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15 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Dr. Antonowich was a sensation playing trumpet in New York

Many locals may know Dr. Fred Antonowich as a retired general surgeon, but they might not know him as Dr. Jazz.


Related Topix: Europe, Belarus, World News, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Symphony, Arts, City University of New York, Kinston, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Full-day pre-K enrollment in New York City more than doubles over 2013

Giovanna Petrizzo of Huntington in her living room on Thursday Aug 28, 2014 with some of the supplies she purchased for her students.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York, Springfield-Gardens, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014


A post-modern spin on the Habsburg empire

The Habsburg dynasty is famous for many things, from the family jaw to longevity-a 700-year run in the top ranks of European power politics-to the way it proved that even in realpolitik it's better to be a lover than a fighter: the secret to Habsburg success was always marriage alliances.


Related Topix: Wedding, City University of New York, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Edna Shostak of North Woodmere to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Friends and family will gather from 12 noon until 2:30 PM on Friday, August 29th at the Bristal Assisted Living Community of North Woodmere located at 477 Hungry Harbor Road in Valley Stream to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Edna Shostak.


Related Topix: Woodmere, NY, Valley Stream, NY, Baldwin, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, CUNY Dance Initiative Announce Brooklyn College Residencies

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents two residencies as part of CUNY Dance Initiative.


Related Topix: City University of New York

Washington Examiner

5 problems with California's 'affirmative consent' bill

In the rush to advance legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses, California lawmakers have cast aside the due process rights of the accused.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Flamenco Vivo, 11/14

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8pm with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana .


Related Topix: City University of New York

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Rating colleges on a what theya re doing for the countrya

Tired of seeing the usual suspects - Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc - head the college rankings? Here's a new list based "on what they are doing for the country - on whether they're improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service."


Related Topix: UC San Diego, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, City University of New York, Queens College

Ditmas Park Corner

Free Screening Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On...

CaribBEING , a local nonprofit organization that puts on the annual Flatbush Film Festival and is run by neighbor Shelley Worrell , is teaming up with Councilman Jumaane Williams to co-host a free screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" tomorrow night at the West Quad Center of Brooklyn College.


Related Topix: Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela, Drama Movies, Books, City University of New York, Jamaica, NY

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/1

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm.


Related Topix: City University of New York

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

N.Y.C. crime is low: But at what cost?

A police officer guarded the site of a shooting in Manhattan in July. The killing by police of a suspect in Staten Island that same month raised tensions.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, City University of New York

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SMOKE Begins Performances Tonight 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.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, City University of New York, Ithaca, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Kids, Family, Bank Street College of Education

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.


Related Topix: Education Etc., City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Bucks County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Radio World

"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.


Related Topix: Journalism, City University of New York

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.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Standardized Testing, Education

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.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL, City University of New York, Florida International University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

City Journal


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.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, York, PA, City University of New York, Israel, World News, Middle East

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, City University of New York

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."


Related Topix: City University of New York, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY