MARCH 10, 1995 (Volume 15, No. 14)
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.
YOUNG LAUNCHES AFFIRMATIVE-ACTION DEBATE - The Legislative Assembly will vote on a proposed system wide statement upholding the UC's affirmative-action programs.
DEDUCTIONS WILL HIT FORMERLY EXEMPT STUDENTS - Since the Internal Revenue Service revised guidelines that apply to student workers, many who have been exempt from paying Social Security and Medicare taxes on earnings from the University of California may now have to contribute to Medicare and the university retirement plan.
PROF DEVELOPS PROMISING VACCINE AGAINST TB - Marcus Horwitz and his research team have developed a vaccine that holds strong promise for defeating tuberculosis.
GIANT JUPITER MAY BE LITTLE EARTH'S GUARDIAN - Astronomer Benjamin Zuckerman explores the role of Jupiter as Earth's protector, shielding it from assault by comets and asteroids.
SENIOR CHOSEN AS RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL HUMANITIES PRIZE – Michelle Di Pilla received the Howard R. Swearer Student Award.
ARCHIVE GETS $3M SKIRBALL GIFT – The Skirball Foundation has made a 10-year gift of $3 million to establish the Skirball Film Archive Fund, which will help safeguard and exhibit the treasured resources of America's film heritage housed at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
RESEARCHERS AWARDED PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS - Eight inventions by campus investigators have been issued U.S. patents during the first and second quarters of 1994-'95.
FACULTY MEMBERS RECOGNIZED – 14 Members of the faculty have been honored for their scholarship and service.
CHANCELLOR SAYS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IS FAIR, JUST - Chancellor Charles E. Young's address to the Legislative Assembly of the Academic Senate.