Monday, August 8




Student-designed course examines mental health stigma in South Asian communities

Until college, Mahika Nayak hadn’t realized how challenging it would be to find culturally specific resources for mental health. The fourth-year neuroscience student said she felt it was difficult to seek resources or find a community where she could speak out about mental health, and many providers at the UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services center don’t always understand the cultural significance of certain stressors. Read more...



UCLA technology program becomes official course, focuses on problem-solving skills

A technology entrepreneurship boot camp has recently become an official course at UCLA after four years of being run as an informal program. The course, Engineering 170: “Project-Based Technology Bootcamp for Social Impact,” was originally inspired by students in 2017, said Raffi Simonian, senior program manager in the Office of Advanced Research Computing and the instructor of Engineering 170. Read more...




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