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UCLA Receives Record Number of Grants From American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR)

Jun 21, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Researchers at the UCLA AIDS Institute earned three out of 19 grants -- a record for a single institution -- that the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) allocated to AIDS researchers in the nation in 1999. Totaling $300,000, the funds wil...
Industry: Education
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New Study on Southern California Day Laborers Offers First Detailed Look at this Informal Labor Market

Jun 17, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Although day labor is difficult, dirty and often risky, the average day laborer in Southern California earns well in excess of the federal minimum wage and sends home more than $2,600 in remittances each year, according to the initial findings of a ne...
Industry: Education
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Actress Rhonda Fleming Mann to be Honored for Contributions to Psychosocial Care at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center

Jun 17, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Rhonda Fleming Mann, stage and film star of the 1940s and '50s, has been named Humanitarian of the Year by the Concern Foundation for her outstanding philanthropic achievements on behalf of patients at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center. The foundation wil...
Industry: Education
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Actress Annette Bening to Speak at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television Commencement

Jun 17, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Producer/Director Gilbert Cates to Receive Mary Pickford Award Versatile stage and screen actress Annette Bening will deliver a keynote address at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 19, at 9 a.m. i...
Industry: Education
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Actress Rhonda Fleming Mann to be Honored for Contributions to Psychosocial Care at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center

Jun 17, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Rhonda Fleming Mann, stage and film star of the 1940s and '50s, has been named Humanitarian of the Year by the Concern Foundation for her outstanding philanthropic achievements on behalf of patients at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center. The foundation wil...
Industry: Education
Posted by: UCLA Newsroom

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New Study on Southern California Day Laborers Offers First Detailed Look at this Informal Labor Market

Jun 17, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Although day labor is difficult, dirty and often risky, the average day laborer in Southern California earns well in excess of the federal minimum wage and sends home more than $2,600 in remittances each year, according to the initial findings of a ne...
Industry: Education
Posted by: UCLA Newsroom

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UCLA's Division of Neurosurgery Turns 47 Years Old

Jun 16, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA's Division of Neurosurgery turns 47 years old this June. A weekend celebration beginning on Friday, June 18 will recognize the UCLA School of Medicine milestone. A historical tribute to its founding physicians, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the W...
Industry: Education
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UCLA's Division of Neurosurgery Turns 47 Years Old

Jun 16, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA's Division of Neurosurgery turns 47 years old this June. A weekend celebration beginning on Friday, June 18 will recognize the UCLA School of Medicine milestone. A historical tribute to its founding physicians, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the W...
Industry: Education
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Victoria Vesna Appointed Chair of UCLA's Department of Design

Jun 16, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Victoria Vesna has been named chair of the Department of Design in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Her appointment, effective July 1, was announced by Daniel Neuman, dean of the school. She succeeds Professor Rebecca Allen, who will remai...
Industry: Education
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Researcher at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Elected to Medical Honor Society

Jun 15, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Dr. Charles Sawyers, a physician and scientist at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigators, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious medical honor societies. "This honor is a clea...
Industry: Education
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