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18 min ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Catholic school actors, alumni take stage in - West Side Story'

Valley Youth Theatre's production of "West Side Story," which runs through Aug. 24 at Herberger Theater, is also a Catholic school theater story of sorts.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Education Etc.

1 hr ago | The Economist

Disease transmission: Seals of doom

WHEN a few intrepid humans crossed the Bering land bridge from the Old World to the New, to populate the Americas 12,000 years ago, they left many things behind.


Related Topix: Malaria, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

Tempe police launch 'Safe and Sober' campaign as classes begin at ASU

Tempe police are launching a campaign aimed at alcohol abuse and other safety problems as fall classes get underway at Arizona State University.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'Outlander' TV series based on Gabaldon novels explores Scotland past and present

If Diana Gabaldon wants to know how her life will change now that her "Outlander" novels have been turned into a TV series, all she has to do is ask "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin.


Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, Santa Fe, NM

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Study Findings from Arizona State University Broaden Understanding of ...

Their application to the structure analysis of protein nanocrystals and single particles raises new challenges and opportunities."


6 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

Record number of students enroll at ASU

It's the first day of school for students at Arizona State University. And this fall, Sun Devils have a lot to celebrate, including record-setting enrollment! As the fall 2014 semester gets underway, the university anticipates an enrollment of more than 82,000 undergraduate and graduate students.That's a new record for number of students enrolled ... (more)


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Glendale, CA, American University

9 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Starbucks Is Bringing a Coffee Truck to Arizona State University

Students and professors: If you love to grab a venti java chip Frappuccino before heading into the lecture hall, you're in luck.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

9 hrs ago |

Safety campaign launched as ASU students return

Today marks the first day of classes at Arizona State University for the school year.


11 hrs ago | Science Blog

Sea lions, not Columbus may be to blame for many Native American tuberculosis deaths

Grade school history lessons often have it that American Indians largely were wiped out by diseases such as whooping cough, chicken pox, influenza and tuberculosis brought to the New World by European explorers.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

15 hrs ago | Financial Times

CUHK appoints HKUST professor as dean

The Chinese University of Hong Kong has lured finance professor Kalok Chan from local rival HKUST to be the next dean of the CUHK business school .


Related Topix: Ohio State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Off-Broadway-Bound God Hates this Show to Play Joe's Pub Concert on Halloween

GOD HATES THIS SHOW: Shirley Phelps-Roper In Concert, Live From Hell, written and directed by John J. Caswell, Jr. and starring Erin Markey , will play a one night only exclusive public and industry invited engagement at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in preparation for a lengthier Off-Broadway run in 2015.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Theater, Arts, New York

Biology News Net

How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic 'recipe'

The green anole lizard , when caught by a predator, can lose its tail and then grow it back.



Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds

New research reveals that, long ago, sea mammals may have played a role in the global spread of the infectious disease known as tuberculosis.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health

Poynter Online

Poynter, Arizona State University announce online adjunct faculty certificate

The Poynter Institute and Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Wednesday an online certificate program for adjunct journalism professors.


Related Topix: Journalism

PhysOrg Weblog

ASU experts follow gut reaction in autism treatment study

Clostidium difficile in the gut. The overgrowth of this dangerous bacteria can cause serious, life-threatening infections.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Schools Matter

More Bogus Research from UofArkansas's Walmart School of Ed Reform

A recent report from the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform on charter school productivity asserts charter schools are more effective in producing achievement on standardized tests and are also less costly per pupil than traditional public schools.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Standardized Testing, Education, State University, AR

Scientific Blogging

In China, These Men Face A Wage Gap Women Don't

In China, there is no wage disparity for one classification of women but there is pay inequality among similarly classed men, according to a sociology presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association which analyzed economic disparity among obese Chinese adults.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition


New Stats Prove Kasich, JobsOhio Have NO Control Over Jobs

Not only is Ohio Gov. John Kasich's private and secret job creating engine very likely unconstitutional, a conclusion experts predict the Ohio Supreme Court would reach if a case challenging Kasich's creature ever reaches it, but it apparently can't create many jobs either.


Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich


Artwork of Iraq refugee stolen from Phoenix gallery

Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Yuma, AZ

Medical News Today

In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices

It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us - which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold - may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity .


Related Topix: University of New Mexico, UC San Francisco, Health