Sunday, March 26

Jessica Lynch Alfaro, an anthropology associate professor, said if an opossum gets hit by a car, sometimes the babies in the pouch survive and may be fostered by people. In Los Angeles, it is a more common practice to take them to the California Wildlife Center. (Courtesy of Jessica Lynch Alfaro)
Jessica Lynch Alfaro, an anthropology associate professor, said if an opossum gets hit by a car, sometimes the babies in the pouch survive and may be fostered by people. In Los Angeles, it is a more common practice to take them to the California Wildlife Center. (Courtesy of Jessica Lynch Alfaro)

Udaya Kumar, a postdoctoral researcher working with neurology professor Richard Staba, monitors and analyzes the electrical brain activity of lab animals. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)
Udaya Kumar, a postdoctoral researcher working with neurology professor Richard Staba, monitors and analyzes the electrical brain activity of lab animals. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Panelists at the Hammer Museum discussed the Food and Drug Administration's ban on blood donation from men who have sex with men Tuesday. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)
Panelists at the Hammer Museum discussed the Food and Drug Administration's ban on blood donation from men who have sex with men Tuesday. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Center for World Health hosted a panel discussing Latin American health care Thursday, as part of the newly launched Latin America Initiative. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA collaborates in programs to help improve Latin American health care

UCLA medical scholars and residents are collaborating with medical workers in Latin America to provide better health care. At a panel hosted by the UCLA Center for World Health on Thursday, three physicians from the David Geffen School of Medicine and a physician from Nicaragua discussed the health care projects they are leading in underserved Latin American areas. Read more...

The UCLA Center for World Health hosted a panel discussing Latin American health care Thursday, as part of the newly launched Latin America Initiative. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

University of California Student Regent Marcela Ramirez shared her experiences advocating for LGBT and gender inclusivity in higher education at a National Coming Out Day talk. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)
University of California Student Regent Marcela Ramirez shared her experiences advocating for LGBT and gender inclusivity in higher education at a National Coming Out Day talk. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Attendees at the moon observation event held Saturday at the Mathematical Sciences Building looked through UCLA's 14-inch Schmidt Cassegrain telescope, one of the most advanced telescopes owned by the University. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Moon observation event at UCLA sheds light on lunar research

UCLA researchers and space enthusiasts observed the moon’s craters through a telescope on the roof of the Mathematical Sciences Building in Saturday’s evening. The UCLA Institute for Planets and Exoplanets hosted a moon observation event – one of hundreds held annually worldwide – to celebrate the scientific study and exploration of the moon, said Dave Milewski, a graduate student in earth, planetary, and space sciences. Read more...

Attendees at the moon observation event held Saturday at the Mathematical Sciences Building looked through UCLA's 14-inch Schmidt Cassegrain telescope, one of the most advanced telescopes owned by the University. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

USAC recap – Oct. 4

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government representing the undergraduate student body at UCLA. Council meetings usually take place every week on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Read more...



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