Monday, June 17

Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Professor elected to National Academy of Sciences for research in parasite biology

A UCLA professor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, a nonprofit organization composed of the nation’s leading researchers in science. Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was one of 100 new members inducted into the National Academy of Sciences on April 30, according to the Academy website. Read more...

Photo: Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Second Impressions at UCLA is a student group that showcases the lives and experiences of international students on campus. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

On-campus organization documents, shares experiences of international students

Andrea Ng received a message from a girl she hadn’t spoken to since middle school after a student group shared Ng’s experience of having to develop a Californian accent when she first moved to the United States. Read more...

Photo: Second Impressions at UCLA is a student group that showcases the lives and experiences of international students on campus. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Second Impressions at UCLA is a student group that showcases the lives and experiences of international students on campus. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

A California senate bill would require all California public universities to provide students access to medical abortions at campus health facilities, such as the Ashe Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

State senate bill revives possibility for abortion medication at public universities

The Ashe Center may offer students medical abortions starting January 2023 if a California senate bill passes. Senate Bill 24 was introduced in December 2018 by Democratic State Sen. Read more...

Photo: A California senate bill would require all California public universities to provide students access to medical abortions at campus health facilities, such as the Ashe Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A California senate bill would require all California public universities to provide students access to medical abortions at campus health facilities, such as the Ashe Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)


The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New UCLA esophageal diseases center to be named after Robert Kardashian

The David Geffen School of Medicine announced Tuesday its new esophageal disorders center will be named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Read more...

Photo: The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC's largest employee union, held a systemwide strike Wednesday in response to the UC’s alleged intimidation of workers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

AFSCME holds UC-wide strike in response to alleged intimidation by University

Standing outside Murphy Hall, service workers wearing green shirts and carrying noisemakers and rattles chanted, “We are not afraid.” University of California service employees held a systemwide strike Wednesday after their union claimed the UC had condoned the intimidation of workers participating in previous strikes. Read more...

Photo: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC's largest employee union, held a systemwide strike Wednesday in response to the UC’s alleged intimidation of workers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC's largest employee union, held a systemwide strike Wednesday in response to the UC’s alleged intimidation of workers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at union rally, urging UC to negotiate fair contract

U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke in support of University of California unions during a strike Wednesday. Sanders spoke to more than 400 striking workers, students and supporters about the importance of labor unions at a University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America rally. Read more...

Photo: Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)