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REGULATION ON USE OF UNIVERSITY FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
REGULATION ON USE OF UNIVERSITY FACILITIES The purpose of this regulation is to outline the basic policies governing the use of University facilities and the approval of off-campus speakers. It will supersede Regulation 17 on each campus on February 1, 1960 or earlier at the discretion of the Chief Campus Officer. Prior to that date each Chief Campus Officer shall promulgate supplementary rules and procedures which are necessary for the enforcement of these general policies upon their respective campuses. This regulation does not apply to regularly organized and scheduled courses, institutes, conferences, and other programs initiated by units of the University for educational, research, or cultural purposes. 1. GENERAL POLICIES A. The University recognizes that discussion of public problems on the campuses plays a significant role in promoting the intellectual development of its students and preparing them for intelligent participation in society. B. Article IX, Section 9, of the Ca...
Holiday Suggestions: How to Choose Christmas Tree, Decorate It, Keep It Fire Safe [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
Holiday Suggestions: How to Choose Christmas Tree, Decorate It, Keep It Fire Safe You are probably planning on having a Christmas tree this year, and a few timely suggestions can keep your Christmas fire safe and merry. Remember, the Christmas tree is a potential fire hazard. Properly cared for, however, it can be kept safe. The National Board of Fire "Underwriters asks that you follow these safety suggestions: 1. Choose a small tree instead of a large one. It can be just at beautiful, and less of a hazard. 2. Keep the tree outdoors until you are ready to install it. 3. Wait until just before Christma* before setting up the tree. 4. Set up the- tree in a place where it doe» pot block a doorway. 5. It is btil to set up the tree in the coolest part of a room, away from radiators, beaters, and fireplaces. 6. Stand the tree in water lo retard drying, 7. Use fireproof decorations of glass or metal, and avoid cotton or paper decorations unless they are flameproof. 8. Set up electric train...
THE SYNAPSE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
THE SYNAPSE Room 249 Mi I [berry Union U.C. Medical Center San Francisco 22, California Montrose 1-1444 Woody Gel let Editor Triiie McHarg Associate Editor, Nursing Ted Nakata Assoc. Editor, Dentistry Hiro Miyahara Assoc. Editor, Pharmacy Ted Nakata Photographer Gordie Helmets Sports Editor Reporters: Jean Gansel, Barbara Dushane, Marilyn Jung, Norman Danieko, Richard Alves. Published monthly during the academic year by the Associated Students, U.C. Medical Center.
TRACHOMA VIRUS ISOLATED HERE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
TRACHOMA VIRUS ISOLATED HERE The first isolation of an American trachoma virus was reported by investigators at the University of California Medical Center. New techniques for isolating and culturing the virus of trachoma are permitting new approaches to eradication of this disease, an often-blinding eye infection from which an estimated 400 million people now suffer. It is widespread among American Indians and in underdeveloped countries. Until recently, research on trachoma was hampered by inability to preserve or grow the virus outside the patient. Now, it is hoped, study of various trachoma virus strains will lead to practical vaccines and improved diagnosis; disclose possible relationships between trachoma and other infections; and help explain differences in frequency and severity of the disease in different parts of the world. Strains of trachoma virus from at least four widely separated regions of the world are now being grown and studied by investigators at U.C. and elsewhe...
PERMANENT ELECTRIC PACEMAKER [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
PERMANENT ELECTRIC PACEMAKER A permanent electronic pacemaker, about the size of a paperback novel, is successfully controlling the heartbeat of a 37 year old Walnut Creek tool and die maker, who underwent surgery for its installation August 24, at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. He is doing well and will soon return to work. He is the first patient on the Pacific Coast, and the fourth in the United States, to have a permanent pacemaker electrode attached directly to the heart muscle. The patient, Mr. Kenneth Chandler, entered the H.C. Moffitt Hospital July 26 in critical condition with complete heart block. This is a condition in which the atria (or filling chambers) and the ventricles (or pumping chambers) of the heart lose their normal synchronized rhythm and beat erratically and independently. Mr. Chandler's illness and treatment were described by Dr. William L. Weirich, assistant professor of surgery and Markle Scholar, at the annual meeting of the H...
GRADUATE STUDENT STARS IN HOCKEY MEET: [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
GRADUATE STUDENT STARS IN HOCKEY MEET: Pushkar N, Kaul oflndia, a graduate student working on the pharmaceutical chemistry staff of the Pharmacy School, recently represented the United States National Team in the International Field Hockey Festival held at Rye, New York. Participating in the Festival tournament were teams from Argentina, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United States. Kaul, for his part in leading the United States into the final round, in which it was narrowly defeated by Argentina, was selected as the best individual performer in the tournament. Kaul and Rachpal Bal, a sophomore student at the Berkeley campus of U.C., have organized field hockey games in the San Francisco bay area since the summer of 1958. Both have had extensive experience in competitive hockey in India and Hong Kong.
SENIOR PHARMACY STUDENTS TAKE ANNUAL TRIP TO EAST: [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
SENIOR PHARMACY STUDENTS TAKE ANNUAL TRIP TO EAST: The annual trip taken by the senior pharmacy class was planned with Harry Avila and Howard Strauss in charge of making all arrangements. The annual trip is taken each year between the Fall and Spring semesters and this year took the class to Chicago and surrounding cities where they were the guests of many of the leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical products. Fach manufacturing company hosted the class in the respective city in which their laboratories are located. A tour of the laboratories was conducted by each company. Banquets and entertainment of various sorts were also enjoyed by the class. The itinerary for this year's trip was as follows: Monday, January 25, Abbott Laboratories in Chicago. Wednesday, January 27, Parke-Davis Company in Detroit. Friday, January 29, Free Day. Saturday, January 30, Eli Lilly Company in Indianapolis. Wednesday, February 3, Depart for San Francisco. Those taking the trip were: Professor and Mrs...
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
From the Desk of the Union Director I am informed by Editor Geller that, in view of finals and the end of the semester, there will not be another issue of the paper for approximately six weeks. Accordingly, I would attempt to be as thorough and inclusive as possible in this particular issue. ART EXHIBITS: Following Dr. Mardi Horowitz's highl) successful "one-man" show, the Unior Fine Arts Committee will present "People, Places, and Pleasures," an exhibit loaned to us by the Curtis Publishing Company. The show consists of twenty-four original color photographs used at various times in "Holiday" Magazine, and will be on display between January 20 and February 20. In store, and during the dates of February 26 through March 18, are the Hallmark Honor Prize Paintings. We hope that the exhibits to date have created interest among Union members, and we are open to your comments concerning past and future shows. MUSIC ROOM: During the Christmas recess, missing parts for the stereophonic uni...
ADMISSIONS STATEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
ADMISSIONS STATEMENT By: President Clark Kerr There has recently been some misunderstanding concerning University of California admission requirements, and I would like to clarify the University's position on this matter. It is often reported that the University accepts the top 15 per cent of high school graduates. The Master Plan for higher education recently adopted by the University and the State Board of Education recommends a 12.5 percentage. Certainly this does not represent a drastic change. Furthermore, it should be explained that the University does not actually accept students on the basis of percentages. These figures represent only the results of statistical analysis which are conducted after students are admitted. This admission is and will continue to be based on a student's academic performance in high school or other educational institution. For many years the University has used a "B" average in specified academic subjects as the principal basis for admission. The M...
New Scientific Activities For Student A.M.A. [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 February 1960
New Scientific Activities For Student A.M.A. CHICAGO-The Student American Medical Association, the world's largest independent association of resident physicians, interns, and medical students, has just established a Division of Scientific Activities. The announcement was made by Russell F. Staudacher, Executive Director of the Association's Executive Council. "First Director of the Division will be Dr. Edward R. Pinckney, who is Medical Editor of the association's official publication, 'The New Physician,' " said Mr. Staudacher. "One of the activities that will be undertaken will be the study of state medical licensing problems as they affect new physicians," Mr. Staudacher went on to say, "And a panel discussion under the direction of Dr. Stiles Ezell, Secretary of the Board of State Medical Examiners, has already been planned for the May, 1960, annual meeting in Los Angeles." While most of the future projects will depend on grants, Doctor Pinckney told of a study now under way at...