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21 min ago | The Miami Herald

More than just the president

John Quincy Adams is mainly remembered as the sixth president of the United States - and not a terribly distinguished one at that.


Related Topix: Queens College

4 hrs ago | TMCnet

Queens College Implements ForeScout CounterACT to Protect its Network

Organizations big and small now have networks connecting all of the devices they use to improve how they communicate and collaborate.


Related Topix: Queens College

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Art Daily


The New York Public Library has named Iris Weinshall its Chief Operating Officer.



Michelle Obama touts benefits of higher education

Jania Nelson, left, is overcome as she meets first lady Michelle Obama during her visit with members of Global Kids, at Baruch College, in New York, Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Family, Kids, Baruch College

The Montgomery GI Bill is now 70 years old

"With the signing of this bill a well-rounded program of special veterans ' benefits is nearly completed.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Austin, TX, City College of New York, Hampton University


Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

The Ochnser Clinic Foundation recently announced that the 29th annual recipient of the prestigious Alton Ochnser Award is Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.


Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Florida Atlantic University, Lung Cancer, Queens College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

New York Daily News

Yonkers man denied internship despite having work permit issued by Obama

A Northwestern Mutual representative asked Ruben Juarez whether he had a green card or was a U.S. citizen, and when the Lehman College grad explained his status, the company told him to get lost, telling him he didn't meet its immigration status requirements, according to a discrimination suit.


Related Topix: Lehman College, Illegal Immigration, US News, Personal Finance, Social Security

La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area Today

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceedings in the New York City area.


Related Topix: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Family, Teenagers


Son of ATF agent shot in pharmacy holdup an NYPD recruit

Slain ATF agent John Capano, far left, is shown in this family photo from his son's graduation from Chaminade High School.


Related Topix: US News, ATF, Massapequa, NY, Seaford, NY, Queens College

The Washington Post

Biggest influence on a child's education may be the mother's education

It's long been known that a mother's education status has a sizable influence on her children's academic lives.


Related Topix: Hunter College, Long-Island-City, NY

Teens charged in Teaneck High School 'prank' appear in court

Four teenagers charged in the high school senior prank appeared before a municipal court judge on Wednesday and some of them asked to have their cases put on hold pending a review of the evidence.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Bergen County, NJ, Queens College, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood, NJ

Town Topics

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Is Among 17 New Princeton Faculty Appointments

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri will join Princeton's creative writing faculty in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Prince-ton University, but not until September of 2015.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Barnard College, Arts, Literature, Boston University, Baruch College, The New School

Alan Gilbert Conducts 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park, Now thru 7/15

The 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park s, presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 49th season with five free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert , in Prospect Park, Brooklyn ; Cunningham Park, Queens ; the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan ; and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx .


Related Topix: 9, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, Staten-Island, NY, College of Staten Island

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Speaker outlines solution to violent crime

"But not if you're a young black man," he told a standing-room-only crowd at the Savannah Downtown Business Association's monthly luncheon at the Charles Morris Center.


Related Topix: Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director

SITI Company 's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart , Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Brooklyn College, Northern Illinois University, Illinois

The New York Observer

Pols Celebrate Restoration of Old Peter Vallone Scholarship

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and a slew of elected officials announced today the restoration of the CUNY Merit-Based Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Peter Vallone scholarship.


Related Topix: Baruch College

The Brattleboro Reformer

Groom like a baboon

At the Bronx Zoo a couple years ago I left friends flitting around in the butterfly enclosure and zoomed down to see the baboons.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Opinion

Courthouse News Service

ASA College Called a Snare & Delusion

ASA College targets minorities and immigrants for their federal tuition dollars, then fails to deliver on promises to help them find work once they graduate, a class action claims in Federal Court.


Related Topix: New York

All-American Drive-In on Staten Island: Hurry, advance discount tickets on sale now

Don't go near the water Aug. 11-16! Get landlocked instead with "Jaws" - and fellow classic cinema lovers - via the All-American Drive-In at Historic Richmond Town.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Celebrities, Steven Spielberg, College of Staten Island, Entertainment

The Diploma is the Message: Doug Rushkoff Invents a Master's Program That Matters

As you sit back in your Aeron chair, drinking stale office coffee and letting your eyes swim out of focus in the artificial glow of your MacBook, take a moment to consider where you went wrong.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Queens College