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October 8, 1997 | LISA ADDISON and LESLIE EARNEST and J. J. POPE and JOHN CANALIS and JEFF KASS
Ralph Cicerone, a UC Irvine professor of Earth system science and an acclaimed atmospheric scientist, was one of only six American scientists to receive a prestigious United Nations award for research that seeks to protect the Earth's ozone layer. Cicerone received the award during a recent meeting in Montreal commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, the international agreement that regulates use of chlorofluorocarbon chemicals.
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February 8, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ralph J. Cicerone, who will step down as chancellor of UC Irvine at the end of the academic year, has been elected the 21st president of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious scientific societies. Cicerone, who is a professor of chemistry, will assume his duties at the academy's Washington, D.C., headquarters July 1.
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June 16, 2004 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
Ralph Cicerone, UC Irvine chancellor and a leading environmental scientist, will leave his post at the end of the next school year and is all but certain to become president of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. As chief of the fast-growing Orange County campus for six years, Cicerone is credited with continuing the university's steady climb through the nation's academic ranks in the midst of a state fiscal crisis.
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June 16, 2004 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
Ralph Cicerone, UC Irvine chancellor and a leading environmental scientist, will leave his post at the end of the next school year and is all but certain to become president of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. As chief of the fast-growing Orange County campus for six years, Cicerone is credited with continuing the university's steady climb through the nation's academic ranks in the midst of a state fiscal crisis.
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April 16, 1998 | KENNETH R. WEISS and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Ralph J. Cicerone, a celebrated UC Irvine scientist who performed pioneering research into global warming and the depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer, is expected to be named today as the new chancellor of the Irvine campus, sources close to the selection said. University of California President Richard C. Atkinson made the selection after a six-month nationwide search with the help of a committee of faculty, staff and other UC officials.
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April 16, 1998 | KENNETH R. WEISS and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Ralph J. Cicerone, a celebrated UC Irvine scientist who did pioneering research into the phenomenon of global warming and the depletion of the Earth's ozone layer, is expected to be named today as the new chancellor of the Irvine campus, sources close to the selection said. University of California President Richard C. Atkinson made the selection after a six-month nationwide search with the help of a committee of faculty, staff and other UC officials.
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June 30, 1989
A world-renowned atmospheric scientist has been named founding chair of the new geosciences department at UC Irvine, in an academic coup that is expected to enhance the university's already lofty standing in the research field. Ralph Cicerone, senior scientist and director of the atmospheric chemistry division of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., will begin work at UCI on July 1, Harold Moore, dean of the college of physical sciences, said. Cicerone is considered one of the world's leading experts studying the so-called "greenhouse effect," warming of the atmospheric gases that potentially can raise global temperatures.
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February 8, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ralph J. Cicerone, who will step down as chancellor of UC Irvine at the end of the academic year, has been elected the 21st president of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious scientific societies. Cicerone, who is a professor of chemistry, will assume his duties at the academy's Washington, D.C., headquarters July 1.
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October 20, 1998 | JAMES MEIER
UC Irvine Chancellor Ralph J. Cicerone will receive the Franklin Institute's 1999 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science for his contributions to the world's understanding of greenhouse gases and the depletion of the ozone layer, and his research in biogeochemistry. Chancellor since July, Cicerone, 55, will receive a gold medallion and $250,000, making the honor one of the richest American awards in science.
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June 30, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
A world-renowned atmospheric scientist has been named founding chairman of UC Irvine's new geosciences department in an academic coup that is expected to enhance the university's already lofty standing in the research field. Ralph Cicerone, who is now senior scientist and director of the atmospheric chemistry division of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., begins work at UCI effective Saturday, Harold Moore, dean of the College of Physical Sciences, said Thursday.
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December 19, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER and JEFF GOTTLIEB and H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Senior UC Irvine officials acknowledged Friday that the university failed to act on extensive evidence of wrongdoing by a cancer research lab for three years, despite four internal investigations that found people associated with it had consistently violated federal and university regulations. UCI Chancellor Ralph J.
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October 20, 1998 | JAMES MEIER
UC Irvine Chancellor Ralph J. Cicerone will receive the Franklin Institute's 1999 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science for his contributions to the world's understanding of greenhouse gases and the depletion of the ozone layer, and his research in biogeochemistry. Chancellor since July, Cicerone, 55, will receive a gold medallion and $250,000, making the honor one of the richest American awards in science.
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July 2, 1998 | TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
His first day on the job, UC Irvine's new chancellor tried to figure out how to hire 50 new professors, discussed plans to meet with business leaders and, oh, yes, stopped down at the lab to work on his research into a gas emitted from rice paddies. "It's not bad to be compulsive," Ralph Cicerone quipped. Known as a top professor and researcher, as well as a warm and open man, Cicerone's elevation was hailed by faculty.
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April 17, 1998 | JEFF GOTTLIEB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ralph J. Cicerone, the first person in his family to attend college and who once considered leaving academics to be a baseball broadcaster, became UC Irvine's fourth chancellor Thursday, vowing to lift the school to greater heights.
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April 16, 1998 | KENNETH R. WEISS and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Ralph J. Cicerone, a celebrated UC Irvine scientist who performed pioneering research into global warming and the depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer, is expected to be named today as the new chancellor of the Irvine campus, sources close to the selection said. University of California President Richard C. Atkinson made the selection after a six-month nationwide search with the help of a committee of faculty, staff and other UC officials.
NEWS
April 16, 1998 | KENNETH R. WEISS and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Ralph J. Cicerone, a celebrated UC Irvine scientist who did pioneering research into the phenomenon of global warming and the depletion of the Earth's ozone layer, is expected to be named today as the new chancellor of the Irvine campus, sources close to the selection said. University of California President Richard C. Atkinson made the selection after a six-month nationwide search with the help of a committee of faculty, staff and other UC officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO
A UC Irvine professor has been selected to be dean of UCI's School of Physical Sciences, university officials announced Thursday. Ralph Cicerone, chairman of the earth system science department in the physical sciences school, will take over as dean today. He will succeed Dean Harold Moore, who took part in the University of California systemwide early retirement plan in early May. "He's extremely well-known in his area of atmospheric chemistry," UCI spokesman Scott Nelson said of Cicerone.
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July 30, 1991
Two world-renowned UC Irvine scientists have been awarded a $675,000 grant to purchase sophisticated laboratory equipment for testing gases that are depleting the Earth's ozone layer and contributing to global warming, university officials announced Monday. The equipment, to be purchased with a donation from the W.M. Keck Foundation, will be added to the laboratories of F. Sherwood Rowland, a professor of chemistry, and Ralph Cicerone, chairman of the geosciences department.
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October 8, 1997 | LISA ADDISON and LESLIE EARNEST and J. J. POPE and JOHN CANALIS and JEFF KASS
Ralph Cicerone, a UC Irvine professor of Earth system science and an acclaimed atmospheric scientist, was one of only six American scientists to receive a prestigious United Nations award for research that seeks to protect the Earth's ozone layer. Cicerone received the award during a recent meeting in Montreal commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, the international agreement that regulates use of chlorofluorocarbon chemicals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO
A UC Irvine professor has been selected to be dean of UCI's School of Physical Sciences, university officials announced Thursday. Ralph Cicerone, chairman of the earth system science department in the physical sciences school, will take over as dean today. He will succeed Dean Harold Moore, who took part in the University of California systemwide early retirement plan in early May. "He's extremely well-known in his area of atmospheric chemistry," UCI spokesman Scott Nelson said of Cicerone.
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