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  • UC enrolling more new students from other states and nations

    UC enrolling more new students from other states and nations
    The number of new UC students from other states and nations will continue to increase this fall, extending a trend that university officials say is financially necessary but critics say is changing the nature of a beloved state institution. The...
  • Obama backs highway fund fix, touts 'talking' cars

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday threw his weight behind a temporary fix for the depleted Highway Trust Fund during an event to tout his administration's work with the private sector to develop cars that communicate using...
  • Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

    Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan
    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court upheld the use of race by University of Texas at Austin in undergraduate admissions, a victory for affirmative action proponents, one year after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered closer scrutiny of the school's practices....
  • Innovator, instigator Peter Lee shakes up Microsoft Research

    SEATTLE Peter Lee's mission at Microsoft is to think big, think far and think unconventionally and to get others to do the same. As head of Microsoft Research, Lee is shaking things up at one of the largest computer-science research organizations in...
  • Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season

     Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
    Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis

    U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on how and whether research on dangerous pathogens should be...
  • In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East

    In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East
    It's winter 2011, and I am living in Istanbul. I wander old streets in Turkey's cultural capital, past thousand-year-old mosques that were once churches, trying to understand the place that has become my home. Streets day and night are thronged by young...
  • New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...
  • Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute

    Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute
    The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up some impressive artists — opera baritone Nathan Gunn, Broadway dynamo Patti Lupone, jazz singer Spider Saloff and the male a cappella group Straight No Chaser —...
  • Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers

    Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers
    Hoping to attract young car buyers, American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours. Like other automakers, Honda is...
  • Interrogation taping a positive reform for police

     Interrogation taping a positive reform for police
    Even for Cook County, which has seen nearly 100 wrongful convictions exposed in the last quarter-century, Tuesday was momentous. The convictions of two men for a 1992 double murder were thrown out the same day a record $40 million settlement was made...