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  • University of California system plans VC fund to finance startups

    The University of California on Monday announced plans for a $250 million venture capital fund to finance startups created by students and faculty, signaling a growing interest from the state's revenue-strapped university system to cash in on companies...
  • Scholars debate the meaning of the 2nd Amendment

    Two legal scholars went head to head over the legality of gun regulations Tuesday at Orange Coast College. Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, argued in favor of allowing the government to regulate firearms, consider banning citizens...
  • FAU announces partnership with Israel's leading science and technology university

    FAU announces partnership with Israel's leading science and technology university
    Florida Atlantic University medical students will be the first in the nation to get a chance to spend a year or more in an exchange program at Israel's leading science and engineering university. FAU's partnership with the Technion-Israel Institute of...
  • Competition Requires Multilingual Americans

    Competition Requires Multilingual Americans
    Americans today are not very keen on learning foreign languages. We say we are, but let's face it; we let those pricey Rosetta Stone CDs gather dust on the bookshelf. Young adults who fail to sign up for language courses are missing out on a critical...
  • Blood test for depression devised at Northwestern

      Blood test for depression devised at Northwestern
    A group of Northwestern University professors and researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose depression in adults, the school revealed in a study set to be published today. But the discovery does not mean the test can be offered to the public...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman Hall...
  • Can Penn State and Rutgers forge a true rivalry?

    The last time Penn State played Rutgers, the coaches ran off the field cursing at each other. Nineteen years later, one team is trying to renew the rivalry with similar fight. Penn State visits Rutgers' campus the night of Saturday, Sept. 13 for the...
  • Emanuel sidesteps his campaign's criticism of Fioretti

    Emanuel sidesteps his campaign's criticism of Fioretti
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined Tuesday to back up his campaign’s accusation that Ald. Robert Fioretti has no political backbone, choosing instead to outline his own record for tough decisions without ever mentioning the name of his latest rival for the...
  • $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.

    $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.
    Edward Wasserman, the dean of UC Berkeley’s journalism program, is proposing an added student-paid fee of $10,250 per year for a master's degree in journalism, according to an email I received from him. And the predictable response has been, how...
  • Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain

    Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain
    People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, a new study has found. Patients with back-related leg pain, such as...
  • 09/15: Business events

    09/15: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Sept. 19; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake County: Networking Breakfast,...