UCLA Headlines April 10, 2012

IN THE NEWS:
 
Forging Latino Theater in L.A.
FOX News Latino reported Monday on the history of the Latino Theater Company in downtown Los Angeles and the work of the company's artistic director, UCLA professor of theater Jose Luis Valenzuela. Valenzuela was quoted.
 
Ranking Colleges by Prof Pay Levels
The website of KPCC-89.3 reported Monday, and the Chronicle of Higher Education reported Sunday, that UCLA ranks among the top 20 universities in the nation in the average amount it pays full professors.
 
Student Robbed, iPhone Taken
KCBS-Channel 2 | KCAL-Channel 9 reported Monday that UCLA police are investigating a report of a UCLA student who was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night while walking near campus.
 
UC Regents and UCLA Conference Center
The Los Angeles Business Journal and Curbed LA reported Monday on the response of the UC Board of Regents to UCLA's proposal to build a conference and guest center on campus.
 
The Curse of Oil-Rich Countries
Petroleum Economist on Wednesday featured a review of “The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations,” a new book by UCLA professor of political science Michael Ross that examines the ways in which oil riches can make nations more prone to dictatorships, insurgencies, and economic and gender disparities.
 
 
QUOTABLE:
 
Daniel J.B. Mitchell
Mitchell, the Ho-su Wu Professor Emeritus of Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and distinguished professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a Sacramento Bee article about California Gov. Jerry Brown agreeing to extend the contracts of four state worker unions.
 
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
Subrahmanyam, the Goldyne and Irwin Hearsh Chair in Money and Banking at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted Saturday in a Riverside Press-Enterprise article about research on how Twitter traffic can help predict the trading volume of company stocks.
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