FEBRUARY 24, 1994
(Vol. 14, No. 12)
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.
HEALTH OFFICIAL NAMED ENVIRONMENTAL CHIEF - Rick Greenwood, an Orange County public health official, is selected director of UCLA's Office of Environment, Health and Safety.
STATE, UCLA REACH ACCORD ON WASTE ISSUE - UCLA and the California Department of Health Services reach a settlement on the issue of medical waste found in a box of human ashes.
UNIVERSITY GETS APPROVAL TO STEP UP SEISMIC PROJECTS - UCLA gets approval from the Office of the President and Department of Finance to step up three seismic projects - Royce and Kinsey halls, School of Dentistry.
QUAKE SURVIVAL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - People with disabilities share their experiences and advice on surviving the earthquake.
ACADEMIC SENATE APPROVES SCHOOL MERGER - The Legislative Assembly of the Academic Senate approves a plan to disestablish the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and transfer its programs to the Graduate School of Education.
NEW VOICEMAIL SYSTEM GOES INTO EFFECT FRIDAY - New system with expanded capacity and added features will go into effect Friday.
PHYSIOLOGY PROF MOMMAERTS DIES - Obit: Wilfried F.H.M. Mommaerts, professor and chair emeritus of the Department of Physiology, dies.
DATABASES ADDED TO LIBRARY'S ORION - New databases are added to UCLA Library's ORION on-line system.
OUTSIDE AGENCY HANDLES ISTANT PERSONNEL NEEDS - Outside contractor Norrell Services Inc. enters a partnership with Campus Human Resources to provide temporary personnel.
EMERGENCY VIDEO GARNERS AWARD - An emergency preparedness videotape produced by Roni Gordon and Greg Barnes from the Office of Instructional Development wins an award.
NEW ATM MACHINE OPENS IN SCHOENBERG - The University Credit Union installs a new ATM machine in central campus location.
EXTENSION'S JOURNALISM CLASSES 'HABLAN ESPANOL' - UCLA Extension offers a journalism class for Spanish speakers.
BRUINS WELCOME QUAKE-AFFECTED CSUN STUDENTS - California State University, Northridge students are using UCLA classrooms, laboratories and libraries because of earthquake damage to their campus.
UCLA SCIENTISTS ASSES IMPACT OF NORTHRIDGE EARTHQUAKE - Two forums held by UCLA scientists and building experts explore the impact of the Northridge earthquake.
PROGRAM PLACES MINORITY YOUTHS IN CAMPUS JOBS - The Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment and UCLA team up to provide jobs for low-income minority youths.
LITTLETON BRINGS LEGAL MIND TO WOMEN'S STUDIES - Law Professor Christine Littleton, new director of the Women's Studies Program, plans to involve more departments and schools in the program.
MEDIA ROLE OFTEN COLORS HIGH-PROFILE CASES, CHOCHRAN SAYS - Attorney Johnnie Cochran, whose clients include Michael Jackson and Reginald Denny, tells law students that they must learn to deal with the media in high-profile cases. Part of the Irving H. Green Memorial Lecture.
GIFTS SUPPORT PATIENT CARE - The UCLA Medical Center received two gifts from the Kinsler family and Herbert Trackman to support patient services.
INJURY PREVENTION GETS DONATION - Two firms convicted of workplace safety violations were ordered by Los Angeles City Attorney James Hahn to pay $33,250 to the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center at UCLA.