Sunday, May 19

Jonathan Flint, a professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine, was named a fellow of the Royal Society of London. Flint is on the executive team for the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. (Courtesy of UCLA Health)

UCLA professor named Royal Society fellow for research in depression and genetics

A UCLA professor-in-residence was named a fellow of the Royal Society of London, an academic society that aims to promote science and recognizes excellence in the field. Read more...

Photo: Jonathan Flint, a professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine, was named a fellow of the Royal Society of London. Flint is on the executive team for the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. (Courtesy of UCLA Health)

Jonathan Flint, a professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine, was named a fellow of the Royal Society of London. Flint is on the executive team for the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. (Courtesy of UCLA Health)

Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Professor elected to National Academy of Sciences for research in parasite biology

A UCLA professor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, a nonprofit organization composed of the nation’s leading researchers in science. Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was one of 100 new members inducted into the National Academy of Sciences on April 30, according to the Academy website. Read more...

Photo: Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Johnson studies T. vaginalis, a parasite which causes the common sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Covel Commons Residential Restaurant is the only UCLA Dining venue on the Hill to offer kosher meals. Students said they think kosher options could be improved and expanded. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students say campus offers inadequate kosher dining options

Students said they think UCLA Dining’s kosher food practices could be improved. Concerns from students include food safety practices, scarcity of options, and mixing kosher foods and foods following other religious dietary guidelines. Read more...

Photo: Covel Commons Residential Restaurant is the only UCLA Dining venue on the Hill to offer kosher meals. Students said they think kosher options could be improved and expanded. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Covel Commons Residential Restaurant is the only UCLA Dining venue on the Hill to offer kosher meals. Students said they think kosher options could be improved and expanded. (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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