Author Archives: Patrick Burke

About Patrick Burke

Coordinator, UCLA Disabilities and Computing Program

UCLA Disability History & Awareness Week 2012

Organized by the University Committee on Disability: Please join us all week beginning October 8 for a full range of disability related events: from community engagement to art to athletics. Also don’t miss the Preview Art Show, running October 1-5. … Continue reading

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UCLA creates Lt. Columbo Memorial Scholarship Fund

Students with disabilities will be among those sought out for a new scholarship. UCLA has received a $3 million bequest from the estate of actor Peter Falk. It will be used to create full tuition scholarships for incoming undergraduates, beginning … Continue reading

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Christine Littleton Named UCLA Vice Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development

We congratulate our friend and colleague Christine Littleton on her appointment as Vice Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development. For an excellent overview of her career working for the cause of increasing inclusion and diversity, including disability rights, please read: … Continue reading

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Department Of Justice Announces New ADA Rules

The US Department of Justice has announced new regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act affecting Title II (Government entities) and Title III (places of business). Both sets of regulations include changes relating to: Ticket sales and accessible seating; Service … Continue reading

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