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Pre-med students overwhelmingly want greater diversity, study shows

This post was updated April 23 at 6 p,m. Pre-medical students support greater diversity in the medical profession, according to a recent national survey. The survey, which was published April 15 by Kaplan Test Prep, found that 80% of pre-medical students said the medical profession needs to better reflect the demographics of the general patient population. Read more...

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A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Report finds out-of-state student recruitment racially, socioeconomically biased

This post was updated April 23 at 5:04 p.m. Public research universities focus more of their recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, according to a report from UCLA and the University of Arizona. Read more...

Photo: A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New UCLA esophageal diseases center to be named after Robert Kardashian

The David Geffen School of Medicine announced Tuesday its new esophageal disorders center will be named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Read more...

Photo: The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, named after Robert Kardashian, a Los Angeles attorney famous for representing O.J. Simpson. will conduct research, provide patient care and run educational programs and community outreach for esophageal disorders ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Suzanne Taylor and UCLA Title IX Director Mohammed Cato discussed the future of Title IX in universities in the face of potential federal changes Thursday. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

University of California officials discuss effects of proposed Title IX changes

University of California Title IX officials assessed proposed federal changes to Title IX policy and the future of Title IX at the UC as part of Sexual Assault Awareness month Thursday. Read more...

Photo: UC Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Suzanne Taylor and UCLA Title IX Director Mohammed Cato discussed the future of Title IX in universities in the face of potential federal changes Thursday. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UC Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Suzanne Taylor and UCLA Title IX Director Mohammed Cato discussed the future of Title IX in universities in the face of potential federal changes Thursday. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

College admissions scandal unlikely to affect UCLA’s federal student financial aid

UCLA professors said a recent federal investigation into UCLA may not impact the university’s access to financial aid, but it may bring attention to the legal methods of exploiting the college admissions process. Read more...

Photo: The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents University of California lecturers and librarians, initiated negotiations with the UC by holding a kick-off event in Dickson Court at which they passed out fliers and signed up students for future meetings. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UC-AFT Local 1990 pushes for higher wages, better conditions for campus lecturers

University of California lecturers began negotiations with the UC for more favorable contracts Wednesday. The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents UC lecturers and librarians, initiated the negotiations by holding a kickoff event in Dickson Court at which they passed out fliers and signed up students for future meetings. Read more...

Photo: The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents University of California lecturers and librarians, initiated negotiations with the UC by holding a kick-off event in Dickson Court at which they passed out fliers and signed up students for future meetings. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents University of California lecturers and librarians, initiated negotiations with the UC by holding a kick-off event in Dickson Court at which they passed out fliers and signed up students for future meetings. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

The UC recognized the Academic Researchers United union at state and federal legislators' urging. ARU may be the first union specifically made for academic researchers in the nation. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New union for academic researchers receives approval from UC

The University of California approved a union for academic researchers under mounting pressure from federal and state legislators. After the UC officially recognized the union April 1, the Public Employment Relations Board certified the union, said UC Office of the President spokesperson Sarah McBride. Read more...

Photo: The UC recognized the Academic Researchers United union at state and federal legislators' urging. ARU may be the first union specifically made for academic researchers in the nation. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UC recognized the Academic Researchers United union at state and federal legislators' urging. ARU may be the first union specifically made for academic researchers in the nation. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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