Monday, September 24


A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers suggest affirmative action could be beneficial to the economy

Researchers built an economic model showing that socioeconomic affirmative action at institutions of higher education could positively impact the economy. Bernard Herskovic, an assistant professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Joao Ramos, a USC assistant professor of finance and business economics, showed in their report that affirmative action allows low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Luskin School of Public Affairs announced the creation of the public affairs major Monday. The major offers a multidisciplinary social science curriculum and requires students to participate in a capstone experience. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Luskin School of Public Affairs to create its first undergraduate major

Students will be able to take a new major that teaches students how to approach societal issues starting in fall. The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs announced the creation of the public affairs major Monday. Read more...

Photo: The Luskin School of Public Affairs announced the creation of the public affairs major Monday. The major offers a multidisciplinary social science curriculum and requires students to participate in a capstone experience. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Luskin School of Public Affairs announced the creation of the public affairs major Monday. The major offers a multidisciplinary social science curriculum and requires students to participate in a capstone experience. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

UCSA adds international student affairs officer position to board

The University of California Student Association created a new officer position Sunday to support international students in the UC. At the UCSA board meeting at UC Merced, board members unanimously passed a resolution calling for the addition of an international student affairs officer for the new academic year. Read more...

Photo: (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

Shubham Goel, who is running for governor, graduated from UCLA in 2017. He previously ran for general representative in the undergraduate student government election in 2016 on the MakeUCLAGreatAgain slate. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Q&A: 2017 alumnus Shubham Goel discusses gubernatorial platform

The gubernatorial primary is in June, and of the 27 candidates in the race, one of them is Shubham Goel, who graduated from UCLA in 2017. Read more...

Photo: Shubham Goel, who is running for governor, graduated from UCLA in 2017. He previously ran for general representative in the undergraduate student government election in 2016 on the MakeUCLAGreatAgain slate. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Shubham Goel, who is running for governor, graduated from UCLA in 2017. He previously ran for general representative in the undergraduate student government election in 2016 on the MakeUCLAGreatAgain slate. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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UCLA study links early incarceration with mental, physical health issues

Individuals who were incarcerated as children are more likely to be vulnerable to mental and general health complications later in life, UCLA researchers found. In a study published March 29, researchers in the social welfare and pediatrics departments compared health trends such as depressive symptoms, suicidality and functional limitations among individuals who were never incarcerated, those incarcerated before age 14 and those incarcerated after age 14. Read more...

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The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Board of Regents votes to increase tuition of nonresident students

Nonresident students will have to pay $978 more in tuition next year following a vote by the governing board of the University of California on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)