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9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

teaching a class at Harvard

Well, to be more accurate, this is about my experience of being a guest speaker for about half of a 3 hour class at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on April 16. As a side note, Wendy Kopp, who founded Teach for America, was the speaker in another class the previous day.


Related Topix: Walden University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse football recruiting: Tyrone Perkins, first commit in 2015, says he can make a big contribution

Tyrone Perkins is the recruit nobody knows much about. At the time he committed to Syracuse on Wednesday night, none of the major recruiting services had him ranked.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Locust Valley, NY

All the Way, Bryan Cranston, the Flick, Once, Andre De Shields and...

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced over 25 nominations of actors, directors, designers and ensembles to be presented at 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday May 19 at The Wheelock Family Theatre.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jeffrey, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Star News Group

Brielle woman, 22, killed in NYC

The NYPD is investigating an accident in which a 22-year-old borough woman was killed after being struck by two taxi cabs late last Thursday in Manhattan.


Related Topix: Brielle, NJ, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Detroit News

Detroit's changing numbers in bankruptcy deal to face scrutiny

A sudden change of fortune for 32,400 Detroit pensioners in the city's historic bankruptcy -- from the threat of draconian pension cuts to a modest reduction in lifetime benefits -- could face mathematical scrutiny as the case proceeds, experts say.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI, Retirement

Wed Apr 16, 2014

College fair invites New Bedford students to start thinking ahead

"I'm basically looking to better my future," said the New Bedford High School sophomore, among an estimated 200 people who attended the school's annual college fair Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Drake University, UMass Dartmouth

Deseret News

Elizabeth Smart talks forgiveness, pressing forward during speech at Boston College

In this file photo, Elizabeth Smart speaks during a meeting concerning HB286 at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Elizabeth Smart, Salt Lake City, UT

Wilmington Could Have Next Superintendent Thursday Night

Final interviews are underway as the School Committee aims for Thursday in naming Wilmington's next Superintendent of Schools replacing Joanne Benton, who is retiring this year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wheelock College, Northeastern University

BC Interruption

The Bci Business Report - Tuesday at 8 PM Est

We start the wrap up of our Spring, 2014 shows with a look back at the marketing efforts during Brad Bates' first full academic year running Boston College athletics.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

UND men's hockey in top five in both final polls

UND is fourth in the poll and fifth in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, after losing to Minnesota in the semifinals of the NCAA Frozen Four.


Related Topix: University of North Dakota, Wichita, KS

Northwest News and Tribune

Jesuit choir wins competition with Gregorian chants

TAMPA – You don't see a lot of high school students walking around iPods on, rocking out to Gregorian chants.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Chorus, Gregorian, Northwestern University, University of Florida, Florida

Albany Times Union

Route set for hockey parade

The route for Thursday's parade for the men's national collegiate hockey champions from Union College has been set, according to city officials.


Related Topix: Schenectady, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hockey title puts tiny Union on the sports map

Union is a school with 2,200 students and no athletic scholarships. But it became a giant-killer by defeating Boston College in the semifinals before dispatching Minnesota 7-4 Saturday for its first NCAA hockey title.


Marist Red Foxes

Men's Crew Competes at Knecht Cup

The Second Varsity Eight A boat took first place for Marist, finishing the race in 6:11.06.


Related Topix: Rollins College, Rutgers University

The Washington Post

Scott Spinelli announced as new B.C. assistant

Scott Spinelli has signed an agreement with Boston College to become its new head basketball assistant, bringing the former Maryland assistant back home to his native New England, the schools confirmed Monday.


Related Topix: Sports

WKXW-FM Trenton

Services for Brielle Woman Killed by NYC Cabs

Funeral services have been set for Kelly Anne Gordon, the 22-year-old Brielle college senior who died after being hit by two taxi cabs in Manhattan last Thursday night.


Related Topix: Brielle, NJ

Big News

Spinelli leaves Maryland for Boston College

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The Heights

Schor To Be Awarded By ASA For Research

The American Sociological Association has recognized Boston College professor of sociology and best-selling author Juliet Schor as the recipient of this year's Public Understanding of Sociology Award.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Heights

s'Upper T Club Gives Freshmen An Opportunity For Spontaneity And Conversation

Gathered in front of St. Joseph's Chapel on Upper Campus stands a small group of students, Charlie Cards in hand but unsure where the remainder of their Saturday evening will take them.


Related Topix: Chestnut-Hill, MA, Dining, Newton, MA

Rocky Mount Telegram

Search for Chinese relics ends near Boston College campus

While in Shanghai last year, Boston College professor Jeremy Clarke heard a strange tale that could have sprung from the pages of a classic mystery novel: Nearly 100 scale models of historic Buddhist pagodas, exquisitely crafted by Chinese orphans a century ago, had seemingly vanished.


Related Topix: Rocky Mount, NC