Tuesday, September 25


Bruins drink less than UC, national averages

The use of alcohol is widespread on college campuses, including UCLA. The abuse of alcohol, however, is not, health officials say. “The truth is, the majority of students who consume alcohol in college don’t have any problems with it,” said Pamela Viele, director of health education for the Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center. Read more...


Students enrich studies through research

From examining the soil to solving problems in space travel, graduating UCLA students have been involved in research in the sciences. Fifth-year aerospace engineering and physics student Robert Lobbia started his freshman year doing research which involved increasing fuel efficiency for turbo jet engines. Read more...


Science grads look to future

Pomp and circumstance, job market and real world. At the end of this week, that will be the turning point faced by thousands of students graduating with degrees in the life, physical and mechanical sciences. Read more...


Briefs

Doctors evaluating separated twins’ conditions Maria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej Alvarez are undergoing medical tests and examinations at UCLA’s Mattel Children’s Hospital. Doctors are evaluating their conditions to make decisions on appropriate treatment for each of the girls, and will provide more information today at 11 a.m. Read more...



Researchers study AD/HD genetics

Dria Fearn quickly typed away at her computer screen on what would have otherwise been a lazy Sunday afternoon during Memorial Day weekend. In addition to studying for finals and serving on several committees, Fearn recently had to get retested for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ““ a condition she was diagnosed with in grade school ““ because she will be taking the LSAT examination soon. Read more...



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