Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Spreading Grad Student Strike - Part 2
From the Bruin: UCLA will offer summer fellowships to graduate students using funds from its Centennial Campaign, according to a university email to students Tuesday. The fellowships will provide students with $2,500 a month for up to three months to continue their studies, research and other creative work over the summer, said Emily Carter, executive vice chancellor and provost, in the emailed statement. Graduate students at UCLA voted Thursday to go on strike this week, pending approval of graduate students in at least 10 departments. Graduate students would stop teaching and grading until their demands of higher wages and affordable housing are met.
The UCLA move also follows protests and strikes from graduate students across the University of California for a cost of living adjustment...
Full story at https://dailybruin.com/2020/03/10/ucla-offers-summer-fellowships-to-graduate-students-in-face-of-strikes/