JUNE 28, 1996 (VOLUME 16, NO. 1
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.9)
BOAT, SKIPPER PUT RICH WONDERS OF OCEAN WITHIN STUDENTS' REACH - Alumni Peggy and Milton Shedd's donation to the Marine Science Center, the boat Sea World UCLA, will be used to support research, teaching and educational programs.
PATEL SELECTED FOR NATIONAL SCIENCE MEDAL - Vice Chancellor for Research C. Kumar Patel has been named by President Clinton to receive the National Medal of Science.
ARCHITECT'S DEVOTION TO STUDENTS, ART REMEMBERED - School of Architecture and Urban Planning professor Franklin D. Israel died June 10 of complications from AIDS.
AROUND CAMPUS BRIEFS - Andrea Ghez, Daniel Neuhauser receive fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; the School of Public Health uses $500,000 endowment to support its Environmental Science and Engineering Program; Athletics Department second-place in annual Sears Directors' Cup poll
NEW RESEARCH BUILDING TO FOSTER TEAMWORK - The New Science and Technology Research Building will provide a large facility where scientists from broad-based disciplines, universities, national laboratories and industries can collaborate.
ACKERMAN CONSTRUCTION; UCLA STORE ON THE MOVE FOR SUMMER - The bottom two levels of Ackerman Union will be closed over the summer and operations temporarily relocated to sites around campus.
NEWS IN BRIEFS - Doran Ross named director of the Fowler Museum of Cultural History; Henry T. Hopkins will continue for another year as director of the UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center; UC Board of Regents elects Tirso del Junco chair, Meredith Khachigian vice chair
'UNCLE ROY' PASSED ON PRIDE IN PILIPINO HERITAGE - Royal Morales retires after 15 years as a lecturer in the Asian American Studies Center. Morales will be remembered by his students as a spirited and caring instructor whose unique approach to teaching was inspiring.
FACULTY LEADER TO GUIDE SENATE AT TIME OF CHANGE - Electrical Engineering professor Chand Viswanathan will be chair 1997-'98 during the crucial period of transition in which a new chancellor takes the helm from Charles E. Young.
WHO'S NEW - KIMBERLY GEHRING - UCLA Tax Coordinator
NAMES AND FACES - Russell O'Neil, Patricia R. Anawalt, Steven P. Wallace, Menachem Elimelech, Daniel Kaufman, Steve C.K Liu, Milly Liu, Zhang Ke, Mitzi Myers
MEDICAL LEADERS STRATEGIZE FOR FUTURE - Gerald S. Levey and Michael Karpf discuss the future of the Medical Enterprise in today's ever-changing environment.
MEDICAL NEWS BRIEFS- A new drug restores platelet levels in cancer patients; Gisela Lin devises heart cell contraction measurement instrument; Alan H. DeCherney appointed chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patricia Kapur named chair of Anesthesiology; medical students to participate in Research Scholars Program sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institutes of Health: Rita Lee, Albert Ong, Brett Peterson, Ali Salim and Alison Wong; clot-buster drug approved, used to treat strokes
NURSES MASTER MANY SKILLS TO MEET HEALTH-CARE NEEDS - Soaring health care-costs have created a market for nurses with advanced degrees who are able to take on many of the roles traditionally associated with physicians. Professor Mary Woo of the School of Nursing was able to save Harold Tattan's life by detecting his heart attack symptoms.
TELOMERES-CELL SYSTEM PROMPTS COLLABORATION - Rita B. Effros and Janis V. Giorgi who are researching the aging process and HIV, respectively, have collaborated to study the similarities of the immune system in HIV patients and 100-year-olds.
BRUINS GOING FOR GOLD AT SUMMER OLYMPICS - More than 50 UCLA athletes and coaches will compete in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
NEW VILLAGE CHILD-CARE CENTER WIDENS OPTIONS - Opening this fall the University Village Child Care Center will provide a day-care, a Head Start low-income program, and a nursery school for the children of faculty, staff and students.
'ROUND AND ABOUT BRIEFS - parking fees rise; NASA-partnership developing solar-powered pilotless aircrafts for wireless communication; UCLA Children's Hospital to have an official name change; annual Jamaal Wilkes / UCLA UniCamp Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction raises $167,000; roads on northeast side of campus being repaved
PLANNING HOSPITAL OF FUTURE: A BALANCING ACT - Gerald S. Levey is provost of Medical Sciences and dean of the School of Medicine.
STANDING UP FOR CHILDREN IS STANDING FOR ALL - Mona Gable is editor of the opinion page.
A FOND FAREWELL AT END OF A LONG TRAIL - Tisha Reichle was graduated this month with a B.A. in communication studies and sociology.
1996 GRADUATION CEREMONIES - Some 9,000 degrees were conferred and over 65,000 guests visited campus during the three days of graduation.