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.
From Jackie Robinson to Cindy Montañez, many Bruins have historically been on the frontlines in taking initiative for social justice issues. Some Bruins are following in their footsteps, using their voices to make change.
Some students are concerned about how their peers are handling the COVID-19 pandemic and think UCLA could do more to enforce COVID-19 guidelines.
UCLA’s outline of student conduct and policies for COVID-19 gives regulations for large gatherings, and states that students can face academic consequences or exclusion from UCLA housing for violating UCLA’s policies.
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.
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.
You think taking a midterm at 8 a.m. is bad? Try 4 a.m.
Many international students and other students living in different time zones have been struggling to adapt to synchronous, nonrecorded classes that schedule lectures, discussions, office hours and exams in the middle of the day Pacific Standard Time, which for them could be in the middle of the night or extremely early in the morning.
Students who do not have university health insurance must pay between $65 to $105 to receive COVID-19 tests on campus.
The Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center will charge students who have waived the University of California Student Health Insurance Plan between $65 to $105 for a COVID-19 test, according to the Ashe Center website.
This post was updated Aug. 7 at 4:40 p.m.
A postdoctoral fellow left UCLA following multiple accusations of sexual harassment on Twitter.
Starting in early June, several Twitter users accused Shaiel Ben-Ephraim, a postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, of sexual harassment, stating that he sent private messages harassing them, invited underage people for drinks and sent minors unsolicited inappropriate photos.
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