He remembers how the main floor of the Central Hospital of Maputo in Mozambique overflowed with sick or injured children on crowded hospital beds.
As a visiting volunteer from UCLA, Cameron Escovedo communicated with patients through hand gestures and broken sentences, helping doctors diagnose them despite the broken CT scanner and lack of medical tools.
Nurse Jill Palechek begins her 12-hour shift at 7 a.m. in the emergency and pediatric intensive care unit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
After what seems like an uneventful day of routine rounds, her pager suddenly buzzes.
Wearing racer bibs with the words “UCLA united to remember” and a silhouette of the Boston skyline, about 30 people gathered in Bruin Plaza on Tuesday afternoon to honor the victims of last week’s Boston Marathon explosions.
The UCLA Communications Board appointed Jillian Beck, a current assistant news editor for the Daily Bruin, as the editor in chief for the Daily Bruin for the 2013-2014 academic year on Tuesday night.
The district attorney case against UCLA political science professor Michael Lofchie, regarding a conflict of interest in the hiring of an employee, was dismissed last month after a judge ruled that University of California educators were exempt from the government code in question.
During therapy sessions in a small office south of Wilshire, patients are greeted by classical music, a warm handshake and an important question: Have you ever been moved to write a poem?
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