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  1. Obesity deaths underestimatedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... cause of death in one out of five adults, which is much higher than previously estimated. Researchers at Columbia University took a new approach to looking at obesity's effect on your risk of death. Instead of just looking at the age and weight of a ...

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  2. Vijay Sehashdri Wins Pulitzer Prize For PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outlook

    ... for Distinguished Poetic Achievement. He holds an A.B. degree from Oberlin College and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. He currently teaches poetry and nonfiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son. His ...

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  3. Thin film electronics may hold the key to human size health careRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GigaOM

    ... may be to move electronics beyond silicon. John Kymissis, a professor of electrical engineering at Columbia University, thinks he has the answer. Prof. Kymissis, who runs Columbia's Laboratory for Unconventional Electronics (CLUE) has been ...

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  4. You're on the clock: Doctors rush patients out the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    ... on the patient, and one eye on the clock," said David Rothman, who studies the history of medicine at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. By all accounts, short visits take a toll on the doctor-patient relationship, which is ...

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  5. Kelly Bensimon showcases her bikini body at 45 in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... 16, and Thaddeus Ann, 14, for a waterfront jog. The results are evident, with the socialite rocking a Columbia University navy cap, aviators, a diamond cross necklace and Betty Bangs Bikini in the Tequila Sunrise print when she hit the sand for a ...

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  6. My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to PowerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

    Brown Bag Lecture with Lu Hsiu-lien , Former Vice President, Republic of China. Moderated by Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University.

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  7. DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust FaultRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

    The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences presents Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault In this week's lead story, Suze Myers explores the pros and cons of studying visual arts at a school like Columbia or Barnard, and what an art degree from one This week in history in 1979, University ... (more)

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  8. Excuse me while I stop disparaging myselfRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... school, I downplay my Ivy League education with an off-handed "in the States" instead of saying Columbia University. It's the same self-sabotage that, mixed with all the significant and systemic barriers to women in public life, produces a ...

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  9. Pulitzer Prizes inspire, reward great journalismRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... This year, I was invited for the first time to help judge the Pulitzers. The judging takes place at Columbia University in New York City. The university administers the prizes, as set forth in the 1904 will of Joseph Pulitzer, the audacious ...

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  10. Stephanie Stebich, director of the Tacoma Art MuseumRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... autumn opening of the Haub Family Collection of American Western Art. Stebich studied art history at Columbia University and earned a masters of fine arts from New York University. She has continued her education at other institutions, focusing on ...

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  11. NYP charges 20-yr-old with hate crime for attack on Sikh professor - Indiatalkies.comRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | India Talkies

    ... According to ABC News, Morales was charged with aggravated harassment in connection with attack on Columbia University professor Prabhjot Singh, who suffered a broken jaw. Singh, 31, was walking home with a friend in upper Manhattan when he was ...

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  12. Project to develop site of former Mercy Hospital a result of public/private collaborationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... 670 and 700 jobs, according to an economic analysis provided by William B. Emicke. A professor at Columbia University and a former state housing commissioner, Mr. Emicke predicts that 400 permanent jobs will be created as a result of the $70 million ...

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  13. Harlem man arrested in hate crime against Sikh professorRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... bicycles called Prabhjot Singh 'Osama' and a 'terrorist' before punching him and pulling on his beard. Columbia University Professor Dr. Prabhjot Singh during a press conference at the university. He was the victim of a hate crime on Sept. 21, 2013. ...

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  14. Hate crime charge against Sikh professor's attacker in USRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... Christian Morales was charged with aggravated harassment and committing a hate crime in the attack on Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs professor Prabhjot Singh, at a court appearance Saturday, Daily Columbia Spectator ...

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  15. Penguin Random House Celebrates Pulitzer WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... writers, journalists and authors, per a $2,000,000 bequest of Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911). He provided Columbia University with funds to establish the Columbia Journalism School (in 1912) with the provision that one-fourth of the money be applied ...

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  16. Hate crime charge in NY attack on Sikh professorRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... Christian Morales, 20, was charged with aggravated harassment in connection with September's attack on Columbia University professor Prabhjot Singh, who suffered a broken jaw. Singh, 31, was walking home with a friend in upper Manhattan when he was ...

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  17. Column: Novorossiya: yet more history to worry aboutRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... affairs for the Washington Post. Originally from London, he studied at the University of Manchester and Columbia University.

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  18. Gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CSP

    ... are sensitive signals in the economy," Jason Bordoff, director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University and a senior White House energy advisor until late 2012, told the news agency. "As a society, and as policy makers, people ...

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  19. How Food Texture, Or 'Oral Haptics,' Influences Our Perception Of CaloriesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... Consumer Research , researchers out of the University of Michigan, the University of South Florida, and Columbia University completed five experiments in which they examined oral haptics, or the way food feels in your mouth, as well as mastication ...

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  20. Michael C. Janeway, former Boston Globe editor and author, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... dean of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 1989. In 1997, he joined the faculty at Columbia University and became director of the National Arts Journalism Program at the university. He retired in 2011. Michael Charles Janeway ...

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