Tuesday, November 20

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)

The physics department proposal will be approved by the Faculty Executive Committee on May 1. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

New Physics 5 series proposed, to replace 6 series in fall 2017

The UCLA Physics and Astronomy Department is proposing a new physics series for life science majors that would begin fall 2017. Students currently taking the Physics 6: “Physics for Life Sciences Majors” series have until winter 2018 to complete the series before it is discontinued. Read more...

Photo: The physics department proposal will be approved by the Faculty Executive Committee on May 1. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

The physics department proposal will be approved by the Faculty Executive Committee on May 1. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

William Borucki, the principal investigator of NASA’s Kepler Mission, spoke about the mission's findings and significance Wednesday evening. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

NASA leader visits UCLA to share findings of Kepler mission

The UCLA community learned about the possibility of life among 100 billion planets from a NASA mission leader Wednesday evening. William Borucki, the principal investigator of NASA’s Kepler mission, spoke to about 300 people in an event hosted by the earth, planetary and space sciences department. Read more...

Photo: William Borucki, the principal investigator of NASA’s Kepler Mission, spoke about the mission's findings and significance Wednesday evening. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

William Borucki, the principal investigator of NASA’s Kepler Mission, spoke about the mission's findings and significance Wednesday evening. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)



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