Sunday, April 21

Ralph and Shirley Shapiro were awarded the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, from Chancellor Gene Block on Tuesday. The family has served on numerous advisory boards for UCLA School of Law and the Anderson School of Management. 
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Alumni couple receives highest university honor UCLA Medal

Two UCLA alumni were awarded the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, at the chancellor’s residence Tuesday. Ralph and Shirley Shapiro received the honor from Chancellor Gene Block at a medal ceremony. Read more...

Photo: Ralph and Shirley Shapiro were awarded the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, from Chancellor Gene Block on Tuesday. The family has served on numerous advisory boards for UCLA School of Law and the Anderson School of Management. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ralph and Shirley Shapiro were awarded the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, from Chancellor Gene Block on Tuesday. The family has served on numerous advisory boards for UCLA School of Law and the Anderson School of Management. 
(Daily Bruin file photo)

The W. M. Keck Foundation donated $20 million to UCLA to fund the renovation of the UCLA Medical Plaza, an outpatient care center at UCLA. The space surrounding the main outpatient buildings on UCLA Medical Plaza will be named W. M. Keck Court in honor of the foundation’s support. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Donation to UCLA will fund medical plaza renovations, biomedical research

A science-focused philanthropic foundation gifted $20 million to UCLA, a university press release announced Tuesday. The W. M. Keck Foundation donated to the university to fund the renovation of the UCLA Medical Plaza, an outpatient care center at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: The W. M. Keck Foundation donated $20 million to UCLA to fund the renovation of the UCLA Medical Plaza, an outpatient care center at UCLA. The space surrounding the main outpatient buildings on UCLA Medical Plaza will be named W. M. Keck Court in honor of the foundation’s support. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The W. M. Keck Foundation donated $20 million to UCLA to fund the renovation of the UCLA Medical Plaza, an outpatient care center at UCLA. The space surrounding the main outpatient buildings on UCLA Medical Plaza will be named W. M. Keck Court in honor of the foundation’s support. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The economics department's value investing concentration is in its three year pilot phase, accepts a maximum of 40 students every academic year. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Economics concentration offers students small class sizes, professional skills

A concentration in the economics department aims to enable undergraduates to explore the field of value investing through a specialized curriculum. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. Read more...

Photo: The economics department's value investing concentration is in its three year pilot phase, accepts a maximum of 40 students every academic year. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The economics department's value investing concentration is in its three year pilot phase, accepts a maximum of 40 students every academic year. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Chancellor Gene Block said he hopes students will support a change to the semester system. He said he believes the quarter system is a failed system. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Chancellor Gene Block supports switching UCLA to semester system

Chancellor Gene Block said he thinks UCLA should change to a semester system. At a meeting with the Daily Bruin editorial board during week 10 of winter quarter, Block said he thinks changing from a quarter system could reduce stress for students. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block said he hopes students will support a change to the semester system. He said he believes the quarter system is a failed system. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Chancellor Gene Block said he hopes students will support a change to the semester system. He said he believes the quarter system is a failed system. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Global jazz lecturer and guitar instructor Wolf Marshall said he thinks the new major balances performance and private instruction with professionals well, setting the program apart from other large conservatories. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Developing global jazz studies major presents new opportunities for students

Ennis Harris said the new global jazz major has taught him how to combine different genres of music. For example, he has learned about the intersection of traditional jazz and Syrian folk music, said Harris, a third-year global jazz student. Read more...

Photo: Global jazz lecturer and guitar instructor Wolf Marshall said he thinks the new major balances performance and private instruction with professionals well, setting the program apart from other large conservatories. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Global jazz lecturer and guitar instructor Wolf Marshall said he thinks the new major balances performance and private instruction with professionals well, setting the program apart from other large conservatories. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Leanne Ton (left), a third-year business economics student, and Anqi Chen (right), a third-year business economics and music performance student, founded Bruin Bonding to create a community to provide students with guidance on planning their academic and career goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student organization plans to provide peer bonding community for incoming students

A new student organization aims to create a community to provide students with guidance on planning their academic and career goals. Bruin Bonding aims to help incoming students by connecting them with upperclassmen who could give them advice on classes, professors and other opportunities through a peer bonding program. Read more...

Photo: Leanne Ton (left), a third-year business economics student, and Anqi Chen (right), a third-year business economics and music performance student, founded Bruin Bonding to create a community to provide students with guidance on planning their academic and career goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Leanne Ton (left), a third-year business economics student, and Anqi Chen (right), a third-year business economics and music performance student, founded Bruin Bonding to create a community to provide students with guidance on planning their academic and career goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the University of California's largest employee union, will strike April 10 in response to alleged intimidation of workers by the UC. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Union to hold strike in response to UC’s alleged intimidation of workers

University of California service and patient care workers will strike April 10. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, announced Friday it will hold a systemwide strike April 10 in response to the UC’s alleged intimidation of workers, according to an AFSCME Local 3299 press release. Read more...

Photo: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the University of California's largest employee union, will strike April 10 in response to alleged intimidation of workers by the UC. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the University of California's largest employee union, will strike April 10 in response to alleged intimidation of workers by the UC. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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