Thursday, April 26

Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Various groups protest at Luskin center as UC Regents meeting takes place

Protesters from various campus groups demonstrated in front of a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. The UC Board of Regents is meeting at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center this week to discuss issues such as nonresident tuition increases and the University’s financial operations. Read more...

Photo: Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

A nonprofit organization released a report last week showing more than 70 percent of faculty at California public colleges are white, and about 70 percent of UC students are nonwhite. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study shows discrepancy between diversity in college faculty, students

A report released last week found faculty at California public colleges were about a third less racially diverse than their students. The Campaign for College Opportunity collected data on student enrollment in the University of California, California State University and California Community College systems and found more than two thirds of students enrolled in the 2016-2017 school year identified as nonwhite, while more than two thirds of faculty and leadership are white. Read more...

Photo: A nonprofit organization released a report last week showing more than 70 percent of faculty at California public colleges are white, and about 70 percent of UC students are nonwhite. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A nonprofit organization released a report last week showing more than 70 percent of faculty at California public colleges are white, and about 70 percent of UC students are nonwhite. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC president speaks on state of University and its finances, future

University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she thinks the UC Academic Senate should guarantee admission to California Community College students who complete a certain list of courses. Read more...

Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Proposed ballot eradicates tuition for Californians in public colleges

A proposed statewide ballot initiative would make public college tuition-free for California residents. The 2018 California College for All Act is collecting signatures to get a proposition on the November ballot that would tax individuals with more than $3.5 million of inherited property to raise about $4 billion to pay tuition for in-state students. Read more...

Photo: A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA sees drops in world university rankings for multiple subjects

UCLA and other University of California campuses dropped in more international university ranking categories than it rose in, according to an annual survey by an independent British educational marketing company. Read more...

Photo: UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo) UAW Local 2865, the UC student-workers union which represents teacher assistants and graduate student instructors, will begin collectively bargaining with the UC on Wednesday.

Student workers to negotiate with UC on health benefits, campus safety

University of California student workers plan to call for higher wages and protections against sexual harassment when they begin collectively bargaining with the UC on Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo) UAW Local 2865, the UC student-workers union which represents teacher assistants and graduate student instructors, will begin collectively bargaining with the UC on Wednesday.

(Daily Bruin file photo) UAW Local 2865, the UC student-workers union which represents teacher assistants and graduate student instructors, will begin collectively bargaining with the UC on Wednesday.

The National Science Foundation announced Feb. 8 it will require organizations it funds to report complaints of sexual harassment and added it would suspend or terminate an award if serious charges are made against personnel. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Federal policy cuts funding for projects under harassment investigation

The federal government announced earlier this month it will cut off funding for research projects with principal researchers who have committed or are under investigation for sexual harassment. Read more...

Photo: The National Science Foundation announced Feb. 8 it will require organizations it funds to report complaints of sexual harassment and added it would suspend or terminate an award if serious charges are made against personnel. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The National Science Foundation announced Feb. 8 it will require organizations it funds to report complaints of sexual harassment and added it would suspend or terminate an award if serious charges are made against personnel. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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