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1 hr ago | Drug Researcher

Who's on the move in outsourcing?

Merck Millipore, the life sciences supplier known as EMD Millipore in the US and Canada, has announced its new President and CEO, Udit Batra.


Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

2 hrs ago | Truthdig

New Study Finds the U.S. Is Not a Democracy, So What Is It?

Let me offer a hint: The ruling class is far wealthier than the rest. If you guessed oligarchy, sadly, you're correct.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

3 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bowman moving faster than even he expected

Being a professional baseball pitcher was not the plan all along for Binghamton Mets right-hander Matt Bowman.


Related Topix: Port St. Lucie, FL

3 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

Look beyond financial planning schools to find the next superstar

Advisory firms committed to hiring the next generation of financial advisers aren't limiting themselves to the narrow pool of financial planning degree candidates.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

4 hrs ago | Weekend

Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Financial Education Champion Ryan C. Mack

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable , UBR Contributor Samantha Pass sits down with the President and CEO of Optimum Capital Management and founder of the Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment Inc., Ryan C. Mack.


Related Topix: Harvard University, African-American, Boardman, OH

4 hrs ago | Photo District News

Portraits That Tell Stories: Jocelyn Lee's "Women & Girls"

Jocelyn Lee shoots primarily portraits, taking a conceptual approach that strives to elevate them to fine art.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Photography, Arts

8 hrs ago | AmericaJR

Runner Runner

Justin Timberlake stars as Richie Furst who attends Princeton University and finds that he is unable to pay his tuition next week.


Related Topix: Runner, Runner, Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Celebrities, Ben Affleck, Movies, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

America the Voiceless: Voters Can'T Compete with Big Campaign Cash

It's not just your imagination: The influence of money in politics has indeed drowned out the voices of American voters, a new analysis shows, with runaway corporate lobbying and a lack of campaign finance reform to blame for giving much more political weight to the wealthy.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

16 hrs ago | The Daily Princetonian

Q&A: Michael Pratt, Princeton University Orchestra conductor

The Princeton University Orchestra presents its final concert of the year on April 25 and April 26. The Daily Princetonian recently had an opportunity to interview conductor Michael Pratt about his work with the orchestra and his views on the upcoming concert.


Related Topix: Princeton, ME, Symphony, Arts, Opera

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jim Flaherty: A political career

As the community remembers Jim Flaherty this week, it's remembering a man whose stellar career was cut short just as he was preparing to move on to the next chapter.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Gazette

Spring signing day for Colorado Springs-area high school athletes

Wednesday was the NCAA's spring signing day for high school athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent.


Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Town Topics

Brentano String Quartet Bids Farewell to University In Concert of Music by Mozart and Shostakovich

For the past 15 years, the Brentano String Quartet, comprised of violinists Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin, violist Misha Amory and cellist Nina Lee, has been Ensemble-in-Residence at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Classical

Wall Street Journal

Yellen's Not on Team Krueger When it Comes to Inflation and the Unemployed

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and Princeton University economist Alan Krueger aren't on the same page when it comes to inflation and the unemployed.


Southwest Times

Secretary of Education deliver Spring 2014 commencement address at RU

Anne Holton, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at Radford University's 2014 Spring Commencement.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Radford University, Harvard University


A brief look at the life of former finance minister Jim Flaherty

Educated: Bishop Whelan High School and Loyola High School in Montreal; BA from Princeton University; law degree from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School.


Related Topix: Canada

Town Topics

Browning Desks, Tea Kettle on Display In Firestone Library, Rare Books Dept.

WOULD WOOD COULD SPEAK: The writing desk used by Elizabeth Barrett Browning as she worked on her poems in Italy is on display in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University Library.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Arts, Literature

Town Topics

The Garden Club of Princeton Marks French Market Centennial

Back in an earlier era, The Garden Club of Princeton's French Market was stocked with truckloads of blooms brought by gardeners from estates in and around the town.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Princeton, NJ


Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

An anonymous reader writes "Researchers from Princeton University and Northwestern University have concluded, after extensive analysis of 1,779 policy issues , that the U.S. is in fact an oligarchy and not a democracy .


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

U.S. Policies Favor The Wealthy, Interest Groups, Study Shows

U.S. government policies reflect the desires of the wealthy and interest groups more than the average citizen, according to researchers at Princeton University and Northwestern University.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, W., 9, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Another Call to Reform Biomedical Research and Training

"The training pipeline produces more scientists than relevant positions in academia, government and the private sector are capable of absorbing."