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  • UC files court brief supporting race-based admissions policy

     
    The University of California on Monday submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the use of race as a factor in college admissions. UC President Mark G. Yudof and the system’s 10 chancellors filed the “friend of the court”...
  • Record low number of babies born in Japan

     
    Fewer babies were born in Japan last year than in any other year on record, pulling down its population for the third year in a row, according to government statistics released this week. The loss of more than 260,000 people is the biggest drop that the...
  • Shared parenting responsibilities create new challenges

    Shared parenting responsibilities create new challenges
    The new parenting ideal looks a lot like Katherine and Roger Kranenburg. Professionals who have achieved enough career success to earn both good money and work flexibility, they are raising two children, 5 and 3, who are healthy, energetic and even ask...
  • Marvel’s David Marquez talks X-Men, Spider-Man, 3D graphic novel

     
    Young artists looking to break into comics might want to take a page from David Marquez. Based in Austin, Texas, ......
  • reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker

     
    Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000...
  • ...about that 'gay parenting study'

     
    Dennis Byrne today cites new research by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin: On 25 of 50 different "outcomes" the study evaluated, "the children of women who've had same-sex relationships fare quite.......
  • 'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies

    'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies
    Highly regarded scientist, food and wine expert and educator Joie Pierce Jones died June 23 after years of failing health. He was 72. A memorial service will be held for the longtime Laguna Beach resident later this year, date and location to be...
  • Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season

     Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season
    The Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season includes the return of favorites Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan; a musical commemoration of Kristallnacht; and the 79th Bach Festival. The season is divided into three performance series...
  • Still more about the gay parenting study

     
    Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
  • About Eric Silagy

    About Eric Silagy
    Eric Silagy is president of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) and one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the nation. He was appointed to his current position in December 2011. Previously,...
  • Mayor Jacobs jets to Austin to study Texas talent magnet

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is helping lead a delegation of business leaders to Austin this afternoon to take a closer look at the Texas city known for its creative class. The four-day trip includes meetings with University of Texas officials and...
  • Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities

    Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities
    AUSTIN, Tx. -- No explosives were found at two U.S. universities that had ordered evacuations after they received bomb threats Friday morning, officials said. The evacuations happened at the University of Texas at Austin and North Dakota State...