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9 hrs ago | Missourian

De Graffenreid to fill new MU vice chancellor position

Ellen de Graffenreid, senior vice president for communications at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass., has been named vice chancellor of marketing and communications at MU, effective Sept.

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Related Topix: Marketing, North Carolina, University of Louisville, Washington State University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

14 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

The Crisis in Black Homeownership

In 2005, three years before the Great Recession, the median black household had a net worth of $12,124 .

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Related Topix: African-American, Cornell University, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Media Journal

Bordering on Madness

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Rutgers University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

Playmakers Youth Theatre of Beachwood take on challenge of unknown, 24-hour musical

"I can't tell you anything about it," said Sheri Gross, director of the Playmakers Youth Theatre at the Mandel Jewish Community Center when asked for even a hint as to the name of the musical the audience will see Sunday.

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Related Topix: Beachwood, OH, Boston University

The New York Observer

You've Got Hate Mail: Welcome to Brandeis

Brandeis University, most recently known for withdrawing an invitation to human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at graduation, is back in the news and not for anything of which it should be proud.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Nativity Prep alum's Brandeis scholarship a 'family' effort

He had just gotten off the wait list to Brandeis University and gained the chance to be one of 20 students in a scholarship program there.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Ari Sky earns praise as he crunches New Bedford's numbers

Ari Sky's job as this city's chief financial officer is to come up with the numbers that balance the city budget - over $280 million a year.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, American University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Free Republic

Inside Brandeis’s Anti-Israel Listserv

Brandeis University officials are working to distance themselves from a virulently anti-Israel internal listserv that shows a group of professors lashing out at the Jewish state in bizarre terms and attacking Brandeis' Jewish leadership.

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MassLive.com

Edward P. Boland scholarships awarded to 23 college-bound students

SPRINGFIELD - Edward P. Boland Scholarships were recently awarded to 23 college-bound students in the 2nd Congressional District, the seat once held by the late congressman.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Amherst, MA, Springfield College, Endicott College

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Caller

Activist Exposes Brandeis University Anti-Israel Faculty Listserv

One may have believed that the revocation of an esteemed award from human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali by Brandeis University was the lowest level the school could stoop in kowtowing to fascist, racist influences among Brandeis faculty.

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Related Topix: Israel, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Breitbart.com

EXCLUSIVE: Brandeis University's Faculty Derides Women's Rights Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

According to its mission statement, Brandeis University was founded to "embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

CNN

Gergen: How to end immigrant crisis

Jewish refugees aboard the St Louis arrive at Antwerp, Belgium, in 1939 after the ship was turned away from the U.S. Editor's note: David Gergen is a senior political analyst for CNN and has been an adviser to four presidents.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Belgium, Harvard University, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Lowell Five praises work of David Karpinsky

David Karpinsky, vice president of finance at the Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, was recently named to receive the bank's Employee Excellence Award for June.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, DePauw University, Westford, MA, Boston College

Tue Jul 08, 2014

New Media Journal

A Primer on Race

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Rutgers University, California

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Public invited to 15th Supreme Court Review

Local residents are invited to learn about the right to free speech and the landmark Supreme Court ruling that desegregated public schools by participating in a public screening of the Anti-Defamation League's 15th annual Supreme Court Review from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., July 8 at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad's Room 153.

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Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Carlsbad, NM, UC Irvine

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Forward

Reb Zalman Married Counter Culture to Hasidic Judaism

Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, one of the important Jewish innovators in postwar America, inspiration to a generation and ecumenical spiritualist, died on July 3 aged 89. A tireless organizer and spiritual architect, Schachter-Shalomi single-handedly created a new form of Jewish practice and spirituality known as Jewish Renewal, founded on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Antwerp, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Brandeis' News

Chasalow, noted composer, educator, named GSAS dean

Eric Chasalow , a renowned composer of both electro-acoustic and traditional music and the Irving Fine Professor of Music, was named dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Harvard University

Tue Jul 01, 2014

New Media Journal

America's Birthday

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Rutgers University

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Wire

Starz Adds David Weil to Executive Team as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Weil will be based in the Beverly Hills headquarters where he will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of business and legal affairs for the company, including the STARZ linear channels, affiliate negotiations, public company compliance management and the worldwide distribution and home entertainment businesses.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Entertainment, Stanford University

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Boston.com

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff College orientations for parents help ease separation pains

College orientation is a rite of passage for freshmen, a time to savor the first taste of independence.

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Related Topix: Boston College, Theater, Arts

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