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UCLA Biochemist Paul Boyer Wins 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Oct 15, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
NOTE: More information about Paul Boyer's Nobel Prize-winning work can be found on the Nobel Foundation's World Wide Web site, at http://www.nobel.se/announcement-97/chemistry97.html UCLA biochemist Paul Boyer has won the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry fo...
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UCLA Researchers Receive Grant from The California Endowment to Provide Technical Assistance to Community Groups

Oct 15, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has received a $754,000 three-year grant from The California Endowment to conduct health policy workshops and provide technical assistance to community-based organizations. Organizations such as free medica...
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World-renowned Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra and Guests Perform New Works at Veterans Wadsworth Theater Oct. 24

Oct 14, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA Center for the Performing Arts presents the acclaimed Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, featuring saxophonist/flutist Lew Tabackin and special guest Miya Masaoka on Japanese koto, at the Veterans Wadsworth Theater on Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Ther...
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World-renowned Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra and Guests Perform New Works at Veterans Wadsworth Theater Oct. 24

Oct 14, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA Center for the Performing Arts presents the acclaimed Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, featuring saxophonist/flutist Lew Tabackin and special guest Miya Masaoka on Japanese koto, at the Veterans Wadsworth Theater on Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Ther...
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Elgart/Yates Duo in Concert Oct. 18

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The Elgart/Yates Guitar Duo will present works by Busoni, Haubenstock-Ramati and Bartok, as well as music for prepared guitar, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. Matthew Elgart and Peter Yates formed the Elgart/Yates Guita...
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Macarthur 'Genius' Richard Foreman's West Coast Premiere of 'Pearls for Pigs,' a Manic Vaudevillian Spectacle Nov. 5-9

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Avant-garde master Richard Foreman invites us to enter the brave new world of theater in the West Coast premiere of "Pearls for Pigs," presented by UCLA Center for the Performing Arts, Nov. 5-9 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Performances will b...
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ADVOCATE FOR ACCESS

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Douglas Martin was a Regents scholar, but that didn�t make any difference when he went to enroll at the University of Nebraska. In spite of his proven academic excellence, he was asked to leave.Why? Because Douglas Martin is handicapped. He has been ...
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CHE SHOW ONLY GLORIFIES PORTRAIT OF A RUTHLESS KILLER

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The decision by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History to mount the exhibition "Che Guevara: Icon, Myth and Message" has painfully shocked and offended the Cuban-American community of Los Angeles.As it is, this exhibition demonstrates how Guevara�s ...
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DEBATE HEATS UP IN, OUT OF LAW CLASSROOMS

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ON TRIALFaculty and students at the School of Law are continuing to hold court over the ramifications of Proposition 209 and SP-1, the decisions by California voters and the UC Board of Regents to ban affirmative action. On Sept. ...
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FEST HELPS AVERT DISASTER

Oct 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
ELECTRIC HERBGarlic to the rescue!That's how it turned out on Sept. 28 when a water main broke at the corner of Westwood Boulevard and Ashton Avenue, flooding the lower parking levels of the UCLA Wilshire Center, frying the building's transformer and ...
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