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3 hrs ago | All About Jazz

Gian-Carla Tisera: Nora La Bella

In 2004, she recorded Bolivian Baroque with Florilegium early music ensemble under the Dutch label Channel Classics and has toured with Florilegium throughout Europe, Bolivia, Turkey, Singapore and the United States.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Building Operating Management

Hope's Steel Windows and Doors Help Achieve Creative Design...

Two of the New Buildings Bear the Names of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg JAMESTOWN, NY Hope's steel windows and doors were installed in the new home of the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts a four-acre complex of six buildings created after the university received sizable donations, including $175 million dollars from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms FREMF Mortgage Trust Series 2010-K9 Pass-Through Certificates

A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. The affirmation of Freddie Mac's FREMF 2010-K9 is based on the overall stable performance of the underlying collateral pool.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Mount Pleasant, MI, Central Michigan University, University of Pennsylvania

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

Jorge Drexler 's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon .

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Dance, Dance Music, South America, Bolivia, World News

MassLive.com

Amherst Cinema's Film School in 60 Minutes features 'Casablanca'

On Aug. 10 at 12 p.m, Amherst Cinema's Film School in 60 Minutes will be showing a walk through of the film, "Casablanca."

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Related Topix: Entertainment

River Front Times

UCLA Adds Spanish Lake Documentary to Class Syllabus

A Spanish Lake filmmaker's poignant documentary about his hometown's rapid decline is gaining traction at universities across the country.

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, University of Memphis, Cal State Northridge

Voice of America

Researchers Target Low-Cost Avatar Technology

Scientists at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies say 3-dimensional representations could revolutionize social media.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Science Daily

Are state Medicaid policies sentencing people with mental illnesses to prison?

A link between Medicaid policies on antipsychotic drugs and incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals has been uncovered by a new study.

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Related Topix: Prison

Information Technology

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory...

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California , Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Huntington Medical Research Institutes reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, CPU, Science / Technology, Food and Drug Administration, Otolaryngology, Audiology

Chemical and Engineering News

Scripps' Leader Michael Marletta Resigns

Scripps Research Institute President and CEO Michael A. Marletta has resigned from the institute after a heated conflict with the faculty over a proposed merger with the University of Southern California.

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Medical Daily

Not All Races Age Equally, As New Study Finds Blacks Age Faster Than Whites

Color isn't only skin deep. In fact, it can determine how long you'll live. Researchers from the University of Southern California's Davis School of Gerontology have found people of different races age differently from one another.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

Switched

How Art Is Crucial To Understanding The Human Mind

Antonio Damasio, M.D., is a professor of neuroscience and the director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California.

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Related Topix: Theater

TheDailyBeast.com

Forget 5-Hour Energy: Try Tea Instead

The makers caffeine shot 5-hour Energy are under fire for false advertising. Perhaps it's time to go back to the caffeine basics.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

Wired

The Quest to Make a Studio-Quality Star Trek Movie on a Kickstarter Budget

Alec Peters as Garth of Izar, Richard Hatch as Commander Kharn, and Kate Vernon as Captain Sonya Alexander on the set of Prelude to Axanar .

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Paramount, CA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

St. Petersburg Times

Chemo treats cancer better with fasting, paper finds

The history of cancer treatment includes a long list of quack diets claiming patients can eat their way back to good health, but one approach, which involves eating less and minimizing carbohydrates, appears to produce genuine benefits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Fasting, Life, Food, Dieting

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

New clues about the source of racial health disparities

A new study, " Stereotype threat among Black and White women in health care settings ," appearing online in the American Psychological Association journal Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology the week of July 21, 2014, offers new clues about the source of racial health disparities .

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Related Topix: African-American, Loyola Marymount University, Standardized Testing, Education, Medicine

Wall Street Journal

Can the Shirt on Your Back Improve Your Posture?

The Ache: While most people know they should avoid slouching, it's hard to train yourself to improve your posture.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Santa Ana, CA, Burbank, CA, Newport Beach, CA

University at Buffalo

Legal blog shows UB Law School election-law scholar's wide impact

"As academics we can spend a lot of time thinking and writing, but if it falls in the forest and doesn't make a sound, it's not accomplishing what we hope it will accomplish."

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Related Topix: Blog News, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo, New York University

Sys-Con Media

University of Southern California Deploys Centrify to Extend...

Founded in Los Angeles in 1880, USC is one of the world's leading private research universities and home to more than 38,000 students and 3,500 full-time faculty members.

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Related Topix: Computers, Laptops/Notebooks

USA Today

Native American teens get taste of college

To encourage more Native American students to enroll in college, several schools have started outreach programs.

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