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  • Incoming School Chief Called Himself Ph.D. For Years Without An Accredited Doctorate

    Terrence P. Carter, the highly touted Chicago education administrator hired to start Aug. 1 as the superintendent of New London's troubled school system, recently completed requirements for a doctorate that he's scheduled to receive next month. "Soon...
  • Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

    There's no good time for a public agency to be embroiled in a conflict-of-interest scandal, but this is an especially delicate time for California's stem cell agency. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, as the program is known formally,...
  • Kim Kamin, chief wealth strategist, Gresham Partners

    Kim Kamin, chief wealth strategist, Gresham Partners
    Kim Kamin has joined wealth management firm Gresham Partners as a principal, serving as chief wealth strategist and a client advisor.  Kamin will help lead the firm’s estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic and fiduciary planning activities. Prior to...
  • #Sendthemback [Commentary]

    #Sendthemback [Commentary]
    I was on my way to a meeting on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley years ago when a man hawking the socialist Workers Vanguard newspaper stopped me. The headline screamed, "Open Admissions!" In other words, the prestigious University...
  • Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court

    Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he was nominating Mariano-Florentino Cuellar -- a Mexican immigrant who teaches administrative law at Stanford University -- to the California Supreme Court. “Tino Cuellar is a renowned scholar who has...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests

    Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests
    A new study suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America's obesity epidemic. Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report a strong correlation between the rise in obesity and a striking drop in...
  • Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

     Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
    Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
  • The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for

    The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for
    During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as...
  • Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools

    Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools
    Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
  • UC money plan aids environment, but divestment uncertain

    UC money plan aids environment, but divestment uncertain
    A UC panel proposed Tuesday that environmental and social issues should influence how the system invests its $91 billion in endowment and retirement funds. But the group stopped short of endorsing the sell off of holdings in the fossil fuel industries...