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1 hr ago | 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.


3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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.


10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

The Bulletin

Search for dean narrows down to three candidates

A search committee of seven Emporia State faculty members has been on the hunt for the last few months for the new dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences to replace Marie Miller, a professor at ESU since 1990 and the previous dean for three years, who put in for her retirement last fall.


Related Topix: Lehman College

In These Times

We Can Overcome Capitalism, But It'll Take Some Work

Without the existence of a left committed to class struggle and with its feet inside and outside workplaces, unions that have transformed into the kinds of organizing machines McAlevey helped create will remain the exception.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT


MIT, CUNY Researchers Observe Energy-Carrying...

Image Caption: Diagram of an exciton within a tetracene crystal, used in these experiments, shows the line across which data was collected.


The Chronicle

In light of MOOCs, intellectual property policy remains flexibleAbhi...

When English professor Cathy Davidson announced her move to City University of New York, the question was raised as to who would retain the rights to the massive open online course she created while at Duke.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Cambridge College Selected for ACE Change and Innovation Lab

Cambridge College has been selected by the American Council on Education to participate in the Change and Innovation Lab , a groundbreaking initiative to help colleges and universities implement significant and sustainable initiatives to increase the number of first-generation and nontraditional students who gain a college degree.


Related Topix: Cambridge College , Graceland University, Hiram College, Lehman College, Mercy College, Winthrop University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

County native named dean of CUNY business school

The City University of New York has named a Lincoln County native as the Willem Kookyer Dean of the Zicklin School of Business.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Gaston County, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

The New York Observer

Citywide Elected Officials Release Tax Returns

Tax returns released by his office this afternoon show Scott Stringer and his wife, Elyse Buxbaum, made a combined $205,000 dollars last year.


Paul Krugman Offered $225k/year to Teach on Income Inequality

Left-wing columnist and professor Paul Krugman has a new job by City University of New York.


The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student...

The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National Geographic's Genographic Project.


Related Topix: City College of New York, New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Genetics, Medicine


Scientists achieve first direct observations of excitons in motion

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.


Related Topix: City College of New York

Even better than BMI: Calculate your belly fat

Most people know that BMI, or body mass index, is a fitness indicator calculated using your height and weight.


Related Topix: City College of New York

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: A mandate for a Garifuna nation

By Wellington C. Ramos On the 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2014, Garifuna people from the countries of "Yurumein", now known as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and the United States, came in large numbers for the first Garifuna Nation Summit.


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

Mental Help Net

Fewer Ophthalmologists Equals Less Diabetic Eye Care

In areas with less access to ophthalmologists, fewer individuals with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration receive care, according to a study published in the April issue of JAMA Ophthalmology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Diabetes, Health, Macular Degeneration, Baruch College, Life, Food, Nutrition

Jerusalem Post

Listening and speaking to young American Jews on college campuses

There may be nothing more important to the future of the US-Israel relationship than young American Jews.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, University of Pennsylvania, Religion, Judaism, Opinion