Native American faculty members Shannon Speed (top left), Kyle Mays (bottom left) and Mishuana Goeman (right) said UCLA should do more to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska native faculty members. In the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 13 American Indian and Alaska Native faculty members. (Photo illustration by Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor; Left to right: Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor, Harold King Ho Lee/Daily Bruin)
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 an associate 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.
Editor’s Note: In accordance with AP style, The Bruin refers to the Filipino community as “Filipinos” and uses “Pilipino” in reference to organizations or terms which have that spelling in their names.
Some UCLA graduate schools are now operating with increased COVID-19 safety precautions for in-person instruction.
In-person classes are limited to essential workforce training programs that cannot be deferred to an online format, said UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez in an emailed statement.
A married pair of UCLA professors posthumously left the university nearly $9 million that will go toward scholarships, department chairs and seminars.
Bernice Wenzel and Wendell Jeffrey, two married psychology professors at UCLA who passed away in 2018 and 2015, respectively, donated $8.7 million to UCLA, said Lynn Andrews, the professors’ niece, in an emailed statement.
This post was updated Oct. 25 at 7:59 p.m.
When Stephen Cucharo taught a political science seminar over Zoom, he struggled to read the room – an issue he has had since the transition to remote learning.
This post was updated Oct. 18 at 6:40 p.m.
UCLA is investigating multiple incidents of Zoombombing, but some students said the university should implement more security measures to curb Zoombombing.
The UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media is suspending applications to its graduate degree programs to reevaluate the structure of its graduate programs.
The Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, a department in the School of Theater, Film and Television, will not accept applications to its graduate programs for fall 2021 to review its programs and build a curriculum that better integrates its department programs, said interim department chair Steve Anderson in an emailed statement.
This post was updated Oct. 11 at 1:45 p.m.
UCLA and student government offices are offering university grants and lending hardware to students who need technological access during remote learning.
searching for more articles...
Remote ECON Tutoring, 100-200 lvl (ECON only) by an ECON MA holder. Micro, macro, metrics, int’l. PayPal/Venmo/Zelle $60/hr
Call or Text Robert 747-224-9762