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3 hrs ago | Library Journal

Lessons from #hyperlibMOOC | Office Hours

Tracing the evolution of professional development programs in libraries has been an interest of mine since I was an Internet trainer in the mid-1990s.


Related Topix: Libraries, University of Wisconsin Madison, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Monterey picks McCarthy as city manager

McCarthy, who has been working with the city for more than 10 years, has been serving as the interim city manager since Fred Meurer retired at the end of 2013.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Cheyenne, WY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Bill Nance long time vice-president at SJSU steps down

Bill Nance, the long-time vice-president of student affairs at San Jose State University, is stepping down from the position that -- among other duties -- oversees housing on a campus that recently saw the dismissal of 18 resident advisers behind charges of under-age drinking in the residence halls.


Contra Costa Times

San Jose State names provost and vice-president for academic affairs

Following exhaustive consideration of more than 70 candidates nationwide, San Jose State University has reached inside its own management team to name Andrew Hale Feinstein as the No.


Related Topix: 9, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Cal State Poly Pomona


Students earn scholarships, share experiances

The 55th Annual Scholarship Awards ceremony was held at the Knox Center to honor the scholarship recipients on Friday.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Official Justice For Josiah Public Statement by Laurie Valdez

This is the statement as it was originally written, it was read in both English and Spanish, with some impromptu additions by Laurie.


National Public Radio

'Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless

Much has been said and written about the Dust Bowl, but if you want to get a visceral feel for how it all began and the way it affected the people who experienced it, you need go no further than the opening pages of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath : Men stood by their fences and looked at the ruined corn, drying fast now, only a little green ... (more)


Related Topix: The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, Vocal, John Steinbeck, Cimarron County, OK

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Camera

CU-Boulder hosting memorial for professor Janette Klingner

Janette Kettmann Klingner, described by her family as a generous, thoughtful person whose positive attitude radiated throughout her life and career as an educator, died March 20 of cancer at age 60 at home in Littleton.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Littleton, CO, Family, Kids

KTVU Oakland

Vandals damage SJSU statue of '68 Olympian Tommie Smith

Officials at San Jose State University say someone damaged a statue of famed Olympian Tommie Smith, who was expelled from the 1968 Mexico Games for bowing his head and thrusting a black-gloved fist toward the sky in support of the Civil Rights movement.


75 Years Later, Grapes of Wrath Remains Relevant As Ever

Seventy five years ago this week, the legendary American author John Steinbeck published the Grapes of Wrath, a magnum opus reflecting the hardships of depression-era migrants who travel from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Business Journal

Hillary Clinton pushes women and STEM, stays mum on 2016, at San Jose State

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 in San Francisco on April 8. She was in San Jose on April 10 to talk about women and STEM education.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Contra Costa Times

Clinton offers forceful defense of women's rights in San Jose appearance

Looking by turns confident in her message and comfortable in her own rhinoceros-thick skin, Hillary Clinton sounded ready for her next big campaign during an appearance before a packed house at the San Jose State University Events Center on Thursday night.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Santa Clara County, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Fired-up Birthright Israel returnees get help hosting seders

At the seder he is hosting next week, San Jose State University student Eric Medeiros predicts that he will break into song, perhaps belting out a rousing rendition of "Be Our Guest" from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, San Francisco, CA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Waiting for Hillary: San Jose speech could be part of Clinton's "pre-campaign" for the presidency

The question follows Hillary Clinton wherever she goes, shadowing her more doggedly than her Secret Service retinue, and yet it's almost certainly the wrong question for this moment.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Santa Clara County, CA, Bill Clinton, History in the News

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: The trials of an SJPD recruiter

The police swag and brochures lined up on the table, they hunkered down for another slog, this time at a San Jose State University job fair.


Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Wall Street Journal

What Happened to Fast-Food Workers When San Jose Raised the Minimum Wage?

A 25% minimum-wage increase in San Jose, Calif., didn't cause the region's fast-food franchises to stop hiring.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

Boing Boing

Online test-proctoring: educational spyware that lets third parties...

Rebecca from EFF writes, "How would you feel about having your computer taken over by online test-taking software - complete with proctors peering through your laptop camera? Reporters at the Spartan Daily have an interesting story about new software in use there , and the legitimate concerns that some students have.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Austrian Economists

Get Ready, The Red Raiders are Coming

The Free Market Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Stringham and Dr. Adam Martin will be joining Texas Tech University as Faculty Affiliates of the Free Market Institute beginning in the fall of 2014.


Related Topix: Fayetteville State University, Trinity College, George Mason University, New York University, Duke University

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Editor Revives 'Forgotten Pages' of American Literature

Felipe de Ortego y Gasca, 87, is a scholar in residence at Western New Mexico University, where he helped establish the Chicano-studies department.


Related Topix: Western New Mexico University, University of Texas at El Paso, Sul Ross State University, New Mexico State University

Thu Apr 03, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Family Demands Answers in Fatal SJSU Shooting

The longtime partner of a man fatally shot by San Jose State police said she has witnesses who paint a different picture of how Antonio Lopez was killed.