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Yesterday | Army Times

Obama to speak at West Point graduation

President Obama will deliver this year's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, the White House announced Monday.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, US Military, US Army, United States Naval Academy, Morehouse College, Ohio State University

Monday | The Washington Post

Home Front chat

Jura Koncius is a Washington Post staff writer who specializes in home and design.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Intar Extends Adoration of the Old Woman with Looking's Raul Castillo Through 4/27

INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor , starring Raul Castillo , Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez , Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles , will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Weather, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Columbia Spectator

Plan to translate Barnard commencement falls short of student expectations

Barnard's senior class Vice President Nikki Weiner and President Stephanie Fernandez, both BC '14, asked the administration to translate Barnard commencement addresses, but said they were unhappy with the compromise.


Related Topix: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Barnard taps architecture firm to design teaching and learning center in Lehman's place

Barnard announced on Monday that it had hired architecture firm Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill LLP to design its teaching and learning facility to replace Lehman Library.


Related Topix: Cornell University, The New School


Sheryl Sandberg Explains Why College Graduates Need To 'Lean In'

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., speaks at the Barnard College commencement ceremony in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

Works by Robert La Fosse, Andrea Miller & More Set for Barnard/Columbia Dances, 4/25-26

New dances by Robert La Fosse and Andrea Miller, plus Twyla Tharp's "Treefrog in Stonehenge"-- each created with the fresh vibrancy of youth in mind -- will be showcased during Barnard/Columbia Dances at Miller 2014, April 25 and 26. The short, but packed season also features "Lamentation Variations," a series of new interpretations of Martha ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Verona synagogue to host musical group 'Pizmon'

Congregation Beth Ahm in Verona will present a concert by the Jewish a capella group "Pizmon" at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Tickets for the concert are $10 when purchased in advance or $12 at the door.


Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Columbia University, Music, Entertainment

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Orthodox Singers Find Creative Voice by Performing for Other Women Only

Talia Lakritz, 20, a Modern Orthodox Jewish sophomore at Barnard College, and her two girlfriends got off a very crowded No.


Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Crown Heights, NY, Judaism

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Why I'm not afraid of Virginia Woolf - or the 'crisis' in the humanities

President Obama delivers the commencement address to graduates at all-female Barnard College, on the campus of Columbia University in New York May 14. Op-ed contributor Anne E. Fernald writes: ' Whatever crises higher education faces - and they are many - we will be better armed to face them if we remember why we value the humanities in the first ... (more)


Related Topix: Columbia University, Opinion

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Yale Institute for Music Theatre to Develop Afterland and Clouds are Pillows for the Moon

The YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE has selected two original book musicals to be developed in an intensive lab setting in New Haven, June 3-15.


Related Topix: Columbia University, New York, Theater, Arts, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Honoring Zora Neale Hurston

Triumph and tragedy marked Zora Neale Hurston's life . After her mother died when Hurston was just 13 years old, the budding author found work as a maid for a traveling theater group.


Related Topix: Vocal, Eatonville, FL

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Washington Times

College's pick of pro-choice speaker sparks outcry

Barnard College's decision to select Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards as its graduation speaker has triggered a backlash from conservative students.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Pam's House Blend

No Academic Freedom for Professor Who Teaches Course on...

The suppression of students and faculty supportive of Palestinians and critical of Israeli occupation seems to have become more pronounced this month.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, IL, Northeastern University, Columbia College Chicago

My Verona NJ

Congregation Beth Ahm To Host A Capella Group

Congregation Beth Ahm in Verona will present a concert by the acclaimed Jewish a capella group Pizmon on Sunday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. Comprised of students from Columbia University, Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary, this outstanding group of young musicians is coming to CBA fresh off their successful European tour and will ... (more)


Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Columbia University

Remembering a Real American Freedom Fighter: The legendary Miss Dorothy Height

American History is full of pseudo "Freedom Fighters" who did not fight to free ALL Americansa Ms.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, New York University

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Courier News

Rutgers Chemistry Professor Helen Berman to Receive Benjamin Franklin Award

Helen M. Berman, Rutgers University Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and the Center for Integrative Proteomics Research, has been selected to receive the Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences from, also known as The Bioinformatics Organization, Inc. Berman is Director of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Chemistry, Science, Princeton, NJ, University of Pittsburgh


How Crimea's Annexation Plays To Russians' Soviet Nostalgia

According to political scientist Kimberly Marten, Russia's decision to annex Crimea from Ukraine may have changed its relationship with the outside world for many years to come.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Vladimir Putin

Intar Extends Adoration of the Old Woman with Looking's Raul Castillo Through 4/19

An ancient woman. A haunted bed. An angry teen. A sexy ghost. Political turmoil.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Weather, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Columbia University

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Google Doodle Honors Dorothy Height, Unsung Leader in Civil Rights and Women's Movements

She helped Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. organize the March on Washington and co-founded the National Women's Political Caucus with Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan Monday's Google Doodle honors the birthday of Dorothy Height, an unsung hero of the Civil Rights and feminist movements who is widely credited with bridging the gap between the two.


Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Gloria Steinem, New York University, African-American, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY