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Spain Gets Its Own Yahoo!

Spain Gets Its Own Yahoo! Yahoo! Espaa Combines the Best Local Content with Yahoo!'s Global Internet Directory SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Nov. 11, 1998 --Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced the launch Yahoo! Espaa, ...

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November 11, 1998 | Yahoo

ART, HISTORY BLEND IN TRAJAN’S ROME

A lesson on antiquities Scholars at UCLA’s National Center for History in the Schools and arts educators at the Getty have combined their talents to transport young students back to A.D. 98 and the victorious reign of ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

CHEMIST CALCULATES LIFE’S EQUATIONS

’Twixt lab and computer The publicity generated by John Glenn’s return to space recalls a bygone era, when the so-called Sputnik generation grew up fascinated with science. Kendall N. Houk was a product of that time, ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

COHEN: U.S. SHOULD THINK GLOBALLY

We are the world Chancellor Albert Carnesale, from left, joined U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, his wife Janet Langhart Cohen and former Secretary of State Warren Christopher before the Defense Department ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

JODEE E. COLLINS

WHO’S NEW AT UCLA Position: Chargemaster Coordinator, UCLA Health NetworkBackground: After graduating in 1988 with an M.D. from American University, British West Indies, Collins worked for three years at Wright State ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

DIVERSITY HIT HARD, FALL ADMISSIONS STATS SHOW

Recently released admissions data show that the first Bruin freshman class enrolled under Proposition 209 is less diverse than in previous years. Underrepresented students -- African American, Chicano/Latino and ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES TEACH US LESSON IN RETOOLING

In many ways, the larger American universities -- notably Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA -- stand as world models of how to respond to a changing economic environment. And yet there’s much that even these ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

HE PROBES HIGHER ED’S ‘SAFETY NET’

Community college scholar While most of his higher-education research colleagues around the country concentrate on the higher-profile, sexier issues facing four-year and research universities, Professor of Education ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

NAMES AND FACES

The Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute in Torrance has named Daniel Hollander its new president/CEO.... Kent Wong, director of the Center for Labor Research and Education at the School of Public Policy and ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

JOURNALS PUSH LIMIT WITH WORDS

Boldness in print An actress’s behind might not be typical fare for a scholarly journal. But if the article is outrageous, thoughtfully written and well-researched? Such was “Jennifer’s Butt.” “It was an instant ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

MED SCHOOL LAUDED FOR OUTREACH

No. 1 in community service Since 1996, residents of South-Central Los Angeles have come to depend on a small community clinic on Florence Avenue for free health-care services from UCLA medical students. In turn, the ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

NEW SENATE CHAIR OUTLINES HER GOALS

Setting priorities Professor of Psychology Vickie M. Mays has assumed her duties as the 1998-’99 chair of UCLA’s Academic Senate. As chair, one of Mays’ goals is to determine ways in which the Senate can enhance the ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

QUIET PLACES SET MOOD FOR REFLECTION

UCLA4U The campus is full of quaint places where you can pause a moment to catch your breath. The beautiful porticos on at the front of Royce are ever-popular nooks in which to think or dream, read or scribble. Sit in ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

SCIENTIST, DONORS MAKE GAINS ON CANCER

In pursuit of a cure For 12 years, Dennis Slamon pursued a single belief: that he could find a way to treat breast cancer by attacking the disease genetically. Last spring, the cancer researcher’s persistence and ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

TEAM APPROACH TO CLUSTER CLASS

Putting heads together It’s a heady high-wire act in the classroom that demands the utmost coordination and acrobatic balance from agile faculty members from different disciplines. The yearlong freshman cluster class, ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

WAR ON CANCER: IS THE END IN SIGHT?

Cancer was a death sentence less than 27 years ago when Richard Nixon declared the War on Cancer. Today, the statistics remain staggering. Half the men and one-third of the women in this country will develop cancer. By ...

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November 09, 1998 | UCLA Today

Program Discusses Care for Aging Loved Ones

EVENT: "Taking Care of Aging Loved Ones"Alisa Donner, a UCLA geriatric social worker, will discuss the complications-- and blessings -- endured by families faced with the increasing dependenceissues involved in taking ...

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November 08, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom
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