Sunday, August 18

Researchers develop device that can detect terahertz frequencies in deep space

(Jae Su/Daily Bruin contributor)

(Jae Su/Daily Bruin contributor)

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UCLA researchers have developed a novel light-detecting device which could be used in space exploration. A paper detailing this technological development was published July 8 in Nature Astronomy.


UCLA was named the No. 2 public university in the United States and the No. 11 university in the world, according to the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities. UCLA held the same position in the ranking as last year, both among public universities and among all universities (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA was named the No. 2 public university in the United States and the No. 11 university in the world, according to the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities. UCLA held the same position in the ranking as last year, both among public universities and among all universities (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program was honored for its 50th anniversary in a Los Angeles Dodgers pregame ceremony on Aug. 10. The program lets high school students shadow medical professionals at work. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program was honored for its 50th anniversary in a Los Angeles Dodgers pregame ceremony on Aug. 10. The program lets high school students shadow medical professionals at work. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USAC recap – August 14

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government representing the undergraduate student body at UCLA. Council meetings take place every two weeks in the summer in the Bruin Viewpoint Room and are open to all students. Read more...


An Aleppo pine tree fell near Powell Library on Monday. The Facilities Management grounds team will be working on clearing the area Monday and Tuesday. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
An Aleppo pine tree fell near Powell Library on Monday. The Facilities Management grounds team will be working on clearing the area Monday and Tuesday. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

John Duncan, a professor in the Asian languages and cultures department, retired in June. Duncan, who served in Korea during the Vietnam War, helped create the Center of Korean studies when he arrived to UCLA in 1989.(Courtesy of Peggy McInerny/UCLA)
John Duncan, a professor in the Asian languages and cultures department, retired in June. Duncan, who served in Korea during the Vietnam War, helped create the Center of Korean studies when he arrived to UCLA in 1989.(Courtesy of Peggy McInerny/UCLA)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council held a special meeting with election board chair Kyana Shajari to address her lack of progress in making appointments to the board or officially editing the election code before July 30. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Possible delay in fall election as USAC election board chair fails to meet deadline

Undergraduate student officials addressed the election board’s failure to meet deadlines at a special meeting Wednesday. The Undergraduate Students Association Council held a meeting Aug. 7 with election board chair and fourth-year psychology student Kyana Shajari to discuss her failure to fill spots on the USAC election board and approve election codes by July 30, a deadline set by the council in May. Read more...

The Undergraduate Students Association Council held a special meeting with election board chair Kyana Shajari to address her lack of progress in making appointments to the board or officially editing the election code before July 30. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


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