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2 min ago | Vineyard Gazette Online

Couple Will Wed in New York

Joel von Ranson and John Edward Sublett are to be married Sept. 20 by Sag Harbor Village Justice Andrea Schiavoni at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, N.Y. Joel, 46, is a partner at the executive recruiting firm of Spencer Stuart in New York.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sag Harbor, NY, Sagaponack, NY

1 hr ago | ABC News

The 'British Empire' at Its Peak Compared to the UK Today

If Scots vote for independence from the United Kingdom Thursday, the monarchy would lose not only the land of Scotch but about 5.3 million Scottish people, or 8.3 percent of U.K.'s 64.1 million population. Here's what the U.K. would look like without Scotland: England , Wales and Northern Ireland .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

5 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fontbonne students get valuable lessons in cyber security

Increasingly, students at the Catholic high school for girls in Bay Ridge are showing an interest in STEM subjects that used to be dominated by males, according to school officials. This past summer, five Fontbonne students took part in a special program offered by the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering that focused on computer science and cyber security.

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8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

Imagine a job where about half of all the work is being done by people who are in training. That's, in fact, what happens in the world of biological and medical research.

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8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

Victoria Ruiz , a postdoctoral fellow in immunology, works with Brianna Delgado, a high school student that she mentors, at the Blaser Lab, inside NYU's Langone Medical Center in New York, NY. Ramsay de Give for NPR hide caption Victoria Ruiz , a postdoctoral fellow in immunology, works with Brianna Delgado, a high school student that she mentors, at the Blaser Lab, inside NYU's Langone Medical Center in New York, NY.

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12 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

How the game is played

Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the death of neuroscientist and pharmacologist Candace B. Pert. Pert discovered what is known as the opiate receptor, but at the time of her landmark research, Pert was cut out of the accolades.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Opinion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Outing at 'NYU Secrets' Site Strains Campus Civility

An anonymous school-gossip website that saw a sharp rise in popularity over the past year has become a campus cause cA©lA bre since an enterprising journalism student outed the site's top-secret editor. The editor, New York University senior Aristotelis Orginos, founded the site, NYU Secrets, with the goal of uniting a huge and disparate student body in an online space where everything from race relations to suicidal thoughts to bad hangovers could be talked about openly.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Rutgers University, University of Washington

Bangor Daily News

New healthcare providers join TAMC

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Glenda Dwyer, vice president of physician services at TAMC, is pleased to announce the addition of five new healthcare providers to the TAMC team. These new providers join a well-rounded team of professionals that provide expert care to residents of northern Maine.

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Related Topix: Aroostook County, ME, Macular Degeneration, Health, Nepal, World News, Asia, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

CBS News

AnnaSophia Robb on balancing college and acting

AnnaSophia Robb recently began her first semester at New York University. As a freshman, she's unsure about her major right now -- she's still "figuring that out."

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Related Topix: Soul Surfer, AnnaSophia Robb, The Carrie Diaries, Entertainment, Television, Sex and the City, Comedy, Drama

The Washington Post

Study: States with long lines are failing to meet their own Election Day requirements

On the first day of early voting in Maryland, people line up to vote, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Oxon Hill Library in Oxon Hill, Md. Freddie Colston, Chief Democratic Judge helps voters as they go to a booth.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Culturally appropriate HIV prevention interventions needed for Puerto Ricans who inject drugs

Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort across these locations as an important component in efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic Higher HIV risk behaviors and prevalence have been reported among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs since early in the HIV epidemic. Now that HIV prevention and treatment advances have reduced HIV among PWID in the US, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined HIV-related data for PRPWID in Puerto Rico and Northeastern US to assess whether disparities among PRPWID continue.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Rico, CO, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Alcoholism

Jamaica Observer

Short men make better husbands but... - All Woman

BEING the runt of the litter means that short men are many times overcompensating for their lack of height with wonderful personalities, and many women will tell you that compared to other men, short men are more inclined to be eager to please, as they seek to compete against their taller counterparts. Thus short men in relationships are many times more honest, caring and less likely to cheat, making them ideal partners.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

How I Beat Student Debt

Student debt news is, by and large, doom and gloom; but even as the most indebted generation of college students slog through their degrees, many of their graduated counterparts have come up with solutions for conquering high loans. Here's how these borrowers, each of whom tackled at least $80,000 in student loans, beat their debt and never looked back.

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Related Topix: Pepperdine University, Panama City Beach, FL, Cal State Long Beach

Dear Kitty

United Arab Emirates 'slave labour'

The confederation has called on the UN's International Labour Organisation to investigate the welfare of workers on a $27bn complex of museums and luxury resorts in Abu Dhabi, and the conditions faced by other migrants employed in construction and domestic work across the UAE, because with "alarming frequency [they] are trapped in exploitative practices that may amount to forced labour". It is understood the formal complaint warns that the Gulf state, which is a member of the ILO, "is in serious breach of its legal obligations" under the convention concerning forced labour, which it ratified more than 30 years ago.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Science

Elsewhere in Science, 12 September 2014

Each week, the Science family of publications publishes articles that are likely to be of interest to Science Careers readers. So, every Friday, we're pointing our readers toward articles that hold some relevance to careers in science and other technical fields.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, France, World News, Emory University, University of Washington

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Star Online

NY-based scholars want Azmi's sedition charge dropped

PETALING JAYA: Scholars at Risk Network , a group that promotes and defends academic freedom, has expressed grave concern over the sedition charge against Universiti Malaya law lecturer Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Sharom. The group, based in New York University, said charges stemming from Dr Azmi's exercise of academic freedom and free expression should be dropped.

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Related Topix: Malaysia

CiteULike

Measure Less, Succeed More: A Zen Approach to Organizational Effectiveness

Over the last decade, managers have placed increasing emphasis on the creation of tangible measures of intangible organizational properties. Many major corporations now include measures for intellectual capital, knowledge capital, reputational capital, and other such intangible assets on their financial ledgers.

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PhysOrg Weblog

New report finds a healthy well-being among Chinese children

A new study of children's well-being in Shanghai finds that first-graders are socially and emotionally healthy, with most performing average or above average academically. The study, by the New York University-East China Normal University Institute for Social Development at NYU Shanghai, is the first to develop a descriptive understanding of children's well-being in contemporary China and examines the two major contexts-family and school-that shape children's health.

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Related Topix: East China, MI, Education Etc.

Times-Standard

Call for Entries: 56th annual Raa Fall Exhibition

EUREKA >> The Redwood Art Association has announced that Lisa Archambeau, senior art consultant for the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in St. Helena, will judge this year's Fall Exhibition. Entry to the show is for RAA members but any artist can join and submit a piece on entry day.

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Related Topix: University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, Humboldt County, CA, San Diego, CA, Eureka, CA

Progress Times

Kids can 'Fall into Art' at UVAL

Jessica Monroe will lead a series of children's art classes, "Fall into Art," beginning Oct. 11 at the Upper Valley Art League, 921 E. 12th in Mission. Geared for ages 7 to 10 years, it runs for six weeks on Saturdays from 1:30 to 3 p.m., ending Nov. 15. Monroe began teaching children's art classes at UVAL in 1998 until 2001 when she left to attend Southwestern University where she earned her bachelor's in studio art.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Southwestern University, Entertainment

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