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March 3, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
In signing a sweeping $975-million accord to mend a contentious dispute with its largest shareholder earlier this week, General Motors may have struck a financial blow at thousands of employees of its Hughes Aircraft subsidiary. "It looks like the little guys got left out," one knowledgeable Hughes insider said.
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March 3, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
In signing a sweeping $975-million accord to mend a contentious dispute with its largest shareholder earlier this week, General Motors may have struck a financial blow at thousands of employees of its Hughes Aircraft subsidiary. "It looks like the little guys got left out," one knowledgeable Hughes insider said.
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June 6, 1985 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., Times Staff Writer
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, nearly as reclusive as its billionaire founder was in his final years, is about to become to medical research what the J. Paul Getty Museum is to the world art community as a result of the planned sale of Hughes Aircraft to General Motors.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1986 | MICHAEL SCHRAGE and NELL HENDERSON, The Washington Post
As so many reclusive billionaire eccentrics do, J. Paul Getty and Howard R. Hughes discovered the cruel fact that no matter how rich you are, you can't take it with you. Ironically, the money they left behind constitutes a legacy of power and influence that rivals what they had when they were alive.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1986 | MICHAEL SCHRAGE and NELL HENDERSON, The Washington Post
As so many reclusive billionaire eccentrics do, J. Paul Getty and Howard R. Hughes discovered the cruel fact that no matter how rich you are, you can't take it with you. Ironically, the money they left behind constitutes a legacy of power and influence that rivals what they had when they were alive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1999
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute offers this graphic site featuring up-to-date research on the science of sensory systems. Each of the site's five main sections showcases brief yet informative articles. Designed by those who know how attention works, the site is sure to hold your attention. Go to: http://www.hhmi.org/senses/
NEWS
June 9, 1991
Harvey Mudd College in Claremont has received a $500,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for development of a new major in biology. The grant will fund projects that will integrate biology with current majors in chemistry, physics and mathematics.
BUSINESS
June 22, 1988
Vicki L. Sato, vice president-research, will replace Richard A. Flavell as head of research at Biogen, a biotechnology firm with headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. Sato has also been appointed to the company's scientific board. Flavell has been appointed chairman of the section of immunobiology at Yale University and investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
NEWS
November 27, 1986
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute will build an $11.5-million facility on the UCLA campus, according to UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young. The unit will support medical research programs in genetics and immunology. The institute has 21 units at the nation's top medical centers. It supports studies in medicine that emphasize structural, molecular and cell biology.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
Caltech has received a five-year, $2-million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of Bethesda, Md., for pre-college and undergraduate science education. Areas that will receive money from the grant include the Summer Undergraduate and Minority Undergraduate research fellowships. Pre-college and outreach programs include a summer science institute for college-bound 11th-graders and a science training course for elementary school teachers.
BUSINESS
June 6, 1985 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., Times Staff Writer
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, nearly as reclusive as its billionaire founder was in his final years, is about to become to medical research what the J. Paul Getty Museum is to the world art community as a result of the planned sale of Hughes Aircraft to General Motors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1991
Cal State Los Angeles has been awarded $800,000 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support the school's program to attract students to careers in scientific research and teaching. The grant, announced Monday, will be used to improve undergraduate biology courses, recruit students in secondary schools, start a research program for women students and hire new faculty.
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