UCLA hosted its 25th annual health care symposium, in which a range of medical professionals spoke on topics including racism, health disparities, mental health and incarceration in health care. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis but it is important to consider racial and ethnic disparities in the health care industry, UCLA professors said at a virtual event on Saturday.
Amrik Johal spoke Punjabi growing up, but he never learned how to read or write in the language.
“Many of us could speak Punjabi at home, but there’s very few who understand how to read and write,” said Johal, an education graduate student.
This post was updated on Jan 10 at 4:58 p.m.
At least three academic departments will not alter their degree plans to allow students to use pass/no pass courses to count toward certain degree requirements in the winter 2021 quarter, despite recommendations from the Academic Senate.
This post was updated Dec. 16 at 3:16 p.m. to clarify statements from Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter.
Graduate student leaders are asking UCLA to include students on the search committee for a new dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
This post was updated Dec. 3 at 7:19 p.m.
Shannon Speed knows every American Indian and Alaska Native faculty member at UCLA.
“It’s uncomfortable being a faculty member where you know every other faculty member of your demographic category,” said Speed, who is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and a professor of gender studies and anthropology.
More than 50 first-year students tune in to a Zoom lecture every Tuesday and Thursday to learn about Islam from a cluster of perspectives.
UCLA debuted a new course, Cluster 27: “Global Islam,” to its cluster program this academic year.
Undergraduate student leaders are organizing in support of a 2020 election ballot proposition that would allow universities in California to consider race as a factor in admissions.
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