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LEADING CHOIR IN NEW DIRECTIONS

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Hitting a high note /UCLA Today     Last October, Irene Kim auditioned as director of the University Campus Choir with a bad case of laryngitis. Obviously, though, her talent for communicating through music made up for what she lacked verbally: She ...
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JURY DUTY ON HIGH-PROFILE TRIAL A HEAVY BURDEN

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
     There are a few things I hate to find in my mailbox. Bills. Rejection letters. Anything from the IRS. But nothing scares me more than a jury-duty summons.      It's not that I want to shirk my civic responsibility. But sometimes the "obligation" ...
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NAMES AND FACES

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
Dennis Slamon, director of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at the Jonsson Cancer Center, received an Albert B. Sabin Heroes of Science award on Jan. 14. The award, which honors those whose efforts help improve the health and well-being ...
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GOV'S REFORMS NEED EDUCATORS' BACKING

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
    Unfortunately, Gray Davis, like others before him, believes he can reform the public schools from Sacramento. He plans to increase training for teachers and principals, improve the teaching of reading, establish exit exams for high school seniors ...
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FAREWELL TO A HUMAN-RIGHTS CHAMPION

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
A visionary remembered /UCLA Today Staff     Louis Jolyon "Jolly" West, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI) for 20 years, died at his home in West Los Angeles on Jan. 2 ...
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MICHAEL J. MOSSINGHOFF

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
WHO'S NEW AT UCLA : Adjunct assistant professor in the Program in Computing, Department of MathematicsBackground: Mossinghoff received his B.S. in mathematics at Texas A&M University in 1986 and his M.S. in computer science from Stanford in 1988. ...
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CLOSURE OF MACY'S SIGN OF CHANGING TIMES

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
     For many in the community, the recent closing of Macy's came less as a surprise than an invitation to walk down memory lane to a time when the store was known fondly as Bullock's Westwood. Bullock's was where students of the 1950s, '60s and '70s ...
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APPLICATIONS FOR FALL '99 HIT RECORD HIGH

Jan 27, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
/UCLAToday     UCLA remains the most popular campus in the UC system among high school seniors and transfer students, with a 9.2% increase in freshman applications over last year's numbers, according to data released Jan. 20.     UCLA has so far ...
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Sun May Plan Unrecognized Role in Global Warming, UCLA Astronomer Suggests

Jan 26, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA astronomy professor Roger Ulrich raises this question: Is the sun affecting global warming? Ulrich believes the sun could play a larger role than most scientists think. Ulrich, whose research focuses on the sun, noted that the sun's surface can b...
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Sun May Plan Unrecognized Role in Global Warming, UCLA Astronomer Suggests

Jan 26, 1999 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA astronomy professor Roger Ulrich raises this question: Is the sun affecting global warming? Ulrich believes the sun could play a larger role than most scientists think. Ulrich, whose research focuses on the sun, noted that the sun's surface can b...
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