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2009-10-27 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University is sponsoring a tennis clinic for the San Diego County Special Olympics organization on Monday, Nov. 2, from 6:00-7:30 pm. The event is expected to attract nearly 40 athletes and more than 70 employee volunteers from Ashford's San Diego office. This marks the fourth year Ashford University has sponsored a Special Olympics tennis clinic in San Diego and, after the success of last years' event, we are excited to continue the tradition....

2009-09-05 12:10:35

Public radio stations throughout the United States say they have enjoyed successful pledge drives despite the recession. The Washington Post reported Saturday some broadcasters, such as Maryland Public Television, have even received more in pledges in 2009 than last year. Given everything that's going on, we thought that was pretty solid, MPT Vice President Joe Krushinsky said of his station's 3 percent increase to $667,000 in pledges compared with 2008 totals. Colorado Public Radio enjoyed a...

2009-08-07 12:14:02

A felony battery charge could be filed against former San Diego State University lineman Lance Louis in relation to a 2008 incident, prosecutors said. The San Diego County District Attorney's Office said a charge could be filed against the former offensive lineman over a Nov. 5 incident in which Louis allegedly assaulted the SDSU starting safety Nick Sandford, the San Diego Union-Tribune said Friday. Sandford suffered a concussion, a fractured cheekbone and a broken eardrum in the team...

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2009-08-05 14:24:51

New Zealand is the site of one of the world's youngest subduction zones, where the Pacific Plate of Earth's crust dives beneath the Australian Plate. Now, a University of Utah study shows how water deep underground helps the subduction zone mature and paves the way for it to generate powerful earthquakes.The study in the Aug. 6 issue of the journal Nature "expands our understanding of the sources of earthquake failure," says Phil Wannamaker, the study's main author and a geophysicist at the...

2009-07-22 11:49:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH) and San Diego State University's Department of Homeland Security Immersive Visualization Center ("Viz Lab") unveiled their joint Homeland Security project, a permanent, ongoing fixed radiation perimeter system featuring Defentect's gamma radiation detection technology. The deployment, at the entranceway to the Viz Lab courtyard on the SDSU campus, serves as a real time demonstration lab illustrating best...

2009-03-18 00:18:50

Lorrenzo Wade's double-double Tuesday carried San Diego State to a 65-49 win over Weber State in first-round action of the NIT. Wade finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds. The Aztecs (24-9) also got 11 points from Kyle Spain and 10 from Billy White. The Wildcats (21-10) got 14 points from Kellen McCoy. Damian Lillard contributed 10 points and seven rebounds, but shot only 4-of-12 from the field and committed five turnovers. SDSU shot 51.6 percent from the field en rout to a 39-17 halftime...

2009-02-18 05:00:00

San Diego State University's Viz Center Tests and Displays Leading Radiation Technology to Protect the Region, Nation, and World Against Terrorism and Assist Business NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH) announced today that it has entered a joint operational agreement with San Diego State University's Homeland Security Program and its Immersive Visualization Center (SDSU Viz Center) to establish a permanent gamma radiation detection...

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2008-09-29 14:35:00

Illusive mammals such as the beaked whale are hardly seen, mysterious, and obscure, and yet they have become the focus of new studies due to the harm that military sonar systems seem to cause them. "There's not much known about these creatures - where they live, their lifestyle," says Ted Cranford from San Diego State University. "In fact, they might be the least understood group of large mammals on Earth." This summer, the research yacht Song of the Whale, operated by the International...

2008-09-21 00:00:20

Five local educators selected from a field of 43 nominees were named San Diego County Teachers of the Year during the 18th annual "Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers brought to you by Ashford University" in cooperation with the San Diego County Office of Education. The sold-out annual event honored San Diego County's public school teachers and was televised live on Channel 4 San Diego. The 2008-09 San Diego County Teachers of the Year are: Theodosia Ballard, Walter J. Porter North...

2008-09-04 09:00:29

The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced today research conducted by one of the University's professors concluded that major airline disasters may have little or no effect on the long-term pricing of the stock of publicly held airlines. Dr. Kuntara Pukthuanthong-Le, a finance professor at SDSU, along with Dr. Thomas Walker and Dolruedee Thiengtham, both from the Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, concluded...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'