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The graduate student and faculty visit aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of Doha's extraordinary urban environment within the scale and scope of the architectural expansion underway at Qatar Foundation Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development recently hosted a delegation from Columbia University in the City of New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Interior Design, Arts, Carnegie Mellon University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

You're on the clock: Doctors rush patients out the door

Joan Eisenstodt didn't have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Columbia Spectator

My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power

Brown Bag Lecture with Lu Hsiu-lien , Former Vice President, Republic of China. Moderated by Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia

Examiner.com

Kevin Hamedani dishes on his sleeper hit film 'Junk'

Back in November, we told you about the best film that film festivals didn't understand : Kevin Hamedani's Junk .

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Obesity deaths underestimated

Obesity may be the cause of death in one out of five adults, which is much higher than previously estimated.

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The News Tribune

Pulitzer Prizes inspire, reward great journalism

Journalism is what we do in the newsroom every day. We do our best to tell you what's going on in your community and introduce you to some interesting folks who live here.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Man, 20, accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh Columbia University professor and

When George met George: Little prince is introduced to a bilby named in his honor on trip to the zoo with William and Kate The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for five years ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

Fox News

Hate crime arrest in NY attack on Sikh professor

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

ABC News

Hate Crime Charge in NYC Attack on Sikh Professor

A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

Prince George Citizen

Man accused of pulling beard of Sikh professor during NYC attack is charged with ...

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor in an attack where young men called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police in New York City said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

El Paso Times

Burges High School journalism students bring silver and gold to the table

Part of Burges High School 2013 award winning newspaper and yearbook staff poses for a photo on Thursday at Burges High School.

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Related Topix: Journalism, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, Kansas State University

Columbia Spectator

DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences presents Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault In this week's lead story, Suze Myers explores the pros and cons of studying visual arts at a school like Columbia or Barnard, and what an art degree from one This week in history in 1979, University ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment you wait with your own children to hear from the school of their dreams.

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Related Topix: New York University, Princeton University

HON

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Patients may get the best care when treated in hospital units staffed by highly experienced nurses, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Medical Daily

Is Parkinson's An Autoimmune Disease? Neurons May Die From Body's Faulty Immune System

Parkinson's may be a combination of neurological and autoimmune diseases, but the ultimate question of why remains a mystery.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Cellist Jay Campbell to Perform at Columbia University's Italian Academy, 5/7

Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Spring 2014 concert series Wednesday evening, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Teatro of the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY.

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The Bulletin

Awful Allergies

The season of spring is here again. It's a bittersweet time of year with colorful blossoms and the annoying allergies we are all too familiar with.

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Related Topix: Opinion

SF Weekly

Rebel Music Author Hisham Aidi on the Relationship Between Hip-Hop and Islam

A decade or so ago, when Columbia University lecturer Hisham Aidi worked as a journalist covering youth culture in New York's Harlem and the Bronx, he discovered that Muslim kids from around the world were making pilgrimages to what Aidi calls "the Mecca of hip-hop": the Bronx, where the genre was arguably born.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, DJ Kool, Hip-Hop, African-American, UC Berkeley

The Macon Telegraph

Explore architecture of Neel Reid during annual ramble hosted by Federated Garden Club of Macon

The Neel House, which now houses the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, was architect Neel Reid’s first job after graduation from Columbia University just after the turn of the 20th Century.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

A Look At Russian President Putin's Strategy In Ukraine

Steve Scher talks with Columbia University Professor Stephen Sestanovich about today's meeting between U.S., Ukrainian, EU and Russian officials in Geneva.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

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