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8 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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

15 hrs ago | 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.

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

23 hrs ago | 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.

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

Yesterday | 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.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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

Forward

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baruch College

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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LiveScience

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.

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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

Philly.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

SPACE.com

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.

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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 .

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

CBS Local

For Mayor Bill De Blasio, A Lot On The Line As Prekindergarten Rollout Nears

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.

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

Christian Science Monitor

N.Y.C. crime is low: But at what cost?

A police officer guarded the site of a shooting in Manhattan in July. The killing by police of a suspect in Staten Island that same month raised tensions.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Brooklyn College

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Billee Juene Eby Hare dies, was among first women to join Marines in WWII

Billee Juene Eby Hare, who was among the first wave of women to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II, and who for years created the elaborate crowns worn by the royalty of the Order of the Alamo, died Aug. 12 at 91. She went through basic training at Hunter College and worked in a recruitment office in Kansas City before transferring to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hunter College, Tulsa, OK

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

"The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration"

The title of this post is the title of this intriguing new paper authored by Douglas Evans with the Center for Research and Evaluation at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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Related Topix: Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Garifuna ethnicity vs. nationalism

By Wellington C. Ramos In most countries in the world people are accustomed to identifying themselves based on the country where they were born to display their national pride.

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Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, Hunter College, Long Island University, Honduras

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Governor Who Oversaw Soaring Unemployment Will Teach Class on Job Creation

This has to be one of the funniest higher education developments since the announcement that Paul Krugman would be paid $225,000 to do research at City University of New York's income inequality initiative: Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will teach a course on job creation at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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