This post was updated Nov. 8 at 8:03 p.m.
The Democratic Party must continue to pay attention to California even though the state historically votes for Democrats, UCLA faculty said.
Allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections may encourage civic participation but might not impact most elections, UCLA professors said.
California Proposition 18 would allow 17-year-olds who will turn 18 by the general election to participate in related primaries and special elections.
A faculty-led initiative aims to make social and community issues more accessible for K-12 students through a series of data presentations and research briefs.
Researchers for Data for Democracy compile data about issues in Los Angeles neighborhoods, such as access to parks, immigration and housing, and present it in different charts and graphs to help K-12 students think critically about issues impacting their communities.
The University of California is facing new challenges to comply with recently changed Title IX regulations.
There is concern for the transition to the new federal sexual misconduct regulations because students may be deterred from coming forward, said UC systemwide Title IX director Suzanne Taylor.
Students are left uncertain about graduate school admissions because of altered and canceled application tests amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT have all been altered or canceled over public safety concerns.
UC San Diego may become the third University of California school to ignore the quarter system for the semester system.
The San Diego campus is considering ending the 10-week quarter system, according to UCSD spokesperson Christine Clark.
Major federal cuts to education funding would hurt the University of California, but they are not likely to happen, UCLA professors said.
President Donald Trump’s administration proposed cuts to the funding for the Department of Education in its budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which was released Feb.
The University of California Board of Regents will consider the issue of climate change in its selection of the next UC president.
The regents formed a special committee to select the next president following current UC President Janet Napolitano’s announcement in September that she would be stepping down from her position in August.
A foundation has gifted $18 million to UCLA Health to expand an integrative patient-care program, according to a university press release Thursday.
The Simms/Mann Family Foundation’s donation will expand the Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology which focuses on psychosocial care intended for cancer patients and their families in California.
UCLA students, like many Americans, have said they are having more difficulty paying attention to national news because of the huge influx of information, particularly conflicting information, from various news platforms.
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