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    Resources for UCLA and COVID-19

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    COVID-19: What's in a Name?

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    From Chancellor Block and VC Kang: UCLA's Response to Recent Title IX Changes

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    UCOP Shares Revised Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures

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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 May 6, 2020

Statement from Chancellor Block and Vice Chancellor Kang: UCLA's Response to Recent Title IX Changes

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang issued the following statement to the UCLA community in response to recent changes to Title IX regulations.

News April 16, 2020

Call for Applications: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 2020-21 Student Advisory Board

We will soon be soliciting applications for between 3-5 vacant positions on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student Advisory Board for the 2020-2021 academic year. All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are eligible to serve on the Board.

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,

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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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