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October 6, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Yale University and Swarthmore College were named America's best undergraduate schools for the second straight year, according to U.S. News and World Report rankings released Thursday. Yale was tabbed as best national university in the third annual assessment by the magazine, followed by Princeton, Harvard, Caltech, Duke and Stanford. Swarthmore won honors as best national liberal arts college, ahead of Amherst, Williams, Pomona, Bryn Mawr and Wellesley.
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October 25, 2005 | From Times Staff Wire Reports
U.S. News & World Report magazine has named Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa one of America's "25 Best Leaders," praising him for blending "the idealism of the 1960s, when all things seemed possible, with the realism of the 21st century, when it's clearer what is possible." Villaraigosa, 52, was among a diverse roster that included New York Times columnist Thomas L.
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October 25, 2005 | From Times Staff Wire Reports
U.S. News & World Report magazine has named Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa one of America's "25 Best Leaders," praising him for blending "the idealism of the 1960s, when all things seemed possible, with the realism of the 21st century, when it's clearer what is possible." Villaraigosa, 52, was among a diverse roster that included New York Times columnist Thomas L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
UC Irvine has been ranked 12th among the nation's best public universities by U.S. News and World Report, university officials said Thursday. It was the 11th year the university has been listed among the nation's top-20 public universities by the magazine, which annually ranks the accredited four-year undergraduate programs of colleges and universities. "We are happy to be among the nation's top tier of public and private universities once again," Chancellor Ralph Cicerone said of the ranking.
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August 22, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
UC Irvine has been ranked 12th among the nation's best public universities by U.S. News and World Report, university officials said Thursday. It was the 11th year the university has been listed among the nation's top-20 public universities by the magazine, which annually ranks the accredited four-year undergraduate programs of colleges and universities. "We are happy to be among the nation's top tier of public and private universities once again," Chancellor Ralph Cicerone said of the ranking.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1987
A federal judge rejected claims that former employees of U.S. News and World Report did not receive a fair share of the profit when the magazine was sold in 1984. U.S. District Judge Barrington D. Parker found there was no evidence that the company failed to properly assess the value of the former employees' holdings in a profit-sharing stock trust that owned the magazine. The lawsuits were filed by about 200 former U.S.
NEWS
June 30, 1998 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James Fallows, the high-profile editor of U.S. News & World Report, was fired Monday, capping months of disagreement with owner Mortimer B. Zuckerman over what kind of news should be featured in the magazine. Fallows will be succeeded by Stephen Smith, editor of the National Journal, a Washington-based weekly on government and politics, U.S. News editorial director Harold Evans announced later Monday.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1989 | From Associated Press
Advertisements from Japanese and West German companies are almost entirely absent from recent issues of Time magazine and U.S. News & World Report, which feature cover stories on the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Newsweek magazine, whose special World War II coverage was limited to slightly more than two pages of book reviews in its Sept. 4 issue, had a normal amount of advertising from Japanese companies in the issue.
NEWS
June 30, 1998 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James Fallows, the high-profile editor of U.S. News & World Report, was fired Monday, capping months of disagreement with owner Mortimer B. Zuckerman over what kind of news should be featured in the magazine. Fallows will be succeeded by Stephen Smith, editor of the National Journal, a Washington-based weekly on government and politics, U.S. News editorial director Harold Evans announced later Monday.
NEWS
October 6, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Yale University and Swarthmore College were named America's best undergraduate schools for the second straight year, according to U.S. News and World Report rankings released Thursday. Yale was tabbed as best national university in the third annual assessment by the magazine, followed by Princeton, Harvard, Caltech, Duke and Stanford. Swarthmore won honors as best national liberal arts college, ahead of Amherst, Williams, Pomona, Bryn Mawr and Wellesley.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1989 | From Associated Press
Advertisements from Japanese and West German companies are almost entirely absent from recent issues of Time magazine and U.S. News & World Report, which feature cover stories on the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Newsweek magazine, whose special World War II coverage was limited to slightly more than two pages of book reviews in its Sept. 4 issue, had a normal amount of advertising from Japanese companies in the issue.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1987
A federal judge rejected claims that former employees of U.S. News and World Report did not receive a fair share of the profit when the magazine was sold in 1984. U.S. District Judge Barrington D. Parker found there was no evidence that the company failed to properly assess the value of the former employees' holdings in a profit-sharing stock trust that owned the magazine. The lawsuits were filed by about 200 former U.S.
BUSINESS
September 9, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
The UCLA Anderson School of Management said Thursday that it had appointed Pennsylvania State University business school Dean Judy Olian to lead the school. As dean of Pennsylvania State's Smeal College of Business since 2000, Olian oversaw the school's undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs, UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale said. She led a fundraising campaign for a $68-million facility for the school that opened this summer. "Dr.
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July 10, 2003 | Peter Y. Hong, Times Staff Writer
Jonathan D. Varat, dean of the UCLA School of Law since 1998, has resigned and will return to full-time teaching. Varat, 57, a constitutional law scholar on the UCLA law faculty since 1976, announced his resignation in an e-mail message to colleagues last month, shortly after a routine university review of his five years as dean. "The review included gratifying praise by many and blunt reservations by some," he wrote.
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