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    COVID-19: What's in a Name?

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    UCOP Shares Revised Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures

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    UCLA Celebrates Ralph J. Bunche’s 115th Birthday

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    Margaret Shih Joins EDI as Next Associate Vice Chancellor, BruinX

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    UCLA Launches New Website: “Supporting Nursing Mothers at UCLA”

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    Resources for UCLA DACA and TPS Community

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News January 27, 2020

UCLA Celebrates First-Generation Awareness Week

From January 27 - January 31, 2020, UCLA will celebrate First-Generation Awareness Week, bringing to light and recognizing the 9,000-plus UCLA students who self-report as first-generation college students with a host of programming and activities.

News January 27, 2020

Legal Name Removed from Back of Student BruinCards

Taking effect on November 4, 2019, the "legal name" field has been removed from the back of students' UCLA BruinCards. Demonstrating UCLA's commitment to greater inclusiveness, students with a registered preferred first name will no longer have a legal name printed on the back of their BruinCards,

News September 30, 2019

PEN America Releases "Campus Free Speech Guide" (Highlighting UCLA EDI Resources)

PEN America, a nonprofit organization working to defend and celebrate free expression in the United States and worldwide, recently published their Campus Free Speech Guide. The Guide highlights EDI resources on free speech and provides practical, principled guidance for how campuses can best remain open to all voices.

News August 7, 2019

UCLA Celebrates Ralph J. Bunche's 115th Birthday

In honor of Ralph J. Bunche's 115th birthday, UCLA is celebrating the life and legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, civil rights leader, and UCLA alumnus with a "UCLA Newsroom" feature and video tribute.

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19: What’s in a Name?

Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has introduced a new term to our lexicon: “social distancing.” I confess I dread that term. To me, it sounds like social ostracization, stigmatization, the “othering” of those who are marked as outsiders. If it were up to me, I would’ve picked “social buffering,” “safe distancing,” or even “safe spacing.”

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