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16 min ago |

the Sun Experiment to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22

HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

2 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

The Possible Downside of Too Much Religious Training

There are a lot of benefits to a religious upbringing, but one of the unintended consequences is that strong beliefs might make kids more gullible.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

3 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Nine UMass Dartmouth CVPA Students Selected to Participate in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

Nine students and recent graduates from UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Master of Fine Arts program have been selected to participate in the 2014 Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Massachusetts College of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, University of New Hampshire

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Playmakers Youth Theatre of Beachwood take on challenge of unknown, 24-hour musical

"I can't tell you anything about it," said Sheri Gross, director of the Playmakers Youth Theatre at the Mandel Jewish Community Center when asked for even a hint as to the name of the musical the audience will see Sunday.


Related Topix: Beachwood, OH, Brandeis University

PhysOrg Weblog

Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas

Cystoid macular edema is a common complication of retinitis pigmentosa , a family of retinal diseases in which patients typically lose night and side vision first and then develop impaired central vision.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Christian Science Monitor

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Terrorism, Eritrea


WilmerHale Welcomes Experienced Tax Partner To Boston Office

BOSTON, MASS., July 21, 2014 -- WilmerHale is pleased to welcome Matthew Schnall as a partner in the Boston office and a member of the Tax Practice Group.


Cape Cod Times

How to keep Honduran kids home

Let's be clear. We are a nation of immigrants. My mother escaped the First World War on a ship from England.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Family, Kids, South Yarmouth, MA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Raissa Robles

CBN's Doris Bigornia had a very insightful news report following President Benigno Aquino's combative speech last Monday.


Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

New Sterling pastor seeks to be welcoming

Members of the First Church, in Sterling, got an enthusiastic spiritual leader in Rev.


Related Topix: Sterling, MA, Psychology, Science


Charles W. Morgan welcomes visitors in Boston

When the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Charlestown Navy Yard here Tuesday, the two oldest ships in the nation were together in the same port for the first time.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Mystic, CT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Stuart Hall's Pickett Has Seven D-I Offers

STAUNTON Stuart Hall School's Adam Pickett, a rising senior, is now up to seven Division I basketball offers after adding Boston University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story


Related Topix: University of Maryland Baltimore County

PhysOrg Weblog

A new view of the world

New research out of Queen's University has shed light on how exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Psychology, Science

USA Today

Underpaid and overworked: Adjunct professors speak out

Former adjunct professor Joseph Fruscione quit his part-time job teaching in the English department at George Washington University this spring.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Point Park University, Park University, University of Florida

Map of gas leaks part of effort to make environmental information public

Google Earth's prowling map cars have helped produce the latest image of Boston's leaky gas pipelines and offered an example of how sensors are starting to make environmental information more public.


Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Dot kids learn dance from pros at BU summer program

Jeanette Origel, Special to the Reporter Three Dorchester teens are part of Boston University's summertime Reach Program, an opportunity for dancers to perform alongside professionals as they are trained in dance and choreography.


Mark H. Dold Stars in Barrington Stage's Breaking the Code, Now thru 8/2

Barrington Stage Company , the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson , presents Breaking the Code, Hugh White more's biographical drama of Alan Turing, starring BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold .


Related Topix: Breaking the Code, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Pittsfield, MA, Computers

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from Boston University Report New Studies and Findings in ...

We successfully encapsulated paclitaxel within polymeric expansile nanoparticles at 5% loading via a miniemulsion polymerization procedure."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

New Vision

Autopsy report delays mogul son's body

A postmortem report on the body of city magnate Haji Meddie Sebaggala's oldest son, Umar Sengendo Sebaggala is delaying its dispatch, family members have said.


Related Topix: Middlesex County, MA, Uganda, Africa, World News

The Times

Centenary news

Centenary's Camerata season begins soon and assistant professor Cory Wikan is planning the group's performances and outreach.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Luther College