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Friday | LibrarianInBlack

California Library Leadership Failed

When Lucas was nominated I had some things to say . I wrote letters to senators, reached out to CLA leadership, and talked extensively with other California librarians about the nomination.

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Related Topix: Libraries, California Government, California

Friday | ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Mohammad H. Qayoumi From Afghanistan | President of San Jose State University

Mohammad H. Qayoumi is the 28th president of San Jose State University , as well as a professor of electrical engineering.

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Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Honda and Khanna agree to debate Oct. 6

News of the two Democrats' face-to-face showdown came as Khanna and dozens of supporters rallied outside Honda's San Jose office Wednesday with three constituents who said the seven-term congressman ignored their pleas for aid or attention.

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Related Topix: US News, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Inside Bay Area

Short time to raise money for real-time coastal bike ride art exhibit

Athlete, or artist ... or how about both simultaneously? That just about describes 25-year-old digital media artist Genki Hagata.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Bay Point, CA, Diablo, CA, Concord, CA

Business Journal

No business is earthquake proof, but these six rules can get you back on track after the shaking

Silicon Valley should be prepared for more earthquakes like the one that shook Napa Sunday, as the region has experienced an unusually quiet period of seismicity in the current century, according to Greg Beroza, a Stanford University geophysics professor .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Stanford University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Mold Concerns Force SJSU to Close Journalism Building

San Jose State students sit on the floor inside the school's student union on the first day of class, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hack a day

Stewart Platform Ball Bearing Balancer

For their Mechanical Engineering senior design project at San Jose State University, [Tyler Kroymann] and [Robert Dee] designed and built a racing motion simulator .

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Plastics News

Prosthetic arm concept wins in student thermoforming competition

Pressure forming company Freetech Plastics Inc. has returned with its annual Student Thermoformed Part Competition, intended to expand the exposure of the thermoforming process and the parts it can produce.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), University of Wisconsin Stout

Wed Aug 20, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino shorts: Senior center needs help with new program

Cupertino business owner Jane Carter was recognized Aug. 2 in New York City by the board of Dance Teacher Magazine as the recipient of the 2014 Dance Teacher Award in the private studio and conservatory category.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Science / Technology

The Campbell Reporter

Sunnyvale Middle School welcomes Nabil Shahin as new principal

Nabil Shahin is the new principal of Sunnyvale Middle School. The Sunnyvale native got his start at Cherry Chase Elementary School before heading to the former Sunnyvale Junior High School, which is now Sunnyvale Middle.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Massachusetts College of Art, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated

Massive Open Online Courses make education cheaper and more accessible, but some say they have potential to undermine the current profit model.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

News Observer

Hillsborough man finds clues in old pathways

Portrait of Tom Magnuson, 70, of Hillsborough, NC Thursday, August 14, 2014 standing in the roadbed of old Highway 10, also known as the Great Central Coast Road near Hillsborough, NC.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough, NC, US Military, US Marine Corps

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara County suffers jobs slump

A job slump has emerged in Santa Clara County, which has now lost jobs for three straight months and is becoming a factor in a slowdown in the pace of job gains in the Bay Area, a state government report released Friday shows.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Darien News-Review

Finding fellowship at the

Lisa Nowlain will spend the next two years working at the Darien Library as the Harold W. McGraw Jr. Fellow.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Darien, CT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Good news for San Jose owls

Too often the news is bad when it comes to owls, but the Western burrowing owl seems to be thriving on the bufferlands of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility.

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Freshnews

3D IC Expands in New Dimensions at Si2

The Silicon Integration Initiative , a leading global semiconductor standards consortium, announced today that Herb Reiter is joining the team of professionals in the role of Director, 3D IC Programs.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria

Tue Aug 12, 2014

NBC Bay Area

SJSU Researcher Featured on Discovery Channel

File photo of a great white shark. A new shark species was recently uncovered by a San Jose State University researcher.

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Business Journal

Student apartment tower to start construction near SJ city hall

Symphony Development has closed on a downtown San Jose development site where it will build the city's first off-campus, private apartment community designed from the ground up to appeal to San Jose State University students.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily Democrat

CSU campuses charging huge fees for some classes

Laura Montes, center, attends a writing workshop taught by Monica Peck at San Jose State University in San Jose in July.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Cal State Long Beach

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY

It's a highlight of my year---plopping down in a Victorian wingback chair with a frosty beverage and basking in the brilliant badness of the winning entries in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest---"a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels."

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Related Topix: Ohio, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

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