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6 hrs ago | 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

Slate Magazine

Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling?

A construction worker carries material on the site of a luxury residential block in Beijing.


Windsor Beacon

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson

It didn't in Newark and Detroit after race riots in 1967, nor in Los Angeles after the Rodney King verdict in 1992.


Related Topix: Prison, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

WFAA-TV Dallas

Pathologist a veteran of high-profile cases

Dr. Michael M. Baden, the former chief medical examiner for New York City, conducted an autopsy on an unarmed 18-year-old shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, at the request of the teen's family.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Prison

Times Herald

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson

Protesters run when the police shoot tear gas in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday. Protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer have entered their second week.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Jay Nixon, US Governors, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests

Girls in New York City outperformed boys on the state's standardized math tests this year, widening the gap between the genders when it comes to math, new statistics show.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Standardized Testing, Education

Inside Out: Miss America to be crowned Sept. 14; meanwhile we search for new Miss Staten Island

With the lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer 2014 soon to be a thing of the past, and the cool, crisp days of fall on the horizon, thoughts turn to Labor Day barbecues, the alternate routine of autumn and the ushering in of the school season.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, College of Staten Island