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1 hr ago | Daily Texan

Students shouldn't be pressured to keep up the grind in the summer

Recently, a particularly annoying question has been swirling around campus. "What are your summer plans?" my friends ask.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Opinion

6 hrs ago |

Three NOVA Students Win Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Awards

Release, Northern Virginia Community College: Three Northern Virginia Community College students have been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Sterling, VA

16 hrs ago | Business Wire

Georgetown University to Launch $5 Million Competition for a More Energy Efficient America

National launch of the Georgetown University Energy Prize , a multi-year incentive competition that challenges small- to medium-size U.S. communities to rethink energy use, and implement creative strategies to increase and sustain efficiency.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Brain anatomy differences between deaf, hearing depend on first language learned

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status.


Related Topix: Gallaudet University, UC Irvine, UC Davis


Identification of Functional Modules by Integration of Multiple Data...

From the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC ; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington ; Beijing Research Center for Information Technology, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing, PR China ; ... (more)


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Agriculture, Science, Mathematics

Vanity Fair

Is the Word - Girl' Bad for Fashion?

"Victoria Beckham, Working Girl", "Maria Sharapova: Golden Girl", "Audrey Gelman, the Girl Most Likely".


Related Topix: Scio, NY, Fashion, DKNY, Designers

University at Buffalo

Noted theologian Diana Hayes to inaugurate Newman Center's...

A recipient of three honorary doctoral degrees, Hayes is also the author or editor of eight books and more than 75 articles in journals or edited books.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo


Manning's conviction upheld in WikiLeaks case

APRIL 13: Nancy Hollander, legal counsel for Chelsea Manning, participates in a panel discussion via Skype at McDonough Hall at Georgetown University Law Center, April 13, 2014 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS

The Daily Princetonian

Bodine to take position at Georgetown

Wilson School diplomat-in-residence and Director of the Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative program Barbara Bodine intends to step down at the end of the academic year.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

More Boston bomber types lurk, officials warn

The Boston Marathon bombings last year put a new face on terrorism: that of young, U.S.-raised misfits in search of a cause for which they can kill and die thousands of miles away from hotbeds of Islamic radicalism.


Related Topix: Terrorism


Students from around the globe take part in immersive humanitarian training at IRSC

Students participating in the humanitarian aid training are being instructed on proper procedures for responding to a simulated I.E.D. attack.


Related Topix: American University, Elmira College, George Washington University, George Mason University

Our Time Press

Community News

By Stephen Witt About 700 Bedford-Stuyvesant homeowners facing a lien on their property due to being behind on property taxes and/or water bills might be eligible for tax reductions, flexible payment schedules or even a reprieve on these bills thanks This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools.


Related Topix: Kings County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Theater

Jewish World Review

George Will:

Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.


Related Topix: US News, Michigan, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Day

Tell Me Something: Lisa Tepper Bates describes her ideal road trip

Lisa Tepper Bates has been the executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness since May 2013.


Related Topix: Mystic, CT, Yale University, Stonington, CT

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Anniston Star

As taught on TV: Broadcast stations offer wide array of content to meet - educational' requirement

Kizzie Gooden, program manager for WEAC TV-24, works at the station Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Raven, Raven-Symone, Animated TV


NAN Panel: A Discussion On Fatherhood And Mentorship

The dehumanization of African American children has long been an issue in our country.


Related Topix: African-American, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University

Wall Street Journal

Long-Term-Care Insurance: The Six Biggest Mistakes

The decision has never been more difficult. According to researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University, about 70% of individuals 65 and older will need long-term care-whether at home or in an assisted-living facility or nursing home.


Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Medicaid, Medicare

Free Republic

Permission to Profile

In a rare triumph for common sense in Washington, it is being reported that the Justice Department intends to allow 'tactical leeway' to the FBI to use ethnic profiling.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

News Observer

Southern Living editor elected chancellor at UNC School of the Arts

Bierman, 48, was elected chancellor Friday by the UNC Board of Governors. He will start by Aug. 1 at an annual salary of $225,000, succeeding James Moeser, the former UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor who served as interim UNCSA leader since June.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Journalism, University of Virginia

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Q&A with Islamic studies scholar John L. Esposito

John L. Esposito set out to be a Catholic priest but instead became an internationally recognized Islamic studies scholar who has traveled the world.


Related Topix: Islam