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Campaign UCLA Web Site Attracts Cybergifts

Campaign UCLA's home on the Information Superhighway (http://www.campaign.ucla.edu/)is proving to be a surprisingly lucrative source of new friends and evencybergifts.The Campaign hung out its Internet shingle in May ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom

AIDS RAVAGES AFRICA: TERRORISM UNBOUNDED

I was both excited and apprehensive as I boarded the plane for my trip to Kenya and Egypt. I was particularly concerned about terrorism in Egypt and AIDS exposure in Kenya. It was darkly ironic that terrorism the ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

BACK TO SCHOOL HUNGRILY -- A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Another year to eat our cake and have it too. Here we go again this community of 50,000-odd souls. What a hodgepodge enterprise UCLA is, obsessed variously by such matters as aardvarks and quarks, aesthetics and ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

CAMERA TAPS KIDS’ CREATIVITY

Of all the summertime activities that have kept UCLA jumping, a movie-making camp last month was undoubtedly the most unusual. For one thing, the Jackie-Chan wanna-bes and a harem-girl princess they were rescuing in the ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

CAMPUS STEPS UP INITIATIVES

So much to do, so far to go UCLA is gearing up for what looks to be a watershed year for outreach. To meet the enormous challenge of helping to boost the academic skills of educationally disadvantaged high school ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

A Circle of Honor

Unveiling a new Charles E. Young Drive street sign Sept. 15 with the honoree (right), Chancellor Albert Carnesale (left) said that in light of Young’s sweeping impact, it was fitting to give his name to Circle Drive, ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

FOND MEMORIES OF GRIFFITH JOYNER

Bruin sprinter, Olympian and world-record holder Florence Griffith Joyner, who died Sept. 21 at the age of 38, was to be among 12 former UCLA athletes and coaches inducted Oct. 3 into the Athletics Hall of Fame. ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

GOVERNORS URGE SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH MISSION

Fifty-five governors representing 50 states and five U.S. territories signed their names to a letter that was delivered recently to Congress, underscoring their belief in the critical value of university-based research ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

GRANT KEY TO REFORMING SCIENCE ED

A $1.4-million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) will play a major role in helping UCLA transform undergraduate science education by providing new research opportunities, advanced student ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

HER ‘CAN-DO’ OUTLOOK WINS PRAISE

Enriching learning On a wall in Assistant Vice Chancellor Jane Permaul’s office are two beautiful watercolors. One of them, painted by her father, depicts a comfortable, country home and is an explosion of color. The ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

NAMES AND FACES

Judith Tuch, executive director of Information Management, coauthored the prologue to a new book “Excellence in Advancement: Applications for Higher Education and Nonprofit Organizations.” In her chapter, “Technology in ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

NEW BRUINS SETTLE IN

Culture clash Among the estimated 9,000 new freshmen, transfer and graduate students who will take their first step into a UCLA classroom this week will be 600 new Bruins for whom the event will require an Olympian ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

ON TARGET TO ACHIEVE FOCUSED GOALS

On the school-reform side of the equation, the university’s outreach efforts aim to help improve teaching, curriculum, materials, resources, leadership, counseling and student-support services. However, the leaders of ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

PHILBIN TRADES BIG APPLE FOR UCLA/HAMMER MUSEUM

A picture-perfect pick Ann Philbin, credited with transforming an institution that focuses exclusively on the presentation of drawings into a vital showcase for contemporary art in New York City, has been named director ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

A PLACE TO EAT, MEET AND BE MERRY

UCLA4U Come weekends and evenings, the Faculty Center transforms from a place of conferences and faculty lunches to a festive venue. The spacious rooms and patios become the settings for weddings, anniversaries, ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

SCHOLAR FINDS WINDFALL FOR WORKERS

The commuters’ hero Eighteen years ago, Donald Shoup first turned his attention to parking -- a subject studied by few academics. This fall, more than 11,000 UCLA employees who pay for parking through payroll deduction ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

EDDIE MURPHY

WHO’S NEW AT UCLA Position: Director, Emeriti/Retiree Relations CenterBackground: Murphy first became a retirement counselor for a Toledo, Ohio, firm in 1972. In 1979, Murphy moved to California and was hired by Hughes ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Today

Campaign UCLA Web Site Attracts Cybergifts

Campaign UCLA's home on the Information Superhighway (http://www.campaign.ucla.edu/)is proving to be a surprisingly lucrative source of new friends and evencybergifts.The Campaign hung out its Internet shingle in May ...

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September 28, 1998 | UCLA Newsroom
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