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Pre-med students overwhelmingly want greater diversity, study shows

This post was updated April 23 at 6 p,m. Pre-medical students support greater diversity in the medical profession, according to a recent national survey. The survey, which was published April 15 by Kaplan Test Prep, found that 80% of pre-medical students said the medical profession needs to better reflect the demographics of the general patient population. Read more...

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A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Report finds out-of-state student recruitment racially, socioeconomically biased

This post was updated April 23 at 5:04 p.m. Public research universities focus more of their recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, according to a report from UCLA and the University of Arizona. Read more...

Photo: A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

College admissions scandal unlikely to affect UCLA’s federal student financial aid

UCLA professors said a recent federal investigation into UCLA may not impact the university’s access to financial aid, but it may bring attention to the legal methods of exploiting the college admissions process. Read more...

Photo: The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including UCLA, after the recent college admissions scandal, in which parents used donations to help their children gain admissions to prestigious universities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

President Donald Trump signed an executive order March 21 requiring United States colleges to protect students’ right to free speech. Colleges that fail to comply would risk losing access to up to $35 million in federal research funding, he said.
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UC community skeptical of Trump’s executive order for free speech

A recent executive order that aims to enforce the protection of free speech on college campuses may not largely impact public universities, members of the University of California community said. Read more...

Photo: President Donald Trump signed an executive order March 21 requiring United States colleges to protect students’ right to free speech. Colleges that fail to comply would risk losing access to up to $35 million in federal research funding, he said. (Daily Bruin file photo)

President Donald Trump signed an executive order March 21 requiring United States colleges to protect students’ right to free speech. Colleges that fail to comply would risk losing access to up to $35 million in federal research funding, he said.
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Law professors Daniel Bussel (left) and Kenneth Klee (right) have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Puerto Rico had accumulated $72 billion in aggregate debt as of 2016. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Law professors help Puerto Rico address debt, aim to alleviate financial pressures

Two UCLA law professors helped broker a deal that will bring financial relief to Puerto Rico. Law professors Kenneth Klee and Daniel Bussel have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Read more...

Photo: Law professors Daniel Bussel (left) and Kenneth Klee (right) have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Puerto Rico had accumulated $72 billion in aggregate debt as of 2016. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Law professors Daniel Bussel (left) and Kenneth Klee (right) have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Puerto Rico had accumulated $72 billion in aggregate debt as of 2016. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

California lawmakers proposed a package of bills on March 28 in response to the recent college admissions scandal. These bills were aimed at addressing the illegal measures taken by wealthy parents to grant their children admissions into elite universities, including UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)

College admissions scandal elicits proposal of new bills by California lawmakers

Experts said state bills proposed in response to the college admissions cheating scandal may not have immediate effects on the role wealth plays in the college admissions process. Read more...

Photo: California lawmakers proposed a package of bills on March 28 in response to the recent college admissions scandal. These bills were aimed at addressing the illegal measures taken by wealthy parents to grant their children admissions into elite universities, including UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)

California lawmakers proposed a package of bills on March 28 in response to the recent college admissions scandal. These bills were aimed at addressing the illegal measures taken by wealthy parents to grant their children admissions into elite universities, including UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Malcolm Nance, a counter-terrorism and intelligence analyst, Ian Masters, a journalist and political radio host, Asha Rangappa, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent and CNN counterintelligence analyst and Scott Horton, a legal expert (pictured left to right), spoke at a Hammer Museum event about the impact of the recently released Mueller report. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Hammer Museum panel discusses effects of release of the Mueller report

Political and intelligence experts said they think the United States Attorney General’s assessment of an investigation into President Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with the Russian government may be misleading, at a Hammer Museum event Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Malcolm Nance, a counter-terrorism and intelligence analyst, Ian Masters, a journalist and political radio host, Asha Rangappa, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent and CNN counterintelligence analyst and Scott Horton, a legal expert (pictured left to right), spoke at a Hammer Museum event about the impact of the recently released Mueller report. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Malcolm Nance, a counter-terrorism and intelligence analyst, Ian Masters, a journalist and political radio host, Asha Rangappa, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent and CNN counterintelligence analyst and Scott Horton, a legal expert (pictured left to right), spoke at a Hammer Museum event about the impact of the recently released Mueller report. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)


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