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55 min ago | Cape Cod Times

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McGovern is a graduate of Boston University with a major in public relations. She previously worked with the Cape and Islands United Way as a community relations and marketing associate.

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5 hrs ago | Boston.com

Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe Top grads from Boston art schools

Scores of aspiring artists from local art schools are debuting their work in thesis shows this spring.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Boston Travel, Tufts University, Massachusetts College of Art, UMass Dartmouth, Wisdom Teeth, Health

6 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Bay Chamber Music School introduces new faculty

Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School announces the addition of two new faculty members to its roster of professionals: Nate Martin, double bass instructor and Nicole Rabata, flute.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Lincolnville, ME, Stockholm, ME

10 hrs ago | Boston.com

Body Found at Boston Harbor ID'd as Missing Boston University Grad

A body found near Boston Harbor's Long Wharf Wednesday has been identified as a missing Boston University graduate, NECN reports .

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Climate Change: Thoreau Sets An Example for Citizen Scientists

Many people are familiar with Thoreau's Walden . What is less well known is the citizen science Thoreau carried out.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Boston.com

Balance training moves to high-end gyms

Nawal Ilyas, 27, works on core and balance in an exercise class at Equinox health club in the Back Bay.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fitness, Yoga, Weight Training

The Daily Free Press

Panel addresses sustainability in business initiatives

BU Net Impact, BU Energy Club and the International Business Club hosted a panel Wednesday night where speakers discussed the incorporation of positive social and environmental change into their careers and companies.

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The Times of Israel

Captain Sunshine's quixotic battle for the presidency

In 1986, Yosef Abramowitz, a Jewish student leader from Boston, felt that the Jerusalem-based World Zionist Organization sought to "control the student movement and take it over" by fielding highly politicized figures for chairman of the World Union of Jewish Students.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ESPN.com

Sources: BU parts ways with coach Greenberg

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

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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.

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

Boston.com

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.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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

MLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, University of Southern California

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