Sunday, September 22


UCLA Brain Research Institute to host neuroscience poster session

The UCLA Brain Research Institute will host an event featuring the work of neuroscience professors, pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows on campus Tuesday afternoon. The BRI Neuroscience Poster Session, a free, annual event aimed to educate community members about UCLA neuroscience research, will showcase more than 150 posters dedicated to brain-related research. Read more...


Undergraduate Students Association Council Academic Affairs Commissioner Allyson Bach brought a resolution to support the College of Letters and Science diversity requirement to council Tuesday. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USAC passes resolution to support diversity requirement

The undergraduate student government unanimously passed a resolution to support a diversity course requirement for College of Letters and Science students Tuesday night. The Undergraduate Students Association Council vote is an informal step toward the implementation of the diversity requirement, which will have first-year students entering UCLA in 2015 and transfers entering in 2017 take a course about inequalities by examining two or more factors such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity. Read more...

Photo: Undergraduate Students Association Council Academic Affairs Commissioner Allyson Bach brought a resolution to support the College of Letters and Science diversity requirement to council Tuesday. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Undergraduate Students Association Council Academic Affairs Commissioner Allyson Bach brought a resolution to support the College of Letters and Science diversity requirement to council Tuesday. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

More than 250 students attended the USAC meeting Tuesday night to voice their opinions to council regarding the divestment resolution. (Joseph Chan/Daily Bruin)

USAC passes divestment resolution with 8-2-2 vote

This post was updated on Nov. 20 at 5:22 p.m. The undergraduate student government voted 8-2-2 at its meeting Tuesday night to pass a resolution that calls for the University of California to divest from American companies that some say profit from human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Read more...

Photo: More than 250 students attended the USAC meeting Tuesday night to voice their opinions to council regarding the divestment resolution. (Joseph Chan/Daily Bruin)

More than 250 students attended the USAC meeting Tuesday night to voice their opinions to council regarding the divestment resolution. (Joseph Chan/Daily Bruin)


Avinoam Baral, former USAC internal vice president, assumed the position of president Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former Internal Vice President Avinoam Baral assumes USAC presidency

Avinoam Baral became the new undergraduate student government president Friday night, after Devin Murphy resigned from office. Murphy said in a statement Friday morning he resigned from the Undergraduate Students Association Council presidency because of the high level of stress and the toll campus climate has taken on his mental, emotional and physical health. Read more...

Photo: Avinoam Baral, former USAC internal vice president, assumed the position of president Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Avinoam Baral, former USAC internal vice president, assumed the position of president Friday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

GSA fills seat for vice president of internal affairs

The graduate student government elected UCLA law student Milan Chatterjee to fill a vacant cabinet seat Wednesday. Chatterjee, formerly the director of Graduate Students Association’s discretionary funding, ran against Heidi Alexander and Matthew FitzGerald for the GSA vice president of internal affairs position. Read more...



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