Saturday, August 24

From Students Organize for Syria at UCLA, co-President Serene Hadaya, co-President Venus Eltaki and Vice President Aya Ghoneum (left to right) are helping to host a community health fair for refugees. (Courtesy of Aya Ghoneum)
From Students Organize for Syria at UCLA, co-President Serene Hadaya, co-President Venus Eltaki and Vice President Aya Ghoneum (left to right) are helping to host a community health fair for refugees. (Courtesy of Aya Ghoneum)

Under the Undergraduate Student Initiated Education program, third-year and fourth-year students can develop and teach a one-unit seminar with the help of faculty supervisors and a chosen advisor over the course of the year. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA program offers seminars developed, facilitated by undergraduate students

Alejandra Cervantes is teaching fellow undergraduate students how to improve STEM teaching in higher education through her own credit-bearing class. Cervantes, a fourth-year mathematics and computer science student, created a seminar called “Lifelong Kindergarten: Reimagining STEM Higher Education Pedagogy” through the Undergraduate Student Initiated Education program. Read more...

Under the Undergraduate Student Initiated Education program, third-year and fourth-year students can develop and teach a one-unit seminar with the help of faculty supervisors and a chosen advisor over the course of the year. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year mathematics student Andrew Kenner (left) and fourth-year political science student Scott Mulligan (right) both live in the Co-op, a student housing cooperative in Westwood. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)
Fourth-year mathematics student Andrew Kenner (left) and fourth-year political science student Scott Mulligan (right) both live in the Co-op, a student housing cooperative in Westwood. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year American Indian studies student Donald Salcedo said his mother did not graduate from high school. He said he is living a dream his parents did not even realize they could dream. Salcedo has worked with Southern California tribes to address issues including child welfare, mental health, elder abuse and domestic violence. (Courtesy of Michael Fisher)
Fourth-year American Indian studies student Donald Salcedo said his mother did not graduate from high school. He said he is living a dream his parents did not even realize they could dream. Salcedo has worked with Southern California tribes to address issues including child welfare, mental health, elder abuse and domestic violence. (Courtesy of Michael Fisher)