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3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Garifuna ethnicity vs. nationalism

By Wellington C. Ramos In most countries in the world people are accustomed to identifying themselves based on the country where they were born to display their national pride.


Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, Hunter College, Long Island University, Honduras

7 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Governor Who Oversaw Soaring Unemployment Will Teach Class on Job Creation

This has to be one of the funniest higher education developments since the announcement that Paul Krugman would be paid $225,000 to do research at City University of New York's income inequality initiative: Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will teach a course on job creation at the University of California-Berkeley.


Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

11 hrs ago |

FringeNYC ENCORE Series Lineup Announced

In 17 days, there will be 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Baruch College

15 hrs ago |

Inside Out: 'Voices of Legends' to fill College of Staten Island's Center for the Arts

And the news is their spectacular rendition of "Voices of Legends in Concert," is set to go on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. in the Springer Concert Hall at the College of Staten Island, Willowbrook, where an evening of musical nostalgia and classic standards will abound.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, The Duprees, Oldies, Richmond County, NY

19 hrs ago |

SMOKE Begins Performances Tonight at The Flea

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Brooklyn College, Ithaca, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award

23 hrs ago | New York Sun

Artist of All the Ages

One hundred years ago, Theresa Bernstein's name was as well-known in artistic circles as Robert Henri and John Sloan, Ash Can School artists with whom she frequently exhibited.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Baruch College, Painting, Arts, World News, Poland,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The New York Academy of Medicine

NYAM Announces Recipients of 2014-15 Medical Research Fellowships and Student Grants

Each year, The New York Academy of Medicine awards more than $350,000 in grants and fellowships to medical students, seasoned physicians, and investigators to support the advancement of health care studies.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Rutgers University

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Geriatric medicine course is in NYC this September

The Intensive Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a four-day program at Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, New York City.


Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Baruch College

Former UC great Laub to be inducted into Jewish Hall of Fame

Former UC great Laub to be inducted into Jewish Hall of Fame Former UC basketball player Jack "Black Cat" Laub will be inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Commack, NY, City College of New York, Life, Veteran Affairs

Daily Kos

Don't lecture people on 'due process' when you're pointing guns at their heads

An American police officer shooting an unarmed black man is something that happens often enough that there can be studies done on it.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Real Deal

From left: Governor's Island ferry terminal and historic houses

Governors Island is a nice place to visit, but it turns out tenants wouldn't want to set up shop there.


Related Topix: New York University

The Jersey Journal

Concordia Learning Center names new executive director

Concordia Learning Center at St. Joseph's School for the Blind announced that David Feinhals joined the organization Monday as its new executive director.


Related Topix: Concordia, NJ, Rutgers University, Hunter College, Denville, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

Tue Aug 19, 2014

A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard

In a refurbished synagogue in Keyport, New Jersey, Grace Graupe-Pillard works virtually non-stop creating art.


Related Topix: Keyport, NJ, City College of New York

Hellenic News of America

Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships

"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.


Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Albania, Queens College, Baruch College, Boston University, Long Island University

Science Daily

Intimacy a strong motivator for PrEP HIV prevention

Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Human Sexuality, Brown University

WNYC-AM New York

Mayor Rallies the Pre-K Troops

If there was ever a receptive audience for Mayor Bill de Blasio's pre-kindergarten expansion, it was in a Brooklyn College auditorium Tuesday, where roughly 1,000 pre-kindergarten teachers cheered as he rallied them like troops ready for battle - albeit with four-year-olds.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Kids, Family, Bank Street College of Education

Sentencing Law and Policy

Intriguing account of how Pittsburgh police undermined local crime-fighting efforts

This new article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette provide a disconcerting account of how local police can undermine efforts to reduce local crime.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Brooklyn College, University of Pennsylvania, Bucks County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Through the Wire with MoAkTV: Producers of Love & Long Island

VH1's Love & Hip Hop , an American reality television series, is so influential in urban America that it inspired Denzel Mooney, an intern at Eagle Rock Entertainment/Universal Music Group, and Enomfon Akpanuko, to create a derivative called Love & Long Island-dedicated to Long Islanders.


Related Topix: Long Island, VA, The Creators, Hip-Hop, Queens College

Radio World

"I Cannot Live Without Books"

How would you go about explaining to a non-engineer the technical concepts that might arise when working at a radio station, TV station or other digital media facility? "A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers" is most helpful.


Related Topix: Journalism, Brooklyn College