JANUARY 29, 1996 (Vol. 16, No. 10)
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START OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BAN DELAYED - UC President Richard C. Atkinson confronts Gov. Pete Wilson and the regents by altering the timetable.
KENNEL TO LEAD CAMPUS IN PLANNING FOR FUTURE - Charles F. Kennel to lead campus in planning for the future.
TRANSFORMED JOE BRUIN UNVEILED - Transformed Joe Bruin unveiled after 10 months of development.
AROUND CAMPUS - Atkinson visit; Ocean Discovery Center; basketball jerseys retired; law library expansion.
MANAGERS REVIEW DRAFT EMPLOYEE POLICIES - Personnel managers throughout UC system try to consolidate the overlapping policies and make greater use of merit and incentive awards.
UC RESEARCH BOOSTS STATE ECONOMY - State economy thrives on the public and private investments made to University of California research.
NEWS IN BRIEF - featured communications from UCLA on the WWW; Association of Academic Women affirmative action forum; bill to ban professor books; UCLA Ob-Gyn seeks patients for medical study.
BLACKMAN LEADS REBUILDING OF CAMPUS - Administrative Vice Chancellor Peter Blackman has been at the center of the infrastructure renewal and seismic renovation project as head of Capital Programs.
HISTORIAN'S BOOK REVEALS TRUE IDENTITY: QUEEN OF SOAPS - Maureen Russell, librarian, historian, enjoys acclaim as writer of a new book on "Days of Our Lives."
WHO'S NEW – Michael Karpf, director, UCLA Medical Center and vice provost for Hospital Systems
NAMES AND FACES – Notables - Robert Gitt; Mitchel Covel; James R. "Rick" Greenwood; Bridget F. Razo; Kathy Nuckles and Gary Baum; Sandy Sherwin Rosen and Dave Famili; John V. Richardson Jr.; Marvin C. Alkin; Mary Daily; Carolee Dodds; Dan McLaughlin
DUKAKIS BRINGS NATIONAL POLITICS TO LIFE - Former presidential candidate brings national politics to life through the School of Public Policy and Social Research.
PUBLIC INTEREST - Robert Gottlieb, department of Urban Planning; Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor of policy studies and management named chair; Visa study completed; Kent Wong re-elected president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance; School of Public Policy and Social Research online.
PROGRAMS AIMED AT KEEPING FAMILIES INTACT FAIL - Comprehensive, nationwide survey of clinical studies of the "family preservation" approach to child welfare.
COMMUNITY LEADERS SHAPE POLICY AS GRASS-ROOT SCHOLARS - Reconnecting youth with society, Jah'Shams Abdul-Mimim, executive director of the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center in South Central Los Angeles, utilizes UCLA's Community Scholars Program.
PITTMAN SHOW TANTALIZES WITH VISUAL DELIGHTS - Associate Professor of Art has been called the most significant American painter of his generation."
AS CINEMA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS, ARCHIVE PREPARES FOR CENTURY TO COME - Cinema celebrates 100 years and the challenge at UCLA is to prepare for the next 100 by preserving valuable films.
CULTURE WATCH - Sundance Film Festival; SamulNori performs at Veterans Wadsworth Theater; Fantastic Animal in Mexican Ceramics; Contemporary Vodou flags.
REGENTS' VOTE CASTS PALL ON POWER-SHARING - Opinion - Victor Wolfenstein is a professor of political science and member of the UCLA Faculty Affirmative Action Network Steering Committee.
AT TIMES, LIFE CAN BE A SNOW JOB - Opinion - John Greenwald , a writer living in Princeton, N.J., is closely related to this publication's editor.
BUDGET BATTLE BODES BADLY FOR RESEARCH - Opinion - C. Kumar Patel, vice chancellor for research.
ADVOCATES FACE NEW REALITIES - Steve Juarez, head of State and Community Relations and Deborah Kallick, head of Federal Relations, see new challenges as well as opportunities in today's fast-changing political environment.