MAY 24, 1996 (Volume 16, No. 18)
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RECORD $45M DONATION FOR NEUROSCIENCE/GENETICS CENTER - An University of California record, $45 million was given by an individual donor to build Gonda (Goldschmied) Neuroscience and Genetics Research Center.
OPRS BOOSTS PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS - The Office for Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS), which offers administrative support to the Human Subject Protection Committees, has grown and continues to improve their services.
PRESIDENT CITES MEDICAL STUDENT - Kelly Buller, received the President's Service Award for "Prenatal Project at UCLA," a community-service program she created.
AROUND CAMPUS BRIEFS - Chancellor Charles E. Young named a "Treasure of Los Angeles"; linguistics professor Victoria Fromkin elected to National Academy of Sciences; student-run African-American Dental Clinic honored by the American Association of Dental Schools; Medical Center opens the UCLA Stroke Unit
LUCKMAN AWARD WINNERS - Five faculty members win the Harriet and Charles Luckman Distinguished Teaching Awards: Walter Allen, Judith Carney, William Gelbart, Phyllis Guze, Peter Hammond
NEWS IN BRIEF - E. Carmack Holmes named surgery chair; Board of Regents resolves that members not seek to influence admissions outcome; Graduate Women of the Year Awardees: Maria J. Coloma, Judith N. Halle, Tamara V. Trank, Mia Hui Chi Tuan
LOVER OF MUSICAL THEATER, OPERA TEACHES CRAFT - John Hall who teaches musical theater and opera workshops believes good teaching means passing down an appreciation for something you love.
ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT-ELECT'S GOAL IS COMMUNICATION - Dorothy Jesse, nominated president of the UCLA Staff Assembly, an association of non-academic employees, wants to improve communication, get staff input.
WHO'S NEW - LINDA KING - Director of Health Sciences Communications
NAMES AND FACES - Patricia McDonough, Michael Seltzer, Amy Stuart Wells, Sandra Laderas, Melvin Seeman, Dana Cuff, Thomas S. Hines, David Lewin, Julie Korenberg, Ginger Osman, Wen F. Lee, Barton Myers, Marcia J. Bates
BLENDING OF BIOMEDICAP PROGRAMS STUDIED - Integrating related biomedical programs in the College and School of Medicine considered. Comments by Provost of Medical Sciences Gerald Levey and Dean of Life Sciences Fred Eiserling.
ACCESS OFFERS SINGLE GATEWAY TO SCIENCES - The ACCESS program, created jointly by the College and School of Medicine, provides students a single gateway to the various graduate science programs offered.
MAKING CONNECTIONS BRIEFS - The Annenberg Foundation funds "Education for the Lifespan" program; new interdisciplinary research center, Center for the Cultural Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine; European Studies interdepartmental major encourages studying abroad; Graduate School of Education & Information Science hosts digital-library workshop
ACTORS BRING PAINTINGS TO LIFE STUDYING HISTORY, STYLE - Sandra Caruso's course, "Art and Acting," has theater students strike the pose of characters in paintings to help them develop character.
NEW INTERDISCIIPLINARY CENTER - Center for Modern and Contemporary Studies, headed by Vincent Pecora, will examine issues of the 19th and 20th centuries from various perspectives.
CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS' 60TH SEASON - Director Michael Blachly explains how the center, in its 60th season, has evolved into a national performing-arts powerhouse.
CULTURE WATCH BRIEFS - Spring Festival concerts; theater students perform "The Illusion" by Tony Kushner, "Mozart Gala" features the talents of graduate music students and alumni; Design for Sharing will present "Picnic and Concert with the Orchestra--Exploring the World of Percussion"
LAW WOULD MAKE 'NET SURFING PERILOUS - Gloria Werner is university librarian.
CAN PROFS BE POLITICIZED, YET APOLITICAL? - Russell Jacoby is an adjunct professor of history and education.
ONE FAMILY'S MARCH AGAINST CANCER - Karen Mack is senior public information representative for development.
PARKING PROBLEMS - Parking Services making strides to overcome parking space shortages.