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Survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome often experience delays in returning to work
Nearly half of adults who had been employed before experiencing and surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge.
Posted on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:23:00 GMT read more

UCLA In the News April 28, 2016
Robots are taught to work alongside humans by giving high-fives. Decades after the Los Angeles riots, unemployment and poverty persist in South L.A. And more.
Posted on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:25:00 GMT read more

UCLA experts weigh in on impact of L.A. uprising 25 years later
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the L.A. riots, UCLA faculty, artists, authors and community leaders will reflect on this flash point and the aftermath in a series of talks and programs.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:27:00 GMT read more

UCLA In the News April 27, 2017
Los Angeles County earns a “C” on UCLA’s latest environmental report card. For transgender children and their families, it’s a time of growing uncertainty. And more.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:28:00 GMT read more

Daylong event at UCLA reflecting on 25th anniversary of Los Angeles Uprisings
Faculty and students alongside community leaders and elected officials from across the area will will examine this historic event from multiple perspectives.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:17:00 GMT read more

Green, DuBois selected to deliver 2017-18 Faculty Research Lectures
Academic Senate has selected the recipients of the 2017-2018 Faculty Research Lectureships: 123rd Faculty Research Lecture, Michael Green (Psychiatry) 124th Faculty Research Lecture, Ellen DuBois (History).
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:09:00 GMT read more

Disadvantages persist in neighborhoods affected by 1992 Los Angeles riots, UCLA study shows
Despite initiatives launched by community groups, foundations and government agencies, unemployment and poverty have worsened in most areas of South Los Angeles.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT read more

Los Angeles County’s energy and air quality earn a C on UCLA environmental report card
New state and local policies promoting energy use transparency, public transit funding and sustainable development make researchers are optimistic for improvement.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:01:00 GMT read more

Three receive 2016-17 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award
The award is funded by a gift endowment established by the late Edward A. Dickson, a UC regent from 1913 to 1946, to honor outstanding UCLA emeriti for research, scholarly work, teaching and service.
Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:10:00 GMT read more

Trump not the only commander-in-chief to flex presidential muscle
Because of his shortage of Capitol Hill contacts and his complete lack of experience in wrangling legislation, Trump may feel more tempted — or obliged — than previous presidents to try and cram his agenda through by executive fiat, the panelists said.
Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:00:00 GMT read more
 

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