UC Los Angeles Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Screenwriters face own "OscarsSoWhite" dramaRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Screenwriter Alyson Fouse was working on a sequel for the "Bring It On" movie franchise when the studio asked for changes. "They wanted the black girl to be more ghetto, for want of a better word," Fouse recalled.

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  2. UGA briefsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two University of Georgia professors are among 105 professors announced as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of their research careers. Established in 1996 by President Bill Clinton, awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education or community outreach.

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  3. Study: A diverse film cast pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Colorado Daily

    Movies make more money when exactly half their casts are non-white, according to an annual analysis released Thursday that shows an increasing demand for diversity in film. In previous years, movies did better at the box office if two or three of the top eight billed actors were non-white.

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  4. UCLA: Movies make more $$$ when only half the cast is whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Rome News

    Movies make more money when exactly half the cast is non-white, according to an annual analysis that shows an even stronger connection between diversity and profits - and suggests how profoundly out of touch the motion picture academy is when giving Oscars only to white actors.

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  5. Platinum Edge & Scrum Alliance Hold Discounted CSM Class for VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Platinum Edge, LLC is excited to announce that the company has partnered with the Scrum Alliance to provide a heavily discounted 2-day Certified Scrum Master class for veterans. ORANGE COUNTY, CA, November 11, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Platinum Edge, LLC is excited to announce that the company has partnered with the Scrum Alliance to provide a heavily discounted 2-day Certified Scrum Master class for veterans aimed at improving their project management skills and making them more competitive in the job market.

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  6. In comeback bid, Shkreli's old company gets OK to buy life-saving drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Ars Technica

    After firing the infamous Martin Shkreli as its CEO, filing for bankruptcy , and getting delisted from the NASDAQ stock exchange, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. may now be poised for a comeback-thanks to a Shkreli-inspired plan to jack-up the price of a life-saving drug and exploit a federal voucher system. On Friday, KaloBios' bankruptcy court in Delaware authorized the pharmaceutical company to enter into a binding deal to buy the worldwide rights to one of only two drugs used to treat Chagas disease, a neglected and life-threatening parasitic infection.

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  7. Alfred E. Mann, entrepreneur and inventor born in Portland, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Oregonian

    He founded 17 companies, including those responsible for an artificial retina and the first rechargeable pacemaker, according to the Los Angeles Times . Forbes estimated his fortune at $2.4 billion in 2007.

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  8. Academy Awards stage will be dressed up in golden 1970s glamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Echo

    Rubio calls Trump a "con artist" 4 times The problem is, he is a choker , and once a choker , always a chocker ! Rubio wondered. "I only reached two conclusions".

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  9. Dr. Ralph Michael Steiger Recognized for Excellence in Obstetrics and GynecologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Dr. Ralph Michael Steiger of Desert Regional Medical Center, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology. Specialized in high-risk obstetrics, Dr. Steiger parlays more than 30 years into his position with Desert Regional Medical Center.

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  10. Forbes picks best college in each state: No huge universities hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Chron

    Most students starting college these days opt to stay close to home, according to Forbes . The magazine has just published its list of " The Best College in Every State ," Feb. 22, 2016.

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  11. Movies make more when 'half cast is white'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The China Post

    Movies make more money when exactly half their casts are non-white, according to an annual analysis released Thursday that shows an increasing demand for diversity in film. In previous years, movies did better at the box office if two or three of the top eight billed actors were non-white.

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  12. Analysis: Movies make more money when half the cast is whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Daily Camera

    In "Annie," Jamie Foxx played the billionaire and Quvenzhane Wallis the orphan, with Cameron Diaz in a supporting role. That multiethnic update of the classic musical made $119 million, according to IMDB.com.

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  13. Los Angeles Dentist, Dr. Jacob Elisha, is Now Offering Several...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Los Angeles Dentist & Board Certified Periodontist 25 years, is now offering promotions to start his patients off to a great start of 2016. New year is a great time to rejuvenate your smile and take care of your damaged teeth and refresh your smile.

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  14. Oscars 2016: Will the Academy rule changes work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Will this bring about change? year in a row in which all the Oscar acting nominees have been white, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is making changes. Actors such as Idris Elba of "Beasts of No Nation," Will Smith of "Concussion," and Samuel L. Jackson of "The Hateful Eight" were thought to be contenders this year but did not make the cut.

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  15. UCLA: Movies make more money when half the cast is whiteRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Movies make more money when exactly half their casts are non-white, according to an annual analysis released Thursday that shows an increasing demand for diversity in film. In previous years, movies did better at the box office if two or three of the top eight billed actors were non-white.

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  16. UCLA: Movies make more $$$ when half the cast is whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    UCLA's Bunche Center has found ... . In this Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, file photo, Star Wars' fan, Deuce Wayne, from Virginia waits in line outside the TCL Chinese Theatre Imax for the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiere in the Hollywood section of L... .

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  17. Mindfulness Might Help Older Adults With Back PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WebMD

    TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 -- Mindful meditation may offer a measure of pain relief to seniors suffering from chronic lower back pain , new research suggests. The study involved nearly 300 older adults with long-term lower back pain, half of whom were assigned to a two-month mindful meditation course.

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  18. Catholic school's leader brings it to tumultuous crossroadsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    But the other day, hours after Newman rejected the faculty's demand to resign, the airy, glass-walled cafeteria split into two groups - those who supported the college president and those angered by his number-crunching strategies and blunt language, including referring to struggling freshmen as "bunnies" that should be "drowned" if they can't swim in a demanding academic environment. Newman's job at "the Mount" is now in jeopardy, and the uproar over his comments and approach has spread far beyond the mountaintop liberal arts college 60 miles northwest of Baltimore, where midday Mass is still celebrated partly in Latin.

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  19. Why you should EAT water, not drink it - If you're obsessed with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Why you should EAT water, not drink it - If you're obsessed with rehydrating, drop that bottle and reach for the fruit and veg Why you should EAT water, not drink it - If you're obsessed with rehydrating, drop that bottle and reach for the fruit and veg Doctor says that healthy hydration is about the water you hold in the body, not the water you drink that passes straight through We are always being told that we don't drink enough water - the recommended amount is two litres, or eight large glasses, a day - which has led many women to try to dramatically increase their consumption.

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  20. Castellanos provides foundation for Orland girls soccer teamsa defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The sophomore sweeper for the Trojans has taken a steady command of the defense and has risen to the challenge of being a leader. “She has this quality and ability to command the defense back there,” Trojans head coach Tim Milhorn said.

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