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2 hrs ago | Glocally Newark

Nell Painter to Lead Book Discussion at The Newark Public Library

On Wednesday May 7, at 6:30 pm , The Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library will present Dr. Nell Irvin Painter discussing her book .


Related Topix: Princeton University, Newark, NJ, Yale University

6 hrs ago | The Nation

Harvard President Drew Faust is Still Wrong on Climate Change

Students at Harvard University have been calling on President Faust to Divest from fossil fuels for months.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

Clemson receives $5.3M to broaden cyberinfrastructure education, outreach

The National Science Foundation has awarded Clemson University a $5.3 million grant to enable a national network of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Research and Education Facilitators to broaden the impact of advanced computing resources at campuses across the country.


Related Topix: Clemson University, Science, Computer Science, University of Southern California, University of Utah

12 hrs ago |

Diane Paulus, Amy Adams, Robert & Kristen Lopez Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People

Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson- Lopez, A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, Amy Adams and Benedict Cumberbatch were among those named to Time's Most Influential People in the WORLD list for 2014.


Related Topix: The Fighter, Amy Adams, Theater, Arts, Porgy and Bess, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

16 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Study Shows Aspirin Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risks For Those With Specific Gene

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks: lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a specific type of gene.


Wed Apr 23, 2014


UR gets major grant to study longevity

The $9.5 million grant, awarded to UR, Harvard University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine comes from the National Institute on Aging.



Elizabeth Warren: The system's 'rigged' against middle class

Elizabeth Warren contends America's middle class struggles against a system that's "rigged" and favors those who wield power in money and politics.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Harvard University Police Search For Suspect Who Exposed Self

The woman victim told officers she was walking into her apartment building on Peabody Terrace when a man indecently exposed himself.


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Somerville, MA

The Hill

Regrets? John McCain has a few

Sen. John McCain on Wednesday talked about his biggest regrets in life during an event with students at Harvard University.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush, W.

Washington Blade

Conservative conundrum

Coming to terms with being gay was especially difficult for Matthew Vines, as it is for many who not only grew up in conservative Christian households, but who also had embraced that kind of faith on their own.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wichita, KS

Tiananmen at 25. In China, Shhhhh

In China, Maura Cunningham says, if you're going to hold an online discussion of the Tiananmen Square massacre, you better speak in code.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Saint Joseph's University, University of Southern California, World News, China


Harvard economist: Gender is at the root of the pay gap - not jobs

A labor economist from Harvard University has concluded, after a significant amount of research and data analysis, that the gender pay gap is real.


Slate Magazine

The Student Becomes the Teacher

Over the past year, a boy genius from Mongolia has been schooling MIT on how to improve the elite institution's free online courses.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Lowell Sun

Kayyem talks about paper on interrogation

Now a candidate for the state's highest executive office, Juliette Kayyem in years past entered the crucible of the debate over enhanced interrogation, targeted killing and other "war on terror" tactics, advocating for an approach to give more responsibility for battlefield decisions to the president, with oversight.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Kirkland Reporter

Baby Boomers could be healthiest generation ever, if only ... | Gustafson

Older Americans have a much better chance to enjoy many more years of good health and vitality than any generation before them due to better medical treatment and easier access to healthcare, according to a recent study, based on data collected by government health agencies over the last three decades.


Related Topix: Opinion

Learn to turn your love of theater into a career

The StarMaker Performing Arts Center in Norton has scheduled a speaker to talk about what it takes to start a career in the performing arts.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Norton, OH

Architect Frank Gehry to Create Set Design for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Focused on Pierre Boulez

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra announces the participation of world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry , in its November 2014 exploration of the life and career of Pierre Boulez , the revolutionary composer, conductor and curator whose 89th birthday was March 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, California, University of Southern California


Woman attacked early Monday on Beacon Street in Somerville

Police in Somerville are investigating an attack that occurred early Monday morning.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Harvard University Student Assaulted In Somerville

The female undergraduate student claims a man grabbed her by the arm and pulled her into an alley.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Cambridge, MA

Rockford High School senior wins Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship

Rockford High School senior Tessa Powers dreams of designing prosthetics, not just to restore limbs, but to give someone back a piece of themselves, the 17-year-old said.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Science / Technology, Space, Rockford, MI, Education Etc.