4 hrs ago
San Jose Peace & Justice Center Archives Ceremony
Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 This brief ceremony will mark the beginning of a new archive at SJSU Special Collections containing the historical records of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.
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4 hrs ago
Art of the Carnation Revolution
Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974 Sharat G. Lin will discuss the political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by ... (more)
8 hrs ago
Lessons from #hyperlibMOOC | Office Hours
Tracing the evolution of professional development programs in libraries has been an interest of mine since I was an Internet trainer in the mid-1990s.
17 hrs ago
Monterey County Herald
Monterey picks McCarthy as city manager
McCarthy, who has been working with the city for more than 10 years, has been serving as the interim city manager since Fred Meurer retired at the end of 2013.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Bill Nance long time vice-president at SJSU steps down
Bill Nance, the long-time vice-president of student affairs at San Jose State University, is stepping down from the position that -- among other duties -- oversees housing on a campus that recently saw the dismissal of 18 resident advisers behind charges of under-age drinking in the residence halls.
Contra Costa Times
San Jose State names provost and vice-president for academic affairs
Following exhaustive consideration of more than 70 candidates nationwide, San Jose State University has reached inside its own management team to name Andrew Hale Feinstein as the No.
Students earn scholarships, share experiances
The 55th Annual Scholarship Awards ceremony was held at the Knox Center to honor the scholarship recipients on Friday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Official Justice For Josiah Public Statement by Laurie Valdez
This is the statement as it was originally written, it was read in both English and Spanish, with some impromptu additions by Laurie.
National Public Radio
'Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless
Much has been said and written about the Dust Bowl, but if you want to get a visceral feel for how it all began and the way it affected the people who experienced it, you need go no further than the opening pages of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath : Men stood by their fences and looked at the ruined corn, drying fast now, only a little green ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
CU-Boulder hosting memorial for professor Janette Klingner
Janette Kettmann Klingner, described by her family as a generous, thoughtful person whose positive attitude radiated throughout her life and career as an educator, died March 20 of cancer at age 60 at home in Littleton.
Vandals damage SJSU statue of '68 Olympian Tommie Smith
Officials at San Jose State University say someone damaged a statue of famed Olympian Tommie Smith, who was expelled from the 1968 Mexico Games for bowing his head and thrusting a black-gloved fist toward the sky in support of the Civil Rights movement.
75 Years Later, Grapes of Wrath Remains Relevant As Ever
Seventy five years ago this week, the legendary American author John Steinbeck published the Grapes of Wrath, a magnum opus reflecting the hardships of depression-era migrants who travel from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl.
Hillary Clinton pushes women and STEM, stays mum on 2016, at San Jose State
Hillary Clinton spoke at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 in San Francisco on April 8. She was in San Jose on April 10 to talk about women and STEM education.
Contra Costa Times
Clinton offers forceful defense of women's rights in San Jose appearance
Looking by turns confident in her message and comfortable in her own rhinoceros-thick skin, Hillary Clinton sounded ready for her next big campaign during an appearance before a packed house at the San Jose State University Events Center on Thursday night.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
Fired-up Birthright Israel returnees get help hosting seders
At the seder he is hosting next week, San Jose State University student Eric Medeiros predicts that he will break into song, perhaps belting out a rousing rendition of "Be Our Guest" from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Waiting for Hillary: San Jose speech could be part of Clinton's "pre-campaign" for the presidency
The question follows Hillary Clinton wherever she goes, shadowing her more doggedly than her Secret Service retinue, and yet it's almost certainly the wrong question for this moment.
The Campbell Reporter
San Jose: The trials of an SJPD recruiter
The police swag and brochures lined up on the table, they hunkered down for another slog, this time at a San Jose State University job fair.
Wall Street Journal
What Happened to Fast-Food Workers When San Jose Raised the Minimum Wage?
A 25% minimum-wage increase in San Jose, Calif., didn't cause the region's fast-food franchises to stop hiring.
Online test-proctoring: educational spyware that lets third parties...
Rebecca from EFF writes, "How would you feel about having your computer taken over by online test-taking software - complete with proctors peering through your laptop camera? Reporters at the Spartan Daily have an interesting story about new software in use there , and the legitimate concerns that some students have.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Austrian Economists
Get Ready, The Red Raiders are Coming
The Free Market Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Stringham and Dr. Adam Martin will be joining Texas Tech University as Faculty Affiliates of the Free Market Institute beginning in the fall of 2014.