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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

UC Berkeley law school acting dean going to Columbia University

UC Berkeley acting law school Dean Gillian Lester has taken the top post at Columbia University's law school, Columbia President Lee Bollinger announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley

2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Potential new approach to Alzheimer's treatment offered by 'Chaperone' compounds

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Brandeis University, Biology

6 hrs ago | CNN

Putin strategy: Good cop/bad cop

Editor's note: Alexander J. Motyl is professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Rutgers University, Vladimir Putin, Prison, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

DVD Review: Kill Your Darlings

As a freshman, he is poorly versed in the social etiquettes of his new home but charismatic campus mate Lucien Carr takes Allen under his wing and introduces the newcomer to inner sanctums where other bright young things, including Jack Kerouac and William S Burroughs , intellectually spar with one another.


12 hrs ago | MediaShift

Future-Proofing News Apps

Let's say that you're a historian in 2064 and you want to look at the New York Times for a view of how journalists represented celebrity fashion in the early 2000s.


Related Topix: Computers

15 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Legal Battle Over Affirmative Action Continues

Steve Inskeep talks to Columbia University president Lee Bollinger about the Supreme Court's most recent decision to uphold Michigan's affirmative action ban.


17 hrs ago | Women's Wear Daily

They Are Wearing: Columbia University

While the idea of rolling out of bed and into class is still a key part of campus life, students at Columbia University are taking on the unpredictable spring climate in casual stride - and that's an understatement.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hagley Museum and Library Presents Professor Richard R. John for...

The history of the telegraph and telephone-the world's first two electrical communications networks-contradicts assumptions many hold that government regulation is an impediment to innovation.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Wilmington, DE

WECT-TV Wilmington

Wilmington student gets into 7 Ivy League schools

Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few are accepted. Wilmington native Patrick Peoples has the distinct honor of getting into seven of them.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Princeton University, Yale University, Brown University

MRSA in homes: Study shows MRSA common in homes, how can you protect yourself?

MRSA in homes is on the increase. Staphylococcus aureus , more commonly known by its acronym MRSA, is an antibiotic resistant bacterial infection , which up until now was generally thought to be restricted to confined places like hospitals, locker rooms and nursing homes.


Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Our ACCD recommendations

Most of us have attended at least one class at the Alamo Colleges or know someone who has, but it is a safe bet that the majority of us would be hard-pressed to name a member of the board of trustees, who are elected to six-year terms.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University, University of Pennsylvania, Our Lady of the Lake University, Opinion

Refinery 29

Antibiotic-Resistant "Superbug" Spreads From Hospitals To Homes

Our dependence on antibiotics has already resulted in a number of scary outbreaks of diseases that can't be cured by the standard drugs.


Related Topix: MRSA

New Yorker

Are College Campuses Obsolete?

On one recent night, the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate series put forth a motion on Columbia University's campus: "More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete."


Related Topix: Minerva, NY

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Honors student awarded James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Matthew Tyler, a fourth-year University of Georgia Honors student and Foundation Fellow, has been awarded a 2014 James Madison Graduate Fellowship.


Related Topix: Georgia, University of Georgia, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens


Christy Sadler of Willowmere Capital Partners Headlines Ivy Family Office Greenwich Forum

The Ivy Family Office Network hosted its April 2014 Family Office Outlook Forum in Greenwich, CT on April 10th.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Brown University

New York Post

Kazakhstan presidenta s nephew owes $132K to The Plaza: suit

He's a jet-setting rich kid accused of faking his way into Columbia University and gaining a posh Plaza hotel pad through trickery - but it looks as if his luck may have finally run out.


Related Topix: Kazakhstan, World News, Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev

The Statesman

CEHS holds rank in nation's top 30 education schools

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services recently received rankings against other colleges in the nation.


Related Topix: Jones College

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Poll: Americans Doubt Theories Like Big Bang Theory, Evolution

Americans have little doubt about the scientific evidence that smoking can cause cancer.


Related Topix: University of Detroit Mercy, Duke University, University of Virginia

P&T Community

'Chaperone' Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University have come up with a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Brandeis University, Biology

Dante de Blasio Tours Columbia University During College Search

The Brooklyn Tech junior was seen taking a private tour of freshman dorms and walking through campus on Saturday, according to the student-run blog Bwog.


Related Topix: Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT