Wednesday May 22
New York Post
CUNY salutes ROTC return
After a nearly four-decade absence, the same army officer training program that launched the legendary career of Gen.
Mon May 20, 2013
At War Blog: ROTC Returns to CUNY More Than Four Decades After Removal
Commune and Yippy forces at the City College of New York gathered to watch military trainees crawling on the ground during R.O.T.C training in 1968.
Sun May 19, 2013
Red Bluff Daily News
Chicago commuter headache as 'L' train line closed for five months
Near the boeing Building, center, a Chicago Transit Authority elevated train moves on the Lake Street double-decked, double-leaf trunnion bascule bridge over the Chicago River April 3, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.
Sat May 18, 2013
The acerbic Bertrand Russell wanted people to think
"All movements go too far." Few writers are more quotable than Bertrand Russell, in or out of context, and few have a more colorful background.
Thu May 16, 2013
Hofstadter's Butterfly Effect Confirmed
Hofstadter's Butterfly, a complex pattern of the energy states of electrons that resembles a butterfly, has appeared in physics textbooks as a theoretical concept of quantum mechanics for nearly 40 years but had never been directly observed - until now.
Wed May 15, 2013
First direct proof of Hofstadter butterfly fractal observed in moire superlattices
The study, which focused on moir-patterned graphene, is published in the May 15, 2013, Advance Online Publication of Nature .
The Daily Democrat
Kofi Annan says the UN must expand Security Council
The United Nations must change with the times, the world peacekeeping group's former leader told a Yale University audience Thursday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Physicists Light "Magnetic Fire" to Reveal Energy's Path
New York University physicists have uncovered how energy is released and dispersed in magnetic materials in a process akin to the spread of forest fires, a finding that has the potential to deepen our understanding of self-sustained chemical reactions.
Teaching seminars add up to second career for retired math professor
Catherine Twomey Fosnot has traveled the United States, Canada and at times Europe to teach math teachers how to make math exciting and relevant to young students.
Sat May 11, 2013
Stadium architect speaks at MSU, her alma mater
Smith spoke during commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday in Starkville. She told graduates they don't have to conquer the world to contribute to humanity; they just need to find something they love to do.
Fri May 10, 2013
Passive House Symposium Scheduled for June 8
A residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakage, very high levels of insulation, and windows with a very low U-factor. Developed in the early 1990s by Bo Adamson and Wolfgang Feist, the standard is now promoted by the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany.
Thu May 09, 2013
Alan Abelson: 1925 to 2013
Financial journalism lost one of its leading lights today when Alan Abelson died at the age of 87.
With Thiel Fellowships, young innovators take shot at changing the world
The newest class of 22 Thiel Fellows has been announced, including five with local connections.
Open Rank Faculty
Translational Neuroscience The City College of New York Three open-rank faculty positions in Translational Neuroscience are available at The City College of the City University of New York for researchers with MD, PhD, combined MD-PhD or equivalent degree in Neuroscience or related disciplines: 1. Clinical neuroscience researcher with a focus on ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Sanford doesn't have much to say to Weiner
If former Rep. Anthony Weiner was hoping to get any insights from congressman-elect Mark Sanford on making a political comeback, it looks like he's out of luck.
Technology Company Presents To School Board On Security Camera Upgrade
The Nanuet School District is looking into security enhancements for next year, and one area school officials are looking at specifically are upgrades in security cameras.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sam LaFrage and Martha Hearn to Teach Advanced Workshops at CCT, June 2013
New York actors Sam LaFrage and Martha Hearn will return to Columbia in June to teach workshops in Advanced Acting and Improvisation for the Actor at Columbia Children's Theatre.
Core77 design blog
counter/point - D-Crit Conference Preview: The Class of 2013 in Their Own Words
Each year the SVA MFA Design Criticism department hosts a conference, where the students present their research, as well as choosing the theme and format.
Mon May 06, 2013
'Economy of the Ephemeral' Exhibition and panel discussion
I'll be moderating a panel on Wednesday evening composed of the six great MFA students of DIAP who organized the exhibition: An exhibition curated by MFA students of DIAP - Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice at The City College of New York .