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Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, Nutrition

5 hrs ago | The Day

A Day in the Life of ACES's Tough Girl, Leslie Abbatiello

North Haven native Leslie Abbatiello worked in several school districts before returning home to become ACES director of professional development.


Related Topix: North Haven, CT, Education Etc., Greenwich, CT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Spike Lee helps a film student face his criminal past

When a film student decided to revisit his criminal teenage past, he found a powerful ally in filmmaker Spike Lee.


Crain's New York Business

300 beers to bow on Broadway

A Queens beer and cheese shop is making the leap to Manhattan. Astoria Bier and Cheese Shop, which launched just two years ago, has signed a 10-year deal for 2,000 square feet at 779 Broadway, between East 9th and East 10th streets.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY

In-depth Africa

Cde Chambati: A champion of economic empowerment

A distinguished administrator, politician, businessman, founding member of the Zimbabwe liberation movement and Finance Minister, Cde Ariston Maguranyanga Chambati, died after a short illness at his home on October 7, 1995 and was buried at the national shrine.


Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, African National Congress (South Africa), Syracuse University

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Online Health Information Seeking Behaviors of Hispanics in New York...

Hispanics are the fastest-growing minority group in the United States and are also the most underserved in terms of access to online health information.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Columbia University, Medicine, Nursing, Chicago, IL

the Sun Experiment to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22

HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Boston University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

The Daily Star

AUB joins NYU to digitize 100,000 Arabic volumes

BEIRUT: The American University of Beirut announced Tuesday that its libraries had joined a New York University project to digitalize 100,000 Arabic volumes.


Related Topix: Libraries

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Westfield: The Winston School of Short Hills Receives New Director of Curriculum

Dr. Kass has been an educator for over 17 years and holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Walden University's Richard W. Riley College of Education as well as a Master's degree from New York University in Special Education.


Related Topix: Walden University, SUNY Albany, Education Etc.

University at Buffalo

Legal blog shows UB Law School election-law scholar's wide impact

"As academics we can spend a lot of time thinking and writing, but if it falls in the forest and doesn't make a sound, it's not accomplishing what we hope it will accomplish."


Related Topix: Blog News, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo, University of Southern California

Ethiopia: Adama to Get a New Masterplan

The Adama City Administration is going to prepare a new masterplan for the fast growing commercial town in the Oromia Regional State.


Here Are Some Ideas to Start the New Year Off With a Bang

We hope you are enjoying your last few weeks of vacation:). This school year, all the content areas will be fully engaged in delivering common core lessons with rich ELD components woven throughout.


Related Topix: Blog News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Review Online

Jay Nordlinger: D'Souza Nation, Part I

It's called "America: Imagine the World without Her." There is a companion book to it: There is a slight difference in those two titles.


Related Topix: Obama's America, Books, George Bush, Philadelphia, NY

Insight News

July 24 at Walker Art Center: Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art

"Radical Presence" chronicles the development of Black performance in contemporary art beginning with fluxus and conceptual art in the 1960s and extending to the present.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Work that looks like summer camp

Leanne Robinson researched activities in Bora Bora. She works as a group leader for Road Scholar, shepherding travelers to exotic locales.


Related Topix: US National Parks, us Travel, Travel, Yellowstone National Park, New York

Star Tribune

Health briefs: Imprecise medical measurements can cause dangerous mistakes

Frank Bello of American heavy metal band Anthrax performs during the "Big Four" concert at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sept.


Related Topix: Metal, Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Metallica, Circulation, Medicine, Health

The Nation

Stephen Cohen on the Shootdown of the Malaysia Airliner: - The Horror of It All'

Dr. Stephen Cohen - The Nation 's contributing editor, professor emeritus of Russian studies at New York University and Princeton University and author of Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War - appeared on Democracy Now! in the wake of the shoot down of a Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine that left 298 ... (more)


Related Topix: Princeton University

Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity


Herbert Kaus was initiated into the then Gamma Chapter of Pi Lambda Phi at the City College of New York in 1897.


Related Topix: Student Society, Pi Lambda Phi, Sororities, Lambda Phi, Fraternities, City College of New York, City University of New York, Gamma Beta

Right Wing News

NYU Professor: Save World From Global Warming By Genetically...

Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing humankind, and as the stakes are raised, many are proposing ambitious solutions - from pumping dust into the atmosphere to escaping to space.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Agriculture

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Winston School Welcomes New Director

Dr. Daniele Kass recently joined The Winston School of Short Hills in a new role as Director of Curriculum and Instruction.


Related Topix: Walden University, SUNY Albany, Education Etc.