Tuesday, November 21

University workers protest possible salary deductions

University of California workers gathered Thursday to protest the possibility of having money deducted from their salaries and put into the UC retirement fund, saying the university has not adequately studied the fund’s financial health so salary deductions may be unnecessary. Read more...


Temporary is common at top

When Norman Abrams becomes interim chancellor of UCLA on Saturday, he will be the first temporary chief executive the campus has seen in decades. Abrams’ term as chancellor is scheduled to last only until his successor is chosen and becomes available, which starkly contrasts with the most recent two chancellorships: outgoing Chancellor Albert Carnesale’s term lasted nine years, and Chancellor Emeritus Charles E. Read more...



Many Bruins opt for overseas learning

UCLA sent the third-highest number of students to study abroad of any four-year university during the 2003-2004 academic year, according to the recent Open Doors report, an annual survey by the Institute of International Education. Read more...


Forum examines children’s rights

When Kula Koenig was 6 years old, civil war broke out in her home country of Liberia. She and several of her family members escaped northward to Guinea, where she spent almost two years of her childhood battling malnutrition and malaria before being granted admission to the U.S. Read more...



Student seminars make the grade

In the next two weeks, some undergraduate students will be applying to teach their own UCLA courses. Undergraduate Student Initiated Education, a new program being offered by the UCLA College, lets upperclassmen propose, develop, and facilitate one-unit seminars. Read more...



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