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Pamela J. Bjorkman, assistant professor of biology at Caltech, is one of 20 outstanding young researchers to be named a 1989 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia. She will receive $200,000 to support her research over the next four years. Bjorkman's research is in X-ray crystallography, work aimed at determining and investigating the three-dimensional structure of proteins that are significant in the immune system.
V. Barbara Bush has been named dean of students at Scripps College in Claremont. She previously served as resident director at Illinois State University, assistant dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, assistant director of campus activities and residential life at Cal State Northridge, and director of the Center for Student Life at Cal State Los Angeles.
Cliff Sjogren of Pasadena has been named dean of admissions and financial aid at USC. He formerly was director of admissions at the University of Michigan.