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9 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune

SSHS' Jake Lee is nominated to West Point

Saipan Southern High School senior Jake Lee received last Wednesday a special visit from Delegate Gregorio Kilili Sablan , who announced to the 17-year-old student's classroom that the admissions board at the U.S Military Academy at West Point has decided to offer an appointment to Lee.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, Standardized Testing, Education, Naval Academy, MD

Sat Apr 19, 2014

College Roundup: Frias turns in strong 5,000

Chris Frias ran the fifth-fastest 5,000-meter time in Cal Poly history at the Mt.


Related Topix: El Macero, CA, Meadow Vista, CA, UC Davis, Cal State Fullerton

Fri Apr 18, 2014


More Latino than white students admitted to UC

For the first time, more Latino than white students have been offered admission to University of California schools this fall, officials said Friday.


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One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures

The dream of epilepsy research, says neurobiologist Ivan Soltesz, is to stop seizures by manipulating only some brain cells, not all.


Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Sramana Mitra on Strategy

Thought leaders in Online Education: Gary Matkin, Dean of Continuing Education, UC Irvine

Sramana: You are making the claim that often people are looking for a specific piece of information and that they do not need to complete an entire course.


Deseret News

BYU volleyball: four Cougars earn All-MPSF awards

BYU's Josue Rivera , BYU's Taylor Sander , BYU's Carson Heninger and BYU's Jaylen Reyes celebrate a kill during a match against the Stanford Cardinals Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Smith Fieldhouse South Field in Provo.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Huntington Beach, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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9/11 a Lif

Mallory Ham had just arrived at her first-grade class when the hijacked planes with their terrified passengers ripped into the World Trade Center. Though her recollections of that day are incomplete, they're burned into her memory just the same.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Terrorism, Psychology, Science

Market Wire

LifeSci Advisors Initiates Coverage of Codexis, Inc.

LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has initiated coverage of Codexis, Inc. , a leader in biocatalysis focused on using their enzyme engineering platform to streamline chemical transformations for the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals ... (more)


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Irvine, CA

4 Surprising Truths About Workplace Productivity

We spend much of our lives at the office working diligently, slacking off, and talking about our weekend around the watercooler.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Science Daily

New cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke identified

By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter the brain immediately after a stroke, researchers have opened the door to new therapies that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage.


Related Topix: Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Irvine, CA

Monterey County Herald

Monterey High, MPC dance instructor retiring after 25 years

Monterey High School dance instructor Laurie Groves, right, works with advanced dancers in the school's studio.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., UC Berkeley, Monterey, CA


Interferon-Induced Transmembrane Protein 1 Regulates Endothelial...

From the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry , Department of Biomedical Engineering , Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology , and Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center , University of California Irvine.


Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Irvine, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Cauliflower Ear

Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame.


Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, Medicine, Rheumatology, Irvine, CA, Nutrition

The Wave

Newport Beach CEO aims to end hazing at nation's 'deadliest fraternity'

The old: potential members would receive a "bid" from the fraternity's members after a recruitment phase, officially making them pledges for a number of weeks, depending on the school.


Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA, Student Society, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Fraternities, Corona-del-Mar, CA

Science Daily

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer -- including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors -- eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to researchers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Irvine, CA

Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stanford University

New University

Annual Political Apathy Critique

It's that time of year again, where Ring Road is flocked with different platforms vying for your vote in the election during week 3. Candidates write their names on flyers and hand them out to students on Ring Road who try their best to avoid eye contact.


Related Topix: Opinion

The Wave

Loyola Marymount's big inning does in Anteaters

Tommy Cheek and David Edwards each had two RBI in a four-run seventh inning, and Loyola Marymount rolled to a 7-2 nonconference baseball victory Tuesday night over UC Irvine at Page Stadium.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Should She Stay or Should She Go? The Debate Over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old. She stands just over 5 feet tall and tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds .


Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

PhysOrg Weblog

Modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

UC Irvine neurobiologist Mathew Blurton-Jones helped find that increasing the production of the enzyme neprilysin, which breaks down amyloid-beta, led to lower activity in Alzheimer's disease brains.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research