JULY 28, 1995 (Volume 16, Number 1)
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CAMPUS SCRAMBLES TO ASSESS FALLOUT OF VOTE TO JETTISON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION - UCLA officials, faculty and students are trying to interpret the resolution passed by the regents and the implications for policies on admissions and hiring.
REGENTS OK PLAN TO MERGE HOSPITALS - The regents authorized UCLA to acquire Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center, a key move in UCLA's efforts to build a new regional health-care network.
SCHOLAR OF MOZART, MODANNA LEADS CLAMOROUS DEBATE - Musicologist Susan McClary was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for serving as a pioneering force in the study of music, its relationship to culture and temper for the time.
GIFTS, GRANTS UP $15 MILLION FROM LAST YEAR - UCLA received $110.1 million in private gifts and grants during the 1994-'95 fiscal year, the third-highest total in its history and $15 million more than raised in the previous year.
ACADEMIA OF ART: RICH TAKES LACMA HELM - Rich faces new career challenges and leaves behind a 34-year legacy at UCLA.
NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY INDUCTS TWO PROFESSORS - John Liebeskind and Lutz Birmbaumer were among 60 scientists in the nation to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
RESEARCH PHYSICIST DEAT AT 89 - Alfredo Banos Jr.
CONCERT PIANIST JOHANA HARRIS DIES - Johana Harris
ASUCLA CHIEF TO TAKE LEAVE UNTIL CONTRACT ENDS – Jason Reed takes leave.
FOUR ENDOWED CHAIRS APPROVED - The regents approve three endowed chairs for the Anderson Graduate School of Management and one for the School of Medicine.
MED PROFESSOR TO HEAD JONSSON CENTER -- Judith Gasson, molecular biologist is named director of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
CITY HALL INSIDER BRINGS POLITICAL INSIGHTS BACK TO CAMPUS - He brings new insights back from City Hall, its cumbersome structure and faculty's participation in making Los Angeles work.
LAW LECTURER NAMED HEAD OF CITY ETHICS COMMISSION - Raquelle de la Rocha, School of Law and a member of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, has been named by Mayor Richard Riordan to head this important committee.
TEACHERS GET FEET WET WITH MARINE SCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM -- The Leadership in Marine Sciences Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, is teaching teachers from Los Angeles-area schools more about marine science.
DRAF PLAN TO MANAGE RESEARCH FUNDS IS NEAR COMPLETION - A plan to redesign the way UCLA obtains and manages funds for research, training and public service is being completed by a team of employees in coordination with Quality Focused Responsibility Center Management (RCM).
SEISMIC RENOVATION FOR POLICY SCHOOL BEGINS - Workers are beginning to renovate the former home of the Anderson Graduate School of Management for the new School of Public Policy and Social Research.
NOTEBOOK - Briefs on the regents' affirmative action vote.
DEANS BLOCKER, CHERRICK RESIGN - Deans Robert Blocker, School of the Arts and Architecture, and Henry Cherrick, School of Dentistry, are resigning.
RESCUING THE ARTISTIC REMNANTS OF POWELL'S PAST - Workers have dismantled the historic, earthquake-damaged ceiling and are in the process of salvaging the most significant parts and recreating the rest.