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49 min ago | EurekAlert!

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable and more risky

A new study from sociologists at Rice University and Cornell University found that African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to renting them.... While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types of racial ... (more)


Related Topix: African-American, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | SBWire

Mugo Muna Starts Kickstarter Campaign for the Creation of One of a...

Kenyan born Mugo Muna moved to the States when he was eleven. After graduating Cornell University, he returned to Kenya to something that mattered.


11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Mainland China offers Hong Kong architects a stage on which to shine

Hong Kong architects' expertise in transit-oriented developments will stand them in good stead in urbanisation projects worldwide, says Bryant Lu.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Architectural Design, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

On the Ropes: Seeing New York City Up Close

Dangling from ropes, Berta de Miguel looks perfectly at ease climbing high on the exterior of Manhattan's Municipal Building, a 40-story structure across the street from City Hall.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Sarah Taylor author of Vegetarian to Vegan shares her secrets to better health

On July 21, 2014, Sarah Taylor a certified plant based nutritionist from Cornell University, motivational speaker and the author of Vegetarian to Vegan : Give up Dairy.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nutrition, Fruits, Vegetables

Potomac Local

Announces 40 Under 40 Winners

Potomac Local's 40 Under 40 award winners were announced Saturday at a ceremony at Potomac Shores Golf Club in Woodbridge.


Related Topix: Prince William County, VA, Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA, Occoquan, VA, Arts, Ballet

Jury to Determine Cornell's Role in Fatal Gorge Plunge

A jury should decide whether Cornell University did enough to provide warnings that a potentially deadly drop-off awaited an intoxicated sophomore who strayed from a hiking path on the Ivy League school's campus, an upstate appellate court ruled July 17.


The Advocate

Smiley: A small kindness

Tom Cagley tells of going to the post office on Perkins Road to mail a present to his granddaughter in Virginia.


Related Topix: Sorrento, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Port Allen, LA, Opinion

Wine Business Online

Rooster Hill Takes Double Gold in NY State Fair Event

PENN YAN, NY Rooster Hill Vineyards' 2013 Traminette won a Double Gold Medal in this year's New York State Fair commercial wine competition.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Penn Yan, NY, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Geneva, NY


16:10 Kazakhstan rises by 5 points and ranks 79th in The Global Innovation Index 2014

The results of the study were revealed July 18 this year. The ranking was conducted by the international business school INSEAD together with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

San JacintoSAN BERNARDINO: A second shot at a college education

His American Indian heritage and his father, Joe Notah, had taught him to be strong and to step up when needed.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Ithaca College, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Post-Standard

Bird watching in a Syracuse backyard

There's a lot of life going on in my Syracuse backyard and this week a robin's nest is quite active.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching

Entrepreneur Magazine

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

For the fourth year in a row, Switzerland has been named the most innovative country in the world, according to the newest version of a report published by Cornell University, the World Intellectual Property Organization and graduate school INSEAD .


Related Topix: Best of 2007

Rutgers Chemistry Professor Kathryn Uhrich of Plainfield Named ACS Fellow

Rutgers University Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professor Kathryn Uhrich , a renowned polymer scientist , has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society , the world's largest scientific society.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Rutgers University, Plainfield, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, University of North Dakota

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pulaski County Daily

McCaskill's final campus sexual assault roundtable focuses on prosecutions, administrative processes

Convening stakeholders from across the country, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill today hosted the last in a series of public roundtable discussions aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses - in which participants heard about current obstacles in protecting and empowering survivors, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of survivors pursuing ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Boulder County, CO


Menu Formatting Could Affect How Much You Spend at a Restaurant

We already know that eating out is expensive, but a recent study at Cornell University found a tactic restaurants use to get you to spend even more.


Jury to Determine Cornell's Role in Fatal Gorge Plunge

A jury should decide whether Cornell University did enough to provide warnings that a potentially deadly drop-off awaited an intoxicated sophomore who strayed from a hiking path on the Ivy League school's campus, an upstate appellate court ruled July 17.



Restaurant menus can entice patrons to spend more, studies show

Most people, while dining out, don't think about about how much thought went into the menu.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Psychology, Science

The Village Voice

Where to Eat, Drink, and Debate the Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae in Ithaca

Fork in the Road thinks you should get out of town this summer, even if it's only for a day.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Breakfast, Life, Food, Ithaca College, Mexico, NY, Dining

The Washington Post

Will Indonesiaa s presidential election be stolen?

Indonesia presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo gestures as chats with members of the media in Jakarta on July 10. The elections commission is expected to announce the official result around July 22. As part of our continuing series of Monkey Cage election reports , the following is a post-election report on the recent Indonesian presidential ... (more)


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Sports