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2 hrs ago | Denver Post

Dyson: President Obama's timid remarks on Ferguson

If President Obama's comments on race in the anguished aftermath of the not-guilty verdict in George Zimmerman's trial gleamed in light, his words on the rage that has thumped Ferguson, Mo., were shrouded in darkness.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Groong

Simon Malian accepted into Harvard University thanks to Menzies...

The Telegraph, Australia Aug 26 2014 Simon Malian accepted into Harvard University thanks to Menzies Foundation scholarship to work on Golden Hint online program by: Danielle Nicastri From: North Shore Times August 26, 2014 9:30AM A Chatswood student is packing his bags to leave for Harvard University in the US next Monday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Ruben Gallego's Election Night Party is Exploding; Mary Rose Wilcox Concedes

The crowd of Ruben Gallego supporters gathered at Club Downtown is jazzed after Gallego's wife, Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego, announced that Mary Rose Wilcox "graciously" phoned her husband and conceded the seat for Arizona's 7th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ

KGWN

LCCC music instructor retires

After 10 years at Laramie County Community College, instrumental music instructor Gary Hall is calling it a career.

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Related Topix: Laramie County, WY, Colorado State University, Duke University

Business Journal

Chris Gregoire: Life outside the Governor's Mansion

Chris Gregoire has been focused since leaving the governor's office last year. Though she chairs the Import-Export Bank Advisory Committee and is working on the Global Cities Initiative for Greater Seattle, her main priority is her "grandbaby," Audrey Christine .

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Business Journal

Boston scientists develop analytics for stem cell engineering

George Daley, MD, PhD, is the director of the Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Boston Children's and a senior investigator on both studies.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Boston University, Science, Computer Science

Palladium-Item

Harvard next stop for Centerville graduate

Harvard next stop for Centerville graduate Centerville High School graduate Austin Sams will continue his studies in the Ivy League.

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Related Topix: Centerville, IN, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Ball State University, Wayne County, IN

Bioscience Technology

Amid ALS Mania, Possible Drug Target Spotted

As, all around them, everyone from Derek Jeter to the Kennedy family was dousing themselves in ice water for the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge," Harvard researchers announced last week they may have found an ALS therapy- or two.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

How Cambridge's Nieman Journalism Lab is using the Yo app to promote its stories

As the tech press debates the usefulness of a smartphone app that allows you to seamlessly send the message "Yo" to your friends and family, one Cambridge-based organization focused on the future of journalism is taking advantage of the technology.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

People's Daily Online

Teaching for the future

Teachers should teach for the future in order to get students prepared for competitions, said Sun Youzhong, vice president of Beijing Foreign Studies University, at the opening ceremony of a symposium in Beijing, Aug 23, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Montgomery grads help students tackle college applications with Admissions Hero business

Montgomery High School graduates Vinay Bhaskara, from left, Johan Zhang and Zack Perkins, have started their own college prep company, Admissions Heroes.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Chicago

Asian Correspondent

Thai Studies, Harvard University and the problem of political lobbyists

It is an unfortunate reality that many culture and area studies at universities across the world will never have the same draw than others.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Examiner.com

Other Infamous Thieves Who Pillaged Libraries, Part I

The Newberry Library is hardly the first research library or archive to be robbed by a savvy thief.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Yale University, Prison

Noozhawk

Survival and Evolution: Students in UCSB's Kavli Institute Explore Ways in Which Microbes Adapt

Students in UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics' Advanced School of Quantitative Biology used a laser fluorescence droplet-sorting instrument to study how a single bacterium grows into a colony.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Physics, UC Santa Barbara, Genetics, Medicine

Education Week

Baltimore's Teacher-Pay Experiment Gains Foothold

Rhea Espedido has made a habit of going above and beyond in her Baltimore school, devising a reading-intervention program to decrease special education referrals, for instance.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bell, CA

Business Journal

Here are the latest SAT scores for Massachusetts colleges and universities

Pine Manor College SAT critical reading 25th percentile: 320 SAT critical reading 75th percentile: 440 SAT math 25th percentile: 340 SAT math 75th percentile: 420 SAT writing 25th percentile: 330 SAT writing 75th percentile: 440 Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are tops among Massachusetts colleges and universities ... (more)

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Pine Manor College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Business Journal

Here are the latest SAT scores for Massachusetts colleges and universities

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are tops among Massachusetts colleges and universities in the SATs.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Examiner.com

New studies reveal happiest people living in politically conservative states

New studies of income tax levels and happiness ratings reveal an advantage of living in conservative leaning states over more liberal localities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Historic City News

District 3 Commissioner Bill McClure is guest speaker

St Augustine Tea Party chairman, Lance Thate, invited Historic City News readers to attend on Election Night, Tuesday August 26, 2014 - 6:30pm, when St Johns County District 3 commissioner Bill McClure will be the special guest speaker.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, St Johns County, FL, US Politics, Cliff Stearns, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Florida, University of South Florida

University Business

A sampling of sabbatical policies at colleges and universities.

There's a standard practice in academia that's highly valued; yet, at many colleges and universities, the policies and procedures surrounding it haven't changed in decades.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa

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