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The UC sent a warning to staff advising against the use of communication platforms such as WeChat and WhatsApp for those traveling in China. However, the director of communications and marketing for UCEAP said the warning was not intended for students, given that the alert level has not increased. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

UC advises staff traveling in China against use of WeChat and WhatsApp

The University of California distributed a warning to staff in January advising against the use of communication platforms such as WeChat and WhatsApp for those traveling in China. Read more...

Photo: The UC sent a warning to staff advising against the use of communication platforms such as WeChat and WhatsApp for those traveling in China. However, the director of communications and marketing for UCEAP said the warning was not intended for students, given that the alert level has not increased. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC sent a warning to staff advising against the use of communication platforms such as WeChat and WhatsApp for those traveling in China. However, the director of communications and marketing for UCEAP said the warning was not intended for students, given that the alert level has not increased. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC Board of Regents voted on a number of items Thursday, including amendments to Regents policy and whether to extend the student advisor position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC Regents recap – Jan. 17

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its January meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. Regents approved committee action items from the previous day and discussed changes to regents policy and discontinuing the student adviser position. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents voted on a number of items Thursday, including amendments to Regents policy and whether to extend the student advisor position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UC Board of Regents voted on a number of items Thursday, including amendments to Regents policy and whether to extend the student advisor position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC Board of Regents votes to end student adviser position this summer

The University of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to discontinue the Student Advisor position after July. The Board of Regents voted to discontinue the position during their meeting at UC San Francisco and decided to instead increase the number of Student Observer positions and Student Advocates to the Regents, or StARs. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Board of Regents met Wednesday at the UC San Francisco campus to discuss issues such as students' basic needs, the proposed increases in the California higher education budget and the UC's contract with Elsevier. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – Jan. 15-16

The governing board of the University of California met for the first two days of its January meeting at UC San Francisco on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents met Wednesday at the UC San Francisco campus to discuss issues such as students' basic needs, the proposed increases in the California higher education budget and the UC's contract with Elsevier. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents met Wednesday at the UC San Francisco campus to discuss issues such as students' basic needs, the proposed increases in the California higher education budget and the UC's contract with Elsevier. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The possible elimination of the student advisor position on the UC board of regents has led to debate between student leaders in the UC system. The position was created as a pilot program in 2016 to increase student representation on the board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC student leaders divided in opinion over whether to end student advisor position

The UC Student Association urged the UC Board of Regents to terminate the student advisor position Sunday, saying that other student-held positions are more effective in providing student representation. Read more...

Photo: The possible elimination of the student advisor position on the UC board of regents has led to debate between student leaders in the UC system. The position was created as a pilot program in 2016 to increase student representation on the board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The possible elimination of the student advisor position on the UC board of regents has led to debate between student leaders in the UC system. The position was created as a pilot program in 2016 to increase student representation on the board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Boycott of Israel condemned by UC chancellors citing threats to academic freedom

All 10 University of California chancellors unanimously condemned an academic boycott of Israel at the urging of 101 university-affiliated organizations in December. The provisions of the boycott would discourage students and faculty from participating in academic events sponsored or funded by Israel, studying abroad in Israel or holding talks with Israeli state officials. Read more...

Photo: The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC Board of Regents is considering eliminating the position of student adviser to the Regents. The position was created two years ago in order to increase undergraduate student representation on the board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Board of Regents considers eliminating student adviser position

The University of California Board of Regents will vote on whether to terminate the position of student adviser to the Regents at their meeting next week. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents is considering eliminating the position of student adviser to the Regents. The position was created two years ago in order to increase undergraduate student representation on the board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UC Board of Regents is considering eliminating the position of student adviser to the Regents. The position was created two years ago in order to increase undergraduate student representation on the board. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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