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2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

$600k grant helps USD hire women STEM profs

USD has used a $600,000 grant to help expand the number of women on its faculty in STEM fields. From left are new professors Joan Schellinger, Jessica Bell, Jennifer Prairie, Molly Burke, Divya Sitaraman, Amanda Ruiz, Odesma Dalrymple, and Imane Khalil.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

News Max

Affirmative Action Granted for Non-English University Students

Applicants to the University of Texas , among potentially many other schools, can benefit from affirmative action if English is not spoken in the applicant's home. This little-noticed feature of the UT admissions program was buried in last year's Supreme Court decision, Fisher v.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Houston

Newswise

USD Announces Hiring of Interdisciplinary Cohort of Eight Outstanding ...

The University of San Diego today announced the hiring of an interdisciplinary cohort of eight new female science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professors as part of an effort to become a model for undergraduate institutions striving to increase diversity and the number of women in those fields. "This is a very exciting development for the university," said President Mary E. Lyons.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?

Since late last year, concerns over the Paris Economic Development Corporation have been simmering in the town. Now they're coming to a slow boil.

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Related Topix: Paris, TX, Dallas, TX

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Baseball America names Kris Bryant minor league player of the year

As expected, Baseball America has chosen Cubs prospect Kris Bryant as minor league player of the year. Bryant, who was selected second overall in last year's draft out of the University of San Diego, hit .325 with a 1.098 OPS and minor league-leading 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A at age 22. Twins prospect Byron Buxton was Baseball America's minor league player of the year last season, but he missed most of this year with a wrist injury and then suffered a concussion last month once he finally returned.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

UCSD gets top 10 ranking...

The university has made the publication's top 10 list of public universities for the past decade. Last year it was ranked ninth and 39th among all universities.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Point Loma Nazarene University, Cal State San Marcos

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Peters-DeMaio could change council...

Kim, who's considered a significant underdog in the race, also generated some buzz for her campaign in recent days by proposing the city give police officers 20 percent raises over four years to boost recruiting and retention. Kim must defeat Cate for Democrats to retain a 6-3 council majority that allows them to override vetoes by Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

NBC San Diego

Temple Grandin to Speak at USD

Professor, scientist and autism activist Temple Grandin will make her way to San Diego next week as the keynote speaker at a special event at the University of San Diego. Grandin, a prominent proponent of the rights of those living with autism and of animal welfare, will speak at USD's Camino Hall Shiley Theatre Thursday.

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Related Topix: Colorado State University

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

New gendarmerie in Baja...

Members of the newly created Gendarmerie Divsion of Mexico's Federal Police arrived in Tijuana this week. - Sergio Ortiz/Frontera - Even before taking office in December 2012, Mexican President Enrique PeA a Nieto spoke of creating a national "gendarmerie" to help local police forces battle organized crime.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico,

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Coast News

Panel: Homelessness affects 8,500 in San Diego

Lt. Debbie Ferrar, second from right, speaks about her experience as the head of the Homeless Outreach Team. Photo by Ellen Wright REGION-San Diego is world-renowned for the zoo, the amazing weather and the beaches.

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The WSU Signpost

WSU graduate conducts LGBT studies in Northern Ireland

Downtown Belfast in Northern Ireland. Joshua Behn spent four months there collecting interviews for his Bachelor of Integrated Studies at WSU.

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Related Topix: Weber State University, Gay/Lesbian, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Patch.com

Bethesda 'Yes Man' Launches New Product: Sunglasses

College student and entrepreneur Nathan Resnick of Bethesda spoke to Patch recently about his new invention -- affordable, handcrafted hybrid bamboo sunglasses that don't break the bank.

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Related Topix: Bethesda, MD, Watches

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

At last, economy nears liftoff speed

In this 2013 file photo, operator Peter Lancaster works on a solar module assembly line at Soitec in Rancho Bernardo.

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Related Topix: Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, San Diego County, CA, Point Loma Nazarene University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Years later, displaced workers still jobless

When a company relocates, closes up shop, or eliminates positions, many of its longest-term employees don't find other jobs.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Vista, CA

Design News

Video: Temporary Tats Harvest Energy from Sweat

Temporary tattoos are usually fun entertainment for kids. But researchers in California have used them for quite another purpose -- to create a biobattery that can harvest energy from human sweat.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, UC San Diego

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Gratuitous and Contractual Transfers

Adam J. Hirsch recently published an article entitled, Formalizing Gratuitous and Contractual Transfers: A Situational Theory , Washington University Law Review, Vol.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Pisanelli Bice Welcomes Associate Michael R. Kalish

James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced Michael R. Kalish has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

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Business Journal

Outside administrator to oversee Bona, Hilbert alliance talks

Teresa O'Rourke has been retained to administer discussions between St. Bonaventure University and Hilbert College regarding a strategic alliance.

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Related Topix: Saint Bonaventure University, Hilbert College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

More on elitist and populist approaches to originalism

My recent post on elitist and populist versions of originalism has drawn thoughtful responses from Timothy Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation and University of San Diego law professor Michael Ramsey .

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Related Topix: Sports

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report - Aug. 18, 2014

Preparatory work has begun on California's high-speed rail network after years of legal fights and delays.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Valley (San Diego, CA), La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

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