Category: Public Affairs

UC Riverside is Documenting the Now

A two-year, $517,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a project called “Documenting the Now: Supporting Scholarly Use and Preservation of Social Media Content.” The University of California, Riverside, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland are collaborators on the project. Read More

Are we ready for a blood test for cancer? UC San Francisco Developing Promising New Test

What if screening for cancer was as easy as checking your cholesterol? That’s the promise of techniques currently in development that may one day make it possible to detect the earliest stages of cancer with an annual blood draw. So-called “liquid biopsies” involve extracting free-floating cancer cells or cancer DNA from the bloodstream (or in Read More

Olympics: Los Angeles City Council approves MOU

(SFC) The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Los Angeles 2024 which will formalize the city’s commitment with the bid and will outline its role in the candidature process. Back in September the City Council voted 15-0 unanimously to support the Los Angeles Olympic Bid. Los Angeles 2024 Read More

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