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Press Releases: NeXXt Scholars Program Doubles Participation in 2013
The U.S. Department of State's Office of the Science & Technology Adviser to the Secretary is proud to report that participation in the NeXXt Scholars Program has more than doubled as it begins the second year.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
NBC Expresses Support for Johnny Weir's Apology to Gay Activists
NBC released a statement late yesterday expressing support for their correspondent Johnny Weir's apology after Weir lashed out at Queer Nation activists, calling them "idiots" at a talk at Barnard College earlier this week.
AIDS Epidemic Met With Silence and Laughter by the Reagan Administration
Everyone knows President Ronald Reagan ignored the AIDS epidemic, but few know his press secretary publicly chuckled about it; Hillary Clinton hasn't weighed in on the Iran deal, prompting some to wonder whether there are neocon forces pulling her strings; meanwhile, a $40,000 TV went on sale on Amazon, leading to hilarious comments mocking the ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
THR Panel: 6 Breakthrough Performers on Difficult Directors and Working Without a Script
These performers' 2013 breakthroughs all are different: One is an actor's first credit , another is an actress' 50th ; one came from an American in an American movie , another from a foreigner in a foreign-language movie ; one is in a summer blockbuster , another in a microbudget indie .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Women's Wear Daily
Twyla Tharp to Receive Capezio Award
Awarded annually since 1952, the Capezio Dance Award recognizes significant contributions to American dance by an individual, company or institution.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Africa: What Does It Mean to Be Part of the African Diaspora?
Tina Campt talks to Think Africa Press about black European subjectivities, the US' dominance in diaspora studies, and how photographs tell us more than we might realise.
The Daily Beast
Barnard's Sexless Dorm RoomsBy Abigail Golden
Are new restrictions on overnight guests at the all-women's college intended to curb students' sexuality, or protect fed-up roommates? For an elite women's college that claims to turn out "Bold and Beautiful" feminists, Barnard College has been getting media flak for a surprising charge-sexism.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
New York Live Arts Presents The Barnard Project, Now thru 11/23
New York Live Arts will present The Barnard Project, now in its ninth year, today, November 21 - 23 at 7:30pm and November 23 at 2:00pm.
Pity Sex dates w/ Self Defense Family (& more BV-CMJ pics) ++...
Ann Arbor shoegazers Pity Sex , who put out a pretty great album this year, just announced that they'll head back out on the road in January with post-hardcore band Self Defense Family .
Fri Nov 15, 2013
New Jersey Herald
New Sussex Symphony begins 55th season
Under the musical direction of conductor Karen Pinoci, the initial concert in a series of three performances will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m., and takes place at the First Presbyterian Church, 54 High St., Newton.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Apparently it is not as difficult gaining entry to Cuba as it has been over the past many decades.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
The Journal News
Playing Mr. Lincoln
On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln -- invited by organizers to speak at the dedication of a National Cemetery almost as an afterthought -- managed to capture the war, its biggest battle and its consequences in 272 words.
New York Magazine
To Do: November 1320, 2013
Museum Shows 1. Visit The Power of Poison Look before you lick. Your adult self will appreciate this show about the history and science of poison: the snakebite that killed Cleopatra, the tribal concoctions that continue to be made to this day.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
New York Live Arts to Present The Barnard Project, 11/21-23
New York Live Arts will present The Barnard Project , now in its ninth year, November 21 - 23 at 7:30pm and November 23 at 2:00pm.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz filmmaker creates math web episode series
The Monty Hall problem is one of several math concepts weaved into Kristina Harris's film series "Math Warriors," which premiered its fourth season Tuesday.
You Are What You Eat
On Sunday mornings, we wait outside the Barnard gates, shifting back and forth from leg to leg to ward off the chill.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Babies Born From Donor Sperm Still Big Business
Todd Whitehurst was a young grad student at Stanford when he began donating sperm to pay his way through school .
Wall Street Journal
Memorize Facts and Then Use Them to Conceptualize
Those very countries we're trying to compete with educationally-Japan, China, and India-have rote memorization as a core value of their educational systems.
Barnard College's New Sex Restrictions
This fall, when students shuffled back into their dorms at Barnard College, one of the nation's premier all women's universities, many were surprised to hear that new rules precldued the students from having guests sleep over more than six times a month.