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4 hrs ago | The Cary News

Wake Schools talk big picture for strategic plan

Tony Wagner, an education expert from Harvard University, led the brainstorming among the school board and senior staff that focused on making sure: The school system plans to release a strategic plan by the end of 2014 that sets out goals and priorities for the next five years.

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6 hrs ago | Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Bulkhead Rebuild on Agenda

Its scientists and policy experts may be thought leaders on issues of global warming and ways to head it off.

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10 hrs ago | DNA India

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Gita Gopinath

The Indian economy is likely to grow at six% in 2014-15 and if the new government delivers on its promise of good governance, reversion to a growth rate of around 7-8% can occur in coming years, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said.

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11 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Study says Erie is unhappy, but happily cheap

A new study names Erie one of the unhappiest regions in the United States, happier only than Scranton and St. Joseph, Mo.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Dutch Disaster

MITCHELL A. ORENSTEIN is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University.

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TheDenverChannel

Study finds Colorado is mostly happy

That's the conclusion of an " Unhappy Cities " study done by researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.

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Business Journal

SMU rated among the best universities at producing CEOs

You can count Southern Methodist University among the best schools in the nation for producing CEOs, according to a list from Times Higher Education.

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Media Matters for America

New Study Contradicts Conservative Media's Attacks On Healthy School Lunches

A new study on school lunches casts doubt on conservative media's politicized rhetoric regarding first lady Michelle Obama's school-lunch initiative.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc.

CBC News

Can Aspirin treat breast cancer? Why aren't we trying to find out?

A monitor shows the image of a breast cancer at a medical facility in Mexico. U.S. researchers are now saying that garden-variety Aspirin may be keeping breast cancer at bay in certain women with the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Breast Cancer

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Clear and clean, bubble wrap is well-suited to serve as an array of tiny test tubes.

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National Public Radio

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Here a dye solution is injected into the bubbles to measure the hemoglobin concentration in blood.

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Forbes.com

The Most Powerful F Word In Leadership

No one can deny that we are living in challenging times. The events this past week alone has been heartrending and particularly trying for even the strongest or most fair-minded.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford law professor nominated to state Supreme Court

Stanford Law School professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar has been nominated to the California Supreme Court.

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News Journal

Washington wellness plan beats the odds

SEATTLE a?? When King County, Washington, launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear.

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Al Bawaba

AUC undergraduates pioneer innovative research

The Undergraduate Research Program also offers travel grants for students who have been accepted at a conference or competition abroad.

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National Review Online

Case: The Man With a Kink in His Brain

The Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress held its conference at University of Massachusetts, Lowell from Wednesday through Friday to explore the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, who died April 19, 1914.

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Free Republic

Harvard Students Invent Cake From a Spray Can

For two Harvard University undergrads, what began as "an excuse to eat a lot of cake" may turn into the invention of a lifetime.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

English Dong-A

Chinese travelers visiting Ewha Womans University

Chinese travelers visiting Ewha Womans University . JULY 22, 2014 03:34. . Harvard University, a prestigious US university, is known for its beautiful campus with antique buildings.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Delegate Landes Appointed to the Education Commission of the States

"Steve's experience as a legislator and Chairman of the House Committee on Education have allowed him to become one of Virginia's leading experts on K-12 education issues," said Howell.

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Christian Science Monitor

How to cut down on college costs

People are led on a tour on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 30, 2012.

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