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1 hr ago | Government Executive

She Never Stopped Working to Make Government Better

Sometimes in life, you're lucky enough to encounter people who are willing to take the time to help you learn how to do your job better.


Related Topix: Journalism, University of Minnesota

5 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

The Case of the Sea Turtle Farm With Alison Rieser Professor Emeriti, ...

Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on August 6 at 11:15am.


Related Topix: Damariscotta, ME, University of Maine School of Law, Cornell University, us Travel, Travel, Portland, ME

9 hrs ago | Washington Blade

SMYAL names new executive director

SMYAL has been carrying out its mission of supporting and empowering LGBTQ youth in the D.C. metro area for more than 20 years.


Related Topix: Psychology, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

14 hrs ago | WMDT

Philanthropist calls for saving Corcoran in court

Wayne Reynolds, a leading Washington philanthropist, laid out an alternative plan in court hearings this week to save one of the nation's oldest museums and its college as a judge considers whether to break up the nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art.


14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Philanthropist calls for saving Corcoran in court

This May, 15, 2014 file photo shows the entrance of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

University Business

Higher ed partnership taps offsite solar energy

A 20-year agreement to bring solar power from North Carolina to D.C. could become a model for how large urban organizations can meet energy needs by tapping offsite solar energy.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Caller

Newt: Obama Might Grant Amnesty To Provoke Impeachment Calls

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that if President Obama moves forward with a rumored executive order to legalize five million illegal immigrants, he will be trying to provoke Republicans to impeach him because that would help Democrats in the midterm elections.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, Illegal Immigration, Conservative Political News

City Paper

On the Corcoran's First Day in Court, Its COO Gets Grilled

Anyone who thought that the Corcoran's dissolution was a foregone conclusion would think again after yesterday's court proceedings.


American Statistical Association

Read the full announcement

On March 21, 2014, San Antonio Chapter vice president Jesus Cuellar Fuentes presented the Don Owen Award to Dr. Peter Thall , for his outstanding contributions to research, statistical consultation, and service to the statistical community.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Texas, University of Texas at Dallas

Kiplinger Online

Janet Bodnar

At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, it seemed only fitting that a number of young people offered their own observations and testimonials.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, University of Arizona

The Miami Herald

University chiefs to testify on Corcoran merger

The presidents of George Washington University and the University of Maryland have been called to testify on their merger talks with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college.


Mon Jul 28, 2014


Tax Analysts Announces Winners of Inaugural Student Paper Competition

Tax Analysts' Tax Notes , State Tax Notes , and Tax Notes International magazines today announced the winners of their inaugural student paper competition.


Related Topix: California, MO, UC Los Angeles, University of Florida

CBS News

Would Hillary Clinton endorse Darth Vader for president in 2016?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' in a conversation with Lissa Muscatine, former Clinton speechwriter and co-owner of Politics& Prose Bookstore at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Cape Gazette

Alexandra Furtado wins Jim Cresson Memorial Scholarship Award

Alexandra Furtado, a recent graduate of Sussex Technical High School, is the 2014 recipient of the Jim Cresson Scholarship, named for the late Cape Gazette reporter.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Sussex County, DE, Life, Veteran Affairs


Tiny New Species Of Frog Discovered In Brazil

Image Caption: This image shows the male holotype of the new species Chiasmocleis quilombola.


Related Topix: University of Richmond

The Macon Telegraph

Hearings set this week on Corcoran Gallery merger

A D.C. judge decided last week that nine current students, faculty and staff members can challenge the merger.


Bellingham Herald

Getting Started: Young Americans average on personal finance knowledge

When it comes to personal finance, a new survey shows high school students in the U.S. may not have the knowledge they need to manage money.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

National Review Online

Daniel Pipes: How Islamic Are Muslims?

Scheherazade S. Rehman and Hossein Askari of George Washington University provide an answer in a 2010 article, " How Islamic Are Islamic Countries? " In it, they establish the Islamic teachings and then calculate how well these are applied in 208 countries and territories.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

How Israel recast Palestinians recast as strangers in their own land

Citizen Strangers: Palestinians & the Birth of Israel's Liberal Settler State Shira Robinson Standford University Press, 2013 352pp, US$24.95 If anyone still believes that the apartheid label applies only to Israel's occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, and not to present-day Israel itself, they need only read Shira Robinson's Citizen Strangers: ... (more)


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

Coming home: Q & A with Ryan Russell of the U.S. Commercial Service

Ryan Russell never thought he would come back to Pittsburgh. He wanted to pursue a career in international affairs, something he felt wasn't possible to do here.


Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel