Saturday, February 16


Faculty members said in two town halls that the search committee was not sufficiently diverse. Out of the 11 original members on the search committee, 10 were white and eight were men.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Health pauses chair selection process to address diversity, transparency concerns

UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA administrators halted their search for a new psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences department chair to address faculty concerns about diversity, leadership logistics and transparency. Read more...

Photo: Faculty members said in two town halls that the search committee was not sufficiently diverse. Out of the 11 original members on the search committee, 10 were white and eight were men.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Faculty members said in two town halls that the search committee was not sufficiently diverse. Out of the 11 original members on the search committee, 10 were white and eight were men.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)


A team led by UCLA researchers developed a new technique to improve the precision of the Hubble constant estimation, which is key in figuring out how quickly the universe is expanding. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Team led by UCLA astronomers discovers new method of estimating Hubble constant

UCLA researchers helped develop a new technique to improve the precision of the Hubble constant estimation, which is key in figuring out how quickly the universe is expanding. Read more...

Photo: A team led by UCLA researchers developed a new technique to improve the precision of the Hubble constant estimation, which is key in figuring out how quickly the universe is expanding. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

A team led by UCLA researchers developed a new technique to improve the precision of the Hubble constant estimation, which is key in figuring out how quickly the universe is expanding. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Speakers at the conference presented on topics ranging from food access in Native American communities to surgical care in other countries. (Courtesy of Sim Beauchamp/LA Global Health Conference)

Limitations, mosaic nature of global health tackled at LA Global Health Conference

An anthropologist said everyone should care about global health at an on-campus event Saturday. This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Read more...

Photo: This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Speakers at the conference presented on topics ranging from food access in Native American communities to surgical care in other countries. (Courtesy of Sim Beauchamp/LA Global Health Conference)

This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Speakers at the conference presented on topics ranging from food access in Native American communities to surgical care in other countries. (Courtesy of Sim Beauchamp/LA Global Health Conference)

(Michelle Fu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA researchers discover new limits of machine learning

UCLA researchers found the limits of deep learning networks – distinguishing between an otter and a can opener. Nicholas Baker, a cognitive psychology graduate student, explored the behaviors of two machine learning networks known as convolutional neural networks, which are well-established machine learning networks capable of visual recognition. Read more...

Photo: (Michelle Fu/Daily Bruin)

(Michelle Fu/Daily Bruin)


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