October 21, 1994 (Vol. 15, No. 6)
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OLIVER NAMED CARNEGIE PROF OF YEAR - Sociology professor Mel Oliver receives California Professor of the Year award from Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
PRIVATE GIFTS, GRANTS REACH $95 MILLION - Private gifts and grants to UCLA hit $95 million for 1993-94 fiscal year.
CAMPUS LAUNCHES STUDY OF ATHLETIC PROGRAM - Campus begins year-long study of athletics program as part of NCAA Division I athletics certification program.
DISCOVERY OF LOST STRADIVARIUS IS SWEET MUSIC TO UCLA - A Stradivarius violin lost by a UCLA music student in 1967 is returned.
TECHNICAL UNIT VOTING ON UNION REPRESENTATION - Technical unit to vote on union representation.
GRANT GIVEN TO HALT POLLUTION - Grant given to Department of Chemical Engineering to support studies on pollution prevention.
UCLA'S RANKING IS CLARIFIED - Clarification of U.S.News & World Report ranking of nation's top universities.
EMPLOYEES CAN EXPLORE OPTIONS AT BENEFITS FAIRS - Announcement of benefits fair.
FOUR SCIENCE LIBRARIES CONSOLIDATED, RENAMED - Four physical sciences and technology libraries consolidated as Science and Engineering Library.
FORMER AGSM DEAN DIES AT 89 - George W. Robbins: Obit
HAMMER MUSEUM EVOLVES AS CULTURAL HUB FOR ALL AGES - Cultural events for all ages planned.
HOMECOMING CELEBRANTS TO LIGHT UP SKIES, REVEL IN STREETS - Fireworks, parade for upcoming event.
LINGUISTS HELP CHRONICLE WORLD'S DYING LANGUAGES - Linguists Ian Maddieson and Peter Ladefoged study and document world's dying languages.
NURSING SCHOOL HALTS ADMISSION TO 1996-'97 UNDERGRAD CLASS - Nursing halts admission to 96-97 undergraduate class/
DIGNITARIES THANK RICH, OFFICIALLY OPEN CHILD CARE CENTER - Parents, advisory board, staff thank Executive Vice Chancellor Andrea Rich for her pivotal support for new child care center.
NEW DATABASE HELPS RESEARCHERS MAKE SENSE OF CENSUS - New database developed by UCLA and IBM help researchers pull data for their studies.
OLIVER SET UP NEW PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO UNDERGRAD INTEREST - One of his major contributions was the development of the Undergraduate Research and Training Probram in Urban Poverty and Public Policy.
UCLA'S NORTHERN EXPOSURE: SCIENTISTS MAN ALASKAN OUTPOST TO PROBE MYSTERIES OF THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE - Professor Alfred Won and his team of scientists have set up the High Power Auroral Stiumulation observatory near the Arctic Circle to explore the upper atmosphere.