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58 min ago | Sun-Star

Amazing designs of a theater genius

STUDENTS of art and design will love the latest exhibit at The Negros Museum. Badong Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage was brought to Bacolod by the Cultural Center of the Philippines with sponsorships from 2GO and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts .

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Related Topix: Theater, Philippines, World News, Evanston, IL

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Keb' Mo', G-Love play the Arcada

Blues for you: Celebrated blues musician Keb' Mo' shares a concert bill with G-Love and Special Sauce on Saturday at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blues, Keb' Mo', St. Charles, IL, McHenry County, IL, Ingleside, IL

9 hrs ago | Northwestern University

Shaping the Future of Cloud Computing

The International Center for Advanced Internet Research at Northwestern University is part of a national research consortium called Chameleon that this week received $10 million from the National Science Foundation to investigate cloud computing and help develop the next generation of clouds.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Got a Minute: Sitting is the new smoking

"Sitting is the new smoking." What?? This is the catch phrase that the health care industry is using to alert people to the hazards of sitting too much.

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Politico

DSA hires Paul Skowronek - WSWA's CEO takes ice bucket challenge...

DSA HIRES PAUL SKOWRONEK: The Direct Selling Association has hired Paul Skowronek as senior vice president, public affairs.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Forbes.com

How A Chinese Meat Processor Survives the Shanghai Husi Scandal

I am a researcher at Forbes Beijing bureau. I also cover under-the-radar investment opportunities in China for Monitor Global Outlook, the Christian Science Monitor's research service.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, World News, China, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Pork, Meat

World Magazine

Are we winning the abortion debate or just having more babies?

Americans may be growing more pro-life because pro-life families are having more babies, according to a recent paper by two Northwestern University sociologists.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Gay/Lesbian

The Straits Times

Pope Francis calls parents of executed US journalist James Foley

US journalist James Foley speaks at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications in Evanston, Illinois, after being released from imprisonment in Libya, in this 2011 handout photo provided by Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Evanston, IL, Pope Benedict XVI

The Jewish Journal

U.S. forces tried but failed to rescue hostages in Syria

U.S. journalist James Foley in Evanston, Ill., after being released from imprisonment in Libya in 2011.

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Related Topix: Prison, Journalism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Brandeis' News

New hirings bolster African diaspora studies

Two professors and a fellow have joined the faculty at Brandeis as part of a measured approach to expand studies of the African diaspora.

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Related Topix: New York University, George Washington University

Daily Herald

Editorial: A moment of silence for a brave journalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists says at least 32 journalists have been killed in 2014 covering dangerous assignments around the world.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from Northwestern University Report New Studies and...

The experimental approach to these systems initially focused on the design of molecules with specific interactions that lead to discrete geometric structures , and more recently on the kinetics and mechanistic pathways of self-assembly ."

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Daily Herald

Aurora Public Library names new executive director

Porter-Reynolds is deputy director at Arlington Heights Memorial Library, where she has worked since July, 2012.

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Related Topix: Libraries, New Orleans, LA

The Age

James Foley: 'could be interesting where I'm going' - a friend remembers slain reporter

Liked the journalism of Norman Mailer and Hunter S. Thompson: James Foley in Aleppo, Syria, in July, 2012.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Glengarry Glen Ross, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

Stuff.co.nz

Pull of danger for executed journalist

In 2011, editors at GlobalPost - a Boston-based international news site - talked him into a stateside writing job.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Marquette University, Cook County, IL

Hospitality Net

Penn State's School of Hospitality Management names Leland Pillsbury as Conti Professor

The Penn State School of Hospitality Management named Leland C. Pillsbury, co-chairman of Thayer Lodging Group, as the fall 2014 Walter J. Conti Visiting Professor.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Chicago Tribune

James Foley 'had a lot of guts,' NU teacher says

Journalist James Foley speaks at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications in Evanston after being released from imprisonment in Libya, in this 2011 handout photo provided by Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Prison, World News, Africa, Libya

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Holt School District Finishing Controversial Senior Campus

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

HON

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

CBS Local

Obama Condemns James Foley's Execution, Calls ISIS 'Cowardly'

A visibly angry President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of veteran journalist and Northwestern University alum James Foley as "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Middle East

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