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  1. This U.S. university aims to be for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    ... and talent and energy are the predictors." Armed with an entrepreneurial bent acquired while working for Columbia University, Dr. Crow went about a campaign to infuse innovation into every level of the institution. He encouraged faculty to rethink ...

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  2. This Woman Says She Can't Do It All - & That's Why We Like HerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Refinery 29

    Barnard College has long been known as a prestigious single-sex liberal arts institution. Across the street from Columbia University, the women's college just celebrated its 125th anniversary and is more in-demand than ever, boasting a competitive 21% acceptance rate for the class of 2017 .

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  3. Why Don't More Businesses Donate Excess Food?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    Editor's Note: This summer, Tamanna Mohapatra, a master's student in Columbia University's Sustainability Management Program, took a ride with City Harvest and got an up-close look at food waste and hunger in New York City. This is the second post in a two-part feature detailing her experience.

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  4. Oscar PistoriusRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the Washington Post. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here . SECTION: {section=national, subsection=null}!!! INITIAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, ...

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  5. Japan PM's woes may not end despite resignations of two ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... political experts and insiders said. "I think Abe is handling it quite well," said Gerry Curtis, a Columbia University professor. "Pulling the plug so fast was exactly the right thing to do rather than let it fester." However, the opposition remains ...

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  6. Visiting professor predicts future of North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Charles Armstrong, professor of Korean studies at Columbia University, presents on Oct. 17 in Lecture Hall 9. Armstrong reflected on his international experiences and speculated about the future of North Korea. Charles K. Armstrong, professor of Korean studies at Columbia, spoke on Oct. 17 about the changes in North Korea and the possible future for its people in a lecture titled, "Post Socialist North Korea: The rise and fall of Hamhung City."

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  7. Brookhaven Retreat Observes National Breast Cancer Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... about the future. Concerns over their health may lead to anxiety, stress and depression. Research led by Columbia University found that 23 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer experience symptoms of PTSD. A breast cancer diagnosis is one of ...

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  8. New Dentist in Town Partners with Local Beverly Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PR Leap

    ... in 2007, Dr. Shahdad received advanced dental general practice residency training at the prestigious Columbia University in New York. She selected the DFW Absolute Dental's central location to the tri-city area of Plano, Allen, and Frisco eager to ...

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  9. CCSC initiative seeks to connect international alumni with students abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

    ... with current students while they are studying nearby. Jasmina Nielsen, Journalism '02, said that the Columbia University Club of Denmark-the country's alumni association-mainly holds informal events like meeting for drinks, talks with Columbia ...

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  10. Pulitzer Prize winner talks about Underground Railroad legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, during a talk sponsored by the Littlefield Lecture Series in the Department of History on Monday, said many historical facts about the Underground Railroad have been obscured by popular legend. Eric Foner, Columbia University history professor, said the Underground Railroad was not a single secret entity but rather a coordination of quasi-public efforts by abolitionists.

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  11. Whistleblower secret audio: the Fed secretly serves the interests of big banksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... blown it, and how could it do better? She was exactly what the NY Fed needed So, Dudley commissioned Columbia University finance professor David Beim to conduct a study, the results of which would remain secret, to find out what happened, why the NY ...

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  12. Baylor Researchers Find Support Through BRAIN InitiativeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Athanassios G. Siapas, both with the California Institute of Technology, and Dr. Kenneth Shepard, with Columbia University, were awarded the NIH BRAIN Award for $4,274,174. This will support research toward developing a new technology to understand ...

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  13. New York City rats carry deadly diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Columbia University researchers trapped 133 rats at 5 sites in New York City. Scientists found that the rats were infected with viruses, 18 of them new ones, as well as a large number of illness-causing bacteria, such as E. coli and salmonella.

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  14. Europe Must Drop the Euro, Germany Abandon MercantilismRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... tional economics. He has lectured and offered executive programs at more than 100 institutions including Columbia University, the Harvard Business School and Oxford University.

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  15. Historical Photography Collection Comes to Columbia UniversityRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Computers in Libraries

    Columbia University Libraries/Information Services' Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library acquired the late Arthur Rothstein's collection of photography prints and negatives, personal and professional papers, videos, and other materials, which were donated by his wife. Rothstein captured American and international events during the 20th century, from the Great Depression to the Reagan administration.

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  16. Understanding Caste Globally: A Panel Discussion with Arundhati RoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Examiner.com

    A few months after her speech in University of Kerala accusing Mahatma Gandhi for propagating and rationalizing caste violence, Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy joined in a Panel Discussion at Presidential Ballroom of Columbia University New York on October 12, 2014, the very place where Dr. B. R. Ambedkar rose to be one of the most eminent personalities produced in 250 year history of the institution. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Sikh Foundation USA , a non-profit organization hosted the event in its campaign to correctly represent Dr. Ambedkar's legacy.

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  17. Director of Distributed SystemsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Building Operating Management

    Appy at: Columbia University seeks an experienced Director of Distributed Systems for our Manhattanville Operations Department. He/she is responsible for the operation and maintenance HVAC, the preventive maintenance group, environmental controls, and plumbers on the state-of-the-art Manhattanville campus, which will total approximately 7 million square feet.

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  18. Western Albemarle academic team building a national reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... people with similar interests. Missett, who is interested in studying human rights and psychology at Columbia University next year, said Scholastic Bowl has expanded her horizons. "I might learn about a book that sounds interesting through a ...

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  19. Bryan Luizzi Is Named New Canaan Public Schools SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... of New Canaan High School. In 2006, he completed his Doctor of Education degree at Teachers College, Columbia University and became an adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University and at the University of Connecticut. In this role, he ...

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  20. Earth's magnetic field may soon flip, according to new dataRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UPI

    ... toward what is now south and vice versa. The new data , collected by scientists from Italy, France, Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley shows such a shift happened within a 100-year time period around 786,000 years ago. ...

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