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2 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

College costs top financial burden for young adults, study suggests

A new Gallup poll suggests that paying for college and student loans is the top financial problem for adults who are 18-29 years old.


2 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

STUDY: More people are completing college

The Lumina Foundation released its fifth annual progress report on the national college completion agenda Tuesday, which shows a slight decrease from last year in the percentage of Massachusetts working age adults with a college degree.


4 hrs ago |

Sources: BU parts ways with coach Greenberg

Boston University has parted ways with women's basketball coach Kelly Greenberg, according to multiple sources.


11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Single Payer Medicare-for-All: Don Berwick Speaks Out

For those like me who believe that Obamacare is just the start, nearly 250 people turned out last week for a town hall meeting at Boston University to hear Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Don Berwick speak about bringing Single Payer, Medicare-for-All to Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts

11 hrs ago |

Forget About Superfoods. Try Retro Eating.

Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN, is a clinical associate professor and registered dietitian at Boston University in the Nutrition Program.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetables, Supplement, Vitamin E

12 hrs ago |

Jay Leno to Speak at Emerson College for Commencement, 5/11

Emerson College will award four honorary degrees during the College's 134th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 11, at the Agganis Arena at Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.


Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Igor, Emmy Awards, Emerson College

20 hrs ago |

New CEO Grace Lubwama wants to take YWCA of Kalamazoo's work on poverty to 'next level'

Grace Lubwama, the new chief executive officer of YWCA of Kalamazoo, will lay out her vision for the organizaiton during a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April, 24, 2014, at the YWCA's offices at 353 E. Michigan Ave. The event, which begins at 4:45 p.m., is open to the public.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, University of Southern California

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Valerie Simpson and Jimmy Page to receive honorary music degrees from Berklee

Valerie Simpson , Jimmy Page , Geri Allen and Thara Memory will receive honoroary doctor of music degrees at Berklee College of Music 's commencement ceremony on May 10 at Boston University's Agganis Arena,where over 900 Berklee graduates, their parents, and invited guests will be in attendance.


Related Topix: Geri Allen, Jazz, Berklee College of Music, Ashford & Simpson, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds

Foster's Daily Democrat

After decades of legal work, Malcolm McNeill is ready to fish

Malcolm McNeill wanted to practice law where he would have independence and make a difference.


Related Topix: Dover, NH, Durham, NH, Tufts University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Partnership -- a strong prescription

Lowell General Hospital found itself among a shrinking minority of hospitals still standing alone when CEO Normand Deschene made a phone call to a familiar ally last fall.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Fred J. Krieg, Ph.D.

Fred Jay Krieg, Ph.D., 67, of Yeadon, Pa., formerly of West Virginia, died March 27, 2014, at LifeCare Hospital of Chester County.


Related Topix: Charleston, WV

For Northeastern adjuncts, organizing is a no-brainer

NEXT WEEK, 950 members of Northeastern University's adjunct faculty will have the opportunity to vote to form a union , part of a national movement to improve representation of these largely unacknowledged campus mainstays.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, Tufts University, Lesley College, Opinion

Haverford School actor prepares for Juilliard

OVERBROOK PARK Toney Goins and his mother remember scrambling to find a black cloak and thin mask on the eve of his debut performance in front of his sixth-grade English class.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Teaching Tots Evolution via Picture Books

Evolution by natural selection is one of the best ideas in all of science. It predicts and explains an incredibly wide range of biological facts.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Entomology, Science

Disney News and Disney Star News

Nick Jonas And Olivia Culpo Moving To Boston?

Nick Jonas and Olivia Culpo are super serious as a couple, and super adorable! The pair were rumored to be hunting for a home together in New England so that Olivia could be close to her family in Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Nick Jonas

BWW Review: Our Lady: Savior in Kinky Boots

Written and Performed by James Fluhr; Scenic Co-designers, Courtney Nelson and James Fluhr; Lighting Designer, Dan Alaimo; Costume Designer, Ameera Ali; Sound Designer & Engineer, Yi-Chun "Iggy" Hung; Projection Designer, Matthew Haber; Costume Construction, Chelsea Kerl and Jen Bennett; Stage Manager, Tareena D. Wimbish Performances through April ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Black Box, Theater, Arts, Watertown, MA

The Daily Republic

Food brings back fond memories

Some philosopher - I think it may have been Aristotle or Plato - once said that men always have one of three things on their minds.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fairfield, CA, Seafood, Fairfax, CA, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

A long night in Watertown

The police officer screamed, and I came to an abrupt stop beneath the glowing red and yellow letters of a sign reading "Randy's Car Wash."


Related Topix: Watertown, MA, Boston, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption

Boston-Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have discovered that the anti-seizure drug ezogabine, reduced alcohol consumption in an experimental model.


Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

National Center for Policy Analysis

To Help U.S. Workers Find Jobs, Eliminate or Slash Corporate Income Tax

Eliminating or greatly reducing America's corporate income tax "produces rapid and dramatic increases" in "U.S. investment, output and real wages," creating jobs for American workers and boosting the nation's gross domestic product a full 6 percent, says Laurence Kotlikoff, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis and an ... (more)


Related Topix: Tax