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WT names student affairs VP

West Texas A&M University President J. Patrick O'Brien named Michael Knox vice president for student affairs starting Aug. 11, pending approval by the university system's board of regents.


Related Topix: West Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Arlington, West, TX, Canyon, TX

19 hrs ago | The Tribune

NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.


Related Topix: Jackie Gleason, Chris Christie, US Governors

21 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Dr. Robert Howe, a medical doctor and a PhD candidate in music history, displays antique English horns at the University of Connecticut's Depot Campus in Mansfield, Conn.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Scared Monkeys

Obamanomics is Crushing America Typical US Household Getting...

President Barack Obama likes to play class warfare and talk about the income divide.


Next on 'Metro Focus': The Rise and Fall of Penn Station and Jane Pauley

The next edition of "MetroFocus" features The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, Toms River, Jane Pauley and Little Free Libraries.


Related Topix: Books, Your Life Calling, Toms River, NJ, Libraries


Overseas students put China to the test

With Chinese students flocking to schools overseas, students from other countries are, in turn, spending their summer vacations in China to prepare for college entrance tests.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Chicago


Shipping crates get new 'lease' on life

With the U.S. importing more than it exports, shipping containers are piling up at American ports.


National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, Hunter College, City University of New York, UC San Diego

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marshall Independent

A passion for music

After she got a postcard in the mail about a seminar where she could work with Broadway percussionists, Meghan Carmody of Marshall decided to take the chance.


Related Topix: Southwest Minnesota State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Rehab Management

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation recently welcomed board certified physiatrists from the Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group to the Casa Colina healthcare team at its 20-acre hospital and rehabilitation campus in Pomona, Calif.


Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Medicine, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Albany Medical College


Harlem Renaissance explored

An expert on the early-20th century Harlem Renaissance will be in the city Saturday to speak about this cultural and literary period in American history.


Related Topix: African-American

Psychology Today

The Replication Problem in the Brain Sciences

Today's blog entry is co-authored with Rosa Cao, Ph.D. . Dr. Cao received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010, studying the role of blood flow in information processing in the brain.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University

World opinions divided as Gaza conflict marches on

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has divided opinion and stirred public sentiment around the world with both sides accused of committing war crimes.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Opinion

Art Daily

Elizabeth E. Barker appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athen um

The Trustees of the Boston AthenA um announced today the appointment, by unanimous vote, of Elizabeth E. Barker as Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston AthenA um.


Related Topix: Amherst College, Amherst, MA, Yale University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Slate Magazine

Putin's Pal

A few months ago, at the height of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict over Crimea, Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at New York University and Princeton, acquired a certain notoriety as the Kremlin's No.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

City Pages

"Radical Black Presence" opens at the Walker Art Center

"Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art ," an exhibit that looks at the role of African American performance artists in contemporary art, opens at the Walker Art Center tonight.


Related Topix: African-American

Medical Daily

'Food Stamps' For Farmers' Markets: Low-Income...

Some food policy experts believe the U.S. government should provide vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables sold at farmers' markets to help poor families.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Nutrition


Meet The Lawyer Who Decided To Battle Racism Outside Of The Courtroom

Anurag Gupta is the founder and CEO of BE MORE, a nonprofit that aims to change the way people talk and think about race.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Prison, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, New York

The Arbiter

Book of Mormon musical plays with Mormonism in fictional, playful platform

"The Book of Mormon" is coming to the Morrison Center in July of next year, to the delight of many theater-goers and the suspicion of those that hold the Latter Day Saint religion close to their hearts.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), The Book of Mormon, Theater

The Item

Millburn-Short Hills engagement: Nugent to marry Hughes

John and Helen Nugent of Spring Lake, formerly of Short Hills, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Mary, to Scott Edwin Hughes, son of Christopher and Rebecca Hughes of San Antonio, Texas.


Related Topix: Short-Hills, NJ, Millburn, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, Summit, NJ, Georgetown University