UCLA’s Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities recently announced the establishment of a national research initiative for people with autism spectrum disorder.
The Autism Spectrum Disorder Health Care Transitions Research Network will research the health, family and social needs of adolescents, a group the center says is typically overlooked by most health care and social services, as they enter adulthood, according to a UCLA Health System press release.
On Aug. 5, 2011, doctors told Justin Wilford, a UCLA geography lecturer, what no parent wants to hear. His 4-year-old son, Max, had brain cancer.
About two months later, Wilford and his wife, Audra Wilford, founded the MaxLove Project, a nonprofit organization that helps children fighting cancer and other life-threatening conditions.
UCLA English students who took courses on Milton, Shakespeare or Chaucer saw a significant shift in class sizes in recent years, with classes decreasing from more than 100 students to barely 50 students.
The University of California Retirement Plan continues to try to maintain solvency as it struggles to pay down billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities as a result of its poor investment returns over the past five years.
The holdings of the University of California Retirement Plan span the global economy, including Indonesian government bonds, stakes in the Kazakhstani state oil and gas firm and holdings with the American mortgage giant Fannie Mae.
Thirty-one current and former University of California, Berkeley students filed two federal complaints Wednesday against the university, alleging it mishandled various sexual assault cases on campus.
Officials at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center have seen fewer donations than usual this quarter.
There were 24 fewer donors at the center’s Ackerman location in the first week of winter quarter compared to this time last year, said Faye Cortez, community liaison for the center.
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