Tuesday, January 23

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)



UCLA researchers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sampled the blood of Ebola survivors who had been infected 40 years ago and found they still had immunity against the disease. (Courtesy of UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program)

UCLA research team finds that Ebola survivors retain immunity

UCLA researchers have discovered that Ebola survivors retain immunity to the virus even 40 years after contracting the disease. In a study published in December, UCLA researchers led by Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology, demonstrated that survivors of the 1976 Ebola outbreak in Central Africa still have antibodies against the Ebola virus. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sampled the blood of Ebola survivors who had been infected 40 years ago and found they still had immunity against the disease. (Courtesy of UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program)

UCLA researchers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sampled the blood of Ebola survivors who had been infected 40 years ago and found they still had immunity against the disease. (Courtesy of UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program)


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