Thursday, April 18

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Learning assistant program expands to reach more students in various disciplines

Learning assistants are being integrated into more STEM courses and introduced to North Campus courses. The Undergraduate Learning Assistant Program allows students who have done well in a course in the past to assist current students, according to the Center for Education Innovation and Learning in the Sciences website. Read more...

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Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles built structures out of marshmallows, gummies and popsicle sticks at an event Saturday. The event was a part of an effort by the Society of Women Engineers at UCLA to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Society of Women Engineers event advocates for pursuit of STEM among girls

Engineering students built structures out of marshmallows, gummies and popsicle sticks with Girl Scouts at an event Saturday to encourage them to pursue a career in STEM fields. Read more...

Photo: Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles built structures out of marshmallows, gummies and popsicle sticks at an event Saturday. The event was a part of an effort by the Society of Women Engineers at UCLA to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles built structures out of marshmallows, gummies and popsicle sticks at an event Saturday. The event was a part of an effort by the Society of Women Engineers at UCLA to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

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Despite new appointments, undergraduate Academic Senate positions remain empty

Student government officials left 20 out of 21 undergraduate student representative positions in the Academic Senate unfilled for half the academic school year. The Academic Senate, which decides on matters like enrollment and degree requirements as well as program establishment, has 42 positions reserved for graduate and undergraduate student representatives on 15 committees. Read more...

2.21.news.missingacadsenate-updated

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine administrators promised a $5,000 stipend and allotted an extra $1,250 per stipend to cover taxes. However, psychiatry resident Michael Mensah said in the email chain he consulted an experienced payroll manager and concluded nearly $3,500, not $1,250, were needed to cover taxes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA resident physicians continue negotiations over salary and housing stipend

Resident physicians at UCLA will continue bargaining with the university over their salaries, an incomplete housing stipend and other benefits after more than four months of negotiation. Read more...

Photo: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine administrators promised a $5,000 stipend and allotted an extra $1,250 per stipend to cover taxes. However, psychiatry resident Michael Mensah said in the email chain he consulted an experienced payroll manager and concluded nearly $3,500, not $1,250, were needed to cover taxes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine administrators promised a $5,000 stipend and allotted an extra $1,250 per stipend to cover taxes. However, psychiatry resident Michael Mensah said in the email chain he consulted an experienced payroll manager and concluded nearly $3,500, not $1,250, were needed to cover taxes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Increased hours for UCLA gyms would require more funding for staff hours and utility expenses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bruin Tea: Why do the UCLA gyms close so early on weekends?

Quarter system got you down? Have you fallen and can’t get up? Bruin Tea is a series investigating student questions and petty concerns about UCLA. Complaint: Why do the UCLA gyms close so early on weekends, yet are open 24/7 during weekdays? Read more...

Photo: Increased hours for UCLA gyms would require more funding for staff hours and utility expenses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Increased hours for UCLA gyms would require more funding for staff hours and utility expenses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center organized a community gardening event Tuesday to teach staff members about growing their own food. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Healthy Campus Initiative grows in scope with community gardening event

This post was updated Feb. 21 at 2:29 p.m. A campus initiative is working to centralize the various health and sustainability projects on campus to tackle issues of physical, mental and emotional well-being. Read more...

Photo: The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center organized a community gardening event Tuesday to teach staff members about growing their own food. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center organized a community gardening event Tuesday to teach staff members about growing their own food. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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