The Undergraduate Students Association Council proposed a resolution calling for UCLA to expand COVID-19 protection measures.
The resolution – sponsored by Cultural Affairs Commissioner Alicia Verdugo and General Representative Eliana Sisman – calls for the reintroduction of a mask mandate, the continuation of vending machines for COVID-19 tests and the reinforcement of isolation guidelines.
A recent UCLA study found that the COVID-19 pandemic led to economic hardship, negative health outcomes and rising incidents of hate and violence for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The University of California sustainability committee released a new landscape plan in September to promote sustainability, inclusivity and climate resilience.
The plan is UCLA’s first since the original design of the campus, said Peter Hendrickson, associate vice chancellor of design and construction at UCLA, in an emailed statement.
An August report co-authored by a UCLA professor found that students experiencing homelessness are undercounted and underserved by their schools.
The study, conducted by Hadass Moore, a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and professor of social welfare Ron Avi Astor, focused on students experiencing homelessness in school districts that have low or high socioeconomic statuses, Astor said.
This post was updated July 4 at 11:10 p.m.
The UCLA Department of Political Science is hiring two new faculty members amid student demands for expanded class availability and course topics.
This post was updated May 19 at 1:51 p.m.
A University of California coalition rallied outside the UC Board of Regents meeting Tuesday to call for divestment from companies involved with weapons manufacturing.
UC Divest, a coalition of organizations committed to ideas such as anti-imperialism, anti-colonialism and anti-war, began protesting at 8:30 a.m.
This post was last updated May 16 at 7:43 p.m.
University of California community members are calling for an update to UC climate policies, citing missed targets, a lack of transparency and an unambitious approach.
A new UCLA interim vice chancellor and chief financial officer began her term April 4.
Chancellor Gene Block announced his appointment of Allison Baird-James, who previously served as the associate vice chancellor of business and finance solutions, on March 24.
Editor’s note: The terms “Shia” and “Shiite” are used interchangeably based on sources’ preferences.
Dozens gathered in a vigil Monday in remembrance of the victims of the recent Islamic State affiliate attack in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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