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April 20, 1991 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How to achieve lasting peace in the nuclear age has been an all-consuming quest for UC Irvine's John M. Whiteley. The 50-year-old psychology professor has devoted most of the last decade to building bridges with Soviet scientists and interviewing more than 120 of the world's leading thinkers about war and peace, and what individuals can do to make a difference. The interviews became "Quest for Peace," a PBS series that has been broadcast on 400 stations in 48 states.
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February 4, 1989 | MARK LANDSBAUM, Times Staff Writer
Fifth- and sixth-grade Irvine students will soon be using computers to talk to their counterparts in two Moscow elementary schools, comparing notes on their favorite music and exchanging scientific research on such worldly concerns as acid rain. In what officials have entitled the Global Common Classroom, a unique project nurtured by UC Irvine Prof. John M. Whiteley, students at three Irvine campuses will be speaking electronically to youngsters in the Soviet Union as early as March.
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April 20, 1991 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How to achieve lasting peace in the nuclear age has been an all-consuming quest for UC Irvine's John M. Whiteley. The 50-year-old psychology professor has devoted most of the last decade to building bridges with Soviet scientists and interviewing more than 120 of the world's leading thinkers about war and peace, and what individuals can do to make a difference. The interviews became "Quest for Peace," a PBS series that has been broadcast on 400 stations in 48 states.
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January 1, 1989 | JOHN M. WHITELEY
D uring 1988, various Orange County residents wrote about their feelings and thoughts in articles submitted to our Sunday commentary columns. As we look back, some of those thoughts are recalled: John M. Whiteley on peace: Recently, with the collaboration of a group of Orange County residents, I helped conduct the first of three competitions in the $30,000 Quest for Peace writing contest.
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January 19, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST
A group of Russian doctors touring Orange County medical centers to explore the way health care is delivered in the United States will visit the Laguna Beach Community Clinic on Wednesday. A UC Irvine professor who is leading the tour said the clinic was chosen because it is an example of "inspired care" for the physicians to consider as they seek ways to provide health care in their disrupted homeland.
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May 16, 1995 | REBECCA TROUNSON
Two UC Irvine professors are asking Orange County residents to donate supplies for a relief mission they are planning to besieged Chechnya. Social ecology professor John M. Whiteley and university researcher Paula Garb are working with international aid organizations on a plan to travel in June to the war-torn region in southern Russia. The two are hoping to deliver medical and school supplies to Chechen refugees in neighboring Ingushetia and if possible, within Chechnya itself, Garb said.
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January 21, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST
A group of 30 Russian doctors visited the Laguna Beach Community Clinic on Wednesday to learn one way the United States delivers health care to people who can't afford it. After touring the clinic, the men and women assembled in a run-down office where director Gary Erb described the clinic's role in the community. Gathered under a banner that read, "Goal--The Nordstrom's of Community Clinics," the physicians listened intently to their translator while others in the group took notes.
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February 4, 1989 | MARK LANDSBAUM, Times Staff Writer
Fifth- and sixth-grade Irvine students will soon be using computers to talk to their counterparts in two Moscow elementary schools, comparing notes on their favorite music and exchanging scientific research on such worldly concerns as acid rain. In what officials have entitled the Global Common Classroom, a unique project nurtured by UC Irvine Prof. John M. Whiteley, students at three Irvine campuses will be speaking electronically to youngsters in the Soviet Union as early as March.
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February 19, 1988 | JAN HERMAN, Times Staff Writer
A middle-aged educator who quit his job three years ago to open a volunteer peace center has been declared the grand prize winner of a Quest for Peace Writing Contest administered at UC Irvine. The prize carries a cash award of $5,000. "I was shocked," a jubilant Don Tilley, 53, said Thursday by telephone from the 2-room office of his World Peace Center in Lincoln, Neb. "Nothing like this has ever happened to me before. I just put down on paper the ideas I had within me.
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August 18, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
UC Irvine Vice Chancellor Paul S. Sypherd on Monday was named the No. 2 administrator at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Sypherd, one of the most popular home-grown candidates in the running to be UCI's third chancellor, will become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the Arizona university, which with 38,000 students is more than twice as large as UCI. The Tucson campus also ranks 15th among major U.S.
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