13 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
Mayor Rallies the Pre-K Troops
If there was ever a receptive audience for Mayor Bill de Blasio's pre-kindergarten expansion, it was in a Brooklyn College auditorium Tuesday, where roughly 1,000 pre-kindergarten teachers cheered as he rallied them like troops ready for battle - albeit with four-year-olds.
Renee Levine, social worker
Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
"I Cannot Live Without Books"
How would you go about explaining to a non-engineer the technical concepts that might arise when working at a radio station, TV station or other digital media facility? "A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers" is most helpful.
Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests
Girls in New York City outperformed boys on the state's standardized math tests this year, widening the gap between the genders when it comes to math, new statistics show.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
Michael Largo's 'Big, Bad Book of Botany' explains it all to you
"People said I was crazy," the Miami writer explains, "but I talked to them just like George Washington Carver did.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
As a young graduate student in the early 1970s, I had the pleasure of listening to E. P. Thompson, the British labor historian whose book, The Making of the English Working Class , rippled like an electric current through liberal academia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ditmas Park Corner
Slamming Hiring Practices As Unfair, Leaders Call For Reform
Slamming current hiring practices as unjust, area leaders are pushing for new city laws that would prevent employers from immediately asking about an applicant's arrest history, as well as ban employment credit checks.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
New York Post
Brooklyn DA exposes hidden Orthodox sex cases
David Seff, a math professor at Brooklyn College, asked a female student to meet him in a classroom one late afternoon in August 2011 to help with a "listening experiment."
Wed Aug 06, 2014
SMOKE Begins Performances 8/22 at The Flea
The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea.
Aug. 10 event cancellation
"We regret to inform you that we have postponed the 2014 Distinguished Lecture event scheduled for this Sunday, August 10, due to a medical emergency.
How should college campuses handle sexual assault claims?
But as I've written before, none of these bills provide any sort of protections for those accused of sexual assault, and instead codify into law a "guilty until proven innocent" mentality.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Crystal Bridges names new curators
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art last week announced the promotion of two employees and the hiring of a third staff member to the curatorial team.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Federation Offers Scholarships to Students Struggling to Afford to Finish College
There are many financial aid options for students who are starting college, but fewer for those who are trying to finish.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Straphangers Report Names No. 7 Line Best In NYC Subway System
The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign has released its annual report card on the best and worst subway lines in New York City.
Yau is CMCA's Distinguished Lecturer
Each year, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art presents a lecture by one of today's most distinguished and entertaining art critics.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
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)