Wednesday, February 21

Graduate students in public health established the Green Ribbon Club at UCLA to destigmatize mental health and unify different mental health and suicide awareness groups on campus. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)
Graduate students in public health established the Green Ribbon Club at UCLA to destigmatize mental health and unify different mental health and suicide awareness groups on campus. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Aza Steel founded Free Money for Founders, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide enterprising student startups with cash and mentorship. (Pablo Muñoz/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Aza Steel founded Free Money for Founders, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide enterprising student startups with cash and mentorship. (Pablo Muñoz/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Humanities graduates report high job satisfaction despite lower pay

Arts and humanities graduates are happy with their jobs despite earning less money, according to a study published earlier this month. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which surveyed graduates from 2015, found that although humanities graduates are slightly more likely to be unemployed and earn less than engineering, social science, business and life science graduates, about 87 percent of all workers with a bachelor’s degree in the humanities were satisfied with their jobs. Read more...

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Student club provides medical help to Vietnamese communities in need

Vina Nguyen’s grandfather died from cancer because of a lack of proper medical care. “All the doctors did was give him over-the-counter prescriptions,” Nguyen said. “It was only two days before he died that he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.” Nguyen, a fourth-year human biology and society student, said the lack of accessible healthcare in underprivileged communities in San Diego, where she grew up, was one of the reasons she joined Medical, Education Missions and Outreach, a student-run club at UCLA. Read more...

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(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin) The Undocumented Student Program received $100,000 from the Undergraduate Student Association Council’s surplus funds last month.
(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin) The Undocumented Student Program received $100,000 from the Undergraduate Student Association Council’s surplus funds last month.

Roberts Smith, a biochemistry professor emeritus, died Jan. 25 at the age of 89. He helped create the UCLA department of biochemistry and develop the drug ribavirin, which is used to treat viral infections like hepatitis C and influenza. (Photo courtesy of Steven Clarke)
Roberts Smith, a biochemistry professor emeritus, died Jan. 25 at the age of 89. He helped create the UCLA department of biochemistry and develop the drug ribavirin, which is used to treat viral infections like hepatitis C and influenza. (Photo courtesy of Steven Clarke)

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