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"George Washington...came to this campus in 1790, after just one year as President, when Brown itself was only a quarter of a century old,," His Highness the Aga Khan said on Monday during his own visit to Brown University's 250th anniversary celebration.
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2 hrs ago | Washington Square News
Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, will be the speaker at the 182nd NYU commencement in May. At the event, former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, singer Aretha Franklin and attorney Martin Edelman will receive honorary degrees.
5 hrs ago | Sherwoodgazette.com
City Commissioner Dan Saltzman will face off against three lesser-known challengers in his re-election campaign for the Portland City Council on May 20. Two of them say they don't plan to spend much money on the race.
9 hrs ago | The Phoenix
Since 2012, the Women's Media Center has published an annual study called the "Status of Women in US Media" which in 2014 uncovered, "From January through December, 2013, men accounted for roughly 74 percent of elected officials, candidates and journalists" appearing on weekly political programs on ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC.
10 hrs ago | The Phoenix
"I did everything in the world to keep this from happening," exclaims the assistant to the rich man in Kerry Tribe's There Will Be ___ _.
14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The Providence Journal reports that the committee Tuesday unanimously approved a request from the state Department of Administration and state Education Board to move ahead with negotiations.
More than 450,000 babies are born too soon each year in the U.S. Preterm birth is a serious health problem that costs the nation more than $26 billion annually, according to the Institute of Medicine, and is the leading cause of newborn death.
Rhode Island AARP State Director Kathleen Connell lives in Middletown and on Saturday night, she was given a warm reception and recognition for her leadership in the health field and advancing women in both health and government.
Researchers at Brown University have developed a data shuffling technique designed to improve the security of data stored in the cloud by hiding usage patterns, which can be analyzed to reveal secret information.
The spring session of the Open University of Wellfleet, a forum for learning more about Wellfleet's cultural history, will begin April 1 with five, six-week classes at cultural centers in town.
Cornell University President David Skorton will step down next year to lead the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex.
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St. Paul's Kitchen, of the Eliot Church on Summer Street in Lowell, served 33,500 meals last year, totaling $34,000 thanks to 16 churches and two businesses surrounding the area.
The Chicago Teachers Union plans to take the energy of popular democracy that has served the union so well and bring it into the city's neighborhoods.
His office says the Governor was at Brown University in Providence taking part in a forum with the Rhode Island Governor.