University of California

Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff's secret Nazi past

The recent revelation of the secret Nazi past of one of Colombia's best-known anthropologists, and a former visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, has shaken academic circles to their core.

Monday, 19 November, 2012, 3:39am

University of California to pay US$1m over pepper spray at 'Occupy' protest

A campus police officer sprays seated protesters. Photo: AP

The University of California will pay damages of US$30,000 to each of the 21 students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during an otherwise peaceful protest 10 months ago, the university system announced.

28 Sep 2012 - 3:52am

Calm before the storm: son of Commands explodes into action

A calmer Cosmic Boom made the most of an easy time in front to burst away for an explosive second win, handler John Moore maintaining the son of Commands will make further improvement next season. Moore has described the three-year-old as looking like a foal, but it seems the horse's mental development has at least come on.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A few lessons for Tsinghua University on raising funds and naming buildings

Tsinghua University got more than it bargained for with its publicity campaign last month to mark its 100-year anniversary.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Wilson's gold run ends

Hannah Wilson's dream of a hat-trick of gold medals was shattered when she failed to reach the final of the 50-metres freestyle at the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Owner's dream is a punter's nightmare

'Any owner's dream' was how trainer John Moore summed up the eight-year-old Master Marauder after the underrated gelding upset the favourites in the Durham Handicap (1,600m).

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am