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3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Enfield, CT, Springfield College, University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, University of Rhode Island

7 hrs ago | Freshnews

Nurse Anesthetist Fulfills Career Aspirations via U.S. Army Program

The eight year old girl was captivated as the Army Nurse assisted her mother at Fox Army Hospital at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., shortly after she had given birth to her sister some years ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Medicine, Nursing, Fort Bragg, NC

11 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman

Harbor Towers Residences Engage Architect For Input On Chiofaro Project

The trustees of Harbor Towers have engaged George Thrush, professor and director of the School of Architecture at Northeastern University, for advice on proposed redevelopment plans for the Harbor Garage.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

13 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Quality Control Research Associate Named ASQ's 2014 Freund Scholarship Winner

Haridy, of Egypt, was awarded the $5,000 scholarship, which is named after a past ASQ president, and supports a quality professional's graduate studies.

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18 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

As Ebola death toll rises, scientists work on nanotech cure

Scientists at Northeastern University are using nanotechnology to find an effective treatment for the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 1,200 people and sickened even more.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Plane-sharing startup Flytenow tweaks business model following FAA letter

Northeastern University-born startup Flytenow has tweaked its business model following a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration that effectively bans plane-sharing.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Lawsites

UMass Law's 'Justice Bridge' Pairs New Lawyers with Needy Clients

The University of Massachusetts School of Law has launched what it is calling an incubator designed to help new lawyers start their careers while serving modest-income clients who might not otherwise afford a lawyer.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Foundation announces 2014 scholarship winners

The Westfield Foundation offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Westfield, through the Westfield Foundation Clarence H. and Florence Horn Van Dellen Memorial Scholarship.

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Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Georgetown University

Lowell Sun

Arthur Eno was friend to all -- even Jack Kerouac

In the many decades before Arthur Louis "Lou" Eno Jr. died at the age of 90 last week, he made a name for himself in Lowell's legal circles, but few people are aware he also was known in cultural circles as poet Jack Kerouac's childhood friend.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Papers, please

The First World War had a profound impact on western life, big and small. A century ago, the war triggered a rash of security concerns, which led to the widespread use of passports and entrance visas.

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Related Topix: The World of, Alternative-Rock, Suicide, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Man, 20, finds love of classic cars

WILTON, Conn. - Fast cars and teenage boys have gone together since, well, cars started going fast enough to draw the interest of teenage boys For most of these young men, the attraction leads to posters on the wall, subscriptions to hot rod magazines, and maybe the purchase of a used muscle car for the last year or two of high school.

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Related Topix: Wilton, CT, Coupe, BMW 6 Series, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW, BMW 325, BMW M5, Sedan

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Free Press

Summer on the prairie

COLLECTING SEEDS IS PART OF THE prairie restoration process at Midewin for summer interns David Evans, Pedro Solis and Erica Anderson.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Wilmington, IL

District Administration

Alvin Crawley's steps to Alexandria

Alvin Crawley, superintendent of the Alexandria City Public Schools in Virginia, was the first in his family to attend college.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Richmond, VA, Education Etc., Hampton University, Arlington, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Boston Herald

Experts: GE Healthcare move will be healthy for Mass.

GE Healthcare's decision to move potentially hundreds of jobs to Massachusetts - and the already-existing cluster of major life sciences companies - could help reduce health care costs and create greater access to cutting-edge medical technology in the Bay State, an expert told the Herald.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Nanotechweb.org

Nanonics NanoPhotonics workshop: Research talks now online

Nanonics Imaging , a pioneer in manufacturing of optically integrated scanning probe microscopes, reports on a highly successful workshop held last month, July 21-22, in the Physics department of Boston College.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Rochester Institute of Technology

Business Journal

Elon Law names first dean of experiential learning and leadership

Continuing its effort to offer law students more opportunities to experience the practice of law during their legal education, Elon University School of Law this week announced the addition of Faith Rivers James as the school's first associate dean of experiential learning and leadership.

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Related Topix: Elon University, Greensboro, NC

WMUR-TV Manchester

Marriott's uncle, Daryl Findlay, delivers victim impact statement

THE NEXT PERSON WHO WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK IS DARRELL FINDLEY, ANOTHER ONE OF LIZZI'S UNCLES.

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Slate Magazine

Pulling Rank

Most administrators would love to see their institutions move up in the national rankings.

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Related Topix: Brown University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Boston.com

Lawmakers urge BU to remain neutral on adjunct unionization

As part-time faculty at Boston University consider unionizing, two state lawmakers are urging the college's administrators to remain neutral.

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Related Topix: Boston University, US News, New York University

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Hillary Clinton high-fives a fan during her book signing at Bunch of Grapes bookstore.

The former Secretary of State and rumored presidential candidate attracted a large crowd to a book signing event Wednesday at Bunch of Grapes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vineyard Haven, MA, Chilmark, MA, Bill Clinton, History in the News

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