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April 12, 1985 | Associated Press
A branch of the American Council on Education said Thursday that it is accepting applications from U.S. scholars for 1,000 Fulbright awards for the 1986-87 academic year. Information and applications can be obtained from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 11 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036-1257. Telephone (202) 939-5401.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 1999 | Susan McCormack, (714) 966-5879
The local chapter of the American Assn. of University Women will have its first meeting of the academic year Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m. All women with a four-year college degree are invited to join the group to learn about upcoming programs and this year's priorities, said President Roz Mattson. The local chapter was chartered in 1969, and members work to raise money for musical instruments for children and participates in national AAUW projects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 1996 | MATEA GOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
UCLA graduate student employees and their counterparts at UC San Diego and UC Berkeley who walked off the job last week voted Friday to hold another strike this academic year in a continuing effort to win union recognition from university administration. Union leaders called the five-day protest last week a success, claiming that they won strong campus support from students and faculty and fine-tuned organizational skills.
SPORTS
July 14, 1989
Russell White, who will be a freshman this fall at the University of California, will not participate in football during the coming academic year because he failed to meet the minimum Scholastic Aptitude test score of 700 required by the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. White, who is the nephew of former Ram running back Charles White, said Thursday that he will concentrate on his studies at Berkeley and return to the football program as a sophomore with three years of eligibility remaining.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1998 | JOHN POPE and LISA ADDISON and JOHN CANALIS
George and Arlene Cheng of Newport Beach have created an annual scholarship in honor of retiring UC Irvine Chancellor Laurel L. Wilkening that will enable a UCI student to spend a year studying in China. The Chengs agreed to pledge $12,500 a year to fund the Wilkening Education Abroad Program China Scholarship, beginning with the 1998-99 academic year. The first scholarship will be awarded to Christopher M.
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