MARCH 24, 1995 (Volume 15, No. 15)
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UC ACADEMIC OUTREACH THREATENED - If affirmative-action programs are banned statewide, UC's academic outreach programs serving K-12 and community college students may be outlawed, the Board of Regents was told.
FACULTY DESIGN COURSE TO EXPLORE DIVERSITY ISSUES - Scott Waugh, dean of the College of Letters and Science, said the college has created an undergraduate course to explore issues surrounding diversity, affirmative action and discrimination.
STUDY FINDS HOSPITAL SHOULD BE REPLACED - Funded by FEMA, an architectural and engineering review of UCLA's Center for Health Sciences(CHS) recommends replacing major portions of the complex, including the medical center and Neuropsychiatric Hospital.
CONFERENCES TO STIMULATE REFORM - UCLA will provide a yearlong forum designed to stimulate and reform efforts to improve general education here at UCLA and elsewhere.
BLUFFS EXPECTED TO SELL BY JUNE 30 - Of the 86 homes in Westchester Bluffs, 75 have been sold or leased, and the remaining 11 are expected to be sold by June 30. The project loan will be fully repaid this summer. UCLA will have a projected $6.8 million shortfall on the project.
RESEARCHERS WORK TO UNRAVEL MYSTERY OF ISLAND'S STATUES - Researchers Jo Anne Van Tilburg, associate researcher at the Institute of Archaeology, and engineering professor Zvi Shiller have been working to determine how the Rapa Nui of Easter Island moved huge stone statues.
FEES RAISED FOR THOSE ENTERING PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS - Graduate students entering UC professional schools will pay $1,000 to $2,000 more in fees this fall under a plan adopted by the Board of Regents.
PRESIDENT SHOULD BE NAMED BY JUNE - A new university president replacing Jack W. Peltason should be named by mid-to-late June.
INDUSTRY LEADERS URGE STREAMLINING TECHNOLOGY-TRANSFER PROCESS - Industry leaders attending a UCLA round table sponsored by the Academic Senate, Vice Chancellor C. Kumar Patel and the School of Public Policy and Social Research, said the process of negotiating for licensing and patent rights should be streamlined and simplified.
THIRD TRANSPLANT GIVES YOUNG PATIENT A NEW CHANCE AT LIFE - Jose Ortiz, 3, received his third donated liver in what his surgeon, Ronald W. Busuttil, believes is a successful transplant after two other livers failed, including a segment from his mother, Rosalva Maldonado.
LAW STUDENTS USE LITIGATION SKILLS TO HELP CLEAN UP THE BAY - Students participating in the Frank G. Wells Environmental Law clinic in the School of Law study policy issues related to the environment and work with environmental groups.
ETHNIC-STUDIES CENTERS CELEBRATE 25-YEAR HISTORY - From a climate of dissent and rage 25 years ago, four centers evolved, the Chicano Studies Research Center, the Center for African American Studies, the Asian American Studies Center and the American Indian Studies Center.