Medical Assn. Honors UCI Immunologist
Medical professor Sudhir Gupta, UC Irvine’s chief of immunology, was recently presented the Distinguished Physician Award from the Indian Medical Assn. of Southern California.
UCI professor of biological sciences Ralph Bradshaw, was recently elected president of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Campus veterinarian Clifford Roberts, director of university animal resources, received the Legion of Merit award. And Dr. John Kusske, a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the UCI School of Medicine, was recently elected to the Memorial Health Services board of directors.
High School Diploma Courses Offered
The North Orange County Community College District is sponsoring free classes for adults seeking to earn a high school diploma.
The classes begin Jan. 30, at varying times, at the Wilshire Adult Continuing Education Center, 315 E. Wilshire St. College officials said students will get “individualized instruction” and can set their own schedules.
Enrollment information is available by calling the college district’s Adult Continuing Education office at (714) 526-8258.
College Offers Religious Studies
Orange Coast College will offer 15 courses on various aspects of the world’s religions.
Course offerings will include “World Religions,” Philosophy of Religion,” “Ethics,” “The Life and Times of Jesus,” “Eastern Thought” and “The Bible as Literature.” Registration is available by calling (714) 432-5772.
College Class to Focus on Holocaust
Irvine Valley College will offer a three-unit class on “Understanding the Holocaust” to meet Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m., during the spring semester.
The class will be taught by Holocaust scholar Richard Prystowski, an Irvine Valley professor who is active with the Holocaust Oral History Project sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League of Orange County.
For information, call (714) 559-3206.
Student Receives Marshall Scholarship
Marc Suchard of Huntington Beach, a student at UC Berkeley, is among recipients of the British government’s Marshall Scholarships.
Suchard is a biophysics major and plans to use his scholarship to study clinical medicine and genetics at Oxford University. At Berkeley, Suchard is president of the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholars Assn.
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