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Using Physics to Design Better Drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Yeshiva University, Food and Drug Administration, Emory University

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014


School-hopping alumni aren't giving back to colleges

Maya Gunaseharan spent her first year in college at American University, then transferred to Cornell.


Related Topix: American University, UC Davis, Davis, CA

The Bugle

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Delaware

Former NFL kicker pleads guilty to criminal damage

Pima County prosecutors say the 50-year-old Zendejas could get up to two years in prison when he's sentenced Sept.


Related Topix: Pima County, AZ

Tucson Weekly

Stalinist Architecture or UA Off-Campus Student Housing?

After seeing so many readers offended by Linda Ronstadt's recent comments regarding Downtown Tucson's newly built "Stalinist buildings," I was reminded of a photo I took downtown back in October of 2013.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Health Club, Tucson Yoga

Criminal Report Daily

'Beam Me to Mars' Lets You Send Martian Messages

Mars plays host to a huge number of dune fields -- regions where fine wind-blown material gets deposited to form arguably some of the most beautiful dunes that can be found on any planetary body in the solar system.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

KOLD-TV Tucson

Accident injures 1, slows traffic on I-19 near Pima Mine Road

One person injured in an early morning crash near Interstate 19 and Pima Mine Road, according to Rural/Metro officials.



UofA sanctions fraternity for conduct violations

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

Agri Marketing

Yuma, AZ, Center Of Excellence For Desert Ag Launched

YUMA, AZ, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR DESERT AG LAUNCHED Aug. 19, 2014 The Grower reports: Agriculture industry leaders have joined together to create the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, designed to tackle on-the-ground industry needs.


Related Topix: Yuma, AZ, Agriculture, Science, Yuma County, AZ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Library Association

Eyeing the New Diversity

Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks.


Related Topix: Libraries, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

The Arizona Republic

University of Arizona fraternity banned for violations

University of Arizona fraternity banned for violations Fraternity closed for alcohol, hazing violations.


Related Topix: Arizona, Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

KOLD-TV Tucson

Investigated UA fraternity kicked off campus for 5 years

The University of Arizona kicked the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity off campus for what school officials said were multiple violations of the Arizona Board of Regent's Code of Conduct.


Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

UofA frat banned for 5 years due to violations

A fraternity at the University of Arizona has been official unrecognized and suspended for five years for alcohol, hazing, and other violations, the University announced Monday.


Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

WNYC-AM New York

As Pot Laws Relax, Restrictions On Research Still Tight

Medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of all U.S. states, but doing research on the drug is harder than one might think.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana


How Colleges are Hurting Students by Exploiting Adjunct Professors

It is a sad contradiction that America's universities and colleges have always introduced students to the most enlightened theories of economic justice in the classroom, but staff a majority of its faculties with vastly underpaid and undervalued adjunct professors.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Names and faces

Dr. James Nguyen will be joining Bradenton Cardiology Center in September. Nguyen earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine when he was 23-years-old.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Texas, Health, Chiropractic, Holistic Health, World News, China, Asia

Cape Cod Times

Saina, Sambu, Senbeta and McFadden win Falmouth Road Race

Betsy Saina and Stephen Sambu claimed victory in the 42nd New Balance Falmouth Road Race this morning, posting unofficial times of 35:56 and 31:46, according to the race's Twitter feed.


KOLD-TV Tucson

UA students moving in for new school year

The first day of school at the University of Arizona is still about a week away, but wildcats are already making their way back into town.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Hay & Forage Grower

4 More Ag Stories You'll Want To Read

As drought continues in much of the West, alfalfa exports are again the subject of criticism for sending much-needed water overseas, according to a National Public Radio report .


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Beef, Food, Meat


.com | Scientist challenging dinosaur fossil aging - fired from post

Biological researcher at the State University of California, Mark Armitage, was fired from his post days after publishing a peer-reviewed paper online.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Biology