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14 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

New executive director takes reins at South Peninsula Hebrew Day School

He replaces Allen Selis, who was head of school for two years. Following an administrative restructuring, Guttenberg will oversee all school functions as executive director, including strategic planning and communications, while Rabbi Maury Grebenau will serve as principal.


Related Topix: Yeshiva University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Yesterday | Miami Today

Florida becomes intellectuals' burial ground

Florida is known as a resting place for those in their twilight years. Now a study of cultural migration over two millennia illustrates the point.


Related Topix: Florida, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Miami, Physics, Science

Yesterday | SeacoastOnline

Lloyd Preston Mahler

Lloyd was born March 4, 1921, in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Lloyd V. and Alice Pyne Mahler, and was a graduate of Medford High School, and Northeastern University, with a degree in accounting.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Columbia University, Kennebunk, ME

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

WPI alum, Neil Young team up on PonoPlayer's high-res audio

When it comes to music, Phil Baker thinks listeners are being cheated. So when the seasoned product design engineer and WPI alumnus was tapped by Neil Young to collaborate on a high-resolution portable audio player, he didn't have to think twice.


Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Music Players, MP3 Players, Electronics, Worcester, MA

The Hartford Courant

Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday.


Related Topix: Enfield, CT, Springfield College, University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, University of Rhode Island


Nurse Anesthetist Fulfills Career Aspirations via U.S. Army Program

The eight year old girl was captivated as the Army Nurse assisted her mother at Fox Army Hospital at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., shortly after she had given birth to her sister some years ago.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Medicine, Nursing, Fort Bragg, NC

Banker & Tradesman

Harbor Towers Residences Engage Architect For Input On Chiofaro Project

The trustees of Harbor Towers have engaged George Thrush, professor and director of the School of Architecture at Northeastern University, for advice on proposed redevelopment plans for the Harbor Garage.


Related Topix: Boston, MA


Quality Control Research Associate Named ASQ's 2014 Freund Scholarship Winner

Haridy, of Egypt, was awarded the $5,000 scholarship, which is named after a past ASQ president, and supports a quality professional's graduate studies.



As Ebola death toll rises, scientists work on nanotech cure

Scientists at Northeastern University are using nanotechnology to find an effective treatment for the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 1,200 people and sickened even more.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Plane-sharing startup Flytenow tweaks business model following FAA letter

Northeastern University-born startup Flytenow has tweaked its business model following a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration that effectively bans plane-sharing.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration


UMass Law's 'Justice Bridge' Pairs New Lawyers with Needy Clients

The University of Massachusetts School of Law has launched what it is calling an incubator designed to help new lawyers start their careers while serving modest-income clients who might not otherwise afford a lawyer.


Related Topix: Massachusetts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Foundation announces 2014 scholarship winners

The Westfield Foundation offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Westfield, through the Westfield Foundation Clarence H. and Florence Horn Van Dellen Memorial Scholarship.


Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Georgetown University

Lowell Sun

Arthur Eno was friend to all -- even Jack Kerouac

In the many decades before Arthur Louis "Lou" Eno Jr. died at the age of 90 last week, he made a name for himself in Lowell's legal circles, but few people are aware he also was known in cultural circles as poet Jack Kerouac's childhood friend.


The Winnipeg Free Press

Papers, please

The First World War had a profound impact on western life, big and small. A century ago, the war triggered a rash of security concerns, which led to the widespread use of passports and entrance visas.


Related Topix: The World of, Alternative-Rock, Suicide, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Man, 20, finds love of classic cars

WILTON, Conn. - Fast cars and teenage boys have gone together since, well, cars started going fast enough to draw the interest of teenage boys For most of these young men, the attraction leads to posters on the wall, subscriptions to hot rod magazines, and maybe the purchase of a used muscle car for the last year or two of high school.


Related Topix: Wilton, CT, Coupe, BMW 6 Series, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW, BMW 325, BMW M5, Sedan

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Free Press

Summer on the prairie

COLLECTING SEEDS IS PART OF THE prairie restoration process at Midewin for summer interns David Evans, Pedro Solis and Erica Anderson.


Related Topix: Iowa State University, Wilmington, IL

District Administration

Alvin Crawley's steps to Alexandria

Alvin Crawley, superintendent of the Alexandria City Public Schools in Virginia, was the first in his family to attend college.


Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Richmond, VA, Education Etc., Hampton University, Arlington, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Boston Herald

Experts: GE Healthcare move will be healthy for Mass.

GE Healthcare's decision to move potentially hundreds of jobs to Massachusetts - and the already-existing cluster of major life sciences companies - could help reduce health care costs and create greater access to cutting-edge medical technology in the Bay State, an expert told the Herald.


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Nanonics NanoPhotonics workshop: Research talks now online

Nanonics Imaging , a pioneer in manufacturing of optically integrated scanning probe microscopes, reports on a highly successful workshop held last month, July 21-22, in the Physics department of Boston College.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Rochester Institute of Technology

Business Journal

Elon Law names first dean of experiential learning and leadership

Continuing its effort to offer law students more opportunities to experience the practice of law during their legal education, Elon University School of Law this week announced the addition of Faith Rivers James as the school's first associate dean of experiential learning and leadership.


Related Topix: Elon University, Greensboro, NC