SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California Board of Regents discussed recommendations for improving the handling of sexual violence, the 2015-2016 budget outlook and sustainable investments, among other issues, at its bimonthly meeting Wednesday.
As a carwash worker in Los Angeles, Silvia Molina remembers working ten-hour days, earning only $35 a day.
After she was fired from the job for speaking out against her working conditions – workers were also left without a break room or space to eat their meals – Molina turned to the UCLA Labor Center, which connected her with lawyers and the CLEAN Carwash Campaign.
A University of California regent highlighted funding as the main challenge facing the University in a meeting with UCLA students on Thursday.
UC Regent Bonnie Reiss met with about 15 members of the Undergraduate Students Association Council External Vice President’s office and representatives of various student groups to discuss issues faced by UCLA students.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is scheduled to speak at UCLA Friday to give insight into the agency.
Mark Weiner, a spokesman for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, said the event will focus on Hamburg’s career and the future of the FDA.
The College Board recently announced an extensive redesign of the SAT, but it remains unclear how the changes could affect University of California admissions.
Among the most significant changes that will go into effect in spring 2016, the test’s essay will become optional and the exam will return to its former 1,600 point grading scale from the current 2,400 point scale.
UCLA leaders will join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday on his first international trade mission to Mexico City, to recruit more students from Mexico to UCLA and strengthen the university’s connection to the country.
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