Thursday, January 18

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about the importance of environmental conservation at an event at the Hammer Museum. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about the importance of environmental conservation at an event at the Hammer Museum. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

The Society of Women Engineers organized a mental health awareness week, which featured events such as the positivity wall pictured above that aimed to inform engineering students about mental health resources and build a community for engineering students. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)
The Society of Women Engineers organized a mental health awareness week, which featured events such as the positivity wall pictured above that aimed to inform engineering students about mental health resources and build a community for engineering students. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Joseph Ladapo, an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine,
led a UCLA study that showed more people received preventative treatment for cardiovascular health after the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. (UCLA Newsroom)

Study finds health screening increase after Affordable Care Act launch

More Americans are receiving health screenings for cardiovascular disease after the Affordable Care Act came into effect, according to a UCLA study published last week. Researchers from UCLA and New York University found that after the ACA, which increased health insurance coverage for 20 million adults, went into effect, more people participated in screenings for symptoms pointing to heart-related diseases, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Read more...

Joseph Ladapo, an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine,
led a UCLA study that showed more people received preventative treatment for cardiovascular health after the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. (UCLA Newsroom)

Bill Beigel, a historian and UCLA alumnus, shared stories of UCLA students and alumni who were killed in action during World War II at an event Thursday. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
Bill Beigel, a historian and UCLA alumnus, shared stories of UCLA students and alumni who were killed in action during World War II at an event Thursday. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Justin Gelzhiser spoke about how campus events impact international students at the ISLC Applied Research Workshop & Mixer on Wednesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Research workshop addresses international student issues, concerns

A graduate researcher said at an event Wednesday that international students had a negative perception of UCLA following 2016′s campus shooting. At the International Student Leadership Coalition’s Applied Research Workshop in Ackerman, Justin Gelzhiser, the chair of applied research for the ISLC, said campus events like the June 2016 shooting can compound international students’ stress and homesickness. Read more...

Justin Gelzhiser spoke about how campus events impact international students at the ISLC Applied Research Workshop & Mixer on Wednesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Mohamed Owedah, a Palestinian Combatants for Peace member, and Galia Galili, an Israeli Combatants for Peace member, shared their experiences living in the conflict zone and from their time in CFP. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
Mohamed Owedah, a Palestinian Combatants for Peace member, and Galia Galili, an Israeli Combatants for Peace member, shared their experiences living in the conflict zone and from their time in CFP. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Students can study at outdoor tables outside Bunche Hall that was created over the summer as part of a renovation project by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development and Facilities Management. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA improves facilities in Haines Hall, adds outside study areas

Student have access to more outside study spaces and improved classroom facilities following recent renovations on campus. The UCLA Office of Instructional Development and the Facilities Management worked together over the summer to create new group study tables in front of Bunche Hall and improve classrooms in Haines Hall with new technology, said Rob Rodgers, a manager at the Office of Instructional Development. Read more...

Students can study at outdoor tables outside Bunche Hall that was created over the summer as part of a renovation project by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development and Facilities Management. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)


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