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March 22, 2017
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Sometimes the Vatican thinks like a politician

The leaked US diplomatic cables from Wikileaks points to Vatican’s political mind. The cables reveal Pope John Paul II’s dream of a Christian Europe. The Pope and his Ministry were hopeful the introduction of Euro as a common currency in … Continue reading

September 3, 2013
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Fifty years later: ‘I have a dream’

U faculty and leaders reflect on the historic day and its aftermath Fifty years ago, on August 28, 1963, a young preacher delivered a speech that would go down as one of the most important and powerful in all of … Continue reading

April 25, 2013
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A techie with a dream sparks a new generation of computer scientists

Read the improbable story of a Microsoft employee who twice turned down a traditional tech sector job so he could teach high school students, and then landed his dream job. REDMOND, Wash. — Kevin Wang could have followed his career. … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
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Former UA Students Invent Robot, Start Own Company

Peter Seid and Phu Nguyen invented smartphone-controlled robots that can learn from their environment and interact with people. Their company, Romotive, is based in Las Vegas. Ever dreamed of having a robot in your home that you can interact with, … Continue reading

April 29, 2012
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Substance Abuse Struggle

Former NBA player Herren recounts struggle with substance abuse Former college basketball and NBA player Chris Herren spoke on the University of Delaware campus Thursday, April 19, about the struggle with substance abuse that eventually ended his career. As a … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
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At UChicago, Many Have Dreams and Many Voiced Them in Honor of MLK’s Legacy

New York teacher Geoffrey Canada’s dream is for a stronger Harlem, with better educational opportunities for its children. Marianna Manzanares hopes that more of her fellow college students pay attention to issues affecting their communities and the world at large. … Continue reading

May 30, 2011
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Saving Wildlife with Forensic Genetics

*Using forensic genetics techniques, the UA’s Conservation Genetics Lab is working to protect wild animals and catch the criminals in cases of wildlife crime.* Wildlife face many threats with spreading urbanization, including habitat loss and inbreeding when populations become fragmented … Continue reading

February 28, 2011
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Microsoft Announces Dream.Build.Play 2011 Challenge for Independent Game Developers

*Developers from around the world compete for share of $75,000 (U.S.)* SAN FRANCISCO — Feb. 28, 2011 — Today Microsoft Corp. opened registration for the Dream.Build.Play 2011 Challenge, a contest sponsored by Microsoft to encourage independent game developers to create … Continue reading