When she first heard about the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s regulation changes, Karin Sarkizova thought it was a joke.
“It just seemed so absurd,” Sarkizova said.
The University of California is working to accommodate international students despite uncertainties stemming from the pandemic.
For the majority of incoming and current Bruins, COVID-19 means a shortened in-person school year.
This post was updated May 19 at 9:30 a.m.
A woman who paid for her son’s admission to UCLA was sentenced for bribery Monday.
Xiaoning Sui was fined $250,000 by a U.S.
This post was updated April 27 at 2:39 p.m.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended life in the most unforeseeable of ways. At UCLA, our community is remarkably united by similar feelings of loss, confusion and concern, but also by light, hope and perspective that the pandemic has brought to the forefront.
The Study at Hedrick will reopen tomorrow for use as a study place only, according to a Facebook post from UCLA Academics on the Hill.
The Study, a study space and eatery, will now only be available for studying and attending online classes, the post stated.
A UCLA staff member tested positive for the new coronavirus, said Chancellor Gene Block in a Monday statement.
The individual, who works off-campus, has self-isolated at their off-campus residence and is currently receiving medical support, Block said.
UCLA has postponed a highly anticipated lecture with famed primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall, according to a university press release.
The Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership, where Goodall was slated to speak, has postponed the event from April 1 to an unspecified date in light of a new campus policy mandating that all in-person gatherings of more than 100 people on campus must be suspended or postponed.
This post was updated March 10 at 7:45 p.m.
UCLA will be suspending all in-person classes starting Wednesday in order to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, university officials announced Tuesday.
UCLA does not plan to move all classes online yet in response to COVID-19, campus representatives said at an information session Monday.
The event, which was livestreamed and viewed by nearly 2,000 people, took place in De Neve Auditorium.
UCLA has backed down on including facial recognition software in its campus surveillance system after backlash from students.
An interim policy draft on security cameras at UCLA included language on using facial recognition software in order to identify individuals with campus exclusion orders.
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