14 hrs ago
The Washington Post
NEH to help vets with humanities program
When it comes to working with veterans, government efforts aren't limited to health and employment programs.
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19 hrs ago
WA: Passenger Rail Expert Kevin R. Collins, PE, Joins HNTB Corp.
Corp. as project director and vice president. Collins brings two decades of transportation industry experience, focusing on delivery of passenger rail projects, including light rail, commuter rail and streetcar projects, several in excess of $100 million.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Former State Rep Fresolo Withdraws Candidacy
Former State Representative John Fresolo has withdrawn his name for the 16th Worcester district race, just one week after declaring his candidacy to regain the seat he vacated last May. Fresolo stepped down from his post last May following an investigation by the House Ethics Committee amid allegations that he used a State House computer to upload ... (more)
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Anna Maria College names interim president
Executive Vice President Mary Lou Retelle will serve as interim president of Anna Maria College, beginning July 1. She will replace Jack P. Calareso, who announced last month that he will leave the small Roman Catholic liberal arts school this summer to become president of St. Joseph's College in New York.
Our brains are hardwired for language
A groundbreaking study published in PLOS ONE by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University and researchers at Harvard Medical School shows the brains of individual speakers are sensitive to language universals.
Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed
This comes on the heels of news that researcher Collin Mulliner of Northeastern University in Boston found more than 1,000 vulnerable to Heartbleed where he was able to retrieve plaintext user traffic.
Councilor Ayanna Pressley partners with area organizations to hold...
This year's summit includes more workshops and expanded focus to include topics specific to men, LGBTQ survivors, high school and middle school aged students, and service providers.
East Coast Colleges Follow the Money South and West
There aren't any Greek columns or sprawling green lawns at Northeastern University's satellite campus in Charlotte, N.C. But the location, on the 11th story of an office building in the middle of the city's uptown district, is no accident.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Wilmington Could Have Next Superintendent Thursday Night
Final interviews are underway as the School Committee aims for Thursday in naming Wilmington's next Superintendent of Schools replacing Joanne Benton, who is retiring this year.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Northeastern adjuncts hold union vote
The voting will take place through mail-in ballots and run from April 25th through May 15, according to the Service Employees International Union.
MA: Keolis Names David Mitrou General Counsel and Director of Labor...
Mitrou joins Keolis from The McCormack Firm in Boston, where he was a partner with extensive experience representing commuter rail operators and other public transportation service providers in Massachusetts.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Power in Numbers
Lacking offices on campus, they come here to log on to shared computers or to grab books from shelved cardboard boxes that serve as their makeshift lockers.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lawrence HarmonExploited adjuncts ripe for a union
But not so fast. Each performs piece work. Each hits a wall when trying to address marginal pay and working conditions.
Welcome to Boston! Greeter program debuts at City Hall
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston are introducing City Hall's greeter pilot program with the goal of making City Hall a welcoming and helpful place for visitors and residents.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Daily Free Press
Simmer Mag caters to student foodies all around Boston
The student-dining dilemma can be a difficult problem to solve. Few things are as frustrating as finding the perfect sushi restaurant, only to discover a single roll would cost about as much as a six-hour shift at your work-study job.
Spring Sing is Tonight in Marlborough
We know this is starting to be a busy season but it's time to take a little time for yourself.
Community Invited to Meet Superintendent Finalists
The search for Wilmington's next Superintendent of Schools is down to three. And school officials want the community to be involved in the process.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Extreme skier OK after fall on Mount Adams
Patrick Luk is bloodied and bruised but not bowed or broken, despite tumbling hundreds of feet down a steep gully on Mount Adams.
Common Core for college comes to Chicago area
College students throughout the Chicago area will soon face their own version of Common Core - a higher-education program that requires they meet 16 criteria that show they can think critically, work hard and become valuable citizens of the world.
American Library Association
LLAMA webinar explores new digital media commons
The age of the digital media commons has arrived, leaving in its wake yesterday's traditional academic library.