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Tuesday | The Day

Connecticut College presents calligraphy exhibition

Everyone knows what calligraphy is. To be classy, you hire someone with really good penmanship to do your wedding invitations in swirling script - rather than order them in bulk from Matrimony R Us.

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Related Topix: Connecticut College, City University of New York, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, New London, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

More Floors for City Dancers

City University of New York on Tuesday kicks off a new effort to pair choreographers up with badly needed open space.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Arts, Dance, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Queens, NY

Directions Magazine

Mapping tool used by Census Bureau has roots in NSF-funded project

In colleges and universities across the country, undergraduate students in the social sciences are using an online educational tool that goes beyond the traditional presentation of demographic data as numbers and tables.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, UC Los Angeles

The Financial Mirror

Nicos Christodoulides named new Cyprus Government Spokesman

Nikos Christodoulides has been assigned the duties of Government Spokesman, following Monday`s announcement by Christos Stylianides to step down to run for the European Parliament in May's elections.

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Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, City University of New York

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NY1

Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High

After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Astoria, NY, Long-Island-City, NY, Jackson-Heights, NY, Bayside, NY, City University of New York

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Krasnoff levels with students about struggles

Mayor Alan Krasnoff told Western Branch High School students Thursday that he was neglected as a child, started hitting bars in high school, and didn't attend his graduation because he didn't think he deserved to be there.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., City University of New York, Hunter College, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Chesapeake, VA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Common Core: "Building the Machine" Debut

The Home School Legal Defense Association released its long-awaited documentary on the Common Core national standards last week, Building the Machine .

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Related Topix: City University of New York, University of Arkansas, Stanford University

CNN

Placed in a prison of the mind

I'm not the type of person that asks anyone for help, I usually fight my own battles; but it has gotten to a point where I can't fight alone any more.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Milford Mirror

Brian O'Keefe pitching lights out for Purple Knights

The University of Bridgeport's Brian O'Keefe, a left hander junior pitcher out of Foran High, earned a spot on the East Coast Conference honor roll released on Monday, April 7. O'Keefe was simply outstanding in blanking Queens College, 2-0, on the road on April 4, firing a six-hit, nine-inning complete game shutout in which he fanned nine and ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Bridgeport, City University of New York

Bloomberg

Essay: Our Brains Aren't to Blame for Our Financial Woes

Behavioral finance is a breakout star of the post-2008 economic world. A little-known academic discipline a mere decade ago, this combination of psychology and finance now serves as a catchall explanation for why we act against our own financial best interests time and time again.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Personal Finance, Retirement, City University of New York

Sun Apr 06, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Dr. Steven Paul has deep love of medicine

While he has just been recognized as a 2014 top oncologist by the International Association of Oncologists, Portsmouth doctor Steven Paul also happily practices family medicine.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Family, Kids, City University of New York

Knoxville News Sentinel

Robert Boyd: Knox County School Board

Education: Associate's degree, Queens College City University of New York; bachelor's in English, Queens College City University of New York; master's degree in English, Columbia University; Master's Plus 30 professional diploma, School of Administration and Supervision, Long Island University Personal: Playing golf, used to teach at Spring Hill ... (more)

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Columbia University, Long Island University, Sports

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Andrew Prokos Announces 'Brazil: Night & Day' Exhibition, Now thru 4/25

Award-winning photographs of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia created by noted architectural and fine art photographer Andrew Prokos are set to be exhibited at Banco do Brasil in New York.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, City University of New York

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Daily News

Methodist University Hospital Names Liebman New CEO

Jeff Liebman has joined Methodist University Hospital as chief executive officer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, City University of New York, New York, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, University of Tennessee

Mon Mar 31, 2014

EurekAlert!

UH India Studies Program hosts award-winning author Amitav Ghosh, Apr. 10

The India Studies Program at the University of Houston has invited award-winning author and distinguished scholar Amitav Ghosh to deliver a lecture, "From Bombay to Canton - Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China," at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at the Asia Society Texas Center.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, University of Houston, Texas, City University of New York

Fri Mar 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Barbara Cook to Perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 5/10

Kupferberg Center for the Arts will welcome a true Broadway sensation when the legendary Barbara Cook presents an unforgettable evening of song and stories at Kupferberg Center for the Arts' Colden Auditorium on Saturday, May 10. The two-time GRAMMY Award winner, Tony Award winner, and Kennedy Center Honoree who first came to prominence in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Barbara Cook, Cabaret, Colden, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Opera, City University of New York

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

3 Voices Theatre to Present Mein Uncle, 5/29-6/8

MEIN UNCLE, an absurdist fairytale about the seeds of inhumanity, will play Thursday, May 29 continue through Sunday, June 8, 2014 at The Robert Moss Theater .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, City University of New York

Time

More Americans Dying as Birth Rates Hit Record Lows

Thanks to younger Americans delaying having children and an exceptionally large group of Americans reaching mortality, the gap between births and deaths in the U.S. is the smallest it's been in nearly four decades, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire, City University of New York

Groong

Marge Tellalian- Kyrkostas

KYRKOSTAS Western Queens Gazette, NY March 26 2014 BY NICOLLETTE BARSAMIAN Margaret "Marge" Tellalian-Kyrkostas is the executive director of the Anthropology Museum of the People of New York at Queens College.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Anthropology, Science, City University of New York, Hicksville, NY, Astoria, NY, Folk

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Opera News

Brooklyn Tapestry

Beautiful , the new musical about the early years of Carole King, isn't much of a show, but it passes by pleasantly, and by the end of the evening, you don't feel that your time has been wasted.

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Related Topix: Meditative, Tapestry, Pop/Rock, Carole King, City University of New York

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