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1 hr ago | University Business

Study debunks community college completion myths

Dozens of reports written over the last four decades have created the generally accepted theory that community college students who transfer to universities graduate at lower rate than do students who start out at four-year institutions.


4 hrs ago | Telegram

Anthropologist chronicles struggles of Innu, Inuit against oppression

Governments forced the Innu and Inuit of Labrador into "concentration villages" and even the most recently constructed of the communities failed their needs, concludes a New York-based researcher in a new book.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Do happy people take happy photos?

UC San Diego will help examine how happy people are in 13 cities by studying the composition of one million Twitter images.


Related Topix: UC San Diego

Holtville Tribune

Excitons observed in action for the first time

A quasiparticle called an exciton - responsible for the transfer of energy within devices such as solar cells, LEDs, and semiconductor circuits - has been understood theoretically for decades.


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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, City College of New York

The Paramus Post

Queen College Student Lauren Blachorsky Wins Prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Lauren Blachorsky, a neuroscience major at Queens College, has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation's premier award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering.


Related Topix: Queens College, Paramus, NJ, Biology, Science, Hunter College, Mathematics, College of Staten Island

The Wave

Carl Cannon: The passing parade of government overreach

Edward Snowden, displayed on television screens, asks a question to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a nationally televised question-and-answer session, in Moscow, Thursday.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Crain's New York Business

A charter lesson to lift public schools

There is a heated debate in New York City about how public resources are allotted to charter schools.


Related Topix: Harlem (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opinion

The Miami Herald

MU freshman pioneers art-lettering business

The "cool stuff" was the lettering that made Spears well-known at her all-girls high school in Chicago.


Related Topix: Education Etc., College of Staten Island

The Winnipeg Free Press

The final lecture

Alan Dershowitz estimates he taught 10,000 students in his 50 years as professor at Harvard Law School.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College


Follow This: Roosevelt's Campus Network Hatches Policy Ideas for...

The latest edition of the 10 Ideas series highlights student proposals on economic development, health care, education, equal justice, defense and diplomacy, and energy and the environment.


Related Topix: York, NY, City College of New York, Claremont McKenna College, College of William and Mary, Cornell University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Voice of America

Selfies: Taking Photos of Yourself More Popular Than Ever

There's a saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. That may be especially true these days with the huge amount of what are called "selfies" on the Internet.


Related Topix: American University, Berlin, NY

CBS Local

Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

The work will take place from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on the weekends of May 2-5, May 9-12, May 16-19, May 23-27 until Tuesday Memorial Day weekend, and May 30-June 2. While the work is in progress, No.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Sigma Xi Exhibit Showcases UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate & Graduate Research

The UMass Dartmouth Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, celebrated its 20th Annual Research Exhibit this week.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, City College of New York

City Limits

City University of New York Research Foundation: Project Associate

Description The CUNY IT Specialists Internship Program provides paid IT interns to approximately 14 New York City government agencies, including a large portion to New York City Department of Education schools.


Free Republic

Hillary Clinton praises 'incredibly brave'...

A 19-year-old college student announced for the first time Thursday that she was an undocumented immigrant while addressing Hillary Clinton at an event in New York City.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Illegal Immigration, Brooklyn College

The Daily Beast

Krugman Is a Steal at $225KBy Michael Tomasky

The only thing hypocritical about acclaimed economist Paul Krugman's CUNY salary is the right-wingers suddenly begrudging someone his free-market value.


District Administration

Leading a school district turnaround in Massachusetts

Pia Durkin took the reins as superintendent of New Bedford Public Schools, one of the lowest-performing districts in Massachusetts, this past July facing a Herculean task.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Attleboro, MA, Queens College, New York University, Brown University

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Best of the Web Today: Poor Little Rich Man

Being a "distinguished professor" of economics at the City University of New York is nice work if you can get it.


Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ms. Magazine

Five Feminist Poems for National Poetry Month: 3. "Invisibility Terror: a prose poem"

Feminist poets often take material for their poems from media headlines. Feminist poets often respond to and rewrite the news of the day in their poems.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Jersey City, NJ