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4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Saad Sherida Al Kaabi is QP's managing director

DOHA: Engineer Saad Sherida Al Kaabi was appointed as Qatar Petroleum's Managing Director at the new Board of Directors first meeting held yesterday at QP headquarters. The meeting was chaired by H E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh Al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry, and held in the presence of Vice Chairman, H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce, and the Board Members H E Ali Sheriff Al Emadi, the Minister of Finance, Dr Ibrahim Al Ibrahim, Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, Nasser Khalil Al Jaidah, and Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, Board Member and Managing Director.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News, Penn State University Park

15 hrs ago | Philly.com

Lincoln seeks to lure students with a promise tuition won't rise

Lincoln University's promise got Aitza Hedgemond's attention: The incoming freshman's annual tuition would remain at $11,836 all four years, guaranteed. It was one factor that led Hedgemond to select Lincoln, a historically black university in rural Chester County, over several other schools.

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Related Topix: Lincoln University, PA, Chester County, PA, Penn State University Park, University of Kansas, University of Houston

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston.com

Had sex, forgot about church

After writing about recent experiences, people predicted how interested they would be in rereading their own accounts weeks or months into the future. People consistently under-predicted their future interest.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Penn State University Park, Psychology

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Art Daily

Frick announces a new book series on collecting in America with the publication of its first volume

The Frick 's Center for the History of Collecting announces a new book series with the publication of its first volume, Holland's Golden Age in America: Collecting the Art of Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals. This series, entitled The Frick Collection Studies in the History of Collecting, is co-published with the Pennsylvania State University Press, and will ultimately cover a broad range of art collecting, reflecting the Center's reach well beyond the parameters of the Frick's own scope to include topics on modern and non-western art.

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Related Topix: Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Penn State University Park

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Key & Peele back for a fourth season

Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. He graduated in 1989 from Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Penn State University Park, University of Detroit Mercy, Hamtramck, MI

PennLive.com

Penn State sued educational services business PSUKnowHow, claiming trademark infringement

Penn State is suing PSUKnowHow, a State College educational services business, saying it is infringing on the university's trademark. The complaint filed Thursday in U.S. Middle District Court against the owner Jeremy Robinson also claims false advertising, trademark dilution and cyber piracy.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Education Etc.

CiteULike

The Use of Self-Directed Learning to Promote Active Citizenship in...

The purpose of this paper is to outline the viability of a student directed assignment within collegiate level Science Technology and Society curricula for the improvement of the utilization of scientific knowledge and technology in society. The assignment, christened the "Do Something!" assignment, is a novel teaching tool that utilizes students' individual interests to encourage in-depth learning across disciplines and capitalizes on their personal skills and talents to solve real world problems.

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Science, Industry and Business

Pesky Insect Inspires Practical Technology

Inspired by the Compound Eyes of Common Fly, Penn State Researchers Determine How to Make Miniature Omnidirectional Sources of Light and Optical Sensors The position and structure at the micron- and nano-scales of the compound eyes of flies provide them a wide angular field of view In our vain human struggle to kill flies, our hands and swatters often come up lacking. This is due to no fault of our own, but rather to flies' compound eyes.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Penn State University Park

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Circulation

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Sensor Protein Kinase R-Like Endoplasmic ...

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Sensor Protein Kinase R-Like Endoplasmic Reticulum Kinase Protects Against Pressure Overload-Induced Heart Failure and Lung Remodeling From the Department of Chinese Medicine, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital of Tongji University, Shanghai, China ; Cardiovascular Division, Lillehei Heart Institute, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis ; College of Life Science, University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China ; Department of Biology and The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park ; and Institute of Molecular Medicine, Peking University, Beijing, China .

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, World News, China, University of Minnesota, Penn State University Park

The Torch

New president will focus on enrollment and financial support

It's history in the making. Dr. Conrado "Bobby" Gempesaw is the 17th president of St. John's and the first layperson to hold the distinguished role.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Penn State University Park

Patch.com

97% Of Westfield High School Graduates Continuing Education

A total of 97 percent of the Westfield High School graduates of 2014 are pursuing a higher education this fall. According to a report released by the WHS Office of Counseling Services, 452 students are continuing their education with 90% attending four-year colleges and universities, 4.7% attending two-year colleges, and 2.3% entering vocational, business and other post high school institutions.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Penn State University Park, Ohio State University, Saint Joseph's University, Lehigh University

Chronicle.com

Pleas for Civility Meet Cynicism

Three college leaders' recent calls for lowering the temperature of campus debates have been seen as attempts to stifle free speech. They are Roderick J. McDavis, president of Ohio U.; Eric J. Barron, president of Pennsylvania State U.; and Nicholas B. Dirks, chancellor of the U. of California at Berkeley.

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Related Topix: Ohio University, Penn State University Park, Blog News

Journal of Human Hypertension

Effects of a DASH-like diet containing lean beef on vascular health

Correspondence: Dr PM Kris-Etherton, Department of Nutritional Sciences, 119 Chandlee Lab, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA. E-mail: pmk3@psu.edu A DASH dietary pattern rich in fruits and vegetables and low-fat dairy products with increased dietary protein provided primarily from plant protein sources decreases blood pressure.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Penn State University Park, Fasting, Health, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Sep 09, 2014

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Thousands of Penn State Students Rally After Football Playoff Ban Removed

Thousands of Pennsylvania State University students rallied overnight, celebrating the end of the school's football bowl ban instituted in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving former coach Jerry Sandusky. The students sang and chanted, shouting the school's iconic cheer: "We Are Penn State."

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Riot

4 Hoteliers

Hotels: Think Business travelers don't care about negative reviews? Think again.

Fans of the brand prefer a deal and seek out fact-filled reviews - Who books a hotel nowadays without checking online reviews first? Travelers used to only have access to firm-generated information like location, amenities and class of service, and if they were lucky perhaps a guide book description. But with the advent of online reviews and ratings, they now have access to user opinions as well.

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Science Daily

Miniature light-emitting devices and optical sensors: Pesky insect inspires practical technology

Our hands and swatters often fail in the struggle to kill flies. This isn't our fault, but rather is due to flies' compound eyes.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Penn State University Park

JD Supra

Second Annual Report Of The Independent Athletics Integrity Monitor...

This is the second annual report of the independent athletics integrity monitor pursuant to section III of the Consent Decree between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and The Pennsylvania State University , and article IV of the Athletics Integrity Agreement among the NCAA, Penn State, and the Big Ten Conference. This report also includes our second annual account of the University's progress in implementing the recommendations made in the report by Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP dated July 12, 2012 , pursuant to our separate role as the external monitor under the Freeh Report.

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US News & World Report

Princeton, Williams Take Top Spots in U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings

In addition to the overall college rankings, U.S. News also rates Best Value Schools and A-plus Schools for B Students. The benefits of graduating from college are huge: better job prospects, higher wages and lower unemployment.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Yale University, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Penn State University Park

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Thousands of Penn State Students Rally After Football Playoff Ban Removed

Thousands of Pennsylvania State University students rallied overnight, celebrating the end of the school's football bowl ban instituted in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving former coach Jerry Sandusky. The students sang and chanted, shouting the school's iconic cheer: "We Are Penn State."

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Riot

ABC News

Thousands Rally Overnight After Penn State Football Ban Lifted

Thousands of Pennsylvania State University students rallied overnight, celebrating the end of the school's football bowl ban instituted in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving former coach Jerry Sandusky . Police in riot gear held watch, making sure the demonstration didn't get out of hand.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Riot, Centre County, PA

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