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GSA recap – Dec. 2

The Graduate Students Association is the voice of graduate students on campus. The association meets for forum every three weeks and takes positions on current issues affecting graduate students. Read more...


GSA recap – Oct. 14

The Graduate Students Association is the voice of graduate students on campus. The association meets for forum every three weeks and takes positions on current issues affecting graduate students. Read more...


Assistant professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs to contribute to research about the experience of military service members who identify as LGBT. (Courtesy of Ian Holloway)

UCLA, USC to research health disparities of LGBT military personnel

A $1.89 million UCLA and USC research study funded by the U.S. Department of Defense will examine health disparities between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender military service members and heterosexual service members. Read more...

Photo: Assistant professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs to contribute to research about the experience of military service members who identify as LGBT. (Courtesy of Ian Holloway)

Assistant professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs to contribute to research about the experience of military service members who identify as LGBT. (Courtesy of Ian Holloway)

Disha Bhagwat, a fourth-year economics student, interviewed people in a Cambodia village to research the impact of tourism on the community. (Courtesy of Disha Bhagwat)

UCLA anthropology program student researches Cambodian tourism industry

Disha Bhagwat was strolling through Pub Street, home to noisy bars and clubs frequented by wealthy tourists, in Siem Reap, Cambodia, last year when she was caught off guard by lonely children dancing and people with disabilities performing music on the street for money. Read more...

Photo: Disha Bhagwat, a fourth-year economics student, interviewed people in a Cambodia village to research the impact of tourism on the community. (Courtesy of Disha Bhagwat)

Disha Bhagwat, a fourth-year economics student, interviewed people in a Cambodia village to research the impact of tourism on the community. (Courtesy of Disha Bhagwat)

Damone Brown, a worker at Il Tramezzino at the Anderson School of Management, said he is dedicated to rebuilding his life after spending three years in shelters on Skid Row. (Alejandra Reyes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA employee inspires positivity in students after battling addiction

In 2011, Damone Brown thought he had it all – an apartment of his own and a well-paying social service job that allowed him to help the homeless. Read more...

Photo: Damone Brown, a worker at Il Tramezzino at the Anderson School of Management, said he is dedicated to rebuilding his life after spending three years in shelters on Skid Row. (Alejandra Reyes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Damone Brown, a worker at Il Tramezzino at the Anderson School of Management, said he is dedicated to rebuilding his life after spending three years in shelters on Skid Row. (Alejandra Reyes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Elisa Long, an assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, conducted research about the cost-effectiveness of universal testing for breast cancer gene mutations. (Alejandra Reyes-Velarde/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Diagnosis motivates assistant professor to conduct breast cancer research

Elisa Long spent her six-hour, daily chemotherapy sessions last summer reclining in a hospital chair binge-watching “The Price is Right,” determined to learn the rules and tricks of the games. Read more...

Photo: Elisa Long, an assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, conducted research about the cost-effectiveness of universal testing for breast cancer gene mutations. (Alejandra Reyes-Velarde/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Elisa Long, an assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, conducted research about the cost-effectiveness of universal testing for breast cancer gene mutations. (Alejandra Reyes-Velarde/Daily Bruin senior staff)