Monday, November 19

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...


How height measures up

From Yao Ming to Mini Me, the impact of feet and inches has been channeled into comedic and effective marketing. Besides its use in clever commercials, height can also affect the way an individual is perceived and accepted in society. Read more...


College can initiate, heighten eating disorders

Keri Seymour’s commanding confidence and outgoing nature belies that only a short while ago she was recovering from a near-deadly encounter with an eating disorder. After taking several years off, this is her first semester back in school at Pasadena City College, where she is a first-year theater arts student . Read more...



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