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The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Boycott of Israel condemned by UC chancellors citing threats to academic freedom

All 10 University of California chancellors unanimously condemned an academic boycott of Israel at the urging of 101 university-affiliated organizations in December. The provisions of the boycott would discourage students and faculty from participating in academic events sponsored or funded by Israel, studying abroad in Israel or holding talks with Israeli state officials. Read more...

The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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(Mavis Tasaka/Daily Bruin)
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Due to a recent E. coli breakout and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s subsequent recall of romaine lettuce, UCLA Dining Services will not use the ingredient until winter quarter. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Due to a recent E. coli breakout and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s subsequent recall of romaine lettuce, UCLA Dining Services will not use the ingredient until winter quarter. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A Danish diplomat visited campus Thursday to discuss his country's role in international trade with the United States and the Syrian refugee crisis. (Haya Fakhoury/Daily Bruin)
A Danish diplomat visited campus Thursday to discuss his country's role in international trade with the United States and the Syrian refugee crisis. (Haya Fakhoury/Daily Bruin)

Rev. James Lawson received the UCLA Medal for his contributions to civil rights at an event hosted by the UCLA Labor Center on Wednesday.  The medal is UCLA’s highest honor. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Rev. James Lawson received the UCLA Medal for his contributions to civil rights at an event hosted by the UCLA Labor Center on Wednesday.  The medal is UCLA’s highest honor. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Researchers from UCLA and UC Berkeley project that if California does not counteract new federal measures to remove penalties for the individual mandate, up to 4.4 million Californians under 65 could be uninsured by 2023. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Researchers from UCLA and UC Berkeley project that if California does not counteract new federal measures to remove penalties for the individual mandate, up to 4.4 million Californians under 65 could be uninsured by 2023. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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