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1 hr ago | Miami's Community Newspapers

Aventura developers teach prestigious real estate course at Harvard

Fernando Levy Hara and Stephan Gietl, partners in mckafka Development Group, are wearing many hats these days.


5 hrs ago | SFGate

Will Harvard biz school have gender equality?

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying who could easily be saved, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the highly contagious virus.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Liberia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Cabaero: Endings, beginnings

IT HAS been over a month since I returned to full-time media work after a one-year study leave spent abroad.


Related Topix: Journalism, Opinion

12 hrs ago | China Daily

Iris Chen, former teacher, to run NYC schools' fund

Iris Chen, a Chinese American who is former school teacher, will run the private fundraising arm of New York City' education department, which has put hundreds of millions of dollars into initiatives such as pre-school preparation for children from low-income families and evaluating teachers.


Related Topix: Yale University

16 hrs ago |

Africa: Nobel Laureate - Education the Path to Lower Inequality

As globalisation is failing to reduce income inequality, governments should focus on educating low-skilled workers to ensure a fairer distribution of income, according to a Nobel Laureate.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

20 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Native bees talks set today in Olympic National Park

Entomologist Jessica Rykken will tell about her survey of native bees in Olympic National Park in two programs today.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Olympic National Park, US National Parks

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 31 2014 Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday 31 August 2014 - 12:45pm Former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan marks his 60th birthday today.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Economic Principals

Summer Ends Now

Labor Day in the United States, and EP has taken the day off. Herewith a re-issue of EP's edition of July 18, 2004.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computers, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Daily Kos

Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances?

I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, University of Southern California, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

UNK to host talk on psychiatric drug alternatives

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is hosting the presentation by Peter Breggin.


Related Topix: University of Nebraska Kearney

Scientific Blogging

Breaking Beautiful - The Useful Mechanism In Patterns Of Cracks

High resolution photograph of cracks in thin layer of glass atop a silicon wafer.


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Bangor Daily News

California Senate passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

California lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

In this June 10, 2009 file photo, Hello Kitty poses in its original tartan blouse and ribbon during a news conference to unveil "Official Hello Kitty Tartan" products at British Embassy in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Family, Kids, Argentina, World News, Cambridge, MA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Osprey Observer

Journalism Students Spend Summer Interning At Osprey Observer Gaining Experience, Writing Clips

The Osprey Observer continued its internship program this summer helping high school and college students who are interested in journalism to learn the ropes about what it means to be a reporter and what it takes to get a paper to press every week.


Related Topix: Seffner, FL, Orlando, FL, University of Florida

Sycamore names Hopping - 14 Distinguished AlumSycamore names Hopping...

Sycamore names Hopping '14 Distinguished Alum Noted doctor, '68 graduate to receive award at Oct. 10 dinner Check out this story on Sycamore Community Schools will honor 1967 Sycamore High School graduate Dr. Steven B. Hopping with the 2014 Sycamore Distinguished Alumni Award.


Related Topix: Brown University, University of Cincinnati, George Washington University

The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before research was published

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

Illawarra Mercury

Healing trauma key to closing the gap

Separated from her mother at just 18 months old, Deb Hocking understands the trauma of the Stolen Generations.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in in the International Monetary Fund's list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy The "Generation Next" list of "economists under 45 will have the most influence in the coming decades on our understanding of the global economy," was compiled by IMF ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Chicago


Praise for those moving forwardPraise for those moving forwardPraise...

Praise for those moving forward Praise for those moving forward Check out this story on a Roses to a Centerville High School graduate for continuing his education in the Ivy League.


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