Archive for April, 2017

Stagecoach 2017 isn’t Kenny Chensey’s first rodeo – Orange County Register

Friday, April 21st, 2017:

Country star Kenny Chesney will return to headline the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio for a fourth time on Sunday, April 30. (Photo by Allister Ann) Country star Kenny Chesney will return to headline the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio for a fourth time on Sunday, April 30. (Photo by Jill Turnnell) Country star Kenny Chesney will return to headline the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio for a fourth time on Sunday, April 30. (Photo by Allister Ann) Kenny Chesney (pictured performing right alongside legend Willie Nelson to honor the late Merle Haggard in April) will return […] Read More →

Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen: from refugee to renowned author

Friday, April 21st, 2017:

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Taper Hall, Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen’s office is lined with shelves and shelves of books. For a longtime lover of literature and an English professor who has taught at USC for 20 years, the scene is not out of the ordinary — it is almost expected for a man who has dedicated his career to the written word. Stacks of loose papers and up-ended novels create a wall between the center of his desk and the packed bookshelf, but Nguyen is not confined to classic literature in his line of work. For him, […] Read More →

It’s time we all pledged to stop over-using antibiotics | Global Development Professionals Network

Friday, April 21st, 2017:

The stark impact of antimicrobial resistance is all around us. Just a few weeks ago, a woman in the US who could not be treated with any available antibiotics (26 to be precise) died. And recently, results of a study demonstrated that four patients had malaria that was resistant to the most commonly used antimalarial in the UK. Similarly, we are seeing outbreaks of both gonorrhoea and fungal infections that are multi-resistant. The failure of treatment for gonorrhoea has been confirmed in at least 10 countries including the UK, Australia, Canada and France. Antimicrobial resistance is more common in some […] Read More →

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