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21 min ago | Concord Monitor


He is attending the University of Massachusetts Boston for his master's in rehabilitation counseling.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, UMass Boston, Ithaca College

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Almeida first female president of Cape Verdean American Veterans Association

Helena Almeida's job has always been to help others, and now she's coming back home to lead the group where it all began.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Princeton man drawing attention to outer space

A Northeastern University graduate who majored in physics and math, Justin Dowd has spent the first months of his adult life in his parents' basement drawing images of the solar system with chalk.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Live Science

Are Women Really the Chattier Sex?

There's a stereotype that women are chattier than men. New research, however, finds that female loquaciousness only comes out in certain situations.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Why Milwaukee's teenagers need jobs

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Family, Teenagers, Opinion

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.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Vladimir Putin

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newbury College

Flor Named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Newbury College

Newbury College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Douglas L. Flor as Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Related Topix: Newbury College, Newbury, MA, LaGrange College

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Through MIT's Nuclear Goggles

Switzerland came to the Boston area a week or so ago. There was a conversation with one of the political leaders of the country, Doris Leuthard, Councillor of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy, and Communications, at MIT on "Future Energy Supply and Security in Switzerland" and the next day a seminar on Watt d'Or, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Doris Leuthard

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Morris Elementary School principal search down to 2 out-of-towners

Within the next few days, the fast-track search for a new principal of Morris Elementary School is expected to produce a winner.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Lenox, MA, Amherst, MA, Longmeadow, MA, Turners Falls, MA

Oft-cited landlord facing bias review

The state attorney general's office is investigating an allegation that a property management company owned by Anwar N. Faisal, the controversial Boston landlord, refused to rent an apartment to a Northeastern University graduate student because she was from India.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Home, Home Renting

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Transgender activist responsible for changing Northeastern...

Rapinan and another friend, Hannah Adams, created a fundraising page on called Gender-Affirming Healthcare for Trans Activist DJ Jones .


Related Topix: Activism, Transgender

Medical Daily

Wendy Williams Is Turning 50 And Is Still On Top Of Her Game:...

Wendy Williams is turning 50 and has never felt better. She proves that you can enjoy life at any age and still turn heads.


Related Topix: Wendy Williams

PhysOrg Weblog

Diseases, symptoms, genes, and proteins linked together in giant network

Construction of the human symptoms-disease network consists of extracting disease-symptom relationships from the PubMed bibliographic literature database, constructing a disease network in which nodes represent diseases and links represent similarities between diseases, and integrating both disease-gene associations and protein-protein interaction ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

US News & World Report

Decipher the True Cost of Your Online Degree

Online students with prior credits will have to do some calculations to determine the cost of their degree, experts say.


Related Topix: Framingham, MA

Herald Gazette

'Millennial muscle' flexes for Midcoast Habitat

The past few weeks have seen a steady stream of hard-working volunteers giving their time and talents to Midcoast Habitat for Humanity, and not all of them are retirees with extra hours on their hands.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Emerson College, Camden, ME, Warren, ME, Ithaca College

Community Advocate Newspaper

Mark's Moving & Storage: Westborough company specializes in a variety of moving services

In 1979, Mark Silverman, a student at Northeastern University, used his credit card to buy a used truck and moved furniture to earn money during college.


Related Topix: Westborough, MA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Southborough steps up economic development effort

Southborough - "You have what most of the world wants," said Prof. Maureen Dunne as she finished her presentation to the Southborough Board of Selectmen July 15. "But the race is on."


Related Topix: Southborough, MA, Framingham, MA, Natick, MA, Sudbury, MA, Sherborn, MA

Medical Daily

Yes, Women Do Talk More Than Men, But Only When In Small Groups Of Other Women

A new study may prove the female chatty Cathy stereotype to be quite inaccurate.



Who Really Talks More? Men Or Women

Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Oregonian

Portland street performer "Working" Kirk Reeves, the late Hawthorne Bridge trumpeter, is honored in new mural

A fixture at the downtown approach to the Hawthorne Bridge and in front of Powell's Bookstore, he would often play the trumpet for nearly 14 hours a day.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Milwaukie, OR, Theater, Arts