Archive Tag: Campus

An op-ed from The Daily Bruin – student-run newspaper at UCLA – focused on the need for more graduate student mental health resources and drew attention to the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC). Grad students generally suffer from higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation compared to the general population. The DGC was cited as a leader in providing mental health resources to graduate students through the Screening and Treatment for Depression and Anxiety (STAND) program, which offers an innovative online approach to assess student’s mental health and connect to treatment as necessary.

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The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP) is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. SLA GC-URSP is a year-long course that gives undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct sustainability research under the mentorship of faculty researchers. Undergraduate team research projects will contribute to the SLA GC goal of transitioning Los Angeles County to 100% renewable energy, 100% local water, and enhanced ecosystem health by 2050.

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