Friday, May 29

New UCLA Library program will begin digitizing cultural items for preservation

A new conservation initiative at UCLA Library will help digitize at-risk cultural items and share them on a UCLA-hosted website. UCLA Library announced Oct. 9 the creation of Documenting Global Voices, a program that aims to preserve endangered symbolic materials of cultures. Read more...

Photo: Documenting Global Voices will identify, fund and collaborate with international organizations that lack the necessary infrastructure and resources to preserve cultural heritage objects. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA School of Law adds specialization in environmental law

Students at the UCLA School of Law can now earn a specialization in environmental law. Sean Hecht, co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, said that the specialization was a long-term project fueled by both student interest and administrative planning. Read more...

Photo: Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, UCLA law students can receive the certificate upon completing five courses in environmental law and writing a supervised research paper on relevant topic areas. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New code of conduct creates uniform rules for student organization violations

A new policy will create a uniform procedure for adjudicating student group violations of University policy. UCLA Dean of Students Maria Blandizzi announced a new Student Group Conduct Code on May 22, which will create guidelines for student group operations and a board to evaluate reports against student groups. Read more...

Photo: A new Student Group Conduct Code will create uniform disciplinary guidelines for all student groups. (Daily Bruin file photo)