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Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter announced a decrease in in-person courses for fall quarter. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA to decrease amount of in-person classes offered fall 2020, revising June plans

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UCLA decreased the amount of in-person courses for fall quarter because of an increase in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles, according to an announcement by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter.  UCLA will now offer about 8% of courses in person or as a hybrid in the fall, which includes some lab, studio and clinical classes, according to the announcement.



Glove developed by UCLA researchers translates American Sign Language to speech

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UCLA researchers have developed a smart glove that converts American Sign Language into spoken English. The glove uses stretchable sensors and a circuit board to wirelessly send signals to a smartphone app – also developed by the researchers – which translates hand gestures into English.


Former UCLA doctor James Heaps now faces 20 felony sexual misconduct charges

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This post was updated to include a clarified maximum potential sentence August 3 at 8:02pm. Five former patients filed 17 additional charges of felony sexual misconduct against former UCLA doctor James Heaps at the Los Angeles Superior Court Monday morning.  Prior to the new charges, Heaps faced criminal charges from two former patients for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician.  Heaps was a UCLA Health obstetrician-gynecologist from February 2014 to June 2018 and previously worked part-time at the Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center.


Men’s basketball guard Chris Smith withdraws from NBA Draft, will return to UCLA

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This post was updated Aug. 3 at 1:11 p.m. After spending the last four months in limbo, Chris Smith made the decision to return to Westwood.


Pac-12 football players threaten boycott if demands are not met


UC Berkeley undergraduate transfer student appointed as 2021-2022 student regent


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The Quad: How the pandemic has negatively affected women’s health

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The COVID-19 pandemic has touched more aspects of our lives than we probably could have ever imagined. It’s perhaps not a surprise, then, that women’s health, fertility and livelihoods have all suffered in the virus’ wake.

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