UCLA Spotlight

New Chancellor Gene Block

  • By Mary Daily
  • Published Aug 1, 2007 8:00 AM

Gene David Block, UCLA's new chancellor, has always been fascinated with how things work and making them work better. As a teenager in tiny Monticello, N.Y., he helped his dad restore an MGA sports car using rebuilt parts. He collected radios and was dazzled by the switch from vacuum tubes to transistors.

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