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4 hrs ago | Architectural Records

RECORD Brings Innovation Conference to L.A.

Architectural Record will bring its acclaimed Innovation Conference to Los Angeles for the first time, on May 21. L.A. - a city known for blurring the boundaries between urbanism, architecture, and landscape - is the perfect place to host Breakthrough: Design at the Intersection of Art, Science & Technology .

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Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Student Life

Administration discusses potential savings from new efficiency measures

At the beginning of 2013, the University retained the services of Huron Consulting Group to find methods to reduce expenditures in four areas where other universities have implemented similar measures.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Jewish News Weekly

Cornell BDS measure tabled

The Cornell University Student Assembly voted to table indefinitely a resolution to divest from companies that do business in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ithaca, NY, Palestinian Territories

Post and Courier

MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president

The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted Thursday for Dr. David Cole to serve the university as its new president.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, New Mexico State University, Emory University, Bethesda, MD

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South: Learn about Watkins Glen State Park history

Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks Commission, will speak at Wednesday's annual meeting of the Schuyler County Historical Society.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Montour Falls, NY, New York, Hall, NY, Yates County, NY

KFVS12

School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Education Etc.

WITN

Teacher of the Week: Ann Rinaldi From Pitt County

She graduated from Cornell University and has been at The Oakwood School for 7 years.

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Related Topix: Pitt County, NC

CNN

Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body

Scientists are 3-D printing body parts ranging from plastic skulls to ears made from living cells -- like the ones produced by Lawrence Bonassar, of Cornell University, grown from 3-D printed molds.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Agri Marketing

ARS' Dr. Boggess Named U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Director

ARS' DR. BOGGESS NAMED U.S. DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER DIRECTOR Apr. 17, 2014 Source: Joint USDA Forage Research Center and Agricultural Research Service news release Dr. Mark Boggess has been selected as the new Director for the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, WI, beginning May 19. He has been with ARS since 2009 as a National ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Mark Polish, Beltsville, MD, Iowa State University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Cornell student relates her experience helping a New Orleans startup during Entrepreneur Week

Cornell University master of business administration student Annie Keyes joined in the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week tradition of working on an MBA team to bolster one of the startups competing in business pitch contests at the festival and has reported on the experience in The Cornell Business Journal, writing, "New Orleans is about a lot more ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

CNN

Opinion: Earn less to land a husband?

The names Betty, Gloria and Shirley probably come to mind when most think of feminists, but there's a whole group of young women -- and men -- who are working toward equality.

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Related Topix: Activism, Journalism, Abortion, Immigration Reform, Stanford University, Opinion

CBS Local

Study: Schools' Chocolate Milk Bans May Backfire

Concern over the sugar in chocolate milk has led some elementary schools to ban it, but a Cornell University study shows removing it from the menu has negative consequences.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Nashville Scene

Graphic Brilliance: Maira Kalman's The Elements of Style Opens June 6 at the Frist Center

Lovers of language, classic texts and innovative graphic novels take note: Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style is coming to the Frist in June.

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Newswise

UI Named Mentoring Center for Minority Graduate Students

The University of Iowa has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to establish one of only five University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring in the nation.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, University, FL, University of South Florida, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Denver Westword

The Wynkoop cans Kurt's Mile High Malt, based on a recipe from Kurt Vonnegut's family

Some say beer is food. Others say it is art. In the case of Kurt's Mile High Malt, the Wynkoop Brewing Company is hoping to put wisdom and prose into a can.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Coffee

Medical News

AAA announces 2014 award winners in the field of anatomy

The American Association of Anatomists is honored to announce its 2014 award winners.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

If an insect drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.

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Related Topix: Entomology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PSFK

Scientists Predict Viral Hits With 80% Accuracy

The mechanics of viral sharing have proved a complicated subject for researchers.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

SNL Financial

EPA lays out recent methane emissions research, asks for input

The EPA white papers, released April 15, cover potentially significant sources of emissions in the oil and gas sector, with a focus on technical issues related to compressors, hydraulically fractured wells, leaks, liquids unloading and pneumatic devices.

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San Diego Source

First Amendment requires exercise

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution consists of 45 relatively simple words.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Fire

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