JANUARY 13, 1995 (Volume 15, No. 10)
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UCLA AND USC TO WORK TOGETHER FOR SCHOOL AND CLASSROOM REFORM - UCLA joins with U.S.C. and a coalition of Los Angeles County educators to spearhead a major education reform effort funded by $53 million grant from the Annenberg Foundation. Los Angeles Metropolitan Project (LAMP).
MEDICAL CENTER, WESTSIDE HOSPITAL MAY MERGE - UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center are negotiating a possible merger to capitalize on their strengths.
ANNUAL SURVEY SAYS FRESHMEN SCORN POLITICS - Annual Higher Education Research Institute survey shows freshmen scorn politics.
BERLIN BUILDINGS TO BLOSSOM WHERE WALL ONCE DIVIDED - Daniel Libeskind, professor in the School of the Arts and Architecture, heads a major project to renovate a 240-acre section of former East Berlin -- Landsberger Allee.
WILSON'S BUDGET PROPOSAL GIVES UC 2% INCREASE - Governor's budget proposal would give UC a 2% general-fund increase in 1995-'96.
DIGNITARIES BREAK GROUND AT SITE OF BRADLEY CENTER - Former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley and entrepreneur Stanley Dashew were honored at a ground breaking ceremony at the site of the Tom Bradley International Center.
WORKERS TO REPLACE QUAKE-DAMAGED POWELL LIBRARY CEILING -Workers will remove the Powell Library reading room ceiling, damaged beyond repair by the 1994 Northridge earthquake. But they will decide whether significant parts of the ceiling can be reused.
RESEARCHER FINDS ELUSIVE GENETIC LINK TO RARE DISORDERS - Edward McCabe, executive chair of the Department of Pediatrics, searched for a genetic link to rare disorders for nearly 20 years before he discovered it.
CENTER SEARCHERS FOR WAYS TO SAFEGUARD PUBLIC FROM INJURY - The Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center in the School of Public Health has been doing research on a wide variety of subjects, from bicycle safety to marital violence. Jess Kraus, director.
NEW POLICY SCHOOL HOSTS FIRST MAJOR CONFERENCE - The new School of Public Policy and Social Research sponsored its first major conference, focusing on the regional economy.
NEW TECHNIQUES FOR TREATING STROKE WORK WONDERS - Evelyn Regier, a Kansas woman, suffered a potentially devastating stroke, was made a quick recovery after UCLA physicians Gary Duckwiler, Sidney Starkman and Neil Martin treated her. New techniques -- early intervention with clot-busting drugs -- are lessening impact of a stroke.
UCLA BEAMS FIRST 'TELECOURSE' TO OTHER UC CAMPUSES - Richard Hovannisian is teaching the first course, in Armenian history, to be entirely televised at UCLA for credit to undergraduates at UC Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley.