Friday, February 15


The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

RAs, programming offices comment on scarce student turnout at Hill events

Resident assistants and programming offices on the Hill said they struggle to boost turnout at events on the Hill due to students’ varied interests and schedules. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Garry Shandling, a comedian, actor and previous patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, died March 2016 and left $15.2 million to expand research in units such as the division of endocrinology, diabetes and hypertension. (Daily Bruin file photo)

School of Medicine receives $15.2M gift from estate of comedian Garry Shandling

The David Geffen School of Medicine received $15.2 million to further its research, according to a university press release. Garry Shandling, a comedian, actor and previous patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, died March 2016 and left $15.2 million from his estate to expand research in the division of endocrinology, diabetes and hypertension; the division of infectious diseases; and the UCLA Agi Hirshberg Center for Pancreatic Diseases. Read more...

Photo: Garry Shandling, a comedian, actor and previous patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, died March 2016 and left $15.2 million to expand research in units such as the division of endocrinology, diabetes and hypertension. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Garry Shandling, a comedian, actor and previous patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, died March 2016 and left $15.2 million to expand research in units such as the division of endocrinology, diabetes and hypertension. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

SFAC members talk transparency concerns after rejecting administrator salary cap

This post was updated Feb. 7 at 3:15 p.m. Student fee allocators offered mixed views on whether their committee takes enough student input into consideration in light of the committee’s rejection of a proposal to cap UCLA administrators’ salaries. Read more...

Photo: The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Activist-in-residence to teach new generation skills to enact social change

This post was updated Feb. 7 at 3:17 p.m. One of UCLA’s activists-in-residence has been campaigning for change since he was 13 years old. Now, he said he hopes to teach students about activism. Read more...

Photo: Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ongoing lack of transparency at UCLA Lab School leaves parents concerned, frustrated

Parents of students at the UCLA Lab School said they were frustrated by the unexplained administrative leave of a teacher at the school, a year after administration also put a former principal on similar leave. Read more...

Photo: A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sameer Jafri, a UCLA alumnus, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Jafri said it is in the process of getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its product, and hope to commercialize it in the next few years.(Courtesy of Sameer Jafri)

Alumnus sets heart on spreading awareness, beating cardiac arrest

A UCLA alumnus aims to combat sudden cardiac arrest by creating more efficient devices to treat the condition. Sameer Jafri, who graduated in 2017, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Read more...

Photo: Sameer Jafri, a UCLA alumnus, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Jafri said it is in the process of getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its product, and hope to commercialize it in the next few years.(Courtesy of Sameer Jafri)

Sameer Jafri, a UCLA alumnus, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Jafri said it is in the process of getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its product, and hope to commercialize it in the next few years.(Courtesy of Sameer Jafri)