Wednesday, November 14

Brazilian minister of culture speaks about role of creativity in economic growth

The Brazilian minister of culture visited UCLA's Anderson School of Management to talk about the role creativity and innovation have in growing the economy. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Brazilian minister of culture visited UCLA's Anderson School of Management to talk about the role creativity and innovation have in growing the economy. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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The Brazilian minister of culture said artists and innovators are the professionals and backbone of the new creative economy at an event on campus Thursday. Minister Sérgio Sá Leitão talked about the growth of Brazil’s creative economy at an event hosted by the Latin American Business Association, Center for Global Management, the Center for Brazilian Studies, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, and the Consulate General Of Brazil in Los Angeles.


(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)
(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

On the left, the pattern of movement for a sperm with an X chromosome, which will create a female fetus. On the right, a slightly different pattern of movement for a sperm with a Y chromosome, which will create a male fetus. (Courtesy of Mustafa Ugur Daloglu et. al./Nature Publishing Group)
On the left, the pattern of movement for a sperm with an X chromosome, which will create a female fetus. On the right, a slightly different pattern of movement for a sperm with a Y chromosome, which will create a male fetus. (Courtesy of Mustafa Ugur Daloglu et. al./Nature Publishing Group)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association held its annual meeting in the Hammer Museum Friday and reviewed last year’s programs and services, and next year's plans for the Village. (Tess Mcmullin/Daily Bruin)
The Westwood Village Improvement Association held its annual meeting in the Hammer Museum Friday and reviewed last year’s programs and services, and next year's plans for the Village. (Tess Mcmullin/Daily Bruin)

Brian Hamel, a political science Ph.D. candidate, said he sees the midterm results as a sign of a new trend of larger voter turnout, and expects even greater Democrat voter turnout in 2020. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Event helps students understand trends in midterm election results

A UCLA Ph.D. candidate said the increased voter turnout in last Tuesday’s midterm election was due to greater enthusiasm among voters. The UCLA Center for Liberal Arts and Free Institutions, along with the Bruin Political Union, co-hosted the event “Midterm Elections: What Happened and Why Does It Matter?” to explain the trends and patterns in the election results. Read more...

Brian Hamel, a political science Ph.D. candidate, said he sees the midterm results as a sign of a new trend of larger voter turnout, and expects even greater Democrat voter turnout in 2020. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Women’s Health & Money @ Work, one of the core programs of UCLA’s Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Research Center, aims to educate low-to-moderate-income women in Los Angeles County on financial literacy and nutrition education.
(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Health program provides financial literacy, nutrition resources for women

Low-income women can get help on how to set up their own bank accounts, read nutrition labels and more through a UCLA Health program. Women’s Health & Money @ Work, one of the core programs of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Resource Center, aims to educate low-to-moderate-income women in Los Angeles County on financial literacy and nutrition. Read more...

Women’s Health & Money @ Work, one of the core programs of UCLA’s Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Research Center, aims to educate low-to-moderate-income women in Los Angeles County on financial literacy and nutrition education.
(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

President Donald Trump said last week that he wanted to create an executive order that denied citizenship to those born in the United States whose parents were not citizens. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore)
President Donald Trump said last week that he wanted to create an executive order that denied citizenship to those born in the United States whose parents were not citizens. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore)

Gov. Jerry Brown requested the California wildfires be designated a major natural disaster by the federal government. This distinction grants the state more fiscal and physical aid. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Gov. Jerry Brown requested the California wildfires be designated a major natural disaster by the federal government. This distinction grants the state more fiscal and physical aid. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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