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23 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
In public comments and quiet conversations as they gathered for a farewell reception Friday for Mary Sue Coleman, members of the University of Michigan community made one thing clear: Incoming President Mark Schlissel has big shoes to fill.
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Friday | Patch.com
Afaa Michael Weaver, a visiting faculty member in Drew University's MFA in poetry and poetry in translation program, has won the prestigious $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.
Friday | The Block Island Times
When we asked eighth graders returning recently from a field trip to Brown University what they liked most about the excursion they answered, not surprisingly, with all the peripheral activities: the hotel, the ice skating, the restaurant, the mall.
Friday | Religion Dispatched
He graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics and in International Relations.
One of those hardships was the lack of small change to transact the daily bu... READ MORE 1864 2-cent coin first U.S. Mint coin to bear religious motto By Michele Orzano COIN WORLD Staff The Civil War brought lots of hardship to citizens on both sides of the conflict.
In the complex genomic and molecular conspiracy that gives rise to ovarian cancer, what if researchers have been missing a whole set of suspects because they've been hiding in plain sight? That's the argument made by Brown University biologists in a new paper that combines evidence from original research and prior studies to raise new suspicions ... (more)
Health care policy expert and Brown graduate Ira Magaziner will deliver the 2014 Paul Levinger Lecture at Brown University on March 20 at 4 p.m. His talk is titled "Can Health Reform Fix Health Care?" The lecture--held at the Alpert Medical School on Richmond Street--will be followed by a reception.
Hindus are upset over an article in Arkansas's John Brown University student newspaper calling Hindu gods as "demonic" and Hinduism as "ugly religion".
"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.
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.
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.
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.
"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 ___ _.
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.