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11 hrs ago |

Dion Millington to Star as 'Dorothy' in Harlem Rep's the Wiz, Opening 8/22

The Harlem Repertory Theatre's AUDELCO winning multi-media production of the THE WIZ will feature AUDELCO Award-winning singer/actress Dion Millington as Dorothy.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Arts, Dance, Penn State University Park, Theater

18 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Portland-based consultants teach white-men-only diversity training, gain popularity with Fortune 500 corporations

Bill Proudman, CEO of White Men as Full Diversity Partners, pursued a career in diversity training after the death of a beloved mentor.


Related Topix: Portland State University, Pennsylvania, Penn State University Park

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Houston schools offer free computer classes

The Houston County Board of Education will offer basic computer classes free of charge to adults again this coming school year.


Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Bonaire, GA, Student Society, Alpha Sigma, Sororities, Penn State University Park

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Erie Times News

Find budding talent at Campbell Pottery Store's Lily Art Show

Fresh as a daisy and as sweet as summer honeysuckle, it's time once again for the annual treat that is the Lily Art Show at Campbell Pottery Store's Stonewall Gallery.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Painting, Arts, Photography

Bellingham Herald

Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, University of Chicago, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Siemens grant to provide software for nine campuses

Thanks to an in-kind grant from Siemens valued at $750 million, Pennsylvania State University's Great Valley campus in Malvern will offer hands-on experience to its first undergraduate students next month.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Malvern, PA, Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Chester County, PA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The News Item

Penn State grad

Justin Latorre, of Den Mar Gardens, Kulpmont, graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Ryan Buell and PRS cancel 'Conversations with the Dead' lecture tour

Last month, while under attack for scamming fans in Canada, former "Paranormal State" television personality Ryan Buell announced new tour dates for his "Conversations with the Dead" lecture tour.


Related Topix: Paranormal State, Entertainment, Television, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Penn State University Park, Jamaica-Plain, MA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

CUNY's Queens College and Lone Star College System Select New Leaders

Flix V. Matos Rodrguez, president of Hostos Community College of the City University of New York since 2009 and a former secretary of family services in Puerto Rico, was chosen as the next president of CUNY's Queens College.


Related Topix: Queens College, City University of New York, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Penn State raises tuition by 3 percent

Even as Pennsylvania State University's board of trustees voted Friday to raise tuition by nearly 3 percent on its main campus, new president Eric Barron announced plans to focus on reining in soaring student debt.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Penn State Schuylkill, Temple University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Myth of the Witch Hunt

Innocent people persecuted by a legal system out of control? In The Witch-Hunt Narrative , Ross E. Cheit argues the media and courts have gone too far in dismissing evidence of abuse.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Minnesota, Brown University

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Penn Highlands New Chief Medical Officer

Penn Highlands Healthcare announced today that Gary DuGan, MD, has been named the system's Chief Medical Officer .


Related Topix: DuBois, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Penn State University Park, Hershey, PA, Medicine, Internal Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Jerry Sandusky's son opens up to Oprah Winfrey about sexual abuse

Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky's adopted son, Matthew Sandusky, has opened up to Oprah Winfrey about his own personal abuse.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

State universities adopt new child safety policy

Pennsylvania's state-owned universities - including West Chester and Cheyney - adopted a policy Tuesday that is designed to protect the safety of children on campus, a concern that arose as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.


Related Topix: Cheyney, PA, Penn State University Park

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Michelle Belanger and Chip Coffee throw Ryan Buell under the bus

After allegedly scamming fans in Canada this summer, former "Paranormal State" television personality Ryan Buell announced new US tour dates for his "Conversations with the Dead" tour recently.


Related Topix: Paranormal State, Entertainment, Television, North America Travel, Travel, North America, Canada, Canada Travel, World News, us Travel, Supernatural

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Dateline Pittsburgh: 07/08/14

Bradley J. Franc was selected to the 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in the estate planning and probate category.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University Park

Episcopal grad in critical condition after accident

Eva "Evie" O'Brian, 18, of Berwyn, was hit by a pickup truck Thursday morning while on a jog in State College, near Pennsylvania State University.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Newtown Square, PA

Chemical research takes artsy turn

Melinda H. Keefe shared the world's horror when a painting by Mark Rothko, one of her favorite artists, was defaced with graffiti.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Spring House, PA, Chemistry, Science, Penn State University Park


Existence of two potential Earth-like exoplanets disproven

Those packing their bags for a trip to the two potentially habitable exoplanets previously claimed to be orbiting the red dwarf star Gliese 581 had better rethink their travel plans.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Gadgets

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Telegraph

Varsity banks on its alumni

Patna, July 5: Patna University is planning to urge its alumni to come forward and bail out colleges from their many problems.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park