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4 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

EL Seniors Cleaning Up For A New Image After Vandalism

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: East Lansing, MI, Lansing, MI

7 hrs ago | Financial Times

Masters in management options are growing

It was when Parul Dubey was studying for her electrical engineering degree in India that she read about London Business School 's plans to launch a masters in management degree for recent graduates. Dubey had already began to question her future career.

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Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Cleaning The Grand River, One Tire At A Time

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI

Northwestern University

New Glaucoma Culprit Is Found

Glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness, is associated with elevated pressure in the eye. This elevated pressure essentially is due to a plumbing problem.

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Forbes.com

Netflix Is On A Path For World Domination

I live in Los Angeles and I'm lucky enough to write about the thing I love most: movies. I'm a graduate of Vassar College and Northwestern University and I've been working at Forbes since 2001.

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WILX-TV Lansing

Jackson Bridge Renamed For Fallen Officer

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Spring Arbor, MI

Wall Street Journal

The Best Language for Math

Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish use simpler number words and express math concepts more clearly than English, making it easier for small children to learn counting and arithmetic, research shows. The language gap is drawing growing attention amid a push by psychologists and educators to build numeracy in small children-the mathematical equivalent of literacy.

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Related Topix: Games, Board Game, Texas A&M University, 9

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

New Police Chief Travis Forbes Sworn In

September 12, 2014 Tribune Photo/Ron Wight By Carlee Edwards Carlee.Edwards@lstribune.net Lee's Summit's new chief of police, Travis Forbes, was sworn in on Friday, September 5, at the Lee's Summit Police Department offices. City Manager Steve Arbo opened the ceremony by reading the department's mission statement and stating for the audience the values that the department hopes to reflect.

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Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO, Independence, MO, Kansas City, MO, Park University, Drugs

MLive.com

Buena Vista Township names new police chief, formerly of Farmington

Buena Vista Township Manager Dexter Mitchell announced on Friday, Sept. 12, that Robert A. Schulz will begin work as the township's new police chief Oct. 6. Schultz has spent the past five years as public safety director of Oakland County's Farmington, which has a population of about 10,000 people.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI, Oakland County, MI, Ferris State University, Buena Vista, MI

Health.com

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

Too few students with asthma and food allergies have emergency plans in place at school, which can leave the schools inadequately prepared in a health crisis, a new survey finds. Just half of students with food allergies and only one in four kids with asthma have emergency action plans in place at their school to help manage serious reactions, according to researchers at Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

In-depth Africa

Good News: Politifact Agrees Dem Constitutional Amendment Might Jail SNL

I know that it's a violation of the First Amendment but anything that sends the SNL cast to prison has my vote. But after Ted Cruz suggested that the Dem attempt at campaign finance reform could send Saturday Night Live to jail, Politifact took a look and said, "Hey, it could happen."

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Related Topix: Prison, University of Pennsylvania

In These Times

The James Foley I Knew

'Jim chose an uncertain path fully aware of the risks. But he wasn't one to complain: Nothing he did was about money or fame.'

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Related Topix: Journalism, Phoenix, AZ, Prison

Northwestern University

Northwestern Welcomes New International Students

Northwestern University welcomes its largest-ever incoming class of international students -- 1,500 new students from more than 100 countries around the world. The students will join more than 4,000 international students, scholars and family members already on Northwestern campuses.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Trumpet in hand, Davis High grad pursues dual degrees at Northwestern

Spencer Park is maximizing his music education, both at Northwestern University and through the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute in Washington, D.C. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo Trumpet player Spencer Park, a 2012 Davis High School graduate, stopped in Davis for a few days earlier this month. He was coming off a lengthy visit to Washington, D.C., where he participated in the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Davis, CA, Family, Kids, US National Parks, Washington Monument, UC Davis

Northwestern University

Summer Convocations at Northwestern

In joyful summer convocations, scores of Northwestern University students donned their purple robes and mortarboard caps in recent weeks and graduated from master's programs in education and communication. "It is often said that education is not a sprint, but a marathon," observed Mike Stevenson, one of the students in the School of Education and Social Policy , addressing his cohort at graduation last month.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

WILX-TV Lansing

Olivet College Dorm Illness Under Investigation

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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The Washington Monthly

Reforming Institutional Reviews

The 2014 College Rankings aren't the only higher education brain-food in the new issue of the Washington Monthly . There's also an analysis by George Mason University's Zachary Schrag on academic Institutional Review Boards, a federally required process for protecting the human subjects of research originally motivated by abuses in medical studies that now pervasively regulates - and often unnecessarily inhibits - all sorts of social science research as well.

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Related Topix: George Mason University

Daily Herald

Oak Brook woman travels world, finds ways to make a difference

In November, she heads to Manitoba for her first look at polar bears in the wild. But first, she'll leave Sept.

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Related Topix: Oak Brook, IL, Travel, Tajikistan Travel, Asia Travel, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Travel, Willowbrook, IL

HON

Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma

A novel study of mice has shed new light on the molecular basis for glaucoma, which is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Based on their findings, researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago said they are working to develop eye drops that might one day cure the disease in people.

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Related Topix: Nephrology, Medicine

Medical News Today

Every child with asthma, food allergies should have a school emergency plan

Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools . "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school staff, clinicians and parents to make sure there's a health management plan in place for students with health conditions," said Northwestern Medicine pediatrician Ruchi Gupta, M.D., lead author of the study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, Health

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