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CleanTechOC Expo: It’s All About Jobs

Job Creation – How to grow employment in Southern California will be the focus of the CleanTech OC 2010 Conference & Expo on Monday, September 27th at 12:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine.  More than 300 top business, government and private investment leaders in clean technology will come together to focus on…

CleanTechOC 2010 Conference and Expo in Irvine on Sept 27

Clean technology is likely to be one of the most significant engines for job growth over the next decade. Clean tech companies include alternative energy producers, alternative fuel vehicles, green building companies, non-polluting product manufacturers and the banks, venture capitalists and other firms that support them.

The CleanTech OC 2010 Conference will provide a symposium for the exchange of ideas, information, and business opportunities among clean tech companies, government entities, and academia, including facilitating investment, joint business ventures, and other collaborations.

UCI Biologist Awarded $2.5 Million Religion Prize

Dr. Francisco Ayala, a former Catholic priest and “highly respected evolutionary biologist,” has won the 2010 Templeton Prize. The prize is awarded annually to a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension. In making the prize announcement, the Templeton organization noted that Ayala has “has vigorously opposed the entanglement of…

OCLNN on UCI rallies against racism, intolerance, and arrests

About 250 people at UC Irvine gathered for a “student solidarity speakout” Tuesday. They protested the university’s recent arrests of students, along with the spate of racist incidents at UC San Diego that targeted black students and another incident last month at UC Davis, which targeted a Jewish student with a swastika carved on her door.

UCI’s Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky Says No on 8

Eric Carpenter has a good story over at OCRegister.com regarding Proposition 8 and a talk UCI Law School Dean Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky gave today on the topic. UCI Law dean speaks against gay-marriage ban Professor Erwin Chemerinsky talks at Irvine church whose members are waging fight against Prop. 8. IRVINE – The California Supreme Court’s ruling…