwiche will serve as chair for the computer science department for the next five years, and will help in expanding the department size and strengthen its connection with the David Geffen School of Medicine. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Dean Ho, a professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, who has researched the various medical applications of nanodiamonds, published a paper last week on using nanodiamonds to prevent tooth infection and breakage in root canals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Dentistry professor studies medical benefits of nanodiamonds

UCLA researchers are using microscopic carbon molecules for medical procedures and experiments ranging from cancer drug delivery to root canals. These microscopic carbon molecules, known as nanodiamonds, are five nanometers in diameter and shaped like soccer balls with sharper edges, said Dean Ho, a professor in the School of Dentistry. Read more...

Photo: Dean Ho, a professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, who has researched the various medical applications of nanodiamonds, published a paper last week on using nanodiamonds to prevent tooth infection and breakage in root canals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Dean Ho, a professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, who has researched the various medical applications of nanodiamonds, published a paper last week on using nanodiamonds to prevent tooth infection and breakage in root canals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine have found the presence of four proteins in the blood can help doctors diagnose brain trauma and concussions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers discover new method to detect concussions and brain trauma

UCLA researchers have found a way for doctors to diagnose brain trauma and concussions using blood tests. In a study published last week, researchers led by Ina Wanner, a neuroscientist at the David Geffen School of Medicine, found that a type of brain cell known as astrocytes releases large amounts of four specific types of proteins when the brain is injured. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine have found the presence of four proteins in the blood can help doctors diagnose brain trauma and concussions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine have found the presence of four proteins in the blood can help doctors diagnose brain trauma and concussions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Healthy Campus Initiative launched Engage Well, a new area of focus that emphasizes building and maintaining social relationships for personal health and well-being. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

HCI event emphasizes health benefits of social interactions

A new campus initiative aims to make students’ and faculty members’ social lives a priority for their health. UCLA’s Healthy Campus Initiative launched Engage Well at a La Kretz Garden Pavilion event Tuesday to promote healthy social relationships and interaction. Read more...

Photo: Healthy Campus Initiative launched Engage Well, a new area of focus that emphasizes building and maintaining social relationships for personal health and well-being. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Healthy Campus Initiative launched Engage Well, a new area of focus that emphasizes building and maintaining social relationships for personal health and well-being. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)


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