Wednesday, June 19


UCLA to lead black studies consortium across UC

Researchers in black studies from southern University of California campuses will soon bring together their research on humanities-based topics in a UCLA-led program. Robin Kelley, a UCLA history professor and director of the newly formed Consortium for Black Studies in California, said the campuses will put on programs as part of the project and share research on black studies. Read more...


Four UCLA-led research projects awarded $1.7 million from UC MRPI

Four UCLA-led projects won a total of $1.7 million in research grants Monday for work that involves collaboration between University of California campuses. UCLA professors won the grant from the UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives competition, which gives funding to researchers who are leading a project that involves a minimum of three campuses, or two campuses and one lab. Read more...


Maha Qubain, third-year microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student and Zachary Seidl, third-year economics student, place candles at the vigil. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

United Arab Society holds vigil for the victims of Islamic State group

Students gathered at Meyerhoff Park Thursday night for a vigil dedicated to Jordanian pilot Muath Al-Kasasbeh, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and all the other people who the Islamic State group has killed. Read more...

Photo: Maha Qubain, third-year microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student and Zachary Seidl, third-year economics student, place candles at the vigil. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Maha Qubain, third-year microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student and Zachary Seidl, third-year economics student, place candles at the vigil. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Nasia Turner, a third-year English student, Precious Elam, a third-year undeclared student and Francesca Essilfie, a third-year human biology and society student, raise their hands in prayer during Black Church Mondays, a quarterly event held by Black Campus Ministries. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s Black Campus Ministries helps build sense of community

Anna-Nicole Genislow grew up with a blend of cultures, living with her stepmother from Mexico and her dad who was white and Jewish, until she was 12 years old. But she said she never fully identified with her black heritage on her mother's side, even after she moved in with her cousin who was black. Read more...

Photo: Nasia Turner, a third-year English student, Precious Elam, a third-year undeclared student and Francesca Essilfie, a third-year human biology and society student, raise their hands in prayer during Black Church Mondays, a quarterly event held by Black Campus Ministries. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Nasia Turner, a third-year English student, Precious Elam, a third-year undeclared student and Francesca Essilfie, a third-year human biology and society student, raise their hands in prayer during Black Church Mondays, a quarterly event held by Black Campus Ministries. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)




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