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2014-05-06 23:00:32

Rice Pollution Solution Takes Home Top Prize of $20,000 - Vena wins $11,000 in Three Categories San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 University of San Diego (USD) Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) Social Innovation Challenge 2014 (http://www.sandiegosocialinnovation.org) announced the social innovation projects that took home $73,500 in cash. This multi-university effort, led by USD, reviewed more that 115 projects with 8 cash prizes being awarded on Friday, May 2, 2014. “The judges...

2014-04-28 23:04:59

Judges Submit their Final Picks - Advancements Announced, May 2 Event San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 University of San Diego (USD) announces the finalists for the Social Innovation Challenge, a multi-school innovation effort lead by USD’s Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) http://www.sandiego.edu/cpc/. Now in its 4th year of leading social innovation, the CPC will award $70,000 to social innovators on May 2 at a live Awards Ceremony, sponsored by US Bank. Over 115 ideas were...

2014-02-28 14:02:50

A SDSU professor leads the most comprehensive study ever conducted on Hispanic and Latino health. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, released the largest and most comprehensive health and lifestyle analysis of people from a range of Hispanic/Latino origins. The data will enable individuals, communities, and policy makers to tailor better health intervention strategies. “This study lays the foundation for future research on the...

2014-02-19 12:26:43

Complaint Details School's Lack of Cause For Firing, and Retaliation After She Demanded Equality in Athletics SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for former San Diego State University (SDSU) coach Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Burns filed suit against the university today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The complaint details Burns' unlawful termination by the California State University (CSU) and SDSU in April 2013, following 16 years of success as...

2014-01-08 17:30:27

By studying Google search data, researchers discovered Americans had more health concerns during the recession. We ring in the New Year with hopes of being healthy, wealthy, and wise. A new study from epidemiological researchers and long-time colleagues John W. Ayers of San Diego State University and Benjamin Althouse of the Santa Fe Institute and their colleagues suggests that health and wealth may be more strongly connected than previously thought. The group examined Americans’...

2013-12-11 13:07:14

SDSU research finds people are more likely to want to quit smoking when celebrities with cancer make headlines. Millions of people will make a resolution to quit smoking around Jan. 1, but a new study suggests an even more powerful motivator than New Year’s resolutions: celebrity cancer diagnoses. In a study published this week in Preventive Medicine, researchers from San Diego State University, the Santa Fe Institute, the University of North Carolina and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...

2013-11-13 23:02:22

Food Drive to Collect Food for Needy Families (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 In an effort to help those in need, Hawthorne CAT has teamed with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Mission Valley YMCA and San Diego State University Athletics to collect needed food items for the San Diego community. Hawthorne CAT’s Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, David Ness, said, “As the number of people in need continues to grow in San Diego, our goal is to help collect food items for the...

2013-07-11 14:33:29

New research from SDSU and UCLA shows that high school students became more concerned for others and the environment during the recession During the Great Recession, high school students became more concerned about others and the environment, psychologists at San Diego State University and University of California, Los Angeles report today. Concern for others declined significantly between the mid-1970s and 2004-2006, then rebounded between that pre-recession period and the Great...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.