AUGUST 18, 1995 (Vol. 16, No. 2)
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CAMPUS BENEFITS FROM NEW BUDGET - The new $1.92 billion UC budget contains funds for merit increases of eligible UC employees, a 1.5% range adjustment and a 1.5% faculty parity adjustment, plus millions for construction of a law school library, Young Hall south wing and deferred maintenance projects.
CITY'S NEW ARBITER ON ETHICS BRINGS LEGAL TALENTS TO PANEL - The new head of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission is suited by talent, temperament and academic interest for the job.
ED SCHOOL IS FIRST TO APPLY MANAGEMENT TOOL - The Graduate School of Education and Information Studies became the first campus unit to apply Quality-Focus Responsibility Center Management on a simulated basis.
DOCTOR EXPORTS EXPERTISE TO SAVE CHILDREN'S LIVES - Critical-care pediatrician Carmen Botero was so appalled by the haphazard way physicians in her country, Colombia, were resuscitating critically ill children brought for emergency treatment that she financed and organized a mission to put on volunteer-led workshops to teach lifesaving procedures.
HISTORIAN IS FIRST WINNER OF UC-WIDE EMERITI AWARD - Historian Gary Nash became the first to receive the Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award honoring the most distinguished emeritus faculty member in the social sciences and humanities in UC.
TWO HOSPITALS RANK BEST IN THE WEST - put the UCLA Medical Center and the Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital at the top as best hospitals in the west. The medical center ranked fourth nationally, and the institute ranked among the top 10.
PIONEER IN ARMENIAN STUDIES DIES - AVEDIS K. SANJIAN - Obit.
SELECTION COMMITTEE NAMED – Committee named to recommend successor to Executive Vice Chancellor Andrea Rich.
VC JOHN CURRY TO LEAVE FOR CAL TECH -- Vice Chancellor John Curry is leaving for California Institute of Technology.
MARK LARET TO HEAD UCI MEDICAL CENTER -- Deputy director of the UCLA Medical Center has been named to be the new director of the UC-Irvine Medical Center.
NEW WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER OFFERS 'ONE-STOP SHOPPING' - A new women's health center offers educational, research and primary care benefits to women.
THEATER STUDENTS RECRUITED TO FIGHT BATTLE OF THE BOWL - Michael Hackett, professor of theater, has recruited more than 60 students to play army in a reenactment of a key battle between French and English soldiers. The Hollywood Bowl performance will feature "The Battle Symphony."
PSYCHOLOGIST TEACHES PARENTING SKILLS TO LIMITED LEARNERS - is a psychologist who is helping limited learners to become better parents by bringing the literature on parenting to their level.
CHEM PROF USES HIGH-TECH TOOLS TO ENLIVEN UNDERGRAD SCIENCE - Winner of the Smithsonian Award for Science Challenge, which uses computer-aided instruction and other high-tech tools to enhance the teaching of undergraduate science.
GROUP WANTS MINOR IN LESBIAN/GAY/BISEXUAL STUDIES - Professor Peter Hammond and a task force are putting together an application to the Academic Senate to gain its approval for a minor program in this area.
FARMERS MARKET BRINGS TASTE OF COUNTRY TO THE VILLAGE - Westwood's popular Farmers Market is drawing crowds from around the Southland.