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Expert: #Wellesley Political Scientist @Hahriehan on #Grassroots...

Activist organizations around the country are mobilizing for the 2014-midterm elections, the 2016 presidential elections, and countless ballot initiatives and issue advocacy campaigns.

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Related Topix: Activism, Wellesley College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Religion Dispatched

Black Masses Continue to Titillate Conservative Catholics

In May, conservative Catholics mobilized in response to an announcement of a Satanic black mass to be held at Harvard University.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Harvard Square (Boston, MA), Oklahoma City, OK, US Politics, US News

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

She Works: Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks Makes a Living By Motivating You To Succeed

Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks is considered by many as a "Motivational Success Strategist" who has earned an MBA from Harvard University, and holds an honorary doctorate in Public Service & Humane Letters from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland Eastern Shore

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Freezing fat cells in North Bend: 'Liposuction-type results without surgery'

A new technique known as "cool sculpting" is available at the North Bend Medical Center.

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Nuvo.net

Tech experts fault NSA for digital security gaps

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA has purposely allowed vulnerabilities, or security gaps, in digital devices consumers use every day.

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Kansas City InfoZine

NSA-created Digital Security Gaps Frustrate Tech Experts

These gaps allow broad surveillance, Bruce Schneier, a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Cerebral Cortex

Decoding Representations of Face Identity That are Tolerant to Rotation

Address correspondence to Stefano Anzellotti, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Cambridge, MA

The Citizens' Voice

Mystery disease' program grows

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University

AME Info

Prince Alwaleed hosts Ramadan's first lecture at Kingdom Resort

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company , and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, hosted Ramadan's first lecture at Kingdom Resort in Riyadh on Monday 7th July 2014.The main highlight of the event was a lecture presented by Sheikh Dr. Abdallah Bin Bayyah, under the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Religion, Islam, Georgetown University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bloomberg

Yale Builds Two Residential Colleges With $250 Million Muni Sale

Yale University is set to borrow $250 million as soon as tomorrow to help fund new student residences on the campus in New Haven, Connecticut .

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Related Topix: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Times Recorder

OUZ's Al-Saghir shares expertise in cell biology and botany

He was invited by the Journal of Cell Science and Report to join its editorial board and he was solicited by the Harvard University to have his work included in its botanist database.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Ohio University, Zanesville, OH, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Berkshire Eagle

Data to determine districtsa success educating students with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is rethinking the way it determines success in educating the 6.5 million public school students diagnosed with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Massachusetts

Asian Correspondent

Did Pheu Thai Party "hire motorcycle taxis" during the 2010 protests?

Claudio Sopranzetti is an Italian post-doctorate student at Oxford University and is most known for his research on Bangkok's motorcycle taxis, the handy mode of transportation through the often jammed streets in the Thai capital and hard to miss thanks to their iconic bright orange vests waiting at the end of almost every alley and street.

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Newsday

Simonses give $50 million to Cold Spring Harbor lab

James Simons, who with his wife donated $50 million to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, is pictured at Stony Brook University on Dec. 14, 2011.

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Related Topix: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Mathematics, Science, Cornell University, Genetics, Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CNet News

Free-Wheeling Digital Disrupters Clash With Regulatory Impetus

NEWS ANALYSIS: Public debate is growing over whether there should be limits on the digital disruption of long-established business models, such as taxis, hotels and broadcasting.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, New York

Canada Online Explorer

Time alone? Many would rather hurt themselves: study

"Most people do not enjoy 'just thinking' and clearly prefer having something else to do," says a new study in the journal Science.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

ECNmag

Finding real value in big data for public health

Media reports of public health breakthroughs made possible by big data have been largely oversold, according to a new study, published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Influenza, Health

Silicon Alley Insider

Larry Summers: Killing The Export-Import Bank Is The Equivalent Of 'Unilateral Disarmament'

Lawrence Summers, President Emeritus of Harvard University, former Director of the National Economic Council for the Obama Administration, speaks at Center for American Progress 10th Anniversary policy forum in Washington, October 24, 2013.

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FOX23

Schools work to focus incoming college students

The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fort Worth, TX, University of Virginia

Vancouver Sun

Working to tackle 'summer melt,' schools try to keep incoming college students on track

The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fort Worth, TX, University of Virginia

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