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Some books to guide you on the Harry and Meghan wedding path

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're not already on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle overload ahead of their big to-do in Windsor, here's a few books to take a deeper dive:... Read More

Burning Man founder Larry Harvey suffers stroke

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the founders of the Burning Man global summer cultural event remains hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a stroke... Read More

Apollo crowd cheers for Coates' 'Between the World And Me'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater audience cheered and cheered for Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the readers of "Between the World and Me."... Read More

Campus remembers Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, who died early today (March 14) at his home in Cambridge, England, visited UC Davis in 2003 for the Davis Meeting on Cosmic Inflation.

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Alan Alda Workshop: Connect to Communicate

“Hi, I’m Alan Alda. I’m a world-famous actor.”

He didn’t really need to introduce himself. Alda has starred in movies and television (perhaps most famously as Capt. Benjamin “Hawkeye” Pierce in M.A.S.H.), and hosted Scientific American Frontiers on PBS for 11 yearsAfter interviewing hundreds of scientists, he wondered, what if we taught improvisation to scientists to help them connect to their audiences?

That’s now the focus of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, headquartered at Stony Brook University in New York. ... Read More

African-American history tour

African-American history tour

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Free born or slaves, slavery was not born in them. Celebrate the contributions of Sacramento’s African-American community as they struggled to gain a foothold in a dynamic and often hostile environment, and meet barbers, doctors, caterers, soldiers, singers, pastors, and others who settled the frontier. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information: (916) 448-0811

Plenty of fire and fury at 60th annual Grammy Awards

Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time's Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for artists to address sexual harassment and abuse, but also... Read More