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3 hrs ago | Boston.com
Harvard students are well-liked, Berklee College of Music has a pretty big gender popularity divide, and Brandeis students are picky with their dates. Those findings come courtesy of an analysis of the popularity of local college students who use the Coffee Meets Bagel dating app.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Several weeks ago, Northeastern University's president dropped by The Washington Post to talk up the private institution in Boston. Joseph E. Aoun wanted to get the word out about "experiential learning" programs that combine professional work with academic scholarship in an attempt to position students for high-powered careers.
One of the things I love about fall is the fairs and carnivals. The biggest of them all - where I live at least - is the Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
Twelve students at the Academy of Notre Dame have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams for the 2014 session. The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides academically prepared students with an opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement in college classes or both, for successful performances on AP Exams.
More than 100 residents of Allston and Brighton spent Saturday morning at a community meeting, hoping to find solutions to the strain placed on parts of their neighborhoods that are increasingly populated by transient students. The area has "experienced a steady change," said John Cusack, 50, who grew up in Brighton and has three children in local schools.
"For their study, the researchers analyzed postmortem brain tissue from four military service members who were known to have been injured by a blast or had a concussive injury. The scientists compared that tissue with brain tissue samples from three young amateur American football players and a professional wrestler, all of whom had a history of repetitive concussive injury, and with four samples from comparably aged control subjects with no history of blast exposure, concussive injury or neurological disease.
The Rev. Alan M. Gates was consecrated as the new bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts at a ceremony this morning, succeeding the retired bishop, M. Thomas Shaw, a popular church leader who made social justice issues a priority during his nearly 20-year tenure.
Southborough- Kate Matison is an architectural historian and vice chair of the Southborough Historical Commission. She has master's degrees from Boston University in American art and architecture and historic preservation.
Andrew J. Bacevich retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel in the early 1990s. His son, 1st Lieutenant Andrew John Bacevich Jr., was killed by an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2007.
You may have already heard: Students concerned about climate change are demanding that university endowments divest from fossil fuel companies. A handful of institutions have already committed to divestment, and many others have at least offered compromises.
Study Finds High Protein Diets Lead To Lower Blood Pressure --Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure . The study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine , found participants consuming the highest amount of protein had a 40 percent lower risk of having high blood pressure compared to the lowest intake level.
A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.
Kathy Cleveland photo From left are Sharon Howe, Martha Davis and Fredricka Olson, three of the Hollis Historical Society members who help care for the Wheeler House, which serves as the society's museum and headquarters. Kathy Cleveland photo This red, white and blue afghan being raffled by the Hollis Historical Society was made and donated by Phyllis Houle and can be seen at the Wheeler House.
Limoo Tea Bar has two levels, with 16 seats downstairs and about 30 upstairs. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Limoo Tea Bar's best-selling bubble tea is its strawberry green tea, made with pureed strawberries, green tea and brown sugar.
Educational services company Cengage Learning is partnering with note-sharing website Flashnotes to launch an online marketplace, in which students at colleges, such as Boston University, can buy and sell course notes. Cengage announced Wednesday that it will incorporate Flashnotes into its existing product MindTap, an online learning platform that provides study materials, in January.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:08 pm
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