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23 min ago |

Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown

Photo by Dave Cole/Onward State This statue of Joe Paterno once stood outside Beaver Stadium.


Related Topix: State College, PA

3 hrs ago | Go Local

John Perilli: Battle Heats Up to Succeed Fox in House District 4

With Gordon Fox not running for reelection, the winner of the House District 4 race stands to gain a powerful seat on Smith Hill, believes John Perilli In what will certainly be one of the most closely-watched General Assembly races this coming summer, three candidates are vying to replace a legislative titan.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, US News

7 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A new study suggests the Greenland Ice Sheet did not fully melt during previous periods of global warming A A A' and that it preserved a tundra beneath it.


Related Topix: University of Vermont, Geology, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Post and Courier

A college degree is still a bargain

Today, young adults with just a high school diploma earn 62 percent of the typical salary of college graduates.


Related Topix: Illinois State University, West Virginia University, Ohio State University, Vanderbilt University

The Huffington Post

Ever Wonder How They Test Marijuana For Safety?

As marijuana goes mainstream in the U.S., people are asking new questions about weed.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Daily Herald

Lake Forest College welcomes new trustee

Ms. Dietze, a resident of New York, New York, brings to the board nearly 20 years of experience in distinct directorships.


Related Topix: Lake Forest College, Columbia University

WECT-TV Wilmington

Wilmington student gets into 7 Ivy League schools

Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few are accepted. Wilmington native Patrick Peoples has the distinct honor of getting into seven of them.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University

a About a Boy' Star David Walton Learns Through Show's Character

Actor David Walton attended NBCUniversal's Summer Press Day at the Langham Hotel on April 8 in Pasadena, Calif.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Television


Christy Sadler of Willowmere Capital Partners Headlines Ivy Family Office Greenwich Forum

The Ivy Family Office Network hosted its April 2014 Family Office Outlook Forum in Greenwich, CT on April 10th.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Columbia University

WHJJ-AM Providence

Taveras Unveiling Policy Plans on Environment

The Democrat is scheduled to release details of his proposal Tuesday after helping members of Groundwork Providence's social-venture landscaping service plant trees in front of a residence and business in the city.


TG Daily

Impact glass stores biodata for millions of years

Asteroid and comet impacts can cause widespread ecological havoc, killing off plants and animals on regional or even global scales.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BC-RI--Daybook, RI

April 21 - 25. WHITEHOUSE SCHEDULE - U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse continues a "Climate Road Trip" of the southeastern U.S., which began Monday, April 21, and is scheduled to conclude Friday, April 25. 11 a.m. REED SCHEDULE - The chief of the state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, Kenneth Ayars, the executive ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Jack Reed, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Cranston, RI

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Francis Parker senior wins prestigious scholarship

A senior at Francis Parker School has been awarded a highly competitive four-year scholarship that will pay up to $30,000 annually toward his college education.


Related Topix: Seattle University


May 2 women in science symposium honors Anne Fausto-Sterling

ROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - A May 2 symposium and exhibit will honor Anne Fausto-Sterling, a prominent biologist and scholar of gender and science.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Free Republic

Awesome Image of Saturn's Moon Iapetus and Its Incredible Back-bone Looking Mountain Range

Orginal Title:Study of Equatorial Ridge on Iapetus Suggests Exogenic Origin You Really Don't Prefer The Original Title, Do You? A combined team of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island and the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Texas is suggesting in a paper they've uploaded to the preprint server arXiv, that an equatorial mountainous ... (more)


The Wichita Eagle

The Language of Life: Life advantages from multilingualism

I recently sat on a panel about Multiculturalism, International Education and Career Paths in the Professional World at the Lycee Francaise in New York City.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Health


Use of education most important

According to the news reports, Kwasi Enin of Mastic Beach, N.Y., applied to four or five others colleges that were not Ivy League.


Related Topix: Mastic Beach, NY, Ball State University, University of Pennsylvania

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Go Local

Top Nat'l & Regional Progressives and Conservatives Debate at URI

Top progressives and conservatives from the region -- as well as national organizations -- will be debating the future of Rhode Island in an event on Saturday titled, What's Really in Our Best Interest? The debate will be held on April 26 at the University of Rhode Island, featuring nationally prominent and local political experts who will discuss ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Events, University of Rhode Island, Amherst College

Los Angeles Times

Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list.


Related Topix: Madeline, CA, University of Richmond, Orange, CA, Chapman University, Stanford University


Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass Could Reveal Much About Ancient Earth, Mars

Image Caption: The scorching heat produced by asteroid or comet impacts can melt tons of soil and rock, some of which forms glass as it cools.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Texas