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2 hrs ago | DevX

Massachusetts Launches Open Cloud Project

The state of Massachusetts is teaming up with Harvard, MIT, UMass Amherst, Boston University and Northeastern University to create a cloud computing infrastructure marketplace.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Northeastern University, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

6 hrs ago | Bunker Hill Community College

Hosts Chinese Television StationWeb Story

Anchor and journalist Tong Jiao of China's Zhuhai Radio and Television visited Bunker Hill Community College on June 18, 2014, to report on the College's international program.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Journalism, Northeastern University, Boston College

13 hrs ago | Town Topics

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Is Among 17 New Princeton Faculty Appointments

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri will join Princeton's creative writing faculty in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Prince-ton University, but not until September of 2015.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Barnard College, Arts, Literature, Baruch College, City University of New York, The New School

13 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Shikha Dalmia on Gold and Gods in Modern India

It's an hour after opening time at a posh jewelry store in New Delhi. The scene is unusually sedate.


Related Topix: World News, India, University of Washington

14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Our progressive Constitution

Formulations such as "I am a constitutional conservative" or "I am a constitutionalist" are tea-party habits, but they are not confined to its ranks.


Related Topix: University of Chicago, Texas, Opinion

18 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Rabbi Zalman was a 'spiritual mentor'

The Associated Press / Alliance for Jewish Renewal Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi died in his sleep last Thursday.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Religion, Judaism

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Boston University researchers receive NIH funding for genetic research in Alzheimer's disease

Boston University School of Medicine received major funding from the National Institute on Aging as part of a national effort to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against and contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.


Medical News Today

When dealing with intimate partner violence, female veterans want options, follow up support

Intimate partner violence is a significant health issue faced by women veterans, but little has been known up until now about their preferences for IPV-related care.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology

PAUL MCMORROWWalsh shows MassDOT who's boss

Having friends in the State House would make him a rainmaker come budget time, he said, and the city's unions wouldn't dare cross him, because they'd fear his power to nuke them on Beacon Hill.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Allston (Boston, MA), Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Brighton (Boston, MA), Brighton, MA, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014


AOSSM presents prestigious research awards at annual meeting

In order to recognize and encourage cutting-edge research in key areas of orthopaedic sports medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine will present ten research awards and seven grants during its Annual Meeting, July 10-13 in Seattle, WA.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Vanderbilt University, Wisconsin


Six Chinatown residents receive Boston University Community Service Award and Scholarships

Six Chinatown residents were honored with a Boston University Community Service Award and Scholarship in a ceremony on campus with the former mayor and BU President Dr. Robert A. Brown on June 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


Housing First is a Great Local Choice

Six years into the Housing First model in DC, it is obvious that the decision to embrace the new approach was a momentous one for the District's homeless services system.


Related Topix: University of Southern California

JD Journal

Law Schools Worried About Lasting Effects of Recession

The latest data from the American Bar Association shows that first-year enrollment for the fall of 2013 at law schools dropped by 11 percent from 2012.


Related Topix: Suffolk University, Northeastern University, Harvard University

Daily Kos

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Hobby Lobby, worker-owned co-ops, NSA's lies about Snowden's access

E.J. Dionne Jr. at The Washington Post brings up that word again that was only seen on blogs until its recent appearances in traditional media: oligarchy.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

It's time for progressives to reclaim the Constitution

Formulations such as "I am a constitutional conservative" or "I am a constitutionalist" are tea party habits, but they are not confined to its ranks.


Related Topix: University of Chicago, Opinion

Play, research come together at Fort Worth museum

How does background music affect a child's homework? Does taking a photograph strengthen the ability to recall an item? Can playing video games benefit a child's physical and mental well-being? Researchers with UNT are gathering data to answer those questions in the museum's Research and Learning Center on the first floor, which opened in January.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Boston Travel, Boston College, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company produces Bryony Lavery's Her Aching Heart, 7/10-8/10

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Bryony Lavery 's Her Aching Heart. The production includes original music composed for this production by Veronica Barron.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts


USM grad student comes upon historic artifact at Jewett House

The black and white photograph featured a familiar face that had apparently been on a library wall in the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick for years until a University of Southern Maine graduate student discovered the valuable artifact.


Related Topix: South Berwick, ME, University of Southern Maine, World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Brendan Mayer New Single

Music has always been in Brendan Mayer's blood. The son of longtime guitarist for Jimmy Buffett, Peter Mayer, Brendan grew up surrounded by the music industry and all that comes with it.


Knoxville News Sentinel

Terry Mattingly: Hope and division during the Anglican wars

Anglicans seem to be hopeful about their flocks in the United States, even if the warring factions in their Communion keep moving further and further apart.


Related Topix: Religion, Anglican, Orthodox Church, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Episcopal Church