Saturday, February 29

UCLA law students to publish first disability law journal in the nation

UCLA law students are starting a new journal that showcases scholarship on disability law. The Disability Law Journal at UCLA will be the only disability law journal in the country after it publishes its first issue in spring 2019. Read more...

Photo: UCLA law students started the Disability Law Journal, which will be the only disability law journal in the country after it publishes its first issue in spring 2019. (Daily Bruin file photo)


IT Services staff member remembered for kindness, dedication, leadership

UCLA staff members remember Ricardo Garcia for being a caring leader who was a mentor to his colleagues. Garcia, a staff member in UCLA Information Technology Services who worked on campus for almost 20 years, died in February. Read more...

Photo: Ricardo Garcia, a staff member in UCLA Information Technology Services who worked at campus for almost 20 years, died in February. (Courtesy of Louisa Ovanesian)


UCLA peer counseling program now accepts students without CAPS referral

Students no longer need a referral from a Counseling and Psychological Services counselor to meet with peer counselors. The UCLA Peer Counseling Program, which began in spring 2017, provides counseling to individuals who do not necessarily need clinical treatment but would still benefit from receiving assistance from their peers. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Peer Counseling Program, which began in spring 2017, provides counseling to individuals who do not necessarily need clinical treatment but would still benefit from receiving assistance from their peers. (Daily Bruin file photo)


UCLA study finds physical exercise temporarily aids memory formation

Exercise may temporarily help individuals better memorize information, according to a UCLA research report. In a study published Tuesday, Sarah McEwen, a UCLA research psychologist, and David Merrill, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, led a four-week study with two groups of adults between the ages of 60 and 75, all of whom had slight memory ailments. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers found in a study published Tuesday that exercising may make it easier for individuals to memorize things. The study evaluated individuals doing memory strengthening exercises while riding stationary bikes. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


Club aims to promote mental health awareness by increasing cooperation

An organization on campus is spearheading a campaign to improve coordination between different mental health and suicide awareness groups at UCLA. The Green Ribbon Club will host a Mental Health Leadership Conference on Apr. Read more...

Photo: Graduate students in public health established the Green Ribbon Club at UCLA to destigmatize mental health and unify different mental health and suicide awareness groups on campus. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)