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Can computers replace historians?

All kinds of big claims have been made about the potential of Big Data. It seems it can predict the course of an election, map the spread of flu, even help police to solve crimes.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

People

Teen Scientist Who Created Pancreatic Cancer Test to Write Autobiography

It's been another typical summer for the world's most renowned teenage scientist.

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BroadwayWorld.com

CBS's Face the Nation Up in Viewers Compared to 2013

CBS News' Face The Nation posted 2.94m viewers, 0.6/03 in adults 25-54 according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for August 17. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 67% of the CBS affiliates.

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Related Topix: Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

US News & World Report

Fund a Semester in America's Capital With These Scholarship Programs

Every year, many American college students pack a suitcase and board a plane, embarking on a journey to study abroad in another country.

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Related Topix: American University, Washington, DC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

NEJM Perspective: 'Studying 'Secret Serums' -- Toward Safe, Effective Ebola Treatments'

Conducting clinical studies of agents to treat Ebola and allowing compassionate use of those agents are not necessarily mutually exclusive, writes Georgetown University Medical Center's Jesse L. Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., in a perspective piece published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine .

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Related Topix: Opinion

Switched

ACT Scores Paint Troubling Picture For Students Of Color

As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores provide alarming evidence that students of color remain far behind their white counterparts.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, African-American, Duke University

Korea Herald

Unification can't solve low birth rate

Unification is not the answer to South Korea's problem of low birthrates because the event will rather bring down the fertility rate in North Korea than increase the South's, a U.S. demographic scholar said Monday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Why you should study abroad

The author, a Georgetown University student, is seen at Priory Church in Aracena, Spain.

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Related Topix: Travel

The Washington Post

The unrealistic expectations of Obama in Ferguson shooting.

The president of the United States has awesome powers and responsibilities. But being a superhero is not one of them.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hiram College

Sys-Con Media

ICF International Names Samuel Visner Senior Vice President

ICF International, a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has named Samuel Visner senior vice president and general manager for ICF's cybersecurity business.

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Related Topix: ICF International

The Washington Post

Kaya Henderson, D.C. public schools chief, will join Georgetown University's board

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson will be joining her alma mater's board of directors.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

A little planning improves dorm life

Move-in day for college students isn't that far off. Here are some tips for a happy dorm life for the next year.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

A little planning improves dorm life

Move-in day for college students isn't that far off. Here are some tips for a happy dorm life for the next year.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Foundation announces 2014 scholarship winners

The Westfield Foundation offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Westfield, through the Westfield Foundation Clarence H. and Florence Horn Van Dellen Memorial Scholarship.

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, Graphic Design, Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

DigitalKoans

Digital Services Specialist at Georgetown University

Under the supervision of the Digital Services Librarian, the Digital Services Specialist participates in the addition, maintenance, and expansion of digital library and institutional repository collections and content.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Sun Aug 17, 2014

AME Info

Georgetown Model United Nations concludes second India conference

Georgetown University recently concluded a three day Model United Nations conference at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in New Delhi, India.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Education Etc.

Crooks and Liars

Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out For White Folks: You Don't Worry Police Will 'Kill Your Child'

Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American parents do.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Liberal Political News

The Times of Israel

Documentary reveals Jewish mother's 'Little White Lie'

When Lacey Schwartz celebrated her bat mitzvah more than two decades ago in her hometown of Woodstock, New York, a synagogue-goer turned to her and said, "It's so nice to have an Ethiopian Jew in our midst."

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Related Topix: Woodstock, NY

The Greenville News

Wedding: Kathleen Cochrane & Srikanth Katragadda

The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Ashley-Anne Masters and Pandit Archkam S. Bhattar.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Greenville, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

First Prize Heart, Minds, Soul Award for film COMPLICIT

PRLog - Aug. 15, 2014 - PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- COMPLICIT is an award winning film!.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI

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