DECEMBER 16, 1994 (Volume 15, No. 9)
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ETHNIC DIVERSITY CONTINUES AS HALLMARK OF UCLA EXPERIENCE - New statistics on ethnic enrollment show that UCLA has one of the most diverse student populations in the country.
DOCTOR'S LOVE FOR CHILDREN IS GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING - Gary Gitnick, chief of the Division of Digestive Diseases, has been playing host to thousands of disabled children for the past 21 years. His efforts have led to the formation of the Fulfillment Foundation to help disadvantaged children in Los Angeles.
REVLON GIVES $7.5M FOR EDUCATION, RESEARCH IN WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES - The Revlon Foundation has made a $7.5 million gift for women's health programs to the School of Medicine.
FLUKE MAY LEAD TO CURE FOR COLDS - Asim Dasgupta, professor and vice chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, may have stumbled onto a cure for the common cold in his research.
NINE SCHOLARS RECEIVE FULBRIGHT AWARDS - Nine UCLA scholars have been chosen as Fulbright Scholars.
UCLA'S 'MICROFLAPS' MAY USHER IN NEW ERA OF FLIGHT - Professor Chih-Ming Ho has led a team of scientists to devise a microflap that can reduce drag, improve fuel economy and perhaps lead to the development of aircraft without tails.
WISCONSIN JUDGE DROPS BRUINS FROM ROSE BOWL TICKET LAWSUIT - A Wisconsin judge has dropped UCLA from a lawsuit filed by irate University of Wisconsin fans who were shut out from attending the game.
SCHEDULE SET FOR SALARY INCREASES - Campus Human Resources on range adjustments and merit increases for eligible employees.
HOSPITAL STAFF REACHES OUT TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A task force of UCLA Medical Center staff are working on developing policies to guide doctors, nurses, social works on reporting and helping victims of domestic violence.
REGENTS WANT 7.9% INCREASE TO COPE WITH INFLATION, COSTS - The UC Regents adopted a 1995-96 budget that would stabilize finances and help the system stay competitive in faculty recruitment and retention.
STUDENTS GRADUATING AT HIGHEST RATE EVER - More U-C students are graduating than any other time in this century, according to a new study.
RECORD NUMBER OF GRADS PASS BAR - Law school graduates achieved the highest passage rate for the California State Bar exam in the history of the law school, with 92.1% of the first-time takers passing.
UCLA's CRUISIN' CLASSROOM CARRIES KIDS TO SEA - UCLA's marine science program takes students to sea for a day aboard the Susan K, captained by Richard Nelson.
CAMPUS STORYTELLERS SHARE TALENTS THAT TRANSCEND LANGUAGE - UCLA Storytellers has been newly formed to give students, faculty and staff a chance to share their storytelling talents and to hear storytellers from other cultures.