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MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO �ROUND

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Everyone faces financial concerns from time to time. Whether it�s a question about your retirement plan or the need for a quick loan, the university may have the solution. UCLA offers faculty and staff a range of counseling programs, investment ...
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TASK FORCE MAKES MAZE MANAGEABLE

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
WHERE�S WESTWOOD PLAZA?Navigating UCLA can often be a difficult, tortuous task. Finding one�s way among the tangle of buildings, footpaths and roads is sometimes like trying to negotiate a maze. And with outmoded maps that didn�t identify new ...
Industry: Education
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TITLE IX AT 25: A LEGACY OF FAIR PLAY FOR ALL

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
In 1972, the year Title IX, the federal statute that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs receiving federal financial assistance, was passed, Kathy Vratil was a law student at the University of Kansas. In 1993, Federal Court Judge Vratil ...
Industry: Education
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UCLA LIBRARY BOOSTS DIGITAL HOLDINGS

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
CLICKABLE RESOURCESUCLA and the other UC campuses are building the California Digital Library to one day provide access to the University of California�s more than 29 million volumes of material to students and scholars throughout the world."Instead ...
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WHO SAYS CONSUMERISM IS ALWAYS A BAD THING?

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
In Ecuador's northern Andes, native craftsmen spend hours weaving intricate sashes in the cool interiors of their adobe homes. Amid the clatter of the looms and shuttles, some familiar voices can be heard: Bugs Bunny, the lifeguards of Baywatch, and ...
Industry: Education
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WHO�S NEWTOM LIESER

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Position: Executive Director of the UCLA Anderson ForecastBackground: Lieser had experience working in the Forecast office as a graduate research assistant 25 years ago. He received his B.A. in economics from Stanford University in 1964, his M.A. in ...
Industry: Education
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UCLA Newsroom

Member of UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Wins Prestigious Award for Raising Public Awareness of Cancer

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Helene G. Brown, director of community applications of research for the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center, received the American Cancer Society's highest honor on Sunday, Nov. 9, for her outstanding public healt...
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UCLA Brain Tumor Center of Excellence Honored at American Medical Association Competition

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The UCLA Brain Tumor Center of Excellence at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center on Sunday received a proclamation for medical excellence from the American Medical Association's (AMA's) International Health and Medical Film Competition. A $5,00...
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Noted Chinese Economist Steven N.S. Cheung to Speak at UCLA, Nov. 17

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Economist Steven N.S. Cheung, one of the world's leading experts on the future of Hong Kong and China, will speak at UCLA on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. in Korn Convocation Hall at The Anderson School. Cheung's lecture, "Deng Xiaoping's Great Transformatio...
Industry: Education
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UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center has Experimental Treatment for Cancer Associated with Hearthburn

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center are for the first time anywhere using a drug called CPT-11 to fight a kind of cancer associated with heartburn. "So far there has been no really good treatment for this type of cancer, which is adenocarcinom...
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