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Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies. The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
FrameworkChemical engineer Edward Liston, right, of Stanford Research Institute (SRI) checks on five subjects in smog chamber breathing reconstituted smog and noting reactions on pads....
L.A. NOWUC Berkeley announced Tuesday that it is joining the new online education platform founded by Harvard and MIT that offers free but not-for-credit courses to a worldwide audience. The addition of UC Berkeley will give the “edX” online effort...
L.A. NOWThe state needs to focus on recruiting, educating and retaining teachers if it wants to improve student academic performance, a state task force has concluded. Recent budget cuts, however, have pushed the state in the opposite direction, according to the....
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96. Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
PolitiCalIndependent spending on California elections has soared by 1,600% in the last decade, according to a new analysis from Common Sense, a nonpartisan research group at Stanford University....
L.A. NOWOfficials of two prominent education organizations Tuesday announced a partnership that eventually could lead some colleges to grant degree credits for online classes offered through a network of currently free, non-credit courses....
"The worst 45 seconds of my life." That's how Rich Able described watching his son lay motionless on a field after suffering a concussion during a high school football game in 2007. "When he came to, I started thinking about all these hits to the head...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorWhen it came time to tell her family that she was thinking about moving in with her boyfriend, Vikki Carr said she was worried how they might react to the fact that he was black. Feeling anxious about having to broach the subject during a visit to the...
They were Katie Sparks and McKenna Wetzel, the I-Don't-Know-and-I-Don't-Care Girls. If the Eader Elementary School classmates got a question that they didn't have a passionate answer to, those were their typical replies. McKenna's mother, Kristine...
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Nurse practitioner Matt Tomlin steps into a small patient exam room, logs on to a computer and pulls up a formidable list of ailments for the 57-year-old woman sitting in front of him. Hypertension. Diabetes. Congestive heart failure. Obesity. Anxiety...
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There is no shortage of stories, speeches, quotes and advice about the value of following one's dreams. In his 2005 commencement speech to Stanford University, the late Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, said, "...Most important, have the courage to follow your...
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