12 hrs ago
NBC Bay Area
Residents Voice Concerns Over Santa Clara "Mini Dorms"
Some Santa Clara residents are trying to stop this house from being renovated into a mini dorm for college students.
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16 hrs ago
De Saisset at Santa Clara University Explores Themes of Time and Travel in New Exhibit
Featuring more than twenty pieces, the majority of which have not been shown previously, New Passages investigates notions of navigation, migration, time keeping, and travel.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Leon Panetta to speak at St. Mary's College commencement
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will give the keynote address at the St. Mary's College commencement May 24, the college announced Monday.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Colleges Urge 'Primal Screams' and Other Novel Events via Social Media
The following day, along with an apology to neighbors who were within earshot, the university tweeted out a photograph showing students, presumably de-stressed from their evening yell, sprawling on a lush lawn dotted with palm trees.
Science Fiction in the News
PredPol Predicting Crime As It Happens
PredPol, a cloud-based, data-driven crime prediction service, predicts place-based prediction boxes as small as 500' x 500'.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Eboo Patel speaks on creating pluralism out of diversity
Eboo Patel made some powerful observations about the hard work of learning how to get along with people who are different from you.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
University of San Francisco hires tech-savvy president
The University of San Francisco hired a new president on Tuesday who says he plans to strengthen connections between the Jesuit school and Silicon Valley.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Huffington Post
Can Women Decide for Themselves?
Not a bad idea at all, making one's own decisions. Unfortunately, it's not always easy today if those are health care decisions, especially if you're a woman... especially if you're poor... especially if you live in the many, many areas of the U.S. without access to a women's health clinic.
The San Francisco Foghorn
"You can't make an officer in 60 days," USF Reserve Officer Training Corps Executive Officer Major Dodge told me on the van ride to camp.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Rose Herrera: Advocate for a village in a city of a million
As the City Hall falcon flies, it's four miles from the East Side neighborhood where San Jose Councilwoman Rose Herrera grew up to the fashionable but still struggling Evergreen Village.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Archaeology Breaks Ground For New Job Opportunities In LA
Over the next eight years, those who study human life, history and culture are expected to unearth a cornucopia of vocational opportunities.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Journal and Courier
Purdue experiment headed for space
A Purdue University researcher's experiment concerning the impact of gravity on plant growth will be aboard the SpaceX Dragon on the Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to launch at 1:58 p.m. Monday from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Internet Is Not Killing Religion, Religion is Killing Religion
She teaches religion at Santa Clara University, and lives online at www.elizabethdrescher.com and In the first decade of the seventeenth century in England, with the break with the Roman Catholic Church fully encoded into law and a bevy of scholars working to complete a new translation of the Bible under the sponsorship of the Protestant King James ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Conscience-on-the-Go: Ethicists Put Out Their Own App
Ambitious young technologists have lots of questions, of course, many of them technical, few of them moral.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Almaden Resident
Rose Garden shorts: Santana Row hosts celebrity chef
Celebrity chef Carla Hall will make a personal appearance at Sur la Table in Santana Row on April 12 at 5 p.m. Hall, who is a co-host of ABC's The Chew and was a finalist on Bravo's Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars, will do a demonstration and then sign copies of her book Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World.
The Campbell Reporter
Muslim panels try to shed a light on a diverse religious group
Nearly 13 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Muslims in America -- and the 250,000 living in the Bay Area -- still face fear, reprisals and a variety of misunderstandings that make daily life continuously difficult.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
USF picks California boy Rev. Paul Fitzgerald as next president
Paul Fitzgerald was selected Tuesday by the University of San Francisco's board of trustees as the 28th president of the city's oldest university.
Pizarro: Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair
If you've spent any time living in idea-driven Silicon Valley, you probably know it's never lacked for creativity or artists.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Living Well: Reading boosts intellectual wellness
There has been a switch lately in what I read first thing after waking up in the mornings.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Painting with fire
An exhibition of works by Atherton artist Mirang Wonne opens this week at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, with an opening reception on Wednesday, April 9. Ms.