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.
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,
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.
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.