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  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone

    Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone
    When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach." Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...
  • Robert N. Bellah dies at 86; UC Berkeley sociologist

    Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86. The cause was complications after heart...
  • Will Hopkins respect its donor's wishes?

    Will Hopkins respect its donor's wishes?
    Donors give billions of dollars every year to higher education, and, in many ways, they are the lifeblood of our colleges and universities. When it comes to college giving, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's philanthropy to Johns Hopkins University...
  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Magisterial 'Wilson' explains why the 28th president is ignored

    Magisterial 'Wilson' explains why the 28th president is ignored
    When historians are asked to name our greatest president, Woodrow Wilson is consistently ranked near the top. He was president during the Progressive Era and championed many of its reforms, including the eight-hour workday, a federal income tax and...
  • Obamacare: Slow start to first day of signups at County-USC hospital

    Obamacare: Slow start to first day of signups at County-USC hospital
    It was a quiet morning at L.A. County-USC Medical Center on Tuesday, as signups for insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare -- got underway. Hospital staff were mobilizing to sign up patients for expanded Medi-Cal...
  • Ted Cruz, the GOP's Obama

    Ted Cruz is no Joe McCarthy, as so many liberals bizarrely claim. But he might be the conservative Barack Obama. The charge that he's the new McCarthy is something of a compliment from liberals. It means they don't like him, can't really explain why...
  • Rock star Susan Marshall returns to Dance Center

    Rock star Susan Marshall returns to Dance Center
    Choreographer Susan Marshall has been around the block — and has a MacArthur "genius" grant and a few Bessie Awards to show for it. But even at this point in her life, the Princeton University professor isn't too proud to look to her students for...
  • In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals

     In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals
    Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease. Researchers have known for several...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic

    Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic
    Warner Bros. has picked up feature rights to A. Scott Berg's "Wilson" biography and set it up with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way banner as a potential starring vehicle for the "Great Gatsby" actor. Producers on the project are DiCaprio and his producing...