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Tuesday Apr 22 | EurekAlert!

Connecticut River watershed study will assess impacts of extreme rain events

A 5-year study, funded by the National Science Foundation, could reveal new insights into the regional-scale dynamics of river systems A team of Yale researchers will lead a five-year, $3 million study to determine whether an increase in extreme rain events is affecting the transport of dissolved organic matter through the Connecticut River ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, University of Georgia, Weather

Tuesday Apr 22 | Go Local

Don't Miss: Voices of MetroWest's Spring Concert

The concert will include a rich variety of music that has special meaning to the choir members as the group celebrates its fifth anniversary.

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Related Topix: Chorus, Amazing Grace, Pop/Rock, Jason Mraz, The Beatles

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Go Local

How Central MA Colleges Ranked: Top New England Colleges 2014

For the 2014 New England College Super Rankings, GoLocal utilized a combination of rankings culled from top national sources, including US News & World Report, the Princeton Review, Forbes Magazine, and Washington Monthly, as well as Inside College, the Daily Beast, and College Prowler.

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Related Topix: New England College, Clark University, Becker College

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sunrise services welcome Easter

Worshipers from Park Congregational Church and Worcester-area United Methodist churches gather for an Easter sunrise service at Institute Park in Worcester on Easter Sunday April 8, 2012.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Looking outside the lines

Old tires, playgrounds and Galician bagpipes will play a role in a new initiative at the College of the Holy Cross along with academic disciplines as diverse as economics, math, music, theater and art.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Classical, Yo-Yo Ma

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

A feminist world: Marilyn French

To continue with our look at women in feminism and the arts we will now turn to Marilyn French who was an academic, philosopher and American author.

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Related Topix: Hofstra University, Worcester, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Education panel ponders how to keep good teachers

Sometimes it seems four walls are not enough to contain the passionate exchange of ideas happening within.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

A partisan's lament

The best comedy in town this week wasn't at any of the local water holes or nightclubs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Darien News-Review

Students' achievements

Brian Lucas, a freshman at College of the Holy Cross, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester.

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Related Topix: Dickinson College

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Vision Fellowships Endow Pursuits from Social Work to Sustainable Farming

A pair of documentary filmmakers, a permaculture farmer and two high school students pursuing social work are among the 2014 class of Vineyard Vision Fellows announced last week.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., Boston College, West Tisbury, MA, Chilmark, MA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'Hardball' host Chris Matthews to speak at Holy Cross

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" will speak about his latest book, "Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked," at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Related Topix: Chris Matthews

Mon Mar 31, 2014

MassLive.com

Holyoke Children's Museum to get visit from Thomas Weber of...

HOLYOKE -- The commissioner of the state Department of Early Education and Care is scheduled to visit the Holyoke Children's Museum Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Suffolk University

The Washington Post

a If only teachers were smarter...a

Teachers. In this school reform era, they have been targeted as "the" problem for failing schools.

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Related Topix: Education

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Pensions & Investments

Endowment chief enjoys flexibility offered by ETFs

When Timothy Jarry ascended to the role of chief investment officer in 2011 at the College of the Holy Cross, his alma mater, he undertook a yearlong portfolio review of the endowment.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

College Town

The perfect host gift is an April 13, 1939, edition of "The Sporting News" - that is, of course, if your host is billionaire Warren Buffett.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Crusader

Jon Favreau, One of Film's Finest, To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

Shortly after Swingers, where also highlighted as a screenwriter, his career took off and he quickly appeared on a variety of movie sets in the late when he declared he would take a brief hiatus from filmmaking to attend The College of the Holy Cross, and pursue his true passion: political science.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Swingers, Drama Movies, Iron Man, Jon Favreau, Celebrities, Vince Vaughn, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Crusader

HC Ranked Number One in Diversity

This week, Holy Cross was recognized for its diversity. A national advocacy group for diversity in undergraduate education ranked the College of the Holy Cross as the most diverse school in the country.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day

All Points Blog

GIS Education News Weekly: Mandela Map, QGIS Data, Robinson on Crimea

It's got a timeline, links and details needed to visit the sites. I suspect it'd also be useful for educators.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, University of Minnesota, The National, Entertainment, Television

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