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2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

William Greaves, award-winning co-host of 'Black Journal'...

William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died at age 87. A minister's son born in New York City, Greaves had a diverse background that included drawing, ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, City College of New York

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

President James McCarthy is abruptly departing from Suffolk University

Starting Monday, Norman Smith will be the new interim president of Suffolk University, replacing James McCarthy whose departure was announced abruptly late Wednesday.


Related Topix: Suffolk University, Dowling College, Baruch College, Wagner College

4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Labor Day parade to feature non-union workers for first time

For the first time in its 132-year history, the Sept. 6 parade will feature non-union workers marching alongside their union counterparts .


Related Topix: Corona, NY, Queens College

8 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event.


Related Topix: University of Arizona, City College of New York

12 hrs ago |

Staten Island's new performing arts season: Melissa West gets 'bad' in the Greenbelt, the Tibetan Museum's new buddha more

Fall, just a weekend or two away, isn't fooling around this year: Even the first few weeks are busy and crowded with arts and entertainment possibilities.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Theater, College of Staten Island, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | The American Prospect

Expert: U.S. Police Training in Use of Deadly Force Woefully Inadequate

A veteran of the Israel Defense Forces who also served in the Israel National Police, she has conducted research on police forces in multiple countries, and has also written many books on terrorism and policing, including Critical Issues in Police Training .


Related Topix: Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Israel, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Work & Family

Neuroscientists and other researchers who say doodling can help people focus, ease impatience, vent emotions and even generate bursts of insight or new ideas.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

FringeNYC Encore Series to Run 9/4-10/5 in Two 'Mini Festivals'; Lineup Announced

In 17 days, even the most intrepid theatergoer can only sample a fraction of the over 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: 9, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Baruch College

Daily Kos

A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard

In a refurbished synagogue in Keyport, New Jersey, Grace Graupe-Pillard works virtually non-stop creating art.


Related Topix: Keyport, NJ, City College of New York

Ditmas Park Corner

Free Screening Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On...

CaribBEING , a local nonprofit organization that puts on the annual Flatbush Film Festival and is run by neighbor Shelley Worrell , is teaming up with Councilman Jumaane Williams to co-host a free screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" tomorrow night at the West Quad Center of Brooklyn College.


Related Topix: Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela, Drama Movies, Books, Brooklyn College, Jamaica, NY

WNYC-AM New York

Beware the Light Box Effect - and Other Secrets of NYC's Microclimates

Brian Vant-Hull, a research scientist at City College, in East Harlem, which he says is one of Manhattan's warmest neighborhoods.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, City College of New York, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Thomas Edison - Historical Rubber and Road Trips

Collaborating with his close friends, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone in his last significant research campaign, Edison searched for a domestic source of natural rubber in the late 1920s.


Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, National Park, NJ, US National Parks, Manhattan Sites, Hunter College


Yiddish Writers Murdered By Stalin Honored

The August 12, 1952 murder of Soviet Yiddish writers was commemorated at this year's August 12 memorial held at the Center for Jewish History.


Related Topix: Queens College, Warsaw, NY

CrimProf Blog

Wagner on Criminal Corporate Character

Robert E. Wagner Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Department of Law) has posted Criminal Corporate Character ) on SSRN.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baruch College

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/1

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College


Escape from New York: City Dwellers Prep for Doomsday

If you're like most New Yorkers, you probably have no idea. But a small group of folks in the city are gearing up for the next doomsday scenario by prepping survival gear, planning escape routes, and training to get out of New York City - even by inflatable kayak if necessary.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Queens College, New York Government, End Times

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Galleries: At Woodmere, one woman's century of art

But for the efforts of several art historians who sought her out in the last decades of her life, Theresa Bernstein would have been just another forgotten female artist.


Related Topix: Baruch College, World News, Poland, Moore College of Art & Design, Painting, Arts, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Entertainment

National Review Online

Fund: Left and Right Agree: Increase Voter Turnout in Ferguson

'm always looking for areas where the Left and Right can agree on a policy reform, even if it is for different reasons.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

At Astronomy on Tap, Space Lessons Come with a Drink

Drawing a crowd for a lecture on astronomy isn't easy - unless, of course, you have alcohol on your side.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Columbia University, Yale University, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Norwalk Citizen News

High stakes for NYC mayor over rollout of pre-K

With the school year less than two weeks away, New York City is racing to complete an unprecedented prekindergarten expansion - and its success or failure could have major political implications for its first-year mayor, Bill de Blasio .


Related Topix: Baruch College, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom