“The Young Ones,” a BBC series filmed with Harvard Professor of Psychology Ellen Langer, which replicates her Counterclockwise study using British celebrities, has been nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award. The BAFTAs are the British equivalent of the Emmy Awards. The awards ceremony will be held May 22.For more on the nominees, visit http://www.bafta.org/awards/television/winners-nominees-2011,1766,BA.html.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University has raised more than $1.1 billion in its funding-raising campaign.The university says it passed its $1 billion goal nearly a year early, and the campaign will continue the rest of this year.The Oregonian reports the money will create scholarships and fellowships for students, endow faculty positions, and renovate dozens of campus buildings.More than 100,000 people have contributed to the campaign so far. And, 177 donors gave $1 million or more.