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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 .
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.
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.
A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard
In a refurbished synagogue in Keyport, New Jersey, Grace Graupe-Pillard works virtually non-stop creating art.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wagner on Criminal Corporate Character
Robert E. Wagner Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Department of Law) has posted Criminal Corporate Character ) on SSRN.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.