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33 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Topeka teens part of world premiere of work by NYC 18-year-old composer

A chamber ensemble that includes 17-year-old Topeka cellist Joe Teeter will perform the world premiere of a contemporary classical work composed by 18-year-old New York composer Jack Gulielmetti at a concert Thursday night on the campus of Washburn University.


Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Washburn University, Symphony, Arts, Fairview, KS

1 hr ago | The Daily Free Press

Student struck by car crossing Commonwealth Avenue near West Campus

A female Boston University student struck by a vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue was transported to hospital with a leg injury Wednesday afternoon.


7 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

Life on the Rock Blog: Remembering Henry Varian

I had coffee at The Bean but he did not wander in. No sightings of him on Main Street, nor in the aisles of the Stop & Shop.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Symphony Hall (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

12 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

Funding for schools rising, report suggests

While a report released Monday says state and local funding for higher education is up for the first time since the 2008 recession, Boston University is unlikely to see financial changes because of its status as a private institution.


17 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

School of Theology alum talks politics, religion to students

Boston University alumnus and former White House official Joshua DuBois spoke to more than 60 members of the BU community at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom Tuesday about the role of religious faith in politics and poverty as well as its impact on college students' daily lives.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, 2008 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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.


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.


Sources: BU parts ways with coach Greenberg

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


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

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

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

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