Tuesday, September 17

UC to reverify eligibility of employee, retiree dependents

University of California Human Resources will reverify the health and welfare eligibility of UC employee and retiree dependents in April. Certain employees and retirees will be asked to provide one example of legal documentation of dependents’ eligibility, and can appeal decisions to a UC Office of the President review board from June 15 to July 15, the UC Office of the President said in a statement Wednesday. Read more...


The Study at Hedrick, a new study hall and eatery, opened to UCLA students on the Hill on Jan. 8. It has been designed to look more like a coffee shop and lounge than a traditional cafeteria. (Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)

The Study at Hedrick receives positive feedback from students

With natural lighting, strong Wi-Fi and what some students call state-of-the-art design, The Study at Hedrick has received positive reactions from students. Since the Study opened two weeks ago, it has remained busy through its 24 hours of operation. Read more...

Photo: The Study at Hedrick, a new study hall and eatery, opened to UCLA students on the Hill on Jan. 8. It has been designed to look more like a coffee shop and lounge than a traditional cafeteria. (Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)

The Study at Hedrick, a new study hall and eatery, opened to UCLA students on the Hill on Jan. 8. It has been designed to look more like a coffee shop and lounge than a traditional cafeteria. (Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)

Some students in history professor Gabriel Piterberg's class said they find the protests against him disruptive to their learning. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Students in Piterberg’s class say protests interfering with education

Some UCLA students said they think repeated protests against a professor accused of sexual assault are negatively impacting their education. History professor Gabriel Piterberg’s class was dismissed about halfway through lecture Wednesday morning when protesters refused to leave the classroom, said UCLA spokesperson Tod Tamberg. Read more...

Photo: Some students in history professor Gabriel Piterberg's class said they find the protests against him disruptive to their learning. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Some students in history professor Gabriel Piterberg's class said they find the protests against him disruptive to their learning. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)


The University of California Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday for their bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UC regents’ meeting to focus on federal funding for higher education

The University of California Board of Regents will discuss the effect of president-elect Donald Trump’s higher-education funding policies on UC students and its annual UC Accountability Report, among other topics, at its meeting on the UC San Francisco Mission Bay campus Wednesday and Thursday. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday for their bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday for their bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA was ranked 10th best global university in new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday. (Jintak Han/Assistant photo editor)

UCLA ranked No. 10 global university, No. 2 U.S. public university

UCLA was ranked the 10th best university in the world and the second best American public university in a 2017 global university ranking Tuesday. The university dropped two ranks since last year’s U.S. Read more...

Photo: UCLA was ranked 10th best global university in new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday. (Jintak Han/Assistant photo editor)

UCLA was ranked 10th best global university in new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday. (Jintak Han/Assistant photo editor)

UCLA alum I-Chun Liu launched PlacetoStudy, a website that helps students find nearby study locations, this summer. (Courtesy of I-Chun Liu)

UCLA alumnus creates free website for students seeking study spaces

I-Chun Liu’s final goal as a UCLA student was to study for the last finals he would ever take. The only problem was that all his go-to study spots were packed – loud and noisy without an outlet or seat in sight. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alum I-Chun Liu launched PlacetoStudy, a website that helps students find nearby study locations, this summer. (Courtesy of I-Chun Liu)

UCLA alum I-Chun Liu launched PlacetoStudy, a website that helps students find nearby study locations, this summer. (Courtesy of I-Chun Liu)


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