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  • 'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies

    'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies
    Highly regarded scientist, food and wine expert and educator Joie Pierce Jones died June 23 after years of failing health. He was 72. A memorial service will be held for the longtime Laguna Beach resident later this year, date and location to be...
  • Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season

     Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season
    The Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season includes the return of favorites Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan; a musical commemoration of Kristallnacht; and the 79th Bach Festival. The season is divided into three performance series...
  • ...about that 'gay parenting study'

     
    Dennis Byrne today cites new research by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin: On 25 of 50 different "outcomes" the study evaluated, "the children of women who've had same-sex relationships fare quite.......
  • Still more about the gay parenting study

     
    Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
  • Mayor Jacobs jets to Austin to study Texas talent magnet

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is helping lead a delegation of business leaders to Austin this afternoon to take a closer look at the Texas city known for its creative class. The four-day trip includes meetings with University of Texas officials and...
  • Fera confirms transfer to Texas

     
    Kicker Anthony Fera released a statement Thursday confirming that he has transferred to Texas. In the statement, Fera said a personal issue was at work and that he still intends to graduate from Penn State. Here's the text of his......
  • Valencia names new president for 2 campuses

     
    Valencia College has named Stacey Johnson, who worked most recently as vice president of academic affairs at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, as the new president of two of Valencia's campuses. Johnson will replace Ruth Prather, who retired recently as...
  • “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 19: College Edition gives viewers a vote

     
    The latest edition of America’s Next Top Model is looking to shake things up. After the shocking April announcement that long-time mentor Jay Manuel, judge Nigel Barker and runway coach J. Alexander would not be returning, ANTM Cycle 19 returns with...
  • UC files court brief supporting race-based admissions policy

     
    The University of California on Monday submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the use of race as a factor in college admissions. UC President Mark G. Yudof and the system’s 10 chancellors filed the “friend of the court”...
  • Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities

    Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities
    AUSTIN, Tx. -- No explosives were found at two U.S. universities that had ordered evacuations after they received bomb threats Friday morning, officials said. The evacuations happened at the University of Texas at Austin and North Dakota State...
  • UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents

    UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents
    Gino Guzman got a sinking feeling when his daughter called from the University of Texas campus to tell him that she was evacuating.  “I just had to say a quick prayer and hope that it was a hoax,” Guzman said from the Dallas high rise,...