Friday, January 19


The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

Photo: Vietnamese Culture Night focused on cultural assimilation, change over time

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Photo: The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

John Sweet, a professor at the School of Theater, Film and Television, died at age 57 on Dec. 28. He taught at UCLA for 10 years. (Courtesy of Tim Albaugh)

TFT professor remembered for thoughtfulness, approachability

Students and faculty remember John Sweet as a kind and talented teacher with a passion for championing his students and improving their work. Sweet, a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, died at the age of 57 on Dec. Read more...

Photo: John Sweet, a professor at the School of Theater, Film and Television, died at age 57 on Dec. 28. He taught at UCLA for 10 years. (Courtesy of Tim Albaugh)

John Sweet, a professor at the School of Theater, Film and Television, died at age 57 on Dec. 28. He taught at UCLA for 10 years. (Courtesy of Tim Albaugh)

A new website allows students and other members of the UCLA community to review and provide feedback on recommendations for UCLA's 2018 Strategic Plan. Feedback can be submitted to the website until Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA to refine 2018 Strategic Plan based on task forces, student feedback

Students have until Friday to review and provide feedback on recommendations for UCLA policies for the next century. UCLA launched a website last month containing the 2018 Strategic Plan, which outlines the university’s plans to address campus issues. Read more...

Photo: A new website allows students and other members of the UCLA community to review and provide feedback on recommendations for UCLA's 2018 Strategic Plan. Feedback can be submitted to the website until Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A new website allows students and other members of the UCLA community to review and provide feedback on recommendations for UCLA's 2018 Strategic Plan. Feedback can be submitted to the website until Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New public health summer program seeks to expose students to field

A new UCLA summer program will give college students interested in public health hands-on experience in the field. Students in the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will conduct field work three days a week from June to August with a community-based organization in the Los Angeles area, and will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, meals, a metro pass and a paid trip to Georgia, where they will visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The School of Dentistry received a $1.5 million grant to provide dental care of individuals from low-income communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

School of Dentistry receives grant to serve low-income communities

The UCLA School of Dentistry is launching a program to provide dental care for Medicaid patients and people who receive inadequate medical attention after receiving $1.5 million from a dental care provider. Read more...

Photo: The School of Dentistry received a $1.5 million grant to provide dental care of individuals from low-income communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The School of Dentistry received a $1.5 million grant to provide dental care of individuals from low-income communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A new Public Service and Civic Engagement floor, a Living Learning Community at Rieber Hall, aims to better connect civic-minded students. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

New Public Service and Civic Engagement floor fosters community

Alex Adame found a second home at UCLA through a new living-learning community on the Hill. Adame, a first-year political science student and resident at the new Public Service and Civic Engagement floor at Rieber Hall, said he connects with others on his floor because of their shared interests. Read more...

Photo: A new Public Service and Civic Engagement floor, a Living Learning Community at Rieber Hall, aims to better connect civic-minded students. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

A new Public Service and Civic Engagement floor, a Living Learning Community at Rieber Hall, aims to better connect civic-minded students. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)