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Why Schools Should Provide One Laptop Per Child

The Conversation US | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

We found students with laptops wrote more frequently across a wider variety of genres. They also received more feedback on their writing. In addition, we found they edited and revised their papers more often, drew on a wider range of resources to write, and published or shared their work with others more often.

India's Crackdown on 'Anti-Nationalism' on Campus and How It Can Affect Universities Here

David Palumbo-Liu | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
David Palumbo-Liu

Police have now taken control of one of the premier universities in India and charged its student leadership with sedition, provoking statements of support for the students and faculty from at least 40 other universities in India as well as a worldwide protest from international scholars. But why should we in the US see this as more than a denial of free speech elsewhere, far far away?

SCOTUS: Wrong From The Start?

Michael Levin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Levin

From slavery to segregation, from Jim Crow to George Bush, the Supreme Court has been consistently on the wrong side of the law. The critique comes not from some outraged, isolated blogger, but from one of the most respected voices in Constitutional law.

Yagana Shah

The Longevity Benefits Of Vitamins May Be Overrated

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

We've all heard about the widely-touted benefits of antioxidants and supplements, including promises of a long, disease-free life and longer-lasting y...

On Abstraction, Ed Moses and the Need to Explain

Julia Friedman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Julia Friedman

The University of California Irvine exhibition, titled "Ed Moses: Cross-Section" brings together Moses's paintings from 1970 onwards. It is an ambitious and meticulously curated mini-retrospective, and a homecoming of sorts for Moses, who was one of the original faculty members at the UC Irvine art department.

How Yoga Helped Me Transcend Sexual Violence

Zabie Khorakiwala | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Zabie Khorakiwala

The energy in that room is nothing short of magic. It is a beautiful process to be a part of and I am humbled.

A Promise for Education

Noah Kerner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Noah Kerner

The idea was simple - alumni, students, Californians and anyone passionate about education would make a promise and rally their social networks to contribute money towards their fundraising goal.

You Can Actually Take A College Class About 'The Walking Dead'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.04.2013 | College

The University of California, Irvine is offering an online course based on AMC's popular TV show "The Walking Dead." The massive open online course...

Four Anthropological Reactions to the End of DOMA

American Anthropological Association | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
American Anthropological Association

Obviously, heterosexism and homophobia will not disappear with these court rulings. Law is part of culture but they are not equivalent; these decisions represent not an endpoint but the opening of a door to further efforts to ensure true equality.

The Best Young Colleges

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Today, the Times Higher Education magazine released the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list, which ranks the world's 100 best universit...

A California Resource Worth Protecting: The UC System's Global Writers

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Like so many other things within the UC system that took a long time to create, including its first-class university press, our strength in public engagement is fragile.

Is Heckling A Felony?

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hecklers take note. A group of University of California students will learn next week whether they've been charged with criminal offenses for repea...

Plan ForYourArt July 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

On Friday, leading galleries in Chinatown open their doors for Box Scheme, the culminating exhibition of California Institute of the Arts' (CalArts) graduating MFA candidates.

UC Irvine PROTEST: 17 Arrested

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Seventeen UC Irvine activists were arrested after carrying out an impassioned sit-in outside the school chancellor's office this morning. According...