Saturday, October 20

UC President Janet Napolitano announced last Thursday a new committee that will assess whether the procedures for reporting harrassment are clear to all UC constituents. (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCOP revisits measures regarding sexual assault by faculty

A University of California Office of the President committee formed Oct. 15 will investigate the statute of limitations and interim investigation measures, among other policies, as part of a review of UC policies on handling sexual harassment and violence cases involving faculty. Read more...

Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano announced last Thursday a new committee that will assess whether the procedures for reporting harrassment are clear to all UC constituents. (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC President Janet Napolitano announced last Thursday a new committee that will assess whether the procedures for reporting harrassment are clear to all UC constituents. (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

All faculty members who plan to participate in future hiring decisions must attend bias awareness training intended to reduce discrimination in the university's hiring process.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA institutes bias awareness training for hiring process

Faculty members who plan to participate in future hiring decisions must attend bias awareness training intended to reduce discrimination in the university's hiring process. Read more...

Photo: All faculty members who plan to participate in future hiring decisions must attend bias awareness training intended to reduce discrimination in the university's hiring process. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

All faculty members who plan to participate in future hiring decisions must attend bias awareness training intended to reduce discrimination in the university's hiring process.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

About 30 undocumented responded to the University's lack of support for undocumented in front of the UC Office of the President in Oakland on Monday. (Courtesy of Fernando Antunez)

Undocumented students call on UC to address unfulfilled commitments

Undocumented students from different University of California campuses assembled Monday outside the UC Office of the President in Oakland to express their frustration about what they called a failure to address issues that affect undocumented students. Read more...

Photo: About 30 undocumented responded to the University's lack of support for undocumented in front of the UC Office of the President in Oakland on Monday. (Courtesy of Fernando Antunez)

About 30 undocumented responded to the University's lack of support for undocumented in front of the UC Office of the President in Oakland on Monday. (Courtesy of Fernando Antunez)

Jerry Kang, the vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion at UCLA, launched a feature Tuesday on his new university website to improve campus discussions about social issues. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Vice chancellor Jerry Kang launches CrossCheck, talks social issues

The vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion launched a feature on his new university website Tuesday in an attempt to improve campus discussions about social issues. Read more...

Photo: Jerry Kang, the vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion at UCLA, launched a feature Tuesday on his new university website to improve campus discussions about social issues. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Jerry Kang, the vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion at UCLA, launched a feature Tuesday on his new university website to improve campus discussions about social issues. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Napolitano creates joint committee on sexual assault involving faculty

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes for cases involving faculty members, after UC Berkeley professor Geoff Marcy resigned following sexual assault charges. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

CAPS reduces free visits per year from 10 to six

Beginning this fall, UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, will only offer six free visits per academic year, compared to last year’s 10. Dr. Nicole Green, interim executive director, said CAPS decided to reduce the number of sessions because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC tentatively extends contract with postdoctoral workers union

The University of California and the postdoctoral workers union tentatively reached an agreement Thursday that would extend their current contract through September 2016. United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral researchers in the UC, has been negotiating its contract with the University since May, said UC spokesperson Rebecca Trounson. Read more...



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