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  • Timothy Potts' past and the Getty's future

     
    Christopher Knight looks at what Timothy Potts' appointment as director might mean for the Getty Museum's art collection...
  • Barbara Tuchman's opening lines

     
    Barbara Tuchman's masterful accounts of history in "The Guns of August" and other works have now been reissued in a volume from the Library of America....
  • UC Berkeley and UCLA ranked among top 10 universities worldwide

     
    The University of California system once again scored very well in an annual reputational ranking of world research universities by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain, with UC Berkeley and UCLA in the top 10, officials announced Monday.....
  • Did Leonardo da Vinci draw portrait that sold for just $21,000?

     
    A portrait that sold for just $21,000 may be a lost artwork by Leonardo Da Vinci, ripped from the pages of a 500 year old book....
  • 'The Lady': Luc Besson, Michelle Yeoh on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

     
    Director Luc Besson and star Michelle Yeoh dicuss making "The Lady" and meeting its real-life heroine, Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese dissident and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner....
  • Two Southern California women named Rhodes Scholars

     
    Two Southern California natives were named as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday and will join 30 other students in receiving full scholarships to the University of Oxford. Stephanie Bryson of San Diego graduated as valedictorian from Cal State Long Beach in.......
  • German author Christa Wolf has died

     
    Christa Wolf, a significant voice in German literature, has died....
  • Hanson's MMMHop beer and other celebrity beverage ventures

     
    Boy band Hanson to sell their own beer...
  • Happy birthday, Naguib Mahfouz

     
    Dec. 11 is Naguib Mahfouz's 100th birthday. Mahfouz is the only writer from the Arab world to be awarded the Nobel literature prize. His work has been reprinted in a 20-volume set from American University in Cairo Press....
  • Poets drop out of T.S. Eliot Prize competition over politics

     
    Two poets who were shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize dropped out of contention last week, voicing concerns over its sponsor. Aurum Funds, an international financial firm, recently signed on for a three-year sponsorship of the prize; the company's...
  • Tom Williams resigns as Yale football coach amid Rhodes scandal

     
    Tom Williams resigned as the Bulldogs coach Wednesday as the university continues to investigate whether he lied on his resume about being a Rhodes candidate while attending Stanford....