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  1. Second City snubRead the original story

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    For all our differences with President Obama, we expect a move to New York City would be great for both the city and the Obama family. Buzzfeed reports that the First Family is seriously considering New York for their post-White House residence - and, likely, Columbia University as home for the presidential library.


  2. Iran Reserves Again Coveted by Big Oil After Decades of ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... is a former White House oil official who was involved in designing sanctions against Iran and is now at Columbia University. He says Iran needs anywhere from $50 to $100 billion in investment from foreign oil groups to boost output. "The contract ...


  3. Famous scientist to speak at Elon's Spring ConvocationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Burlington Times News

    ... getaway car." Tyson attended New York City public schools as a child and went on to study at Harvard and Columbia University, where he earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics in 1991. His research interests include star formation, dwarf galaxies and the ...


  4. Chinese real estate investors will stay focused on NY: PanelRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... to maintain strong fundamentals." He made his comments at the 8th annual China Business Conference at Columbia University in New York on March 27. Krupa was part of a panel that explored the topic A Tidal Wave of Chinese Real Estate Investment. ...


  5. Report Published: "Raysearch Laboratories Ab (Ray B) - Financial and Strategic Swot Analysis Review"Read the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    ... AB Key Recent Developments Jan 16, 2015: CFO to leave RaySearch Dec 20, 2013: RaySearch Laboratories: Columbia University Hospital - New York City extends clinical partnership with RaySearch Dec 20, 2013: RaySearch Starts a New Collaboration with ...


  6. The Battle of Bayside, Queens: a Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... of Bayside. Farrelly, who graduated from Robert Bellarmine's elementary school, was an undergraduate at Columbia University when Lueken's group was forming. Today, he is a Manhattan lawyer and in the 1990s served as president of the Bayside Hills ...


  7. Focus on Phila. and immunotherapy on PBS show about cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... what Carl was doing was truly groundbreaking." "It's enormously promising," Mukherjee, an oncologist at Columbia University Medical Center, said in a separate interview. "It's gone through the tough tests already. Some patients are already in long ...


  8. ISIS-destroyed palace lives on - virtually - at Williams College Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... evidence and how much was made up. Sanders saw a need for such videos while teaching archaeology at Columbia University in the 1980s. All that his students had to look at in most instances, he said, were "a bunch of rocks." However, the technology ...


  9. Is chocolate better than exercise for the brain?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OUPblog

    Everyone knows that aerobic exercise is good for the body, but is it always as good for brain? Furthermore, is exercise better than eating lots of chocolate for the aging brain? A recent study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience by a group of scientists from Columbia University and NYU gave a large daily dose of flavanols extracted from cocoa powder to a small number of 50 to 69 year old subjects; they reported improved memory and enhanced blood flow in a part of the brain, the hippocampus , that is responsible for memory formation. If this sounds too good to be true, it probably is.


  10. Australia's 'history wars' heat up againRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Hisham Aidi teaches at Columbia University. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture, a study of black internationalism and global youth culture.


  11. Nyack Sketch Log: Earth Day EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... Twin Otter in Antarctica. As the Senior Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in Palisades, NY, Dr. Bell directs polar research in Antarctica and Greenland. Her interests range from ice sheet dynamics to ...


  12. Author hopes cancer documentary triggers talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Arizona Republic

    ... someone's genetic code to devise a personalized cure. Mukherjee, an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University in New York, said it was time to give a showcase to the topic of cancer. "The film is nearly 40 years after (President ...


  13. Youngest Geniuses Poised Speech Classes for 1st-2nd GradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 |

    ... The teacher for this classes is Vishakha Joshi . This coming fall Vishakha will pursue a law career at Columbia University and in May she will have a degree in mathematics, two minors in economics and philosophy from Santa Clara University. In Monta ...


  14. Revisiting ReconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    As I wrote about a while ago , there is a growing chorus of people who are suggesting that we are currently re-living many of the issues this country faced in the post-Civil War era of Reconstruction and Jim Crow. With his current editorial in the NYT, we can now add Columbia University history professor Eric Foner to that group.


  15. Imagine if it were Luthuli not RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... the kind of hardships he endured. Seme, a founding member of the ANC, was born in 1881. A scholar at Columbia University, in New York, he won the university's highest award for oratory for his speech, "The Regeneration of Africa". From Columbia, ...


  16. To be human and journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... by a mountainside. Scott North, a former fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University, knows the difficulty of covering tragedies. "Here's the thing: It wasn't about us," North said. "It was about telling the truth of ...


  17. Focus on College AdmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Westport Now

    ... in 1986 with a B.A. in English. He graduated second in his class with a M.S. degree in journalism from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where he also won a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship. Prior to becoming an op-ed columnist in ...


  18. Behind construction's racial divideRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    ... construction where blacks are severely underrepresented: 13.8%, according to EPI. On top of this, a Columbia University study on the Edward J. Malloy Construction Skills pre-apprenticeship program reported that almost 90% of the enrolled youth are ...


  19. Hey hey FWA - how many jobs did you kill today?Read the original story

    Saturday | Catallaxy

    ... Limiting Choices Versus Expanding Choices written by the extraordinarily eminent Walter E. Block (PhD, Columbia University), the Harold Wirth Eminent Scholar and Professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans, whose co-authors are Robert ...


  20. Brian Platt named director for Jersey City's new Innovation TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Jersey Journal

    ... for Jersey City residents in a meaningful way." Platt is pursuing a Masters of Public Administration at Columbia University and currently serves as a senior aide in the Mayor's Office where he has helped build the city's open data portal and ...