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4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

The Real Cost of Women Opting Out

When Christine Ryan Jyoti had her first child seven years ago, she decided to stay home with her daughter instead of returning to her full-time job handling communications for a nonprofit in the District of Columbia.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Family, Kids, City University of New York, Illinois

8 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Not-So-Camera Shy

Last week, Public Advocate Tish James, one of the more prominent liberal Democrats in the city, had an idea .


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, City University of New York, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra selects Reuben Blundell as new conductor

After a two year search, the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra has chosen its new music director, Maestro Reuben Blundell .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Lansdowne, PA, City University of New York

Dances Patrelle to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14

Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, City University of New York, Arts, Ballet

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Boston Herald

Liz Smith: Remembering Jackie Kennedy on her 85th birthday

"Some may believe that there is such a thing as 'The Kennedy Curse.' ... There is no doubt, however, that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis could rightfully be called 'the Kennedy Blessing,' states author Tina Santi Flaherty in her recent book, "What Jackie Taught Us."


Related Topix: City University of New York

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Arab Times

A heroine for teachers, students worldwide

Kaufman, the Berlin-born granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Up the Down Staircase, Family, Kids, Teenagers, New York, City University of New York, Columbia University

Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative...

Are you interested in becoming a music or dance teacher for the NYC Department of Education? The Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is providing up to 20 music and dance professionals with the opportunity of a lifetime! Lincoln Center Education has launched an alternative certification program for arts teachers.


Related Topix: City University of New York

ABC News

Custody Death to Mar NYC Mayor's Return From Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, City University of New York

Russia Taday

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral

As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed nearly 900 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace and love, under the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, City University of New York, Palestinian Territories

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Ludima Gus Burton

Ludima Gus Burton, 94, beloved teacher, author, mother and friend, died peacefully in her sleep and in the company of her daughters, after a brief illness.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Averill Park, NY, Northville, NY

National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, New York University, City University of New York, UC San Diego

Author Bel Kaufman Passes Away at Age 103

American teacher and author Bella 'Bel' Kaufman passed away at 8:30 this morning in her apartment on Park Avenue.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Up the Down Staircase, World News, Germany, City University of New York

Abstract In Concrete (1952), The Making Of

Nayland Blake just posted this on his always eye-opening tumblr Knee-deep in the Flooded Victory .


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, City University of New York

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Interns Do Not Get Coffee, Not Anymore

I remember my first internship and how excited I was to be accepted. It was for a major record label in New York City.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Florida State University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

A Brother's Love

Calendar Editor John Sollenberger and I were walking to the Pasadena Civic Center Friday night to celebrate the PW's 30th anniversary when one of my brothers called from Pennsylvania, our family's home state.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Lebanon County, PA, City University of New York

Encouraging things in the wake of Gaza's conflict: Izzeldin Abuelaish's actions

"Martin Luther King of the Middle East," Izzeldin Abuelaish continues forth with messages of peace for the Middles East despite the great losses he has faced.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Israel, Middle East, World News

WNYC-AM New York

NYC Families Jump Start High School Application Process

Hundreds of New York City families used their summer break to jump start the high school admissions process by attending recent information sessions hosted by the Department of Education.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Family, Teenagers

Tue Jul 22, 2014


'Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies' online campaign goes viral

An Israeli student, living in the US, is said to have launched an online campaign in an attempt to initiate dialogue between Jewish and Arab communities.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, City University of New York

The Black River News

"There is no better complement to a dazzling smile than great looking skin"

Dr. Ewa Awad graduated from Hunter College in 2004, with dual degrees in chemistry and psychology.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Morristown, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York

Is Cuomo's lead insurmountable?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to lead his little-known Republican challenger Rob Astorino by a wide margin, according to a poll by Siena College released Monday.


Related Topix: US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Siena College, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, City University of New York