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3 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

Danny Kuo Wants His MBA Diploma Before His Insider-Trading Sentence

Here's proof that there is life after securities fraud: Danny Kuo, who pleaded guilty in 2012 to swapping illegal stock tips, asked a judge on Tuesday to delay his sentencing so he can attend next month's commencement ceremony at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business and receive his MBA.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, South Pasadena, CA

16 hrs ago | Courier News

Investment guru, former North Brunswick mayor, to receive doctorate

For three decades, David Spaulding has set his sights on receiving his doctorate.


Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, Pace University, Temple University

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Alzheon Appoints Franz Hefti, PhD, to Board of Directors

Alzheon, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on brain health, memory and aging, announced today that it has appointed Franz F. Hefti, PhD, to the company's Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health


NOS1 Methylation and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Children [Original Articles]

From the Department of Preventive Medicine and Atherosclerosis Research Unit , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.


Related Topix: Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

El Paso Times

Monica Lozano, CEO of ImpreMedia, to speak at UTEP Centennial Lecture

Monica Lozano, chief executive officer and chair of the board of ImpreMedia, a leading media company, will give a Centennial Lecture at 5 p.m. today at The University of Texas at El Paso Undergraduate Learning Center Room 126.


Related Topix: Lozano, TX, University of Texas at El Paso

Sys-Con Media

American Manganese Inc. Acquires Silica Deposit for Emerging Lithium Ion Battery Technology

A research team at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering recently published their research results on silicon anodes in Nano Letters, and as reported in the university's press release : "Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering of have improved the performance and capacity of ... (more)


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Saturn


Don't think you can fool the IRS

The IRS is cash-strapped and audit rates are down, but that doesn't mean the average Jane or Joe can hide the ball from the tax man.


Related Topix: Tax, American University, Computers

Radio Ink

Clear Channel Pushes Out More Pro-Radio Research

The latest study, conducted in conjunction with The University of Southern California, included 2,700 respondents and focused how connected listeners become to their favorite radio personalities.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New study finds closing gap in diarrhea care of African children could save 20,000 lives

Young children suffering from diarrheal diseases are less likely to receive life-saving oral rehydration therapy if they seek treatment at private, for-profit clinics, according to the first-ever, large-scale study of child diarrhea treatment practices in sub-Saharan Africa.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Obscure Sound

Lael Summer - "Too Much"

Lael Summer's soulfully infectious delivery is reminiscent of two bits of nostalgia for me: classic soul tracks from Tarantino's Jackie Brown , and Style Council efforts featuring Dee Lee on lead vocals.


Related Topix: Popular, Chorus


Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held at the University of Southern California, April 12 and 13th.


WWL-AM New Orleans

Tommy: Should we know what our coworkers' salaries are?

New research shows workers are more productive when they know the salary of every other worker.


Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Lateral hires with tenure 2013-14

*John Borrows from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities back to the University of Victoria.


Related Topix: Princeton University, New York University, University of Minnesota, St. Louis, MO, UC Irvine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

U. of San Francisco and Community College of Philadelphia Appoint Presidents

Donald Generals Jr., vice president for academic affairs at Mercer County Community College, has been named president of the Community College of Philadelphia, effective July 1. Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony since 1995, will become a professor of music at the University of Southern California in the fall of ... (more)


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Fairfield University, University of San Francisco

Holtville Tribune

USC Thornton School of Music and San Francisco Conservatory of Music...

Two of the leading music schools from the West Coast, the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, represented the United States last week at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Classical

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

On the prowl for a good read! January Jones dons leopard print coat for day at book fair with her son

We have you surrounded! Armed cowboys lay siege to federal agents to get 'stolen' cattle back after government backed down and said it would STOP targeting Nevada rancher in 'range war' 'Pistorius is lying his head off... he shot my sister in a fit of rage': Reeva's sister on horror of facing 'smirking' Bladerunner in court 'Greedy' Al Sharpton ... (more)


Related Topix: January Jones, Hot Chicks, Prince William, World News

Pre-workout energy buzz with health benefits

The risk of the most common form of liver cancer was reported to be reduced by coffee consumption, and the more coffee the better for the consumer.


Related Topix: California

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners Announced

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books kicked off its weekend-long celebration of ideas, creativity and the written word with the 34th Annual Book Prizes .


Boxing Socialist

Bermane Stiverne Interview On ESPN Friday Night Fights

Stiverne, 23-1-1 of La Plaine, Haiti will meet CHRIS "The Nightmare" ARREOLA," 36-3-0 of Riverside, California for the vacant World Boxing Council Heavyweight Championship in at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California which will be telecast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Riverside (Riverside, CA)


To Shed Light On Campus Rape, Let's Make Every College Issue These Surveys

Recently, Time magazine ran an op-ed by Caroline Kitchens criticizing what she perceived to be a preoccupation among college students with "rape hysteria."


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook