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3 hrs ago | NY1

Online: Former Columbia University President Shares Memories, Discusses Memoir

Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Michael Sovern, the former president of Columbia University, joined Inside City Hall to discuss his memoir "An Improbable Life: My Sixty Years at Columbia and Other Adventures" and share some memories ... (more)


5 hrs ago | Time

Students File Title IX Sexual Assault Complaint Against Columbia University

People walk past the Alma Mater statue on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013 in New York City.


10 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal

Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford to be UMF commencement speaker

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Maine resident Richard Ford will deliver the commencement speech at the University of Maine at Farmington's 2014 graduation.


Related Topix: University of Maine at Farmington, York, ME, East Boothbay, ME, Boothbay, ME, Naples, ME

14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Fakahany, Mancini picked for AP Nerve Center posts

Tamer Fakahany, left, and John Mancini pose for a photo in the Nerve Center at The Associated Press headquarters in New York, Thursday, April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Tufts University, Health

16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Columbia University Will No Longer Have A Daily Print Newspaper

After more than 100 years as a daily print newspaper, The Columbia Daily Spectator announced plans Wednesday night to move to a weekly print schedule next year , Capital New York reports.


19 hrs 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, City University of New York

23 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

More than a cute hat: Knitting may have health benefits

When I picked up knitting needles for the first time about two years ago, I couldn't have imagined how vital the hobby would become to my well-being.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Crafts, Motherhood, Family, Depression, Health, Parkinson's Disease

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Researchers Work on Ways of Detecting Gum Disease Earlier

Researchers may have found a way to classify and detect gum disease well before symptoms become severe.


Related Topix: Gingivitis, Health

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

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


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

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.



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

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.


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