Wednesday, June 20

(Sarah Goldacker/Daily Bruin)
(Sarah Goldacker/Daily Bruin)

A former UCLA hematologic oncologist, Pinter-Brown filed a lawsuit in June 2016 claiming she was discriminated against based on her gender during her time at UCLA. The court awarded her $13 million in reparations in February. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA doctor recounts gender discrimination lawsuit against UC Regents

Lauren Pinter-Brown, a former UCLA hematologic oncologist, saw her credibility crumble as soon as she filed a complaint for gender discrimination. “I went to my department (with my complaints), and they referred me to (someone) who made several explicit, gender-biased statements and dropped the five-page statement I had written in a drawer and said, ‘Nobody needs to see this,’” Pinter-Brown said. Read more...

A former UCLA hematologic oncologist, Pinter-Brown filed a lawsuit in June 2016 claiming she was discriminated against based on her gender during her time at UCLA. The court awarded her $13 million in reparations in February. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Olawale Amubieya, a fellow in the department of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and a participant in the Black Men in White Coats docuseries, said he thinks students of color should be exposed to medical professions as early as middle or high school. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)
Olawale Amubieya, a fellow in the department of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and a participant in the Black Men in White Coats docuseries, said he thinks students of color should be exposed to medical professions as early as middle or high school. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

A chemistry professor and his students are launching an app that teaches common organic chemistry concepts through a gameplay similar to that of "Angry Birds." (Photo courtesy of Alexander Khambir/Course Hero)
A chemistry professor and his students are launching an app that teaches common organic chemistry concepts through a gameplay similar to that of "Angry Birds." (Photo courtesy of Alexander Khambir/Course Hero)

Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA students are being targeted by housing scammers more than usual in the past few years.  (Laura Uzes / Daily Bruin)
UCLA students are being targeted by housing scammers more than usual in the past few years.  (Laura Uzes / Daily Bruin)

UCLA IT staff advises students on multifactor authentication

A representative from the Department of Homeland Security gave tips to UCLA staff and employees Monday on ways to improve cybersecurity on campus. Deron McElroy, chief of operations at the Department of Homeland Security said individuals should take steps to protect their information by improving their password strength and avoiding unfamiliar sites. Read more...



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