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2 hrs ago | The City Wire

Crystal Bridges expands curatorial team with promotions, new hire

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art employees Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator, and Mindy Besaw has joined the museum as a curator.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Havre, MT, City University of New York, University of Georgia

6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Bratton's bad-faith critics pile on

Suddenly, anti-policing voices are dominating the conversation in New York City, with the horrific Eric Garner chokehold video serving as Exhibit A in their case against having cops enforce small laws.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Berkshire Specialty Enters Fiduciary Liability Segment, Hires Prussack as VP

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has entered the fiduciary liability market and named Rhonda Prussack as vice president, Fiduciary Liability, to lead the effort.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, City University of New York, New York

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Morton Bobowick; 1942-2014: Toledo lawyer helped resolve estate disputes

Morton Bobowick, a lawyer long affiliated with the venerable Toledo firm of Eastman & Smith who melded technical expertise and empathy in his specialty of estate planning, died Friday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, University of Toledo, City University of New York, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Online: Expert Panel Discusses Eric Garner's Confrontation with Police

Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Seymour James is the attorney-in-charge at The Legal Aid Society, Alex Vitale is an associate professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and author of the book "City of Disorder," Anthony Miranda is a ... (more)


Related Topix: City University of New York

New Webseries 'A Bit Much' Updates Shakespearean Comedy for the Internet Era

"They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it took Three to make this webseries," quipped Colleen Scriven, the writer and director of the new series A Bit Much .


Related Topix: Melville, NY, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, City University of New York

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NYPD Commissioner Bratton, 'broken windows' policy come under fire during City Hall rally after Eric Garner's death (with photos)

A small group of activists gathered near City Hall on Monday to call for the resignation of NYPD Commissioner William Bratton, a federal investigation into what they called the Police Department's "culture of brutality," and an abrupt end to the policing policy known as "Broken Windows."


Related Topix: New York, City University of New York

Wed Jul 16, 2014

University Business

College liberals spurn $10M gift from Koch brothers

They may teach business classes at Brooklyn College, but the school's liberal leaders have told two of the country's top businessmen to take their money and shove it because they don't like their conservative politics, a veteran faculty member charges.


Related Topix: City University of New York


Quick Hits: The Beatles, Tool, Jason Mraz, David Bowie

Ron Howard will direct a documentary on the touring history of The Beatles , according to The Hollywood Reporter .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, David Bowie, Tool, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

The York Daily Record

Jason Mraz to tour 5 New York boroughs in Sept.

This Aug. 18, 2013 file photo shows U.S singer Jason Mraz performing at the V Festival in Chelmsford, England.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jason Mraz, York, PA, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, City University of New York

The News Tribune

Jason Mraz to tour 5 New York boroughs in Sept.

Mraz said at a conference at the Empire State Building that he would kick off the tour Sept.


Related Topix: City University of New York

Tue Jul 15, 2014

There's Something For Everyone at the 17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo

Bellmore, NY - July 15, 2014 - Celebrating the best in independent film has been a tradition for a the Long Island International Film Expo for the past 17 years.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Australia, Oceania, World News, Texas, City University of New York, Columbia University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Painters' work influenced by native China and adopted U.S.

Duoling Huang and George Xiong have traveled thousands of miles to their home in the United States, where they've lived in freedom for more than two decades.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, West-Barnstable, MA, City University of New York

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director

SITI Company 's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart , Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, City University of New York, Northern Illinois University, Illinois

Sun Jul 06, 2014

In-depth Africa

Border Security and the Immigration Colander

Michael W. Cutler graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1971 with a B.A. in Communications Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Drug Enforcement Administration, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Fri Jul 04, 2014

New York Post

Sister of girl killed in hit-and-run is in a coma

The younger sister of a a girl who was killed by a pill-popping criminal in a stolen SUV is in a coma, a family membera said Thursdaya .


Related Topix: City University of New York

The Times of Trenton

NJ deVico displays pastels at Brodsky Gallery

NJ deVico's "Beech Tree Farm, Late May," depicting a spreading black walnut tree, is part of her exhibit at the Brodsky Gallery in the Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center in Princeton.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Trenton, NJ, Lawrenceville, NJ

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Ditmas Park Corner

Notes From The 70th Precinct Meeting

From officers arresting a machete-wielding man who broke into a house when a family was home to new speed limits for area roads as part of the city's Vision Zero plan, there was much to discuss at the last 70th Precinct Community Council meeting before the group's summer break.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy

Both the defendant, standing trial for conspiracy to commit murder abroad in Pakistan , and the main witness against him, his daughter Amina, wept when they first saw each other.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Prison

Inter Press Service

Tiny Barbuda Grapples with Rising Seas

United States-based archaeologist Dr. Sophia Perdikaris said when Hurricane Georges hit in 1998, it did a lot more than turn the spotlight on the island's shrinking coastline.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, City University of New York, Agriculture