Tuesday, July 16

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

John Pérez, a former state assemblyman, started serving as the new chair of the University of California Board of Regents on July 1. (Daily Bruin file photo)
John Pérez, a former state assemblyman, started serving as the new chair of the University of California Board of Regents on July 1. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California paid about $3.5 million in settlements to women who raised allegations against former UCLA doctor, James Heaps. He faces criminal charges for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The University of California paid about $3.5 million in settlements to women who raised allegations against former UCLA doctor, James Heaps. He faces criminal charges for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California lost access to Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher, on Wednesday. The two parties had been working to form an agreement for the past six months. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The University of California lost access to Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher, on Wednesday. The two parties had been working to form an agreement for the past six months. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA, alongside other University of California campuses, was listed among the world’s best universities for scientific research and academia in two separate rankings last week. The rankings were conducted by Nature, a renowned scientific journal, and QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education company. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA, alongside other University of California campuses, was listed among the world’s best universities for scientific research and academia in two separate rankings last week. The rankings were conducted by Nature, a renowned scientific journal, and QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education company. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)
Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)

The University of California announced Thursday it will be taking steps to strengthen the policies and procedures of its undergraduate admissions in response to the recent college admissions scandal uncovered in March. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The University of California announced Thursday it will be taking steps to strengthen the policies and procedures of its undergraduate admissions in response to the recent college admissions scandal uncovered in March. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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