Thursday, February 2

LADWP contains water main burst, limits flooding to UCLA structures

A water main burst on Sunset Boulevard, flooding several UCLA structures, including parking lots 4 and 7 and the Intramural Field. The pipe has since been shut off and the water has been contained, a UCLA official said. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)


This post was updated Aug. 23 at 2:30 p.m. A water main break that flooded multiple structures on campus Sunday morning has been contained, UCLA officials said.

Newly-elected Thyra Cobbs sworn in as USAC transfer student representative

The Undergraduate Students Association Council appointed Thyra Cobbs as the new transfer student representative during the Jan. 24 USAC meeting. The Appointment Review Committee – a three-person advising body consisting of the internal vice president, general representative 2 and international student representative – interviewed Cobbs in front of USAC President Carl King Jr., who brought her before the council in the meeting. Read more...

Mentorship program encourages mathematical interests in youth

UCLA students are fostering mathematical practices among seventh to ninth grade students in Los Angeles through a new mentorship program. The Applied Mathematics Mentorship Program strives to engage seventh to ninth grade students in applying math to real-world situations and integrating math with science, said Heather Dallas, executive director at the UCLA Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching. Read more...

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