Thursday, May 23

The University of California Board of Regents met for the third day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. At the meeting, the board voted to raise nonresident student tuition and discussed a potential partnership between UCSF and a Catholic hospital system. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

UC Regents recap – May 16

This post was updated May 17 at 4:03 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — The governing board of the University of California met for the third day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents met for the third day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. At the meeting, the board voted to raise nonresident student tuition and discussed a potential partnership between UCSF and a Catholic hospital system. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The UC Board of Regents voted to increase nonresident student supplemental tuition by 2.6% on the third day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco. The board tabled the vote in March after the council failed to come to a consensus regarding the tuition hike and its potential impact on international students. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
The UC Board of Regents voted to increase nonresident student supplemental tuition by 2.6% on the third day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco. The board tabled the vote in March after the council failed to come to a consensus regarding the tuition hike and its potential impact on international students. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents met for the second day of its May meeting and discussed a system-wide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Regents recap – May 15

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco on Wednesday. The Board of Regents discussed a systemwide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents met for the second day of its May meeting and discussed a system-wide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Democrat California State Sen. Richard Pan hosted a press conference at UCLA on Friday to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 276. The bill aims to restrict the sale of fraudulent medical exemptions  to parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)
Democrat California State Sen. Richard Pan hosted a press conference at UCLA on Friday to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 276. The bill aims to restrict the sale of fraudulent medical exemptions  to parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

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Pre-med students overwhelmingly want greater diversity, study shows

This post was updated April 23 at 6 p,m. Pre-medical students support greater diversity in the medical profession, according to a recent national survey. The survey, which was published April 15 by Kaplan Test Prep, found that 80% of pre-medical students said the medical profession needs to better reflect the demographics of the general patient population. Read more...

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Report finds debt distribution skewed toward students of color, low-income

A recent report showed low-income students and students of color graduate with a disproportionate amount of debt. The study, published by University of California Student Association and The Institute for College Access & Success last month, showed student debt distribution is skewed toward low-income families and students of color, despite the UC’s extensive financial aid programs. Read more...

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Michelle Giuda, who graduated from UCLA in 2008, spoke at the Luskin School of Public Affairs on Friday about her experiences studying at UCLA and working in the state department. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)
Michelle Giuda, who graduated from UCLA in 2008, spoke at the Luskin School of Public Affairs on Friday about her experiences studying at UCLA and working in the state department. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)