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3 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Will Digital Humanities #Disrupt the University?

Photo illustration by Juliana JimA©nez Jaramillo. Kindle photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Family, Kids, Rosemont College

7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Victim Of High-Profile Rape Says Speaking Out Helped Her Heal

When a 16-year-old Catholic high school student named Adrienne Bak decided to accept a ride from a Darien High School senior in 1986, it changed her life forever.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Naugatuck, CT, University of New Haven

12 hrs ago | The Chronicle

History of the Duke Lemur CenterAshley MooneyHome to the most diverse ...

Just minutes away from the heart of Duke's West Campus, one can venture through a forest teeming with primates rarely seen outside of their native land of Madagascar.


Related Topix: Duke University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iconic Jazz Photograpers

We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Eaves, Pitts square off for District 7

The May 20 Democratic primary will decide whether Fulton County Chair John Eaves or At-Large Commissioner Robb Pitts will face Republican challenger Earl Cooper in November for the District 7 at-large seat, which is acknowledged to be the top slot on the board of commissioners.


Related Topix: Pitts, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College, University of South Carolina

New Haven Independent

Union Wants Answers On Sleep Center Deal

Warning of "hospital monopolies," a Yale union is asking the state to investigate Yale New-Haven Hospital's plans to take over a recently shuttered sleep center.


Related Topix: New Haven, CT


Scan a brain, read a mind?

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Stanford University

New Haven Independent


Not only did Neil Finn use a grand piano onstage at the Shubert Theater as a vehicle to deliver his catchy, layered, melodic pop songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Finn, Theater, Arts, Neil Finn, Crowded House, Medicine, Psychiatry

The Jackson Sun

'Straight talk' from Van Jones: Attorney and TV personality encourages UTM students to set high goals

For any young person reading this story, Anthony Kapel Jones is convinced their story could read much like his.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee at Martin

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medical News Today

Earliest roots of psychiatric disorders are likely exposure to...

Newborns whose mothers were exposed during pregnancy to any one of a variety of environmental stressors - such as trauma, illness, and alcohol or drug abuse - become susceptible to various psychiatric disorders that frequently arise later in life.


Related Topix: Bipolar Disorder, Medicine, Health

The Daily Record

Honorary degree recipients to speak at College of Wooster graduation

Honorary degree recipients Elijah Anderson and Liz Putnam will offer a few words of wisdom for members of the class of 2014 when they speak at The College of Wooster's 144th annual commencement ceremony May 12. Anderson, one of the nation's leading urban ethnographers, and Putnam, a pioneering conservationist, will address an estimated 472 ... (more)


Related Topix: Wooster, OH, The College of Wooster, Life, Hip-Hop, University of Pennsylvania, Vassar College


R-H grad returns with Yale a cappella group

The country's oldest collegiate a cappella stopped in the Rochester area this weekend, giving one of the group's members a chance to perform in his hometown.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Rush, NY

Charleston Business Journal

Boeinga s McNerney to address USC grads

Boeing Co. chief Jim McNerney will join a roster of speakers that includes Vice President Joe Biden and NASA administrator Charles Bolden at University of South Carolina commencement ceremonies on May 9-10.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Body hack app shortcuts jet lag recovery

A new jet-lag mobile app called Entrain released by University of Michigan mathematicians reveals previously unknown shortcuts that can help travelers entrain their circadian rhythms to new time zones as efficiently as possible.


The Day

Tell Me Something: Lisa Tepper Bates describes her ideal road trip

Lisa Tepper Bates has been the executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness since May 2013.


Related Topix: Mystic, CT, Georgetown University, Stonington, CT

Science Blog

Glasses strong as steel: A fast way to find the best

Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses , a versatile type of pliable glass that's stronger than steel.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Historian 'all-stars' honor Hackney

On Sunday at Auburn University Montgomery, an "all-star lineup" of Southern historians gathered to talk, with topics ranging from the Civil War's significance today to the historical poignancy of letters between a budding historian in civil rights-era Alabama and his mentor.


Related Topix: Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, Princeton University, Tulane University

Kakapo features high on world rare bird list

It has been labelled the world's ugliest bird, and now kakapo has been named one of the most unique and endangered.


The Yale Herald

Framing a vandal

"BOOBZ." Not a word that someone strolling around campus would expect to see affixed to the Yale University Art Gallery .


Related Topix: New Haven, CT

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Grad Student Receives National Award

Shugrue '13 Receives Competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship April 9 by Nikolas Markantonatos Christopher Shugrue '13, of Rocky Hill , has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.


Related Topix: Rocky Hill, CT, Chemistry, Science, Bloomfield, CT