12 hrs ago
The Times Leader
Monument Men? Women played role, too
A recent film called "The Monument Men" tells the tale of men that had a different call of duty during World War II.
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22 hrs ago
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Retired chief justice's portrait presides over juvenile court
Artist Jo Ellen Reinhardt, left, poses with the portrait she painted of retired Chief Justice Martha Grace, who stands at right.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Jane Kaufman: Valley offers lots to do on the cheap
Indian Orchard Mills is one of many area venues where visitors can enjoy seeing exhibits by area artists.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
New York Magazine
Meet Potty Mouth: Women's College Pop-Punk
As far as passings of torches go, the Vivian Girls show in Brooklyn Sunday night made for a pretty tidy one.
Tied to the rusty White House fence: Two Keystone protesters' arrest odyssey
Maria Langholz hadn't been to class all week. As a regional organizer for Sunday's big Keystone XL pipeline protest at the White House, she had transportation to Washington, D.C., to wrangle for 46 other people, with rumors of a snowstorm on its way to prettify and petrify the highways of the east coast.
Film screening and directors' talk : Williams College will present a screening of " Letters from Baghdad," a work-in-progress documentary about Gertrude Bell, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Paresky Auditorium on the Williamstown campus.
Favorite Places: The Mortimer Rare Book Room at Smith College in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON - The Mortimer Rare Book Room at Smith College aims to preserve books and manuscripts from the past and present for use by readers today and in the future.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
'Eye of the Door' exhibit features Anne Whiston Spirn's landscape photography
Renowned landscape architect and photographer Anne Whiston Spirn in her new book writes: "Seeing is for me a way of knowing, photography a way of thinking."
Five great first-date restaurants in Northampton
The weather may not seem like it yet, but soon spring will have sprung and people's thoughts will turn to that annual March-April-May mood: Romance.
He was the "President and Prophet, Seer and Revelator"--the highest ranking official in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Open thread for night owls: Hundreds arrested in Keystone XL pipeline protest
Protesters engaging in a coordinated act of civil disobedience have been arrested outside the White House while protesting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline proposal.
#XLDissent: Students Overtake DCto Demand Climate Action
Day of student-led action kicks off with a rally in Georgetown before over a thousand demonstrators march to the White House.
Smith College's annual Spring Bulb Show opens with master class ...
The annual lecture by United State Botanic Garden Executive Director Holly Shimizu attended by nearly 300 that opened Smith College's annual Spring Bulb Show on Friday was a master class on how to use plants for human enjoyment.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Wendy Schmidt directs will, wealth to preserving environment
Wendy Schmidt, president of the Schmidt Family Foundation and co-founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute, is seen at the California Academy of Sciences on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Scientific Reproducibility - Is It Going Extinct Or Do We Not Teach Statistics Well Enough?
Recent research has shown an alarming number of peer-reviewed papers are irreproducible and it isn't just social sciences surveys or weak observational studies.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Smith College Libraries showcase staff talents with new art exhibit
You may work with the same people every day and never really know how creative they are in their private lives.
350.org Reaction to State Department Inspector General Report on KXL
Pipeline opponents are pledging to turn up the heat on Secretary Kerry in reaction to the State Department's Inspector General report.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Most Common College Nightmares - and How to Avoid Them
College is great, but it can also be really hard. There are all sorts of trials you might face, from an unsafe dorm room to an antagonistic professor.
It's the Tenth Anniversary of When the Media Declared "Genocide" in Darfur
Ed note. The data in this post come from an old study I conducted using LexisNexis search terms.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall designer Maya Lin to speak at Smith College
Maya Lin, who designed the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial in D.C., will give a free talk March 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Smith College.