Frank Vincent Stickel

...earned a B.S. (1970) and an M.S. (1971) in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A. (1979) from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduation Frank worked in the aerospace and environmental clean-up industries. At the...
Black students complain of casual racism

...American," she said. (She was born in the U.S. to parents from Ghana.)Janay Williams, a senior at the University of California Los Angeles, said she is the only black person in her biology class and is routinely among the last picked for...
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Student who stabbed 4 at university meant to do more harm

...connections to terrorist groups, authorities said Thursday.Faisal Mohammad, 18, burst into his class at the University of California, Merced, and attacked a fellow student with a hunting knife Wednesday morning. He stabbed three others, including...
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Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...according to a research paper published Monday.Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of California studied bones of ice age horses, steppe bison, mammoths and other animals to determine why they died out in...
Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...finalizing its update, said Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, the task force's vice chair and a professor at the University of California, San Francisco.Most health plans are required to cover screening mammograms free of charge as part of preventive...
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DNA study says dogs first appeared in Central Asia

...pretending my study alone is enough to rally the community together," he said.He's right. Robert Wayne of the University of California, Los Angeles, who proposed a European origin for dogs in 2013 based on analysis of ancient DNA, said he didn't...
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Astronomer resigns over sexual harassment

SAN FRANCISCO - A prominent astronomer resigned Wednesday from the University of California, Berkeley, after an investigation found he sexually harassed female students over many years, two top administrators said...
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Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...some have been released elsewhere.The action also challenges the CIA?Äos denial of records relating to University of California, Los Angeles, professor Philippe Bourgois, who survived a massacre allegedly led by Ochoa Perez in 1981 in...
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He? She? Ze? Colleges add gender-free pronouns, alter policy

...colleges are updating forms that in the past let students pick between male and female only. Applications to the University of California system include more options starting this year, letting students choose from labels including trans female or...
Parasite yet another threat to already troubled amphibians

...and Yabsley said."I am not at all alarmed yet, but I am interested and will keep by eyes peeled," said University of California biologist David Wake, who wasn't part of the study. But he did add for amphibians "it seems to be death...
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