Friday, November 16

Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA establishes center to study society and culture of Greece

UCLA will create a new center to support the study of Hellenic culture and engage the Greek community in Los Angeles. The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture, which the university announced the establishment of earlier this month, is funded by a $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, a philanthropic organization. Read more...

Photo: Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students claim to be incorrectly charged by UCLA Housing

Several students living on the Hill are complaining that UCLA Housing charged them for tampering with red emergency sanitation bags they claim they never touched. Marcella Pensamiento, a second-year political science and economics student, voiced her concerns at the All Hill Town Hall meeting Wednesday night, during which students living on the Hill gave feedback and expressed concerns to UCLA Housing representatives. Read more...

Photo: Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)


Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)

UCLA social welfare professors earn grant to study US civic engagement

Two UCLA professors have received a $100,000 grant to research civic engagement in the United States. The Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that oversees national volunteer organizations such as AmeriCorps, awarded a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant to assistant professor Laura Wray-Lake and professor Laura Abrams, who both work in the Luskin School of Public Affairs. Read more...

Photo: Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)

Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)

The celebration featured native performers and speeches by LA city councilmembers and representatives of the LA City and County Indian Commission. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students, faculty celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in event

A tribal elder of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians burned sage in the air as the chair of the Los Angeles City and County Indian Commission gave a blessing to all those present at an Indigenous Peoples Day celebration Monday. Read more...

Photo: The celebration featured native performers and speeches by LA city councilmembers and representatives of the LA City and County Indian Commission. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

The celebration featured native performers and speeches by LA city councilmembers and representatives of the LA City and County Indian Commission. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Bunche hall serves as the home of the economics department, which will introduce a set of concentrations this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA economics department to launch concentrations in undergrad major

Economics students will soon be able to specialize their education by enrolling in a concentration that focuses on a particular goal or academic interest. The economics department is launching concentrations this quarter, which will be optional and consist of sets of suggested upper division courses that students in the department can take to focus on a specific area of economics, according to the department’s website. Read more...

Photo: Bunche hall serves as the home of the economics department, which will introduce a set of concentrations this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bunche hall serves as the home of the economics department, which will introduce a set of concentrations this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The new makerspace at Rieber Hall will feature design equipment such as 3-D printers, laser cutters and power tools. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

New makerspace at Rieber Hall to offer students room for creativity

Students will soon be able to create digital design projects and other handiwork at a new makerspace on the Hill. UCLA Residential Life is opening the Maker Space at Rieber Hall in fall quarter after completing renovations two weeks ago. Read more...

Photo: The new makerspace at Rieber Hall will feature design equipment such as 3-D printers, laser cutters and power tools. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

The new makerspace at Rieber Hall will feature design equipment such as 3-D printers, laser cutters and power tools. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)


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