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Ann Arbor high school alum receives Fulbright grant for research in Ethiopia

This Friday an alumna of Ann Arbor's Huron High School will depart the U.S. for Ethiopia, where she'll begin a nine-month-long research project funded by a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse can be a world-beater in green tech -- if a visionary leader points the way: Stephen Kimatian

San Francisco has Silicon Valley. New York City has finance. Syracuse needs its defining industry.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, York College, Syracuse University, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Arianna Huffington: 'In writing as in life, don't be afraid...

Back in 2013, The Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington delivered a commencement address at Smith College.


Related Topix: Books, Thrive, Arianna Huffington, Psychology, Science

The Atlantic

How to Get a Job in the '60s: Have Your Husband Incorporate You

Susan Elliott grew up in St. Louis in the middle of the 20th century. In the '50s she headed off to Smith College, and she graduated in 1958.


The Brattleboro Reformer

Landmark College welcomes new leaders

Landmark College recently announced new leaders in Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and the Department of Safety and Security.


Related Topix: Assumption College, Felician College, UMass Amherst, Central Connecticut State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Gazette

Benefit concert to support homeless shelter at Epworth UMC Aug. 16

A concert to benefit The Immanuel Shelter will be presented at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach.


Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Weather, Sussex County, DE


Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Discriminatory Trans Housing Policy

After coming under fire for what many view as discrimination against a transgender student, an Oregon Christian university is updating its housing policies in an attempt to be more accommodating to trans students.


Related Topix: Transgender, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Capital Weekly

Library to host talk by Perevalova

Maine summer resident Courtnay Smith Perevalova will share her personal experience of being an American living and raising children in Russia - and how much has changed in the 23 years she has lived there - Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Rockland Public Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to all.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rockport, ME

Myrtle Beach Online

Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul

McNally Smith College of Music is holding the second annual event. Last year's inaugural festival drew nearly 2,000 people.


Related Topix: Blues, Robben Ford, Greg Koch, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014


D.A.: The New York Times got it wrong

Sunday's front page report, about a Hobart and William Smith College student who claimed she was raped, portrayed a case that was fumbled by not only the school but law enforcement, as well.


Barnstable Patriot

Raising her voice

STRUMMING RIGHT ALONG Barnstable Village songstress and spiritual healer Alicia Mathewson will perform July 22 in the Jailhouse Jam concert series in Barnstable Village.


Related Topix: Middlebury College

San Pedro Sun

126 children become reef experts as part of Coral Reef Ed-Venture summer camp

The 15th annual Coral Reef Ed-venture Summer Camp came to a close on Wednesday July 9th during a special graduation in which 126 children were recognized.


Related Topix: Northampton, MA, Family, Kids, Science, Ecology

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Post-Standard

Turn signals for bicycles? SU student creates app to advance bike safety

Inventor and S.U. grad student Jeremy Mingtao Wu discusses and demonstrates his invention, blinkers that sync with a bicyclist's cell phone navigation system.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Syracuse, NY

The Brattleboro Reformer

Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival celebrates with three ...

The Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival, July 17 through 20 in downtown Brattleboro features the works of renowned and emerging artists in three galas - two at the Latchis Theatre and one at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, along with a less formal concert series at the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Brattleboro, VT, Keene State College, Theater

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Hard rock

Jason Arigoni, one of the prime movers in the hard rock band, "Half Part My Sin", believes he has the best of both worlds.


Related Topix: Adams, MA, Hard-Rock, Buckcherry, Pittsfield, MA, Williamstown, MA

'Orange' author coming to town

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014-2015 performing arts series at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and UNCW is promoting them vigorously.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Orange is the New Black, Books, Drugs

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bet Power shines bright amid his Sexual Minorities Archives

I have been writing about Power for more than 20 years now, and although I might have slipped a few times, I know this.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Northampton, MA, Transgender

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Southern Vermont Dance Festival Returns this Weekend

The Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival July 17-20 in downtown Brattleboro features the works of renowned and emerging artists in three galas - two at the Latchis Theatre and one at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, along with a less formal concert series at the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro, VT.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Brattleboro, VT, Keene State College, Theater

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Local Music Tap: Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 2nd Year

The Lowertown Guitar Festival is returning to St. Paul's Mears Park after last year's inaugural event that attracted nearly 2,000 people.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Weird

Government Executive

The Complete Guide to Working Out Before Work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That's why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm , a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, Psychology of Health and Fitness , told Quartz.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Davis, CA