Thursday, May 23

Marcus Hunter, the African American studies department chair and a sociology professor said ethnic studies emerged thanks to student activism. Hunter also coined the hashtag Black Lives Matter. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Marcus Hunter, the African American studies department chair and a sociology professor said ethnic studies emerged thanks to student activism. Hunter also coined the hashtag Black Lives Matter. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Mae Ngai, a history and Asian American studies professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture at UCLA Wednesday about the history of refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and around the world. The lecture is a part of a two-part series on asylum and deportation. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)
Mae Ngai, a history and Asian American studies professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture at UCLA Wednesday about the history of refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and around the world. The lecture is a part of a two-part series on asylum and deportation. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Democrat Congressman Ted Lieu, representative of California’s 33rd district, which includes Westwood, introduced a bill with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), that would give $750 million in grants to local governments each year for the next five years in an effort to combat homelessness.(Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
Democrat Congressman Ted Lieu, representative of California’s 33rd district, which includes Westwood, introduced a bill with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), that would give $750 million in grants to local governments each year for the next five years in an effort to combat homelessness.(Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

The Law School Admission Test will be delivered on tablets instead of booklets starting in July. The Law School Admission Council, the organization that administers the LSAT, announced the change to the digital format in October. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)
The Law School Admission Test will be delivered on tablets instead of booklets starting in July. The Law School Admission Council, the organization that administers the LSAT, announced the change to the digital format in October. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

4.23.news.premeddiversity-01

Pre-med students overwhelmingly want greater diversity, study shows

This post was updated April 23 at 6 p,m. Pre-medical students support greater diversity in the medical profession, according to a recent national survey. The survey, which was published April 15 by Kaplan Test Prep, found that 80% of pre-medical students said the medical profession needs to better reflect the demographics of the general patient population. Read more...

4.23.news.premeddiversity-01

A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)


1 2 3 32