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3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Astronaut sky high on list of best graduation speakers

This year's University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign commencement speaker - who received a standing ovation from the 17,000 people attending the ceremony - earned a spot on a list of the top graduation speeches of the season.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Irvine, CA, Johns Hopkins University, Philadelphia University

7 hrs ago | The Wages of Wins Journal

Reflections on the Donald Sterling Show - A Sterling Checkmate

The following is from Meerae Park. Meerae is a business major at the University of California, Irvine and founder of the UCI Sports Analysis Collective .

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan man to have rare surgery for abnormally large scrotum

The goal for Dan Maurer, and it's an ambitious one, is to drive with his wife to Niagara Falls for the kind of romantic holiday they figured was no longer possible.

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16 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Michigan man to have surgery for rare condition

Dan Maurer's scrotum has grown to a size that makes it impossible for him to work or walk more than 40 feet at a time.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Deal struck to conserve water in Colorado River basin

The Interior Department and four municipal water providers in the West are contributing $11 million to fund projects aimed at conserving water in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

ABC News

$11M Deal Struck to Conserve Colorado River Basin

Water providers from four western states and the federal government announced an $11 million agreement Thursday to fund projects meant to counteract critically low water levels in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

ABC News

Deal Struck to Conserve Colorado River Basin

The Interior Department and four municipal water providers in the West are contributing $11 million to fund projects aimed at conserving water in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Examiner.com

Girl Scouts of OC - August Kick Off 2014 - Leaders Learn and Network

Every year Girl Scouts of Orange County hosts a fun and informative event for leaders and organizations that supports Girl Scout activities .

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

PhysOrg Weblog

Strict genomic partitioning by biological clock separates key metabolic functions

Much of the liver's metabolic function is governed by circadian rhythms - our own body clock - and UC Irvine researchers have now found two independent mechanisms by which this occurs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Biology, Science

GlobeSt.com

What Does Better Student Housing Mean?

Catch the region's top minds at RealShare ORANGE COUNTY on August 21 at Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

The medical sector offers the best point of market penetration for Google Glass

Google has made its Glass device available to any consumer with $1500 burning a hole in their pocket.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

The Orange County Register

Kids can find the square root of fun

Math advocate and educational computer game creator Matthew Peterson doesn't want to just teach kids the importance of math - he wants kids to gain a love for math concepts by attending the "Math Fair: At the Square Root of Fun" at UC Irvine on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Aliso Viejo, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

EurekAlert!

1996 research article deemed a classic paper

A 1996 research paper authored by University of California, Riverside's Michael J. Pazzani and two colleagues has been selected by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence to win the 2014 Classic Paper Award.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, UC Riverside, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Internet, Science / Technology

Freshnews

UC Irvine Extension Launches New Strategic Leadership Development Certificate Program

For the fall 2014 quarter, the University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a new Strategic Leadership Development Certificate Program for professionals seeking leadership skills essential to being an effective executive, manager, supervisor, or team member in any field or industry.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

BioSpace

An FDA-Approved Multiple Sclerosis Drug Can Alter Memory? University of California, Irvine Study

Finding ways to enhance memory has been a goal of many research labs for a very long time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health

Triple Pundit

NASA: Groundwater Depletion Threatens Southwest Water Supplies

An analysis of data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Mission indicates the U.S. Southwest is more vulnerable to drought and water shortages than previously believed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA, UC Davis, Agriculture, Science

The Wave

UCI, UCLA rank high in Money magazine report

Two Southern California public research universities UC Irvine and UCLA rank among the nation's best in quality and affordability, according to a new report by Money magazine.

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Related Topix: California

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Indybay.org

Suggestion for Hamas; Fire AT the Gaza wall, NOT over it

The suggestion from Al Jazeera journalist Mark LeVine to Hamas is for them to stop aiming rockets over the wall at Israeli civilians and instead aim rockets directly AT the wall itself, thus avoiding killing random civilians.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Palestinian Territories, Irvine, CA

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: Joni Ernst (R), "Congress Shouldn't Be Passing Laws States Would Nullify"

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Prison, Iowa

Science Blog

An FDA-approved multiple sclerosis drug can alter memory?

Finding ways to enhance memory has been a goal of many research labs for a very long time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Irvine, CA

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