UCLA Headlines September 5, 2012
By Office of Media Relations September 05, 2012
IN THE NEWS:
Anderson's Bid for Self-Supporting M.B.A. Program
KABC-790 AM reported today, and the Associated Press, the Chronicle of Higher Education and Britain's Financial Times reported Tuesday, that a UC Academic Senate committee has voted to suspend its review of the UCLA Anderson School of Management’s proposal for a self-supporting M.B.A. program. Judy Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson, was cited in the coverage.
Tarantulas, Talk and Fear
The Indo-Asian News Service reports today on a study by UCLA life scientists demonstrating that honestly expressing emotions at stressful times can help individuals reduce their feelings of fear and anxiety. Michelle Craske, professor and vice chair of clinical psychology and director of the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Research Center, is quoted.
Check Your Blood Pressure
Dr. Karol Watson, assistant professor of cardiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was interviewed Tuesday on KTTV-Channel 11 about the numerous risks associated with high blood pressure.
Job Search an Uphill Battle for Unemployed
British Columbia’s CFAX-AM reported Tuesday on research led by Margaret Shih, associate professor of organizational behavior at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Geoffrey Ho, a UCLA Anderson doctoral student, showing that discrimination against Americans who have been out of work for as little as one month makes it especially hard for them to find new jobs. Ho was interviewed.
Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow
Fonarow, UCLA's Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science and director of the Ahmanson–UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, is quoted today in a Health Day News article about research showing that obesity is not always a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Fonarow was quoted Tuesday in a Doctors Lounge article about so-called "silent" heart attacks in seniors.