JUNE 9, 1995 (Volume 15, Number 20)
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ANDERSON LAUNCHES 'ACADEMIC VILLAGE' - Anderson Graduate School of Management opened doors of its $75 million "academic village," a complex of seven buildings equipped with the latest technology available.
COMPLEX'S OPENING CREATES NEW CAMPUS PATHWAYS - Anderson designer Henry Cobb, along with Capital Programs, designed the complex with a central courtyard, bridges and crosswalks to form a crucial connection to the upper and lower parts of the campus. The project benefited University Elementary School, improved vehicle circulation and created new pathways.
HARM FROM CUTS IN NEA/NEH GRANTS FEARED -- Funding from the NEA/NEH has allowed the Fowler Museum of Cultural History mount remarkable shows, brought Los Angeles children to see them, helped the UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and other UCLA centers create programs and complete projects.
CHANCELLOR OUTLINES PLAN TO REVISE UCLA BUSINESS - Text of a speech delivered at a conference on implementation of Quality Focused Responsibility Center Management.
PROF WORKS TO IMPROVE LOT FOR FOSTER KIDS - Professor Neal Halfon of public health and pediatrics, has done a study showing that foster children have a higher rate of medical and mental-health problems than previously thought. He's devised a plan to reorganize the way children are assessed.
LUCKMAN TEACHING AWARDS HONOR EXCEPTIONAL FACULTY - Awards go to five professors, three lecturers and five teaching assistants.
SCHOLARS, FOES OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FACE OFF ON ISSUES - Co-author of the California Civil Rights Initiative Tom Wood, professor Alexander Astin and other UC faculty members debate affirmative action at a forum sponsored by UC.
STUDENTS PONDER DIVERSITY POLICIES FROM MANY SIDES - Students drew insight from a class created for spring quarter on the policies and history of affirmative action. Many different perspectives, including those of Professor Melvin Oliver, were presented.
CONNERLY SAYS HE WILL DEFER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION VOTE TO JULY - UC Regent Ward Connerly has decided to defer a vote until the July meeting.
BLIND LAW STUDENT TO RIDE BIKE ACROSS SIBERIAN TUNDRA - Disabled athlete Cara Dunne and her tandem partner Sonja Fritzsche will attempt to ride 996 miles across Siberia before trying to qualify for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games for the Disabled.
FACULTY SENATE ENDORSES PLAN FOR STUDENT DEPARTMENTAL SENATE - The Academic Senate voted to endorse a plan to create a body of students, another level of student government, of representatives from each department.
CAMPUS SPRINGS TO LIFE WITH FRESH, RENOVATED LOOK - Capital Programs and Campus Architect Charles "Duke" Oakley have used the opportunity to restore the core campus to create a landscaping plan, put in a fountain and create new promenades.
CAMPUS TEAMS TO STREAMLINE TWO KEY PROCESSES - Teams of employees are assessing extramural fund management and procurement.