Archive Tag: Students

UCLA students conduct oceanic research in the Gulf of Mexico.
UCLA Newsroom

UCLA is further demonstrating its commitment to environment and sustainability research with the creation of a climate science major being offered in spring quarter 2018. The new major is evidence of UCLA’s commitment to educate students about climate change and empower transformative action in sustainability. Read more

UCLA students Abe Deardon (Junior), Emilia Szmyrgala (Senior) and Gillian Campbell (Freshman) proudly repping the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s “Out Depression” t-shirts prior to Thursday, January 11, 2018’s UCLA vs. Utah Men’s Basketball game.
Gregory Shintani

To celebrate Mental Wellness Month (January), raise awareness for the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) and further promote the Check In Survey, the DGC partnered with The Den at Thursday, January 11, 2018’s UCLA vs. Utah Men’s Basketball game. The game was played at Pauley Pavilion and nationally televised on ESPN2. Read more

Background About the Check In Survey

On September 14, 2017, Chancellor Gene Block announced that UCLA launched the first-ever campus wide mental health screening program conducted at a university. The mental health screening referred to as the “Check In Survey”—is part of the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC), the campus-wide commitment to understand, prevent and treat depression. Read more

The mental health screening and treatment program announced by UCLA Chancellor Gene Block is part of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge.
Andy Berry/UCLA

On September 14, 2017 at a One Mind Initiative event, Chancellor Gene Block announced a critical milestone in the progress of the Depression Grand Challenge—expansion into the next phase of the 100K study. Read more

“Being a student is tough and comes with unique stressors which can lead to anxiety and depression,” says Allison Ariniello, who struggled with mental health issues as an undergraduate student and Women’s Soccer forward at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In her junior year, sports-related injuries and anemia compounded her levels of stress and exhaustion enough to make her consider withdrawing from Read more