Friday, November 27

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.

UCLA announces tuition accommodation for nonresident doctoral students

UCLA’s new tuition accommodation for nonresident doctoral students will address international students’ financial concerns, some graduate students said. UCLA announced early November it would allow nonresident doctoral students to waive the Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition fee – an annual $15,102 fee charged to students who are not California residents – for the spring 2020, fall 2020 and winter 2021 quarters if they advanced to the candidacy stage of their degree before fall 2020 and exceeded their three-year waiver period. Read more...

UC Regents recap – Nov. 18-19

The University of California Board of Regents, the governing body of the UC, met for its bimonthly meeting Wednesday and Thursday via teleconference. The board discussed transfer students, students with disabilities and basic needs. Read more...

LA County meets criteria to enact stay-at-home order after COVID-19 cases surge

Los Angeles County met its previously established criteria to enact a stay-at-home order after a record number of COVID-19 cases Monday. LA County health officials previously warned it may enact a three-week stay-at-home order if the five-day average number of new COVID-19 cases passed 4,500 – the county reached a 4,533 five-day average Monday. Read more...

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