Wednesday, April 1


Student club provides medical help to Vietnamese communities in need

Vina Nguyen’s grandfather died from cancer because of a lack of proper medical care. “All the doctors did was give him over-the-counter prescriptions,” Nguyen said. “It was only two days before he died that he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.” Nguyen, a fourth-year human biology and society student, said the lack of accessible healthcare in underprivileged communities in San Diego, where she grew up, was one of the reasons she joined Medical, Education Missions and Outreach, a student-run club at UCLA. Read more...





Elegant Mind Club members win Dean’s Prizes for research presentation

Members of one of UCLA’s largest science research clubs received two Dean’s Prizes this year. Elegant Mind Club, a research group that studies the neural networks of roundworms to better understand the human nervous system, had two of its members, Suying Jin, a fourth-year physics student, and Myki Lee, a fourth-year neuroscience student, received the Dean’s Prize for excellence in presenting faculty-mentored research May 26. Read more...




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