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24 min ago |

2014 Columbia University Film Festival to Run 5/2-8

Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will co-present the 27thAnnual Columbia University Film Festival , a weeklong program of screenings, dramatic readings and special events in New York.


Related Topix: The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, Please Give, The Kids Are All Right

1 hr ago | Religion Dispatched

Duggar Daughters Talk Sex, Courtship, and Fear of Ungodly Men

She studies the history and culture of American evangelicalism, religion and Media, and is currently researching the intersection of religion and reality television.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Miami University of Ohio, Barnard College, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago |

Revisiting Pulitzer Nominees That Touch On Issues Of Race

Washington Post writer Eli Saslow won a Pulitzer Prize for his series on the prevalence of food stamps in post-recession America.


Related Topix: Prison

9 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

Former - rebel' hopes to inspire Beth El

"I climbed out the window to escape one day," he remembers. His father wasn't too perturbed; he'd been a rebel too, and he went on to become a rabbi.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Florida, Religion, Judaism

13 hrs ago |

Democrats for Congress Hold First Debate

Democratic candidates for congress Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse met for their first public debate Monday in Trevose.


Related Topix: US News

15 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

People Are Furious About Jake Gyllenhaal's Latest ...

Jake Gyllenhaal has a big year ahead of him. His second film with French-Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve had a lot of critics talking last month, and he's got some exciting upcoming projects as well.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Medical Daily

Are 'Glow Parties' The Newest Scare For Parents Of Teens,...

"Glow parties" have been getting a lot of attention recently, although for none of the right reasons.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Sayreville, NJ, Drug Enforcement Administration

The Sydney Morning Herald

Pulitzer Prize 2014 winners in the arts

Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ... Annie Baker's play The Flick starring, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten.


Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon

Wall Street Journal

How Innovation May Make Wall Street Less Efficient

The first, by Nobel-winning economist and Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz , dismisses the claims that high-frequency trading makes markets work better by allowing investors to react more quickly to shifts in the outlook, and that the industry also helps boost market liquidity.


Democracy Now

War Tax Resisters Mark April 15 With Call to Stop Military Spending

Lida Shao , has been a war tax resister for three years with support from the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Liberal Political News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Big wins in fight against big killer

Amirah Sequeira of Winnipeg is 23, a Columbia grad, and head of the national student AIDS awareness organization in the US, lobbying in Washington.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

USA Today

Who will win the fiction Pulitzer today?

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Related Topix: Jane Austen, Vocal, New York, Arts, Literature

Mon Apr 14, 2014

India-born poet, Vijay Seshadri wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Journalism, New York, New York Government, World News, India

Infection Control Today

Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher-Quality Care

When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Northern Michigan News

Free Press columnist wins Pulitzer for commentary

Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis, it was announced Monday.


Related Topix: Journalism, Detroit, MI, Economics News, Bankruptcy

CBC News

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, NSA reporting win top Pulitzer Prize honours

Donna Tartt's novel The Goldfinch has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In a release, Columbia University, which hands out the awards, called The Goldfinch "a beautifully written coming-of-age novel a that stimulates the mind and touches the heart."


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon

National Public Radio

'The Flick' By Annie Baker Wins Pulitzer For Drama

Annie Baker's "The Flick" has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play set in a movie theater that was called a "thoughtful drama with well-crafted characters" which created "lives rarely seen on the stage."


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Amherst, MA

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

This photo taken March 12, 2014, shows developmental reading professor Naesea Price, left, giving student Rahman Hassan information on her office hours after a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore.


Related Topix: Teachers College, Columbia University, Texas State University, City University of New York


Frozen" Screenwriter/Director Jennifer Lee '92 is UNH 2014 Commencement Speaker

The first woman to direct an animated feature film for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Academy AwardA -winner Jennifer Lee, will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 17, 2014.


Related Topix: University of New Hampshire, Oscars


Columbia professor tapped for UNC Center for Civil Rights CHAPEL HILL - Theodore M. "Ted" Shaw has been named the second director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.


Related Topix: Columbia, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill