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3 hrs ago | HCAM News

Photography Celebrated In Juried Art Show, Upcoming Exhibit Curated by Renowned Artist & Professor

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts has announced an open call for art for its upcoming juried Photography Show.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Hopkinton, MA

7 hrs ago | Financial Times

Boston chooses jam today, change tomorrow

Amid growing concerns that business schools are not longer fit for purpose, the school of management at Boston University is working with IBM to launch a 60-hour online "jam" session that dean Kenneth Freeman hopes will produce constructive and concrete ideas for change.


10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Local colleges sue state for allegedly reneging on tax credits

A handful of Massachusetts' biggest and most prominent colleges is suing the state of Massachusetts for allegedly withholding $17 million in tax credits linked to cleanup work on contaminated properties.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Northeastern University

14 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Harbour Women's Health, a progressive women's health care practice in Portsmouth, is pleased to announce the 2014 winner of the Charlene Easter Memorial Scholarship.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Plymouth State College, Nichols College, Medicine, Chiropractic

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Officials confront problem properties

Students Ankur Patel, Asees Binepal, and Gurvir Dhaliwal signed paperwork to allow housing inspectorsto enter and inspect their new apartment at 24 Highgate St. Monday in Allston.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Allston (Boston, MA), Allston, MA

CBS News

Are hazmat suits for Ebola counterproductive?

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Asst. Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, is taught how to use a hazmat suit by Dr. Guillermo Madico in preparation for her upcoming trip to Sierra Leone on Friday, August 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Psychology Today

B. F. Skinner's Struggle with God

"Whether you can observe a thing or not depends on the theory which you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed."


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

New Scientist

Iron Age CSI finds gold thieves died in the act

IN 1958, archaeologist Robert Dyson was excavating the long-buried citadel of Hasanlu in Iran when he came across this beautiful gold bowl .


Sun Aug 31, 2014

As students move in, city vows vigilance on safety

As thousands of students return to America's college capital this week, Boston city officials are vowing, as they have in years past, to step up code enforcement of crowded, frequently shoddy off-campus housing.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Boston, MA


Moving weekend hits Boston's college neighborhoods

It's the first weekend of September so that can only mean one thing: lots of traffic and moving trucks blocking roads in Boston.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Allston (Boston, MA), Brighton (Boston, MA), World News, China, US National Guard, US Military

endorsement | Democratic primary Tom Conroy for treasurer

Those who seek the treasurer's post often emphasize its more symbolic possibilities, such as promoting economic empowerment and financial literacy among the public, over the actual nitty-gritty duties that the treasurer must perform daily.


Related Topix: Opinion

Pocono Record

East Stroudsburg University names Cardelle dean of college of health sciences -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. As a professor of health studies, Cardelle taught coursework, graduate and undergraduate, in international health science, health economics and finance, health policy and law, ... (more)


Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Health Care Policy, Health, Temple University, University of Miami

Sat Aug 30, 2014

ABC News

10 Great Hotels in College Towns

As summer unofficially comes to an end and Labor Day fast approaches, it can only mean one thing - school is about to be back in session.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Saint Edward's University, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Travel

The Baltimore Sun

New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Boston, MA, Manhattan School of Music, Entertainment

The diverse talents of choral director and composer Julian Wachner

I first encountered Julian Wachner and his Choir of Trinity Wall Street in September of 2012 with their release of George Frideric Handel's HWV 54 oratorio Israel in Egypt .


Related Topix: Julian, CA, Classical, George Frideric Handel, University of Southern California, Symphony, Arts

Fri Aug 29, 2014

"Faces of Christ" Film Lecture

Please join us for our kickoff arts event of the season, a film lecture on "Faces of Christ" , on Sunday, September 21 at 4:00pm .


Related Topix: Dedham, MA

Why Does the Whole City Have to Move on September 1?

You could be getting psyched right now for a holiday weekend at the beach. But instead you are bracing for moving day madness.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Massachusetts College of Art, Brighton, MA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Artist Roberto Mighty finds stories at Mt. Auburn cemetery

It's nearly midnight in Mount Auburn Cemetery , Roberto Mighty 's favorite time to roam these paths and seek out stories of the dead.


Related Topix: Virginia, Emerson College

Pocono Record

Cardelle named dean of college of health sciences at ESU -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle, Ph.D., as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. Cardelle has been serving in this capacity on an interim basis since July 2013, and has been a member of ESU's campus community for 15 years.


Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Temple University, University of Miami, Tulane University

Pensions & Investments

Boston University removes EII Global Property Fund from 2 DC plans

Boston University is removing the EII Global Property Fund Class Institutional, managed by EII Capital Management, from the investment lineup of its 403 Boston University Retirement Plan and supplemental retirement and savings plan.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement