Wednesday, July 18

Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Chem-E-Car designs shoebox-sized cars for regional competition

A group of students hope their shoebox-sized car strapped with two Gatorade bottles inches its way to victory at a competition in two weeks. Chem-E-Car is an organization under the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in which students build shoebox-sized cars powered and stopped by chemical reactions. Read more...

Photo: Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)




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...

Photo: 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)

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)

Proposed bill to reform, expand financial aid in higher education

A bill proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday aims to reform how the federal government oversees higher education. North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx introduced House Resolution 4508, which expands the Pell Grant, a federal financial aid program, to include shorter-term programs like apprenticeships. Read more...

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)

Carnival on the Hill brings awareness to those affected by HIV/AIDS

UCLA students threw darts at balloons while learning facts about HIV/AIDS on Tuesday at an event on the Hill. The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual Carnival on the Hill event at Sunset Village. Read more...

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)