MARCH 10, 1994
(Vol. 14, No. 13)
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.
GRADUATION RATES REACH RECORD LEVELS - Graduation rates hit record levels as a greater proportion of UCLA freshmen continue to graduate.
FINANCIAL AID WARNINGS SPUR ACADEMIC IMPROVEMENT - Notification by the Financial Aid Office of financial aid recipients who are making unsatisfactory academic progress is helping those students get back on track academically.
CENTER IN FOREFRONT OF THERAPIES FOR CANCER-RELATED PAIN - Joshua Prager, director of UCLA's Pain Medicine Center, is helping people manage chronic, intractable pain.
GES GETS TRAINING GRANT - The Graduate School of Education has obtained an $810,000 training grant for doctoral students planning careers in educational research.
REBUILT SOFTBALL STADIUM IS GIFT OF BUSINESS EXEC - UCLA alumnus James L. Easton, CEO of a sporting goods company, has committed $620,000 to rebuild the campus softball stadium, which has been renamed in his honor.
STATISTICS REVEAL STRUGGLE OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN - Franklin Gilliam, Jr., associate professor of political science, is compiling the most extensive statistical profile of African-American men in the state for a state commission.
REVISED WASC DIVERSITY STANDARDS BACKED BY UCLA - Revised diversity standards adopted by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges are supported by UCLA.
MEDICAL SCHOOL SOFTWARE AIDS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS - Los Angeles teachers and students were able to try out IMMEX software, developed by UCLA to improve critical thinking skills.
FUND RAISING CRITICAL TO UC, PELTASON, YOUNG SAY - Senior officials from nine UC foundations met to hear Chancellor Charles E. Young and UC President Jack Peltason emphasize the importance of private funding.
PLAYWRIGHT PUTS NEW SPIN ON 'ROMEO AND JULIET' - Assistant Professor Edit Villarreal sets "Romeo and Juliet" in a Los Angeles barrio in her play, "The Language of Flowers."
RENOWNED NATURALIST INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO BIRDS OF PARADISE - Naturalist Arnold Small has been teaching UCLA Extension students about the birds of the world for years.
ANCIENT SCROLLS YIELD INSIGHT TO LOST LITERARY WORKS - UCLA scholars David Blank and Richard Janko are leading a research team in analyzing 2,000-year-old scrolls which contain the writing of Philodemus, a literary critic and poet.
UCLA AQUATICS CENTER LAUNCHES NEW CLASSES - The UCLA Aquatics Center is launching new classes for spring.