Thursday, May 24

The 3 Wishes Project grants wishes to terminally ill patients in UCLA’s medical ICU as part of a multicenter research trial started in Canada in December 2017. (Courtesy of Thanh Neville)
The 3 Wishes Project grants wishes to terminally ill patients in UCLA’s medical ICU as part of a multicenter research trial started in Canada in December 2017. (Courtesy of Thanh Neville)

UCLA's LGBTQ studies program held a research symposium in which students and visiting speakers discussed their research and personal experiences with sexuality. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Research symposium showcases facets and goals of LGBTQ program

UCLA’s LGBTQ Studies Program celebrated the 20th anniversary of the LGBTQ studies minor Friday. The program held a research symposium in which a panel of QScholars – undergraduate students pursuing LGBTQ-based research – and visiting speakers discussed their research and personal experience with sexuality by telling stories. Read more...

UCLA's LGBTQ studies program held a research symposium in which students and visiting speakers discussed their research and personal experiences with sexuality. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Amanda Norman, a second-year communication student, and Jason Hibono, a third-year psychobiology student, received the Fulbright-Hays scholarship. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)
Amanda Norman, a second-year communication student, and Jason Hibono, a third-year psychobiology student, received the Fulbright-Hays scholarship. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Richard Kaner, a professor in chemistry and biochemistry, received the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize for his research on energy harnessing and storage. (UCLA Newsroom)
Richard Kaner, a professor in chemistry and biochemistry, received the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize for his research on energy harnessing and storage. (UCLA Newsroom)

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Members of ROTC reflect on growing integration of women in military

Cheska Molina is known for being one of the fastest runners in UCLA’s ROTC battalion. Cheska Molina, a first-year human biology and society student, and her twin Charina Molina, who is also in the ROTC program at UCLA and a human biology and society student, were even part of the UCLA Ranger Challenge team, which comprises eight to 10 of the fittest cadets in UCLA’s 92-person Army ROTC battalion. Read more...

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Brenda Stevenson, a history professor at UCLA, spoke about encountering racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)
Brenda Stevenson, a history professor at UCLA, spoke about encountering racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)