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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

NEH to help vets with humanities program

When it comes to working with veterans, government efforts aren't limited to health and employment programs.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Yale University, Harvard University, Sports

16 hrs ago | Mass Transit

WA: Passenger Rail Expert Kevin R. Collins, PE, Joins HNTB Corp.

Corp. as project director and vice president. Collins brings two decades of transportation industry experience, focusing on delivery of passenger rail projects, including light rail, commuter rail and streetcar projects, several in excess of $100 million.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, Redmond, WA, University of Washington

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Go Local

Former State Rep Fresolo Withdraws Candidacy

Former State Representative John Fresolo has withdrawn his name for the 16th Worcester district race, just one week after declaring his candidacy to regain the seat he vacated last May. Fresolo stepped down from his post last May following an investigation by the House Ethics Committee amid allegations that he used a State House computer to upload ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Massachusetts, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Anna Maria College names interim president

Executive Vice President Mary Lou Retelle will serve as interim president of Anna Maria College, beginning July 1. She will replace Jack P. Calareso, who announced last month that he will leave the small Roman Catholic liberal arts school this summer to become president of St. Joseph's College in New York.


Related Topix: Anna Maria College, New York, Suffolk University, Merrimack College

PhysOrg Weblog

Our brains are hardwired for language

A groundbreaking study published in PLOS ONE by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University and researchers at Harvard Medical School shows the brains of individual speakers are sensitive to language universals.



Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed

This comes on the heels of news that researcher Collin Mulliner of Northeastern University in Boston found more than 1,000 vulnerable to Heartbleed where he was able to retrieve plaintext user traffic.



Councilor Ayanna Pressley partners with area organizations to hold...

This year's summit includes more workshops and expanded focus to include topics specific to men, LGBTQ survivors, high school and middle school aged students, and service providers.


Related Topix: Boston, MA


East Coast Colleges Follow the Money South and West

There aren't any Greek columns or sprawling green lawns at Northeastern University's satellite campus in Charlotte, N.C. But the location, on the 11th story of an office building in the middle of the city's uptown district, is no accident.


Related Topix: New York, Emerson College, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wilmington Could Have Next Superintendent Thursday Night

Final interviews are underway as the School Committee aims for Thursday in naming Wilmington's next Superintendent of Schools replacing Joanne Benton, who is retiring this year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wheelock College, Boston College

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

Northeastern adjuncts hold union vote

The voting will take place through mail-in ballots and run from April 25th through May 15, according to the Service Employees International Union.


Related Topix: Tufts University

Mass Transit

MA: Keolis Names David Mitrou General Counsel and Director of Labor...

Mitrou joins Keolis from The McCormack Firm in Boston, where he was a partner with extensive experience representing commuter rail operators and other public transportation service providers in Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Ithaca College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Power in Numbers

Lacking offices on campus, they come here to log on to shared computers or to grab books from shelved cardboard boxes that serve as their makeshift lockers.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lawrence HarmonExploited adjuncts ripe for a union

But not so fast. Each performs piece work. Each hits a wall when trying to address marginal pay and working conditions.


Related Topix: Immokalee, FL, Mathematics, Science, American University, George Washington University, Opinion

Welcome to Boston! Greeter program debuts at City Hall

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston are introducing City Hall's greeter pilot program with the goal of making City Hall a welcoming and helpful place for visitors and residents.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Free Press

Simmer Mag caters to student foodies all around Boston

The student-dining dilemma can be a difficult problem to solve. Few things are as frustrating as finding the perfect sushi restaurant, only to discover a single roll would cost about as much as a six-hour shift at your work-study job.


Related Topix: Recipes, Emerson College, Web Design, Boston College

Spring Sing is Tonight in Marlborough

We know this is starting to be a busy season but it's time to take a little time for yourself.


Related Topix: Marlborough, MA, North Plymouth, MA

Community Invited to Meet Superintendent Finalists

The search for Wilmington's next Superintendent of Schools is down to three. And school officials want the community to be involved in the process.


Related Topix: Wheelock College, Boston College

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Extreme skier OK after fall on Mount Adams

Patrick Luk is bloodied and bruised but not bowed or broken, despite tumbling hundreds of feet down a steep gully on Mount Adams.


Related Topix: Weare, NH

Naperville Sun

Common Core for college comes to Chicago area

College students throughout the Chicago area will soon face their own version of Common Core - a higher-education program that requires they meet 16 criteria that show they can think critically, work hard and become valuable citizens of the world.


Related Topix: Governors State University, Elmhurst College, Valparaiso University

American Library Association

LLAMA webinar explores new digital media commons

The age of the digital media commons has arrived, leaving in its wake yesterday's traditional academic library.


Related Topix: Libraries