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Ian Lipkin, world-renowned virus hunter, is often jetting off to far-flung countries - countries in the middle of strange epidemics, that is.
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A recent roundtable discussion at Columbia University examined the issue of image crafting by authoritarian governments in the Caucasus and Central Asia, especially Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
The Sunshine Coast Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada welcomes David Hefland as its guest speaker next Friday night, March 14. The presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.
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: Victoria Murillo, a political science professor from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and Alejandro Velasco, an assistant professor of Latin American Studies at NYU, ... (more)
Robert Gintel, a 35-year Key Largo resident, is the grand marshal of this year's Irish Festival, which takes place at the Caribbean Club, mile marker 104, on Saturday, March 15. Gintel is a local philanthropist who has contributed to many well-known Upper Keys projects, including Jacob's Aquatic Center, the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center and ... (more)
"Science matters in our lives for us to be better shepherds of not only our civilization, but the world."
Both Butler and Khalidi recently had events canceled at Jewish institutions after critics raised objections to their views on Israel.
As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor in April 2010, internships in the for-profit private sector are most times viewed as employment and, therefore, compensation must be given unless they meet all criteria of a test relating to trainees.
Jonah Goldberg explains for National Review Online readers why the Obama administration's ineffective response - so far - to the growing Crimean conflict fits well with Barack Obama's attitude about the Cold War.
Remember the great run Region VI had from 2007-10, when it had 21 state champions and 38 state finalists? Among the wrestlers from Region VI who won state championships during that time were Southern's Frank Molinaro, who won his third state title in 2007 before going on to Penn State where he won an NCAA National Championship in 2012 and was a ... (more)
Events throughout the day will include a student made film at assembly; an interview with Mariko Silver, President of Bennington College; and a community screening of the film "Miss Representation."
Lend Lease Construction, the giant Australian builder behind the One57 project, is facing a lawsuit from fellow contractors over a $122 million agreement for work on Columbia University's 17-acre expansion project in Manhattanville, according to filings in the Supreme Court of the state of New York.
There's a lot of focus these days on football at Vanderbilt. We like football. Even so, it might be cool to train a spotlight for a moment on other important campus matters.
Barksdale will step down on June 1 as BRI's chief executive officer. He'll be succeeded by Michael Cormack, who has worked with the organization since 2010 as the principal of Quitman County Elementary School in Marks, Miss.
R. William Ayres is associate dean of the Graduate School at Wright State University.
The history of literature is rife with the ghosts of lost manuscripts, from Aristotle's writings on comedy to Sylvia Plath's unfinished second novel.