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4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

State Seeks Carter's Withdrawal As Incoming School Chief After Doubts About Use Of 'Ph.D.'

The state Department of Education asked Terrence P. Carter to withdraw from consideration Thursday as superintendent of schools for New London after a week of damaging disclosures that he used the titles of Ph.D. and Dr. for at least five years without holding an accredited degree.

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Related Topix: Rosedale (Washington, DC), Madison, CT

8 hrs ago | Scientific American

A Bold Critic of the Big Bang's "Smoking Gun"

David Spergel explains why a widely publicized gravitational-wave discovery could be wrong, and how it could affect the public's perception of science WMAP three year picture of the infant universe.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

9 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Guest View: Vote on charter caps was just wrong

Charles Chieppo is a senior fellow of the Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based think tank, and Jamie Gass directs the institute's Center for School Reform.

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Related Topix: Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, University of Alabama, Education Etc., Opinion

13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Narcissistic bosses enjoy hefty pay packets: Study

If you cannot make the moolah even at the top, read this. According to new research, more aggressive, self-confident and narcissistic top executives are the ones who take home the highest salaries.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Live Science

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Physics, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial: Cuellar is an excellent choice for California's Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has always sought to be a transformational leader. In his first stint as governor, three of his appointees to the California Supreme Court were indeed transformational, but perhaps not in the way Brown had hoped.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Immigration Reform, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Opinion

LiveScience

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Physics, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Awesome options for UT chancellor

The University of Texas Board of Regents finds itself in an unusually strong position as it weighs the field of candidates to succeed outgoing Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, University of Texas at Austin, Opinion

The Scarlet

John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose.

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Related Topix: University, FL, Clark University, University of South Florida, Harvard University, University of New Mexico

Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Brown's court nominee is an excellent choice

Gov. Jerry Brown has always sought to be a transformational leader. In his first stint as governor three of his appointees to the California Supreme Court were indeed transformational, but perhaps not in the way Brown had hoped.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Immigration Reform, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

Emma Email Marketing Recruits Oracle Responsys Vice President

Emma , a provider of best-in-class email marketing software and services, today announces the appointment of industry veteran Simon O'Day as its vice president of global.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Australia, World News, Nashville, TN

Coastal Breeze News

Skin Wellness Physicians Now Open

Daniel I. Wasserman, MD, board certified in dermatology with a dual fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and laser and cosmetic medicine, is opening a new dermatology practice under the name of Skin Wellness Physicians.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Naples, FL, Marco Island, FL

Almanac

Menlo Park: Fifth person pulls papers in council race

A fifth potential contender has pulled nomination papers for November's Menlo Park City Council race -- Kristin Duriseti, who has served on the Environmental Quality Commission for the past six years.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

PM wrong to scrap carbon tax: scientists

World leaders in tropical conservation science say Prime Minister Tony Abbott shouldn't have scrapped the carbon tax and his direct action plan won't work.

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Business Journal

SMU rated among the best universities at producing CEOs

You can count Southern Methodist University among the best schools in the nation for producing CEOs, according to a list from Times Higher Education.

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Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, Harvard University

Newswise

Research Finds Charter Schools Nationwide More Cost-Effective, Produce Greater ROI

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - A first-ever report released July 22 by the University of Arkansas, which ties charter school funding to achievement, finds that public charter schools are more productive than traditional public schools in all 28 states included in analyses of cost-effectiveness and return on investment.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas

Stanford

's Kennedy Graduate Residences to open Aug. 15

Graduate students at Stanford will have a new place to call home when the Donald Kennedy Graduate Residences - located in the heart of Escondido Village - open on Aug. 15. The complex, which is named after Donald Kennedy, president emeritus of Stanford, will house 436 graduate students in fully furnished apartments, including junior studios, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

The Times of India

RBI relaxes rules for loans against jewellery

MGNREGA will have sanitation projects to reduce open defecation, increasing green cover and emphasis on creating assets form the crux.

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Related Topix: Wedding, World News, India

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Easy, wrong, vote on charters

After losing the 1958 governor's race, George Wallace, then considered a moderate on segregation by mid-20th century Alabama standards, said he would never get "out-segged" again.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Education Etc., Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Dance Performance Celebrates Temporarily Car-Free Lombard Street

This week, cars once again took over SF's crooked block of Lombard Street, following the last of a series of weekend trials that banned most cars from the street and opened it up to people instead.

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