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7 hrs ago | Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.


Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Kansas City, MO, University of Missouri Kansas City, York College of Pennsylvania

8 hrs ago | Town Topics

Date Set for Mulvey, Lawn Signs Theft Hearing in Princeton

A pre-trial hearing for Princeton University Professor John Mulvey, 67, who was arrested last month and charged with the theft of business signs advertising Princeton Computer Tutor services, has been scheduled to take place in Princeton Municipal Court on Monday, September 8. The alleged thefts are said to have occurred at various times since June ... (more)


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Exclusive: Dr. Robert P. George, Part 2: Christian Persecution, Anti-Semitism Worsening

On August 22, Breitbart News published Part I of an exclusive interview with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, about the importance of destroying the Islamic State terror group.


US News & World Report

Battle of the Sexes: Caring for an Aging Parent

If you want to be taken care of as you get older, your best bet is to have a daughter, not a son, according to research presented last week at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Fordham University, Women's Health, Health, Long Term Care


Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination could increase childhood survival in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Mumps

The Five Most Important Secrets Of Great Speechwriting

I am one of America's top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, I am committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas - and then delivering them with panache.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Lehigh University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Princeton Prof Creates Bipartisan Petition Telling Obama Admin to Destroy ISIS

Princeton University Professor and world-renowned intellectual Dr. Robert P. George authored a petition calling upon President Obama and Congress to not stop, not contain, but destroy the Islamic State terror group.


New York Daily News

Cornel West decries President Obama as 'counterfeit'

President Obama is a political fraud, left-wing academic Cornel West charged in his latest tirade against the man he once supported.


Related Topix: Cornel West, Union Theological Seminary, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz

Beat the Press

Do Democrats Do Better on the Economy? Robert Samuelson Gets the Story Largely Right

Robert Samuelson discusses a new analysis from Princeton University economists Alan Blinder and Mark Watson that finds the economy has generally grown more rapidly under Democratic presidents than Republican presidents.


Related Topix: US News

Photonics Spectra

Quantum Cascade Laser Tests Blood Sugar

A new laser system could eliminate the need for conventional finger-prick tests for diabetics.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health

Two Lectures At UTC To Be Delivered By Princeton Historian

Dr. Sheldon Garon, Nissan Professor of Japanese Studies and history at Princeton University, will deliver two lectures at UTC based on his most recent research.


Related Topix: Signal Mountain, TN


Laser Device May End Pin Pricks, Improve...

Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood.


Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

News Max

Blood Sugar Monitoring Without Needle Prick

Engineers at Princeton University have developed a method to test blood sugar levels by means of a laser light that is capable of reading through the epidermal layer on the palm of the hand, eliminating the need to draw blood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health


Longhand vs. laptop: Note-taking 101

It's that time of year again: back to school shopping season. The school supplies flyers are out and lists are ready to be checked off.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, UC Los Angeles, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Prize-winning poet still at work at age 86

He is 86 years old, his eyesight is failing and much of his recent work reads like a man saying goodbye.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Letter: Save Princeton's Dinky station

Passengers get off the Dinky at Princeton Station for one of the very last times before the platform was shut down at its former location.


Related Topix: Opinion

The Charlotte Observer

How 2 Charlotte natives ended up 'America's Got Talent'

"America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon with Sons of Serendip: singer Micah Christian, keyboardist Cordaro Rodriguez, cellist Kendall Ramseur and harpist Mason Morton.


Related Topix: America's Got Talent, Entertainment, Television, Charlotte, NC, Forest Pawtuckett (Charlotte, NC), Boston University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Journal

Column: Hoosiers anything but powerless against government

Two recent political studies hit the news recently, seeming to point us in different directions.


University School head Stephen Murray leaving for the Lawrenceville School

University School headmaster Stephen Murray will leave the school at the end of the year to become Head Master of the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey next school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Shaker Heights, OH, Hunting Valley, OH


Media Jumps To Conclusions On Ebola And Climate Change

A Nigerian health official wearing a protective mask waits to screen passengers at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Cholera, University, FL