JAN. 14, 1993
(VOL. 13, NO. 8)
This index page is for reference only; stories in this issue are not available online. Print editions may be found in the periodicals stacks of the Charles Young Research Library.
POLITICAL ACTIVISTM ON RISE, FRESHMAN SURVEY SHOWS - GSE Survey of college freshman attitudes, through the Higher Education Research Institute, suggests greater interest in political activism.
UC PLAN SEEKS TO JUMPSTART STATE ECONOMY - UC President Jack Peltason's initiatives to focus UC's academic resources on aiding California state economy.
DAILY TRAFFIC LIMITS BEING MET – UCLA is meeting its commitment to the community to keep traffic flow to campus under control.
NEW ADMINISTRATIVE VC TO LEAD 'TRANSFORMATION' - Profile on appointment of new Administrative Vice Chancellor John Curry, his role in "Transforming Administration at UCLA" initiative.
NEUROSCIENTIST OLDENDORF DIES - School of Medicine professor William Oldendorf dies at 67.
'TOYS' SCREEENING, RECEPTION BENEFIT PEDIATRIC AIDS PROGRAM - Photo and cutline on benefit screening of "Toys" film for pediatric AIDS.
COMPUTERS ALTER THE NATURE OF DEGREE AUDITING - Impact of Degree Audit System, a computer system that keeps track of students' degree progress.
ORION EXPANDS SERVICES THROUGHOUT CAMPUS - UCLA Library on-line information system beginning to include other types of data: phone numbers, personnel policies and bookstore inventory.
UCLA OFFERS A FLEET OF TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES - Alternatives for transportation to UCLA include buses, vanpools and ride sharing.
FOR-PROFIT COMPANY IS CENTRAL TO PLAN FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH - Funding technological ventures to stimulate economy.
CLINIC HELPS PATIENTS COPE WITH FEAR OF DENTISTS - School of Dentistry Dental Fear and Anxiety Program, helps phobics visit the dentist.
OPIATES FINDING OPENS DOOR TO UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION - Researchers take step toward improving the understanding of drug addiction through cellular cloning.
SCHOOL SUCCESS TIED TO PEER GROUPS, PROFESSOR SAYS
- New book by GSE's Professor Alexander Astin finds that students' academic success is linked to their peer groups.