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has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for LA Channel 36, L.A. City’s educational cable television station serving more than 1.7 million viewers. Gerber is president of RGA, Inc., a Los Angeles legal communications and public relations firm. In addition to her professional activities, she is the wife of Chancellor Albert Carnesale and serves on the boards of many nonprofit organizations, including Royce Center Circle, which supports UCLA’s performing arts program, and the Disability Rights Advocates. She is also a founder of the Catholic/Jewish Women’s Conference and directed the Mayor’s Corporate Challenge for Youth.... , executive director of the School Management Program, published “Student Achievement in the United States: Trends” in Política y Gestión de la Educación (Education Politics and Management): Revista Pensamiento Educativo (Journal of Educational Thought). The paper was a summary of his address to the Fifth Latin American Conference on Education at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Santiago).... , associate vice provost for undergraduate education in the College of Letters and Science, was recognized as a Diamond Honoree by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and its Educational Leadership Foundation. The Educational Leadership Foundation assists ACPA in promoting student learning and sponsoring activities that help to prepare college students for leadership in society.

, a member of the UCLA AIDS Institute and an assistant research psychologist at the Neuropsychiatric Institute’s Center for Community Health, was chosen by the William T. Grant Foundation as one of four scholars in the nation to receive funding for research on youth development. Lightfoot will receive $300,000 over five years to support her research on behavioral strategies to help homeless youth reduce their exposure to HIV.... Judith P. Klinman, chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of Chemistry, was selected as the first David Sigman Memorial Lecturer at UCLA’s Molecular Biology Institute (MBI). Established in 2002 to honor the memory of David Sigman, a professor in the departments of Biological Chemistry and Chemistry and Biochemistry and associate director of the MBI, this award recognizes outstanding researchers in chemical biology.... , assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, was chosen to receive the 2003 Young Clinical Scientist Award for her paper on vaccinating against bacterial sexually transmitted diseases. The Association of Clinical Scientists presents the award to recognize a scientist under the age of 45 who has advanced the clinical science field.... , professor of social welfare and chair of the UCLA Academic Senate, was awarded the Pro Humanitate Medal for his article on family preservation programs published in the Children and Youth Services Review. The award is given by the Center for Child Welfare Policy of the North American Resource Center for Child Welfare.

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