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1 hr ago |

Gaithersburg selects new Public Works director

Engineering Services Division Chief Ollie Mumpower has been serving as the acting director of the department since the retirement of former director Jim Arnoult in fall 2013.


Related Topix: East Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, City College of New York, Columbia University

5 hrs ago | EDGE

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December, the New York Daily News reports.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, New York Daily News, New York City College of Technology

7 hrs ago |

Fundraiser Honors Boy Killed by Cab with Basketball Camp Scholarships

Cooper Stock loved nothing more than staying up late and watching basketball games with his father.


Related Topix: Baruch College

11 hrs ago | New York Magazine

the city Integrate Park Slope!At one neighborhood school, the...

'm a data person,' says Pamela Mills, a brisk Hunter College professor with a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Hunter College, Standardized Testing, Education

12 hrs ago | The L Magazine

MFA Thesis Shows: Class of 2014

Students, faculty, staff and sometimes outside curators put a lot of work-perhaps here understood rather literally as blood, sweat and tears-into assembling second-year-ending, degree-requirement-completing, MFA-culminating thesis exhibitions.


Related Topix: Hunter College, The New School, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, SUNY College at Purchase

16 hrs ago | McBrooklyn

Vision Zero Workshops: Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn College

DOT and NYPD will work with the public on Vision Zero pedestrian safety plans at two upcoming events in Brooklyn -- one on Thursday in Brooklyn heights and one on April 29 at Brooklyn College.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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

American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students Today 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 ... (more)


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

Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast

The Texas fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people a year ago could have been prevented - and agencies at all levels haven't done enough to change the circumstances that led to the catastrophe, federal officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, West, TX

Staten Island college roundup: Lacrosse, baseball and softball

Freshman Olivia Streilein was named Player and Rookie of the Week and Shea Gegan earned Defensive Player of the Week.


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

Barrow resigns, alleges faculty exodus and lack of support at UMass Dartmouth

"Why are so many of the institution's most successful faculty all deciding to leave at the same time?" That's what UMass Dartmouth professor Clyde Barrow asks in a public resignation statement titled "The Book of Exodus" that he submitted to the provost Monday.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell, Brooklyn College, New York

CBS News

Asteroids hitting Earth more often than previously thought, ex-NASA astronauts' group says

Large asteroids are hitting the Earth far more often than anyone realized, according to a new warning from a group led by former NASA astronauts.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA


Follow This: Roosevelt's Campus Network Hatches Policy Ideas for...

The latest edition of the 10 Ideas series highlights student proposals on economic development, health care, education, equal justice, defense and diplomacy, and energy and the environment.


Related Topix: York, NY, City College of New York, Claremont McKenna College, College of William and Mary, Cornell University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Eryc Taylor Dance Presents EMERGENCE Tonight

Eryc Taylor Dance, Inc. presents EMERGENCE tonight, April 22, 2014 at the Rose Nagelberg Theater at Baruch College Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC, at 6pm and also at 8:30pm.


Related Topix: Baruch College

Hunter College's Private Park May Reopen to the Public

A park that is currently only available to the Hunter College community may soon open to the public once again.


Related Topix: Hunter College

CBS Local

VP Biden To Deliver Commencement Speech At MDC

Vice President Joe Biden is coming to South Florida in May to deliver the commencement address at Miami-Dade College's graduation ceremonies.


Related Topix: Florida, George Mason University

Lori Bookstein Fine Art Presents John Crawford, 4/24-5/24

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent sculpture by John Crawford.


Related Topix: Queens College, Flushing, NY


Reihan Salam: Krugman deserves the $225,000

Paul Krugman may be America's foremost public intellectual. He's certainly a contender for the title.


Related Topix: Opinion

University Business

Study debunks community college completion myths

Dozens of reports written over the last four decades have created the generally accepted theory that community college students who transfer to universities graduate at lower rate than do students who start out at four-year institutions.



Anthropologist chronicles struggles of Innu, Inuit against oppression

Governments forced the Innu and Inuit of Labrador into "concentration villages" and even the most recently constructed of the communities failed their needs, concludes a New York-based researcher in a new book.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Do happy people take happy photos?

UC San Diego will help examine how happy people are in 13 cities by studying the composition of one million Twitter images.


Related Topix: UC San Diego