March 17, 2021 - 10:55am

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 97 COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force & Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities

Reminder: Tomorrow’s Two Virtual Town Halls on Fall Planning and Research Ramp-Up

To:  Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

We are committed to keeping the campus community informed about UCLA’s response to COVID-19 and our plans for spring quarter and assumptions for fall, as well as further ramp-up of research activities taking place now. Please join us at two virtual town hall events tomorrow to learn more about these topics. Registration for both town halls is still open.

Spring and Fall Planning Town Hall

The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force co-chairs Michael Beck and Michael Meranze will hold a virtual faculty and staff town hall tomorrow from 12 – 1 p.m. to provide an update on our recovery planning and discuss what UCLA may look like this spring and fall.

Registration is still open and the event will also be livestreamed on YouTube. Questions may be submitted in advance through the registration page or directly by email to [email protected]. Those participating via Zoom will also be able to pose questions during the town hall. A video recording of the town hall will be available for viewing on the COVID-19 resources website after the event.

Research Town Hall

Join Vice Chancellor Roger Wakimoto at a research ramp-up virtual town hall tomorrow from 2:15 – 3:15 p.m., where he will share information on UCLA’s current efforts to increase on-campus research activitiesduring COVID-19 and address questions about Phase 3. His presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

Registration for the research ramp-up town hall is still open and also available to view via livestreamed on YouTube. Questions can be submitted in advance to [email protected]. A video recording of the town hall will be available for viewing on the Research and Creative Activities website after the event.

We hope you will join us tomorrow!

Sincerely,

Michael J. Beck

Administrative Vice Chancellor
Co-chair, COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force

Michael Meranze

Immediate Past Chair, UCLA Academic Senate
Professor of History
Co-chair, COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force

Roger M. Wakimoto

Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities