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MEDIEVALIST HAS NEW VIEWS ON OLD WORLD

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   The research interests of Professor of English Henry A. Kelly are, to say the least, varied. There’s the devil, for one. Incest and cuckoldry. There’s Joan of Arc and the right to due process. And medieval rape.   Kelly has spent countless hours ...
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honors

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
NAMES AND FACES The School of Dentistry named Joan Otomo-Corgel Alumnus of the Year for her contributions to UCLA, the dental school’s alumni association and the dental profession. Currently an adjunct assistant professor of periodontics, she teaches ...
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HISTORICALLY, A FINE PLACE FOR LEARNING

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   From its inception, Royce Hall was meant to be a symbol of excellence in education and the academic heart of a great university.   Provost Ernest Carroll Moore, UCLA’s first chief executive, selected themes throughout the building that represented ...
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GIANT UNION COULD IMPACT PUBLIC ED FOR BETTER

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   After more than four years of talks, the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) are proceeding with plans to merge. The combined union of 3 million members would be the largest in the country and would ...
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FIRST PROVOST HAS LAST WORD -- IN STONE

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   “Education is learning to use the tools which the race has found indispensable.”   Anyone who has attended an event in Royce Hall has undoubtedly wondered about this anonymous inscription over the auditorium’s proscenium arch.   These words have ...
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COME CELEBRATE!

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
MARCH 17: Open house. Ribbon-cutting at 11:30 a.m. Self-guided tours from 11:50 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.APRIL 4: Black-tie benefit gala for the School of the Arts and Architecture. Tickets $500 to $5,000 for dinner and performance. Call (310) 206-6431. ...
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DESIGNING MARKS OF EXCELLENCE

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   If you’ve ever bought Mobil gasoline or watched “Sesame Street“ on PBS, you’ve seen the work of Ivan Chermayeff.    The red-and-blue Mobil signature and the PBS logo  not to mention the NBCpeacock  are among the instantly recognizable corporate ...
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CURTAIN IS RISING ON L.A.’S RESTORED CULTURAL TREASURE

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   When the doors abruptly closed on Royce Hall auditorium four years ago, plaster dust, not sweet music, filled its cavernous space. Back then, accompanied by a photographer, I stood in the darkened hall looking at the broken dŽcor, saddened by the ...
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PROGNOSIS GRIM FOR REGION’S ENVIRONMENT

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   From air pollution to water shortages to wetlands destruction, Southern California is approaching the 21st century with an array of serious environmental problems that are expected to be exacerbated by a projected population explosion and poor ...
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CONSERVATOR BRINGS NEW LIFE TO TIMEWORN CEILING MURALS

Mar 15, 1998 11:00 PM Pacific
   If alumna Tatyana Thompson has one piece of advice for her fellow Bruins, it’s “Look up.” She’d like you to be in Royce Hall when doing so.   Thompson is the painting conservator who, over a six-month period, worked to preserve and restore the ...
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