Sunday, January 21

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The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New public health summer program seeks to expose students to field

A new UCLA summer program will give college students interested in public health hands-on experience in the field. Students in the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will conduct field work three days a week from June to August with a community-based organization in the Los Angeles area, and will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, meals, a metro pass and a paid trip to Georgia, where they will visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual carnvial event on the hill, where students participated in dart throwing, a cakewalk and spin the wheel while learning about HIV/AIDS. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual carnvial event on the hill, where students participated in dart throwing, a cakewalk and spin the wheel while learning about HIV/AIDS. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)
International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)