Tuesday, August 14

UCLA receives $9.3M grant to be used to provide free prostate cancer treatment

Doctors in the UCLA urology department received $9.3 million to fund the Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians program, an organization that provides free prostate cancer treatment to men in California who are underinsured or uninsured. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Doctors in the UCLA urology department received $9.3 million to fund the Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians program, an organization that provides free prostate cancer treatment to men in California who are underinsured or uninsured. (Daily Bruin file photo)

By

UCLA doctors received $9.3 million to help reduce the cost of prostate cancer treatment across California. The state of California awarded the grant to doctors in the UCLA urology department last week.


Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – Aug. 8

Comments by public officials Samee Park, the director of Neighborhood Council Operations from the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, said program applications for IgniteLA, an organization that teaches girls ages from 14 to 24 how to get involved in politics, are now open and available online. Read more...


Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions” is grounded in the arts but will explore fundamental concepts from different disciplines such as biology and philosophy. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

New course to bring in multidisciplinary perspectives to discuss art

A new interdisciplinary course will explore the concepts of time, space and beauty, starting fall quarter of 2018. The course, titled Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions,” brings together professors from across the university to answer 10 fundamental questions, such as “What is Memory?” and “What is a Body?” Brett Steele, dean of the School of Arts and Architecture, will lead a discussion every Tuesday night with a panel of four professors from different fields about one of the questions. Read more...

Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions” is grounded in the arts but will explore fundamental concepts from different disciplines such as biology and philosophy. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Electric pay-per-minute scooters from companies, like Bird Rides, Inc. and LimeBike, are facing new potential regulations in Los Angeles after facing backlash from a city council member and residents. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Electric pay-per-minute scooters from companies, like Bird Rides, Inc. and LimeBike, are facing new potential regulations in Los Angeles after facing backlash from a city council member and residents. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Roughly 100 people rallied in and outside Murphy Hall on Tuesday to pressure administrative officials to accept student workers' demands for their new contract. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Roughly 100 people rallied in and outside Murphy Hall on Tuesday to pressure administrative officials to accept student workers' demands for their new contract. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)



1 2 3 3,626