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1 hr ago | University Business

Extra credit for non-credit

Georgetown University officials had a bit of an epiphany recently about the impact of their noncredit courses.


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1 hr ago | The Item

Millburn-Short Hills engagement: Nugent to marry Hughes

John and Helen Nugent of Spring Lake, formerly of Short Hills, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Mary, to Scott Edwin Hughes, son of Christopher and Rebecca Hughes of San Antonio, Texas.


Related Topix: Short-Hills, NJ, Millburn, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, Summit, NJ, New York University

2 hrs ago | AME Info

Georgetown guides Qatar's high school students to university success with GPS

On July 24, 40 high school students from 22 different area high schools in Qatar representing 15 different nationalities completed four weeks of intensive preparation for university life through Georgetown University in Qatar's fifth annual Georgetown Pre-College Summer program, or GPS.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

New Trustees Join the Board of Santa Clara University

Two Jesuit educators were elected to Santa Clara University's Board of Trustees, bringing to 44 the number of members of the governing body that helps steer strategies and priorities of the 163-year-old private University.


Related Topix: Santa Clara University, Boston College, World News, Germany, Creighton University, Loyola Marymount University

Medical News

CRIPTO1 role in TKI resistance elucidated

Overexpression of CRIPTO1 may explain intrinsic tyrosine kinase inhibitor resistance in around 10% of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and endothelial growth factor receptor mutations, research indicates.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer

Decriminalization of Marijuana in DC: No Changes to Georgetown University Policies

DC laws have decriminalized possession of marijuana, but Georgetown University students should know that the university's rules have not changed, the student newspaper The Hoya reports.


MSN Money

Whopping 19% pay gap haunts recession grads

She and other students who earned diplomas in the aftermath of the deepest U.S. recession since the 1930s are experiencing an earnings hangover that could last a lifetime, even as the labor market heals.


Related Topix: Maryland, Towson University, Yale University

Agri Marketing

Farm Bureau Launches Series Of Webinars For Rural Entrepreneurs

FARM BUREAU LAUNCHES SERIES OF WEBINARS FOR RURAL ENTREPRENEURS Jul. 23, 2014 Source: American Farm Bureau Federation news release The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, today announced a new online business training resource Recognized ... (more)


Tue Jul 22, 2014


Homeless valedictorian moves from shelter to Georgetown dorm

Last month, Rashema Melson lived in a single room with her mother and two of her six siblings at a Washington, D.C., homeless shelter.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

Free Speech and the Bible Museum

An effort by the pro-LGBT group Truth Wins Out to block the opening of a private Bible museum in the Nation's Capital is a misguided assault on constitutional protections that properly protect everyone, including LGBT Americans and their opponents.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Georgetown (Washington, DC), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Gay/Lesbian

Center for American Progress

The Underuse of Apprenticeships in America

The insufficiency of our nation's education and training system is clear. While policymakers and educators have often encouraged young Americans to obtain a bachelor's degree, too many young people now believe that a four-year degree is the only way to achieve economic mobility.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

US News & World Report

10 Law Schools That Receive the Most Full-Time Applications

The University of California-Los Angeles was among the law schools that get the most applications, with 5,562 for fall 2013.


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Washington DC, College of William and Mary, University of South Dakota

Workplace Prof Blog

Welcome Guest Blogger Rebecca Lee

Please welcome guest blogger Rebecca Lee, who teaches at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.


Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Austin

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Biology, Science

The Washington Post

D.C.'s diversity gives grad programs in tourism and hospitality an edge

Jason Kreiselman's experience with the Peace Corps in Ecuador led him to pursue a career in tourism administration in D.C. After four years in the Peace Corps in Ecuador, Jason Kreiselman, an engineer, decided to shift his focus on development to a different field: tourism.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel


TCA: When FX Hosts 'Tyrant' Q&A With Some Of Show's ...

"This is an adopted child for me," Howard Gordon told TV critics this afternoon, of FX's controversial drama series Tyrant.


Related Topix: Tyrant, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East

Hometown Life

City of Farmington Hills

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING JULY 14, 2014 The meeting was called to order by Mayor Brickner at 7:35p.m. Council Present: Brickner, Bridges, Bruce, Knol, Lerner, Massey and Steckloff Council Absent: None Others Present: City Manager Brock, City Clerk Smith, Assistant City Manager Boyer, Assistant to the City Manager Geinzer, ... (more)


Related Topix: Farmington Hills, MI, Oakland County, MI, Bingham Farms, MI

Education Week

Teachers Get Up-Close Insight Into High Court Workings

Joel Hinrichs, center, a social studies teacher at Branford High School in Branford, Conn., presents arguments during a moot court case during a Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers earlier this summer at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Education Etc., Stephen Breyer

Summer reading starts the conversation for incoming freshmen

And since 2010, the National Association of Scholars has been studying these assignments to find out what books are selected, how many and what kinds of colleges have such programs, and how these books are integrated into academics.


Related Topix: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, University of Richmond, Longwood University, Johns Hopkins University

Medical News Today

Long-term benefits and value of investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds

Age 10 to 14 years, a time when both girls and boys are constructing their own identities and are typically open to new ideas and influences, provides a unique narrow window of opportunity for parents, teachers, healthcare providers and others to facilitate transition into healthy teenage and adulthood years according to researchers from Georgetown ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health