Two weeks after arriving in the United States for graduate school, Zhengmin Li found himself in the middle of an elementary school, spreading mulch over the sides of a creek at the UCLA Lab School. Read more...
September 22, 2:17 am
September 16, 3:57 pm
With thousands of incoming Bruins moving into their new homes this week, organizations from across campus have worked all summer to bring them a welcome to remember. Read more...
September 16, 2:59 pm
'Challenge 45' degree restructuring near completion after almost half of College majors reduce the number of required courses
With only nine more decisions to make, the College of Letters and Science is nearing the close of a three-year challenge to evaluate and restructure its major requirements. Read more...
August 15, 1:05 am
Following a $10 million donation from alumnus Lowell Milken on Tuesday, the UCLA School of Law plans to expand existing programs and continue to pursue private donations until at least 2012, officials say. Read more...
School of Law Dean Rachel Moran stands with businessman, education reform advocate and alumnus Lowell Milken, who donated $10 million.
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August 9, 8:48 pm
The UCLA School of Law received a $10 million gift Tuesday, the largest in its history. The donation from businessman and education reform advocate Lowell Milken, the school's Public Service Alumnus of the Year in 2009, will provide funds for a new business law institute, additional student scholarships and faculty retention. The donation has enabled the law school to fulfill and even exceed fundraising goals under its $100 million Campaign for UCLA School of Law, according to a statement from the school. "This critical campaign and the transformative gift from Lowell Milken show that our students, alumni and friends share the vision and values that define us as a great public law school, and their ongoing support will help us to overcome the often dour predictions prompted by the state and national budget crisis,” said Rachel Moran, dean of the UCLA School of Law. Read more...
July 25, 11:59 pm
Undocumented students in California will soon have financial aid options with Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of one of two parts of the California DREAM Act into law Monday night. AB 130 allows undocumented students to receive financial aid from private sources in the University of California, California State University and California Community College systems. "Today, signing this DREAM Act is another piece of investment in people, because people are what drives the culture, the economy, the state and our country," said Brown, minutes before the signing. The bill, authored by Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo, passed in the Senate on July 14 and will become law on Jan. Read more...
July 11, 1:42 am
UCLA Health System intensifies medical record security following a $865,000 settlement for high-profile violations of patient privacy
On the heels of a hefty court settlement over a confidential records breach, the UCLA Health System is administering further safeguards to prevent unauthorized viewing of patients' medical records. Read more...