AUGUST 19, 1993
(VOL. 13, NO. 20)
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.
FINDING ON AIDS CANCER COULD LEAD TO TREATMENT - Researchers at School of Medicine and AIDS Institute have more clearly defined a pathway by which the malignant cells in cancer common among AIDS patients are directed to grow. Discovery could lead to new treatments.
L&S HAS MARKED SUCCESS IN FACULTY RECRUITMENT EFFORTS - Despite hard times, L&S has had good success recruiting quality faculty.
ORIENTATION: A HEAD START FOR INCOMING UNDERGRADS - Thousands of new freshmen visit campus for first overnight stay; counselors attempt to inform and entertain.
THREE PROGRAMS CUT TO STEM DEFICIT IN SPORTS - Athletics to end varsity programs for men's and women's gymnastics and men's swimming.
SERVICE CENTER MOVES TO UNISYS – The Staff and Faculty Counseling Center has moved.
10-GALLONG GIVER - Photo and cut line on former UCLA staffer who is blood donor center's first 10-gallon giver.
JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION AWARDS FOUR SCHOLARSHIPS - Jackie Robinson Foundation awarded 3 of 4 scholarships to UCLA students.
GROUP OFFERS MANAGERS SUPPORT - Promotes development, networking and presented award for administration to Jo Ann Hankin, assistant vice chancellor for finance and information management.
ACCORD REACHED WITH STAFF UNION - Agreement between the university and the staff union reached regarding pay cut.
YES GIVES DISABLED STUDENTS CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE SCIENCE - National Science Foundation is funding a six-week summer science camp, called project YES, at UCLA for disabled kids from all over the West.
PRESERVING A SLICE OF UCLA'S HERITAGE –Powell Library presents special preservation problems while undergoing seismic work.
LONGTIME UCLA SUPPORTER JAMES N. THAYER DIES AT 67 - James N. Thayer, alumnus and longtime UCLA supporter – Obit.
SUNSET VILLAGE MARKS ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY - Status report on progress of the Northwest student housing plan and how it has worked out in the year that it has been open.
ORIENTATION COUNSELOR REMEMBERED FOR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS - Memorial service held for Rex Simpson, junior, who died in auto accident near Barstow; was summer orientation counselor and coordinator.
APPRENTICESHIPS OFFER EMPLOYEES UPWARD MOBILITY - Two staff members are first to complete apprenticeship program designed to offer upward mobility to university employees; they are journeymen electricians.
CAMPUS RESEARCHERS PATENT 14 SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONS IN '92-'93 – Inventions by: William M. Pardridge, Robert F. Hicks, Herbert D. Kaesz, Kang L. Wang, Jason C. Woo, Harlan C. Amstutz, J. Michael Kabo, Glenn T. Clark, Martin E. Orro, Rointan F. Bunshah, Mark A. Jacobson, Lowell S. Young, John Beumer III, Wynn E. Hornburg, Bruce S. Dunn, Cinton Nishida, Fumito Nishida, Joan S. Valentine, Stacey A. Yamanaka, Jeffrey I. Zink, Reiko F. Irie, Kenneth Blum, Ernest P. Noble, P.J. Sheridan, John D. MacKenzie, Edward J. A. Pope, John M. Gardiner and Michael E. Jung.
SCHOOL LEADERS ASSEMBLE TO LEARN NEW SKILLS - GSE, AGSM running training for top management of some 30 LEARN schools; management skills taught.
AN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST FOR ALL SEASONS - Profile; emeritus professor of botany Mildred Mathias, 86,
COMPUTER SOFTWARE EASES BURDEN OF SORTING RESUMES - New computer system allows for more efficient culling through the deluge of resumes UCLA receives each week.