Saturday, July 20

Barbara Demman was chosen by students as the winner of the My Last Lecture Award from the UCLA Alumni Scholars' Club. She discussed coming to terms with death in her lecture. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Nursing lecturer delivers last lecture on death, terminal illnesses of loved ones

Barbara Demman said she and her husband created a catchphrase while working with dying patients. As her class gathered for a group photo after her last lecture of the year, she said one of her students shouted it before the flash. Read more...

Photo: Barbara Demman was chosen by students as the winner of the My Last Lecture Award from the UCLA Alumni Scholars' Club. She discussed coming to terms with death in her lecture. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Barbara Demman was chosen by students as the winner of the My Last Lecture Award from the UCLA Alumni Scholars' Club. She discussed coming to terms with death in her lecture. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Kesia Eng, a third-year political science student, Héctor Osorio, a third-year sociology student and Stephanie Toledo, a third-year sociology student (left to right), spoke about their experiences as first-generation undergraduate students at an event Monday. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

New UCLA association creates community for first-generation college students

Belen Bravo did not realize her experiences as a first-generation college student made her different from other students until her first year at UCLA. “I was on my floor last year and there was someone who said, ‘Yeah, I think my mom has like a Ph.D.’ My mom only went to middle school,” Bravo said. Read more...

Photo: Kesia Eng, a third-year political science student, Héctor Osorio, a third-year sociology student and Stephanie Toledo, a third-year sociology student (left to right), spoke about their experiences as first-generation undergraduate students at an event Monday. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Kesia Eng, a third-year political science student, Héctor Osorio, a third-year sociology student and Stephanie Toledo, a third-year sociology student (left to right), spoke about their experiences as first-generation undergraduate students at an event Monday. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science and psychobiology student Nathan Mallipeddi founded the Southern California Stuttering Service. The organization aims to help those who stutter through speech therapy,  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Student founds organization to support people who stutter, aims to reduce stigma

When Nathan Mallipeddi was in high school, people mistakenly thought he lacked confidence because of his stuttering. “There’s a stigma that you’re not confident, you’re nervous – that’s a problem because for me, because when I was growing up and had to give a presentation, I wasn’t scared of people but everyone thought I was because I stuttered,” Mallipeddi said. Read more...

Photo: Third-year political science and psychobiology student Nathan Mallipeddi founded the Southern California Stuttering Service. The organization aims to help those who stutter through speech therapy, (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science and psychobiology student Nathan Mallipeddi founded the Southern California Stuttering Service. The organization aims to help those who stutter through speech therapy,  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA experts and leaders offered information to help contextualize the revelation that Thomas Fairleigh Denove, a UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television professor emeritus, pleaded no contest to charges of sexual abuse of children. (Daily Bruin file photo)

TFT school meets to discuss details of Denove case, UCLA response

Theater, Film and Television school members informally addressed child sexual abuse charges against one of the department’s professors at a meeting Thursday. Thomas Fairleigh Denove, a professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, pleaded no contest to charges of child sexual abuse in November. Read more...

Photo: UCLA experts and leaders offered information to help contextualize the revelation that Thomas Fairleigh Denove, a UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television professor emeritus, pleaded no contest to charges of sexual abuse of children. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA experts and leaders offered information to help contextualize the revelation that Thomas Fairleigh Denove, a UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television professor emeritus, pleaded no contest to charges of sexual abuse of children. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Multifactor authentication was implemented campuswide April 2018. Students and faculty are still divided on whether it is an inconvenience or extra security. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA students, staff reverify initial mixed response to multifactor authentication

Some students and faculty said they think multifactor authentication is still an inconvenience a year after its implementation, while others said they appreciate the extra security it has provided. Read more...

Photo: Multifactor authentication was implemented campuswide April 2018. Students and faculty are still divided on whether it is an inconvenience or extra security. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Multifactor authentication was implemented campuswide April 2018. Students and faculty are still divided on whether it is an inconvenience or extra security. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Hermanas Unidas de UCLA, an organization that strives to improve the retention of Latina women in higher education, held their yearly Health and Education Conference on Saturday. (Courtesy of Hermanas Unidas de UCLA)

Activist Sylvia Mendez speaks at club conference about Latina empowerment

A presidential medal of freedom honoree said Latinos should be recognized for their efforts to end segregation at a conference Saturday. Sylvia Mendez spoke at Hermanas Unidas de UCLA’s Health and Education Conference, a yearly community service project that invites Latina high school girls from Southern California to tour the UCLA campus and take part in workshops on mental health, women empowerment and academics. Read more...

Photo: Hermanas Unidas de UCLA, an organization that strives to improve the retention of Latina women in higher education, held their yearly Health and Education Conference on Saturday. (Courtesy of Hermanas Unidas de UCLA)

Hermanas Unidas de UCLA, an organization that strives to improve the retention of Latina women in higher education, held their yearly Health and Education Conference on Saturday. (Courtesy of Hermanas Unidas de UCLA)



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