The campus of New Jersey state school Rutgers-Newark joined its sister school in New Brunswick today in calling for the university to rescind its invitation to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to serve as this year's commencement speaker. Show More Summary
Last week, I was invited by a group of students to speak at the National University of Ireland Galway to make the case for a “No” vote in a looming referendum on boycotting the State of Israel. I accepted the offer. What happened next was not pretty. Watch this 40-second video, but be warned: as [...]
The North Dakota Women’s Network – the group that, rather ludicrously, accused Governor Jack Dalrmple of sexism in his appointments last year – is holding a “Ready to Run” event at North Dakota State University to encourage more women to run for public office. ‘We need more women running for office’ reads the headline from...
An independent panel convened by a think tank at San Francisco State University and led by former Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders (pictured) and Rear Admiral Alan Steinman, recommends lifting the current ban on transgender service members and says Obama...
Oxygen-16, one of the key elements of life on earth, is produced by a series of reactions inside of red giant stars. Now a team of physicists, including one from North Carolina State University, has revealed how the element's nuclear shape changes depending on its state, even though other attributes such as spin and parity don't appear to differ. Show More Summary
Emotions expressed on Facebook can be contagious according to researchers at the University of California. The findings came from studying the messages of more than 100 million users (the identities was kept anonymous) and found that...Show More Summary
Everyone knows that disagreements over money can cause a huge amount of stress in a marriage. However, money may be more important than we think. A recent study out of Utah State University shows that couples who report fighting about money at least once a week are 30% more likely to divorce than those who only argue about it a few times a month. Show More Summary
Photo: Peter Potrowl Further proof hatchery fish suck. Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives. The study calls into question the ability of hatcheries to mitigate more than a century of disturbances to wild fish populations. LINK (via: RedOrbit)
During construction of a basketball court on the campus of the West Technological University (UTP) in Maxcanú, in the Mexican state of Yucatan, workers discovered that the Maya had beat them to it by two thousand years. It was 2012 and the university had selected a grassy, flat area at the bottom of a hill [...]
The St. Louis Cardinals made Brett Wallace their first pick, the 13th overall, of the 2008 amateur draft. A third baseman out of Arizona State University, Wallace had the potential power bat that the Cardinals predicted would be a big part of their future. Before the 2008 season would end, Wallace found himself playing in Double-A Springfield. Show More Summary
With a 69-63 victory on opponent Wright State's home court Tuesday night, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee clinched its first NCAA tournament berth since 2006. The Horizon League tournament champions were picked to finish last in the conference before this season and ultimately entered the tournament as the No. Show More Summary
How do you know that your pet is benefiting from its pain medication? A new clinical trial design from North Carolina State University researchers could help overcome pet owners' unconscious observation bias and determine whether the...Show More Summary
Portland State University Assistant professor Roberta Hunte’s dissertation is the basis for My Walk Has Never Been Average, a play that reveals the stories of black women in construction. Hunte’s unique research includes the profiles of 15 black, female construction workers. One of them is Donna Hammonds, who shared her challenges working in the male-dominated [...]
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent HARRISBURG, Pa. – It’s time to adapt. That’s the basic message two state senators sent Tuesday as they unveiled legislation that would allow successful schools from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to buy their way out and become state-related institutions. The proposal would give the schools greater...
In a new study, fisheries researchers from North Carolina State University found that black sea bass (Centropristis striata) can usually survive the physical trauma that results from being hauled up from deep water then released at the surface. Show More Summary
The Affordable Care Act and California: >Friday, March 14, 2014 4:00 - 5:30 PM UC Berkeley Labor Center 2521 Channing Way #5555 Berkeley, CA 94720 > Lisa Aliferis - KQED, State of Health blog > Larry Jacobs - University of Minnesota,...Show More Summary
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed the equivalent of GPS directions for future plant scientists to understand how plants adapt to the environment and to improve plants' productivity and biofuel potential. read more
Wow. Look at BookBot go! This massive automated delivery system is housed in North Carolina State University's stunning Hunt Library. With the touch of a few buttons, it will scan and deliver any title in the two million volume collection straight into your hands. Read more...
A new study by San Diego State University has found that only 15% of protagonists were female characters in the top 100 grossing films of 2013. Even though the year included many standout roles for women like Sandra Bullock's Oscar nominated...Show More Summary
TweetWell, read it and weep, San Francisco. University of California, Hastings College of Law, which used to be a Top 20 law school, is now out of the Top 50, per the US News: 51. Baylor University (+3) 51. Penn State University (+13) 51. University of Richmond (+2) 54. Pepperdine University (+7) 54. UC Hastings [...]