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  • SCI-Arc's newly announced director sees growth and a global presence

    SCI-Arc's newly announced director sees growth and a global presence
    The Southern California Institute of Architecture is getting it's first new director in more than a decade. Hernan Diaz Alonso will succeed current director Eric Owen Moss when Moss' term concludes next September. The appointment was announced...
  • Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting

    Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting
    Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it. Texting by novice drivers raises...
  • Empowerment push brings research institute to Sistrunk Boulevard

    I don't know if Burnadette Norris-Weeks and Florynce Kennedy had ever met. Too bad if they hadn't. They probably would have hit it off — if not kindred spirts, sisters in the struggle. "Flo" Kennedy was a black trailblazer who enjoyed pushing life'...
  • Smart Classrooms Discussed At Board Of Regents Meeting

     State Board of Regents President Gregory Gray said at a Thursday board meeting that he hopes to have a draft of the agency's "Transform CSCU 2020" plan completed by January. Gray emphasized that he expects the plan for the Connecticut State...
  • Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016

    Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016
    Hispanics, the fastest growing voting bloc in America and the most critical group of swing voters, don't expect either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio — the Florida politicians widely portrayed as having the most appeal to Hispanic voters — to win the...
  • Fannie Mae was good idea — in the 1930s, and now

    In 1938, with the country in its ninth year of the Great Depression, the federal government created Fannie Mae to purchase FHA-insured mortgages. At first glance, this may seem counterintuitive. If no one wants to buy mortgages — even when the...
  • UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]

    UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]
    The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
  • State Colleges: Riker Has Camels Off To A Fast Start

    State Colleges: Riker Has Camels Off To A Fast Start
    Coach Norm Riker was hired before the 2011 season to push the Conn College women's soccer team to the top of the NESCAC and to make the Camels an annual player on the national scene. He understood the project would take time. The Camels won four games...
  • Florida scientists urge state leaders to join climate summit

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in a summit this fall to seek solutions for climate change. The group...
  • Trader Joe's to open in USC's new residential-retail complex in 2017

    Grocery chain Trader Joe’s plans to put a store in USC's planned $650-million residential and retail complex, the biggest construction project in school history. The university and Trader Joe's announced this week that the grocery will open at USC...
  • 'Gucci Grace, PhD' stirs up race to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

    HARARE (Reuters) - Soon after being shoe-horned into the top ranks of Zimbabwe's ruling party, the wife of ageing leader Robert Mugabe has gained a PhD in orphanages, seen as the latest sign that she may be destined for high office. In a country where...