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June 20, 2024
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Staff Snapshot: Mayté Frías, staff advisor designate to the Regents

Mayté Frías
June 20, 2024
Equity is one of Mayté’s core values and a critical factor in her decision to apply for the role of staff advisor.

UC People: Brija Johnson, inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Brija Johnson sitting on a blue chair
June 20, 2024
UCLA Ventures Director Brija Johnson leads a new program that will expand UCLA’s entrepreneurial ties throughout Los Angeles.

President Drake and Provost Newman affirm the university’s commitment to protect author, researcher and reader rights

UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC System Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Katherine S. Newman
June 19, 2024
President Drake and Provost Newman join the statement of support on the UC Libraries’ Negotiations with Publishers Regarding Fair Use, Text and Data Mining, and Artificial Intelligence Usage Rights.

Four quick ways to truly rest

Student sitting by the ocean at UC Santa Barbara
June 18, 2024
Science-based relaxation techniques from UCSF researchers can help you combat stress within seconds.

Lawrence Livermore National Lab recognized as a Best-Led Company

Engineer working at LLNL
June 18, 2024
Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) was recently recognized in Glassdoor’s inaugural Best-Led Companies list.

Dr. Julio Frenk named first Latino chancellor of UCLA

Dr. Julio Frenk
June 12, 2024
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., announced today (Wednesday, June 12) the selection of Julio Frenk, M.D., a global health expert and current president of the University of Miami, as UCLA’s next chancellor.

Longtime campus leader Darnell Hunt appointed interim chancellor of UCLA

June 12, 2024
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today named UCLA’s executive vice chair and provost, Darnell Hunt, as interim chancellor of UCLA following Chancellor Gene Block’s departure at the end of July 2024.

UC People: Christina Lambert, neuroinclusive workplace advocate

Christina Lambert
June 8, 2024
UC San Diego FSAP Counselor Christina Lambert sheds light on neurodivergence and creating a neuroinclusive workplace.

How UCLA Health’s Pride Network empowers LGBTQ+ employees and patients

UCLA Health staff participate in community-centered events to celebrate PRIDE and promote LGBTQ+ health and wellness. (Photo by Nick Carranza/UCLA Health)
June 4, 2024
UCLA Health’s LGBTQ+ employee group creates workplaces and clinics that welcome people of all genders and sexual orientations.