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GAYS/LESBIANS: A DECADE OF VISIBILITY

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Grassroots triumphs    There were 36 who courageously stepped out of the shadows on May 7, 1989 and “came out” in the privacy of an administrator’s home, invited quietly by word of mouth and tested by their conviction to make the invisible visible.    ...
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FRESHMEN URGED TO NURTURE DIVERSITY

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Chancellor Albert Carnesale addresses incoming students at the Academic Convocation in the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Campus representatives and faculty look on.     The fresh-faced students assembled at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on a beautiful, ...
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DANIEL J. SLIVE

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
WHO’S NEW AT UCLA Position: Rare Books Librarian, Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research LibraryBackground: Slive received an M.S. in library and information science and an A.B. in English literature from the University of ...
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CREATING FILM FIRES PASSION THAT CROSSES BARRIERS OF LANGUAGE, CULTURE

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
   “Bigup” and “irae” were the first words I heard from my students one night last August.  They were new words, and I was told they meant great, terrific and ecstatic, but with the excitement that generates from the soul of a passionate people.   I ...
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CHOOSING BABY’S SEX POSES ETHICAL QUESTIONS

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
   The recent success of a fertility clinic in Virginia in enabling a couple to choose their baby’s sex drew a great deal of public attention. Is it wrong, many wondered, to extend such power to parents? Is this an ethical thing for us to do?   ...
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CARNESALE: VIEW FROM MURPHY HALL

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
ALBERT CARNESALE: One of my observations is that UCLA is involved in just about everything. There is extraordinary coverage of fields of knowledge and subfields. This is a different approach from that taken by private institutions, and for perfectly ...
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Fowler Museum Previews "Threads of Light: Chinese Embroidery from Suzhou and the Photographs of Robert Glenn Ketchum"

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
"The most important thing for me ... is to combine [invention] and tradition. You should walk using two legs ... every new effort can show the vigor and                              -- Zhan...
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Latino/Latina Law Student Conference to be Held at UCLA School of Law

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Prominent Latino lawmakers, attorneys and others will join Latino law students from throughout the nation to discuss educational and political issues at the second annual Latino/Latina Law Student Conference to be held Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday...
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UCLA Pharmacologist Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for Work on Nitric Oxide as an Important Signaling Chemical

Oct 12, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
See Challenge Magazine article. UCLA pharmacologist Dr. Louis J. Ignarro won the Nobel Prize in Medicine today for his work on showing that nitric oxide is an important signaling compound that helps the body regulate key functions such as blood pressure an...
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Two of World's Greatest Shadow Masters Create A Magical Panorama of Moving Images Oct. 24

Oct 9, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
"Reed is a genius with light and motion." Beautiful shadows of startling complexity fill a giant screen when "Wayang Listrik/Electric Shadows" comes to UCLA's Royce Hall on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 2 and 8 p.m. Part of UCLA Performing Arts...
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