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  • U.S. colleges: What bad economy? Gifts rise 8.2% to $30.3 billion

     
    Donations to U.S. colleges and universities rose 8.2% last year as the institutions of higher education improved their financial condition after some tough economic years, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Council for Aid to Education....
  • Getty gets NEH grant to organize huge contemporary art archive

     
    The Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
  • Nobel winner's father was acclaimed Scripps researcher, colleague

     
    Nobel Prize and Bruce Beutler. Bruce Beutler, one of three winners of the Nobel Prize in medicine announced Monday, said his only regret is that his father, an acclaimed hematologist, didn’t live long enough to see him win the prize....
  • Who's guilty, Casey Anthony or the jurors?

     
    Casey Anthony jurors are guilty in the court of public opinion, says some....
  • Tom Waits, poet

     
    The poetry of musician Tom Waits will see publication next year in the book "Hard Ground," published by the University of Texas Press. "Hard Ground" is a collaboration with photojournalist Michael O'Brien and will be a visual and poetic look......
  • Monster Mash: L.A. Philharmonic to broadcast to movie theaters; Batman arena show to tour

     
    Coming soon: The Los Angeles Philharmonic will broadcast live concerts from Walt Disney Concert Hall to movie theaters starting in 2011. (Los Angeles Times) Dark knight: "Batman Live," an arena show, will start touring the U.K. next year, followed by........
  • George W. Bush: 'I miss being pampered'

     
    George W. Bush is coming out with a book. Yep, he knows the irony of that too. "This will come as a shock to some people in our country who didn't think I could read a book, much less write......
  • Composer Daniel Catan takes on the Frank Capra classic 'Meet John Doe'

     
    Having already adapted one film for the operatic stage -- "Il Postino," currently playing at the Los Angeles Opera -- composer Daniel Catán is set to repeat the task with a new work based on the 1941 Frank Capra classic......
  • Getty takes a closer look at the origins of photography

     
    Historians seem to agree that the first photographic images were created around 1825 by Joseph Nicephore Niépce, a French scientist who experimented with various imagery techniques, including heliographs made on pewter plates. This week, the Getty...
  • Did CBS President Les Moonves take a shot at Katie Couric?

     
    Does Les Moonves have a beef with Katie Couric? The Daily Texan reports that the CBS honcho took a swipe at the anchor on Monday. "There is nothing that Katie Couric is saying that everybody doesn’t know already,” he told......
  • Democrats dodge Obama, so he focuses on what he's good at: Talking for $,$$$

     
    Democrat candidates do not want to be seen with him, so the president is out raising money from supporters who do....