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The university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 90 graduate degree programs.

  • Jon Huntsman-led commission finds counterfeiters, hackers cost U.S. $600B a year

    Washington • Counterfeit goods, software piracy and the theft of trade secrets cost the American economy as much as $600 billion a year, a private watchdog says. In a report out Monday, the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property ...
    Published 44 minutes ago  
  • N.M. tribe puts up land for medicinal greenhouse

    Albuquerque • On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana. Bright Green Group of Companies is partnering with...
    Published 2 hours, 40 minutes ago  
  • Customers to benefit from cellphone wars?

    The so-called cellphone wars are raging, much to the delight of some customers. AT&T fired the latest shot Monday, announcing new unlimited data plans. The Ultimate Plus plan gives customers unlimited data, text and talk for $90 a month, though t...
    Published 2 hours, 43 minutes ago  
  • Judge dismisses suit tied to Mexico bribery allegations

    A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused Wal-Mart’s Mexico operations of misleading shareholders during an alleged bribery scheme. The federal judge in New York on Monday rejected shareholder claims that former Wal-Mart executives knew about br...
    Published 2 hours, 49 minutes ago  
  • Watchdog agency cites costly student loan data errors

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday issued a warning to consumers to pay close attention to their personal information on record with student loan servicers as errors are popping up that can cost borrowers dearly. About 44 million Amer...
    Published 3 hours, 7 minutes ago  
  • SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year

    Cape Canaveral, Fla. • SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago. Tech billionaire Elon Musk — the company’s founder and chief executive offic...
    Published 3 hours, 10 minutes ago  
  • Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, to pay $1B

    Detroit • Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing an air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S. The scandal, meanwhile, seemed to gro...
    Published 3 hours, 16 minutes ago  
  • Google grounds drones, Facebook ramps up flights

    While Google shuttered its Titan drone project, Facebook is planning to ramp up test flights for its own experimental solar-powered glider. Facebook will begin launching a couple of flights a month of its Aquila drone, Jay Parikh, head of engineering...
    Published 3 hours, 22 minutes ago