A UCLA registry is facilitating blood plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients and helping to guide COVID-19 research.
UCLA researchers opened the Research Registry for Recovered COVID-19 Patients soon after the first surge of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles, with the initial goal to find potential plasma donors and test the use of their plasma to treat the disease, said Arash Naeim, the principal investigator of the registry.
Kausalya Kethu turns the decision of whether or not she should return to campus in the fall over and over in her mind. Though others can make the decision to return without a second thought, Kethu can’t – she is immunocompromised.
The UCLA Athletics community remembers Olympian and humanitarian Rafer Johnson for his actions on and off the track, the field and the court.
Johnson, who was also a UCLA alumnus, died at his home in Sherman Oaks, California on Dec.
College gave George the freedom to be himself.
George, a queer student who asked to remain partially anonymous, said his family is homophobic. His mother suggested conversion therapy when he came out to her, he added.
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.
UCLA will offer a Pilipino studies minor in the fall, a first for the University of California.
Bruins who declare the minor will study class, labor, gender, migration and other issues related to the experiences of Filipino people.
When Immigration and Customs Enforcement rescinded their policy barring international students who only take online classes from entering the U.S., Oscar Basuyaux celebrated.
But 10 days later, when he learned that the recision did not apply to incoming international students like himself, he was crushed.
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