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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.


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

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Yesterday |

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

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.


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

Herald Gazette

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.


Related Topix: York, ME, Arts, Poetry, Pratt Institute, City University of New York

Washington Examiner

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.


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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

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.


Related Topix: Cody, WY, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, City University of New York

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.


Related Topix: City University of New York

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, City University of New York

Capital Weekly

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.


Related Topix: York, ME, Arts, Poetry, Pratt Institute, City University of New York

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.


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

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

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