Tuesday, February 20

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents postpones vote on tuition increase to May

The University of California Board of Regents deferred voting on a tuition increase until its May meeting. The Board of Regents was originally scheduled to vote on a 2.5 percent tuition hike at its Wednesday meeting, but UC President Janet Napolitano said she thinks the University should advocate for increased funding from the state legislature. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Jude Calvillo was named one of the finalists in the "I am a UC Entrepreneur" contest for his startup, Hyperthesis. (Courtesy of Brenda Mejos)

UC startup contest finalist hopes to connect research papers through AI

A UCLA alumnus is using artificial intelligence to help researchers accelerate the process of going through research papers. Jude Calvillo, who graduated from UCLA in 2008 and co-founded Hyperthesis, was named one of the finalists in the University of California’s “I am a UC Entrepreneur” contest Jan. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Jude Calvillo was named one of the finalists in the "I am a UC Entrepreneur" contest for his startup, Hyperthesis. (Courtesy of Brenda Mejos)

UCLA alumnus Jude Calvillo was named one of the finalists in the "I am a UC Entrepreneur" contest for his startup, Hyperthesis. (Courtesy of Brenda Mejos)


Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip for staff members traveling by air, which will finance programs that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Program uses travel fees to finance projects combating greenhouse gas

A UCLA program launched this month will use funding from fees levied on business-related air travel to combat greenhouse gas emissions. Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip that staff members travel by air. Read more...

Photo: Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip for staff members traveling by air, which will finance programs that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip for staff members traveling by air, which will finance programs that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Associated Students of UCLA has been using UCPath, a University of California-wide program, for its payroll system since Jan. 2. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCPath program launches at ASUCLA, digitalizing UC payroll system

Associated Students of UCLA employees now receive their pay through a new University of California-wide payroll system. The UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources project, a uniform center for managing payroll across the UC’s campuses, launched at ASUCLA on Jan. Read more...

Photo: Associated Students of UCLA has been using UCPath, a University of California-wide program, for its payroll system since Jan. 2. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Associated Students of UCLA has been using UCPath, a University of California-wide program, for its payroll system since Jan. 2. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCAN student ambassadors will help the UC recruit more students to participate in its lobbying efforts by organizing special events and connecting students with their campus’ government relations director to work on issues that directly impact their campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Advocacy Network recruits student ambassadors for lobbying efforts

A program spanning University of California campuses launching this year aims to strengthen student involvement in higher education advocacy. The UC Advocacy Network is accepting applications until Jan. Read more...

Photo: UCAN student ambassadors will help the UC recruit more students to participate in its lobbying efforts by organizing special events and connecting students with their campus’ government relations director to work on issues that directly impact their campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCAN student ambassadors will help the UC recruit more students to participate in its lobbying efforts by organizing special events and connecting students with their campus’ government relations director to work on issues that directly impact their campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students and activists have organized rallies since September to protest the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Trump administration files appeal against federal judge’s DACA decision

This post was updated Jan. 16 at 5:47 p.m. President Donald Trump’s administration filed an appeal Tuesday against a federal court order made last week that blocked the administration from ending a program that deferred deportation for undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children. Read more...

Photo: Students and activists have organized rallies since September to protest the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Students and activists have organized rallies since September to protest the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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