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SCREENWRITER TAKES TOP PRIZE

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Oscar bound? She has a degree in English from Yale. She studied art in Italy but returned home unfulfilled. Countless hours working TV and movie sets left her physically exhausted. For Lisanne Sartor, discovering her talent for screenwriting was a ...
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SCIENTIST BUILDING COMPUTER OF FUTURE

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Defects? No problem      While computer programmers have been searching for fixes to the so-called "millennium bug," two UCLA researchers are addressing an even more fundamental cyberquestion that will need to be answered not long after the century ...
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REMEMBERING YOUR ROOTS IS KEY TO HAPPINESS WHEREVER YOU ARE

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
     I have lived in the Los Angeles area for more than 25 years. I love Southern California's diversity, its scenery, its weather and my work at the UCLA Medical Center.     A recent trip to my hometown, Madison, Wis., convinced me that one of the ...
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REGENTS APPROVE HOSPITAL PLAN

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
A 'healing environment'      Ushering in a new era for UCLA health care, the UC Board of Regents approved plans last week for a $600-million, 525-bed hospital to replace the earthquake-damaged UCLA Medical Center.     Scheduled for completion in 2004, ...
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MATTEL PLEDGES $25M TO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
A 'healing environment'      With one of the largest corporate cash donations ever made to a children's hospital, Mattel, Inc. has pledged $25 million to support the UCLA Children's Hospital. In recognition of the gift, UCLA has renamed the hospital ...
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KIDS' BUTTERFLY PROGRAM TAKES FLIGHT

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Taming an urban wasteland    This was the Los Angeles that lured Rudi Mattoni into becoming a butterfly collector and conservation biologist: As a kid growing up in Beverly Hills, he could lean out his bedroom window and collect four different kinds ...
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HOUSING TIPS HELP PUT A ROOF IN REACH

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA4U Housing HelpFaculty and staff who are looking for a variety of housing options should turn to the UCLA Community Housing Office. The office provides information on rental rates, neighborhood profiles, search strategies and legal issues, as well ...
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NAMES AND FACES

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
"Modern Manors: Welfare Capitalism Since the New Deal," a book by Anderson School Professor Sanford M. Jacoby, has won the prestigious Philip Taft Prize in Labor History.... Education Assistant Professor Alfredo Artiles has been awarded a $45,000 ...
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HE FINDS REAL TRUTHS IN FOLKTALES

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
Stories from South America      When anthropologist Allen W. Johnson set out to do fieldwork in the Amazon in 1972, a colleague told him and his wife, also an anthropologist, that they sould be certain to collect some folktales while they were ...
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FILMS'S PAST MUST INFORM ITS PRESENT

Nov 25, 1998 12:00 AM Pacific
     Twenty-five years ago, when I first opened a film can to discover a pile of dust where once there had been a movie classic, I became an instant advocate for film preservation. Since then, however, it's been a challenge to convince even hardened ...
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