UCLA Headlines November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012
IN THE NEWS:
Continuing Debate Over Vaccinations
Dr. James Cherry, professor of pediatric infectious diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, was interviewed Tuesday on KCAL-Channel 9 about parents who choose not to have their children vaccinated.
UCLA Architecture's Expands 'Suprastudio'
Curbed LA reported Tuesday that the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design has expanded its Suprastudio architecture master's program, which will now be taught by Frank Gehry, Thom Mayne and Greg Lynn, and that the department has acquired a new satellite location in Playa Vista. Hitoshi Abe, chair of the department, was quoted.
Chicago Schools Still Segregated
A story that aired Tuesday on WTTW's “Chicago Tonight” about segregation in Chicago schools referenced research by the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA showing that in many U.S. cities, African American and Latino students attend public schools where less than 10 percent of their classmates are white.
Health Care Reform and Small Businesses
Kavita Patel, UCLA adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, was interviewed Tuesday on KPCC-89.3 FM's "AirTalk" about the effect the Affordable Care Act may have on small-business owners.
Christopher S. Tang
Tang, the Carter Professor of Business Administration at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted Monday in a Spanish-language CNN Expansion article about Royal Caribbean Cruises' advertising campaign.