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UCLA Department of World Arts and Culture Presents

The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures (WAC) will present itssecond-annual building-wide performance event, "The Return of BigEvent," on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, at 8 p.m. in UCLA'sdance building. ...

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February 12, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Department of World Arts and Culture Presents

The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures (WAC) will present itssecond-annual building-wide performance event, "The Return of BigEvent," on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, at 8 p.m. in UCLA'sdance building. ...

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February 12, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SEEK STAFF HELP FOR $$ WOES

The woes currently plaguing the economies of Asian nations translate into serious problems for many international students who have watched the cost of their education and living expenses increase dramatically as the ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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The Office of Administrative Vice Chancellor Pete Blackman recently released the 1996-’97 UCLA Annual Financial Report, a summary of key statistical and financial information that provides an overview of the ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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Speaking to the Academic Senate, Chancellor Albert Carnesale outlined an ambitious agenda of projects he is undertaking over the coming months, both on his own and in consultation with the faculty and search committees ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

TOP-RATED KID’S TV EXPERT

More than 25 years ago, “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids” was one of television’s most-watched animated children’s shows. Sure, it owed part of its popularity to the creative genius of Bill Cosby. But it also was one of ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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DCP AMENDED The UC Board of Regents recently approved an amendment to the Defined Contribution Plan (DCP) that changes the limit for contributions to the After-Tax Account. Before, participants could contribute the ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

LONGTIME BOOKSELLERS WERE LOYAL BRUIN FRIENDS

Every year, UCLA celebrates the love of books with the Robert B. and Blanche Campbell Student Book Collection Competition. But do we give any thought to the couple for whom the contest, now celebrating its 50th ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

A FITTING TRIBUTE PAID TO UN-COMMON FRIENDS

In a tribute to the unflagging spirit of philanthropy demonstrated by Mitchel and Susan Covel, Chancellor Albert Carnesale joined staff and volunteer leaders of Campaign UCLA to honor the couple at a ceremony Jan. 23 ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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APPLICATIONS UPNearly 59,000 high-school seniors applied to the University of California for admission in fall 1998, an 8% increase over last year and the largest one-year jump in 10 years. The increase continues a ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

POET’S PASSION ROUSES STUDENTS

What do the Rolling Stones, producer Quincy Jones, gospel great Andrae Crouch and director John Singleton have in common? They’ve all been inspired by the poems of UCLA graduate student/poet Derrick Gilbert. Gilbert, ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

HEY KIDS! WAKE UP TO POLITICS, GET INVOLVED

Anybody who is committed to democracy in general and American democracy in particular has to be deeply concerned about the news from the latest UCLA annual survey dealing with the political attitudes of the nation’s ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

THE HONG KONG HANDOVER: I WAS THERE

Nine of us gathered inside a tiny office the size of a master bedroom. It was 9:45 p.m. Hong Kong time on June 30, 1997. I had just returned carrying two bags of takeout and everyone crowded around me as I laid out our ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

UCLA NAMES AND FACES IN THE NEWS

HONORS AND AWARDS The School of Dentistry named Joan Otomo-Corgel Alumnus of the Year for her contributions to UCLA, the dental school's alumni association and the dental profession. Currently an adjunct assistant ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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Bill Clinton is a president of considerable intellect and powers of concentration who, when focused, is capable of compelling analysis and constructive action. But now, knowing as we do the way U.S. legal and media ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

‘INTERNGATE’ COULD COST UNITED STATES BIG TIME

Bill Clinton is a president of considerable intellect and powers of concentration who, when focused, is capable of compelling analysis and constructive action. But now, knowing as we do the way U.S. legal and media ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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LAB MAKES POSSIBLE HYPERMEDIA HOMEWORK BY CYNTHIA LEE/UCLA Today Staff Students in the honors section of Janice Reiff's history class on America since 1945 turned in more than a conventional term paper churned out after ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

UCLA, CALTECH TO JOINTLY TRAIN M.D.S/PH.D.S

Caltech President David Baltimore (left) and Chancellor Albert Carnesale The School of Medicine and the California Institute of Technology have launched a joint-degree program that will allow UCLA medical students and ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

NEW PARENTS GET SOLID START

The billboards and bus posters have been cropping up like clover after a rain all over the Southland in recent weeks, trumpeting snappy slogans aimed at parents present and future: “It’s the hardest job you’ll ever ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

UCLA SALUTES OUR GREAT INVENTORS, ENTREPRENEURS

If you stacked up all of the scholarly output resulting from UCLA’s $408-million research enterprise in 1996-’97, you’d have a pretty good idea of UCLA’s productivity. But it still would not do complete justice to the ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

WESTWOOD CAMPUS IS A CULTURAL MECCA

The recent opening of the Getty Museum has put Los Angeles at the forefront of the international cultural scene. But long before, UCLA developed one of the richest cultural centers in the country. Today, the ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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Position: Director, Center for the Study of Religion and adjunct professor of historyBackground: After receiving a master of divinity from Harvard Divinity School and a Ph.D. in the study of religion from Harvard, ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

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CHEMISTRY GREATSTwo UCLA chemists, Nobel Laureate Donald Cram and Saul Winstein, were voted among the world’s top 75 scientists in the past 75 years in Chemical & Engineering News’ diamond jubilee issue published last ...

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February 09, 1998 | UCLA Today
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