A growing list of UCLA faculty call on Chancellor and Provost to account for the use of Jackie Robinson Stadium by the Los Angeles Police Department to detain and process demonstrators arrested in protests against police violence. June 2, 2020 Chancellor Gene D. Block UCLA Executive Vice-Chancellor & Provost Emily Carter UCLA Dear Chancellor Block … Continue reading Faculty Protest LAPD Use of Jackie Robinson Stadium to Detain Protesters
The following statement has been circulating among faculty today and has about 80 co-signers as of Wednesday afternoon. We Support the College Diversity Requirement We, the undersigned faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles, express our enthusiastic support for a College Diversity Requirement for students within the College of Letters and Science. Our signatures … Continue reading College Diversity Requirement Gathers Support
UCLA faculty with appointments in the College of Letters and Science are voting this week on a proposed Diversity Requirement for undergraduate students in the College. The vote is open between October 24th and October 31st. The Academic Senate has an extensive informational site (votediversity.ucla.edu) that includes documentation on the requirement, a frequently asked questions … Continue reading College of Letters and Science Faculty Vote on Diversity Requirement
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The plaintiffs in the case against the UCLA Grand Hotel have filed an amended brief. You can read it at the link below. There are actually two cases, one involving environmental and other matters and another regarding the tax issue. The environmental case will be heard in September. And there is legal skirmishing around the … Continue reading Dig a Deeper Hole?
But not on the 405Southbound I-405 (all lanes) will be closed between US 101 and Getty Center Drive on the morning of Thursday, February 13th from midnight until 5 am. When: Midnight-5 am on Thursday, February 13th Where: I-405 Southbound between US 101 and Getty Center Drive
The LA Times picks up a story about an anti-Asian flyer - possibly from the Daily Bruin's earlier coverage - that has provoked student protests. You can find the Times' story at:http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ucla-police-black-judge-racial-profiling-20140203,0,4010058.storyFaithful blog readers will know that we are tracking the sad tale of LA Superior Court Judge David Cunningham III who was caught driving … Continue reading What would Judge Cunningham say?
UCLA has a variety of exchange arrangements with China as the image of the UCLA Confucius Institute on the left suggests. While these arrangements can be mutually beneficial, the university can also find itself in a difficult position when and if things go wrong. The NY Times carries a story dated Feb. 9 about a … Continue reading Chinese Dissent at UCLA
Not to worry. One of UCLA's parking facilities has info on what number to call to make it right:
Simon and Garfunkel once sang about the "Sound of Silence." When rain forced the weekly networking event at Anderson indoors last Thursday, silence was not what was heard:It was more like a typical deafening LA trendy restaurant. Back in Simon and Garfunkel's day, the occupation of choice was in "plastics." Soon it will be in … Continue reading Networking