Philip Marcelo, Associated Press Updated 2:30 pm PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Actor Bryce Dallas Howard steps off stage after she was presented with Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award during a roast, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. The award was presented by Hasty Pudding Theatricals, a theatrical student society at Harvard University. less Actor Bryce Dallas Howard steps off stage after she was presented with Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award during a roast, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. The award was ... more Photo: Steven Senne, AP Photo: Steven Senne, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Actor Bryce Dallas Howard steps off stage after she was presented with Hasty Pudding Woman of the … [Read more...] about Bryce Dallas Howard roasted by Harvard theater troupe
Updated 12:04 pm PST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 FILE -- In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 file photo actor Bryce Dallas Howard arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Howard, an actor, producer and director, has been named 2019 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals student group. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) less FILE -- In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 file photo actor Bryce Dallas Howard arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Howard, an actor, producer ... more Photo: Chris Pizzello, Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Photo: Chris Pizzello, Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE -- … [Read more...] about Bryce Dallas Howard honored by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding
Aleanna Siacon Detroit Free Press Published 10:49 AM EST Dec 28, 2018 Two Michigan universities will test a new drug designed to slow or stop the symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease in patients ages 50-85. The University of Michigan and Michigan State University are among more than 30 academic medical centers and clinics nationwide conducting clinical trials of the drug troriluzole. The study, called T2 Protect AD, is being coordinated by the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, or ADCS, a consortium of institutions that research interventions for the disease. Dr. Judith Heidebrink, the principal investigator of the study at U-M, said the screening process started this month. Heidebrink said the study targets patients who already have developed mild to moderate dementia. "There are a lot of trials out there trying to prevent Alzheimer's Disease ... and very few for those who have already established dementia," she said. "We need … [Read more...] about Alzheimer’s: Michigan universities testing drug troriluzole
By Gary Peterson | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 30, 2018 at 8:17 am | UPDATED: December 1, 2018 at 8:11 am Lost in the thrill of a major announcement, dreamy renderings and self-congratulations is a potential issue with the A’s preferred ballpark site at Howard Terminal. Are the A’s about to redefine the Splash Hit? UC Berkeley associate professor of environment design Kristina Hill, in a post on the university’s website, warned that rising sea waters related to global warming could complicate the project, a privately built facility the team hopes to open in 2023. Pshaw, said A’s president Dave Kaval. “We’ve done extensive testing on the site,” Kaval told UC Berkeley’s John Hickey, one-time A’s beat writer for the Oakland Tribune. “We’re going to have to raise the site by 3½ feet to accommodate the 2100 tide event. That’s part of our infrastructure.” … [Read more...] about Is the rising tide moving against the A’s ambitious Howard Terminal ballpark project?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Alex Beam November 23, 2018 Just 20 years ago, Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States” was an outlying left-wing text hyped by a couple of underage screenwriters in a memorable scene from the 1997 movie “Good Will Hunting.”“You want to read a real history book, read Howard Zinn’s ‘People’s History of the United States,’ ” Matt Damon says to Robin Williams, “That book will knock you on your ass.”Now Zinn’s book is ubiquitous in late high school and early college curriculums. “Once considered radical, ‘A People’s History,’ has gone mainstream,” Stanford professor Sam Wineburg recently wrote in Slate. The book is an evergreen for HarperCollins publishers. “Year over year, it sells incredibly well,” said Amy Baker, associate … [Read more...] about Two-and-a half cheers for Howard Zinn