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1 hr ago | In These Times

We Can Overcome Capitalism, But It'll Take Some Work

Without the existence of a left committed to class struggle and with its feet inside and outside workplaces, unions that have transformed into the kinds of organizing machines McAlevey helped create will remain the exception.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT

6 hrs ago | RedOrbit

MIT, CUNY Researchers Observe Energy-Carrying...

Image Caption: Diagram of an exciton within a tetracene crystal, used in these experiments, shows the line across which data was collected.


8 hrs ago | The Chronicle

In light of MOOCs, intellectual property policy remains flexibleAbhi...

When English professor Cathy Davidson announced her move to City University of New York, the question was raised as to who would retain the rights to the massive open online course she created while at Duke.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12 hrs ago | Sampan

Cambridge College Selected for ACE Change and Innovation Lab

Cambridge College has been selected by the American Council on Education to participate in the Change and Innovation Lab , a groundbreaking initiative to help colleges and universities implement significant and sustainable initiatives to increase the number of first-generation and nontraditional students who gain a college degree.


Related Topix: Cambridge College , Graceland University, Hiram College, Lehman College, Mercy College, Winthrop University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

County native named dean of CUNY business school

The City University of New York has named a Lincoln County native as the Willem Kookyer Dean of the Zicklin School of Business.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Gaston County, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

The New York Observer

Citywide Elected Officials Release Tax Returns

Tax returns released by his office this afternoon show Scott Stringer and his wife, Elyse Buxbaum, made a combined $205,000 dollars last year.


Paul Krugman Offered $225k/year to Teach on Income Inequality

Left-wing columnist and professor Paul Krugman has a new job by City University of New York.


The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student...

The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National Geographic's Genographic Project.


Related Topix: City College of New York, New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Genetics, Medicine


Scientists achieve first direct observations of excitons in motion

A quasiparticle called an exciton - responsible for the transfer of energy within devices such as solar cells, LEDs, and semiconductor circuits - has been understood theoretically for decades.


Related Topix: City College of New York

Even better than BMI: Calculate your belly fat

Most people know that BMI, or body mass index, is a fitness indicator calculated using your height and weight.


Related Topix: City College of New York

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: A mandate for a Garifuna nation

By Wellington C. Ramos On the 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2014, Garifuna people from the countries of "Yurumein", now known as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and the United States, came in large numbers for the first Garifuna Nation Summit.


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

Mental Help Net

Fewer Ophthalmologists Equals Less Diabetic Eye Care

In areas with less access to ophthalmologists, fewer individuals with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration receive care, according to a study published in the April issue of JAMA Ophthalmology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Diabetes, Health, Macular Degeneration, Baruch College, Life, Food, Nutrition

Jerusalem Post

Listening and speaking to young American Jews on college campuses

There may be nothing more important to the future of the US-Israel relationship than young American Jews.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, University of Pennsylvania, Religion, Judaism, Opinion

Live Science

'Clever Editing' Warps Scientists' Words in New Geocentrism Film

Four prominent cosmologists say they were misquoted in a documentary trailer promoting a claim debunked more than 450 years ago: that the Earth is in a privileged spot in the universe.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Arizona State University, Physics, City College of New York

The Huffington Post

Women in Business Q&A: Dr Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of...

Dr. Marsha Firestone is the Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization , which began in 1997 as a peer advisory organization for women who own multi-million dollar businesses.


Related Topix: Adelphi University, World News, Japan,

The Day

Connecticut College presents calligraphy exhibition

Everyone knows what calligraphy is. To be classy, you hire someone with really good penmanship to do your wedding invitations in swirling script - rather than order them in bulk from Matrimony R Us.


Related Topix: Connecticut College, Queens College, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, New London, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Staten Island baritone will bring varied playlist to rare, free recital at Wagner College

Baritone Anthony Turner performing "Life Every Voice" at a 2011 concert at the College of Staten Island.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Wagner College, College of Staten Island, Arts, Opera, Classical, Handel, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

More Floors for City Dancers

City University of New York on Tuesday kicks off a new effort to pair choreographers up with badly needed open space.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Queens College, Queens, NY

District Administration

Six years for high school? Why two extra years is catching on

A new six-year Brooklyn high school has been called the future of vocational education in America.


Brandon Sun

With too many remedial college students dropping out, schools look for new approaches

The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College.


Related Topix: Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University, Texas State University