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The Miami Herald
More than just the president
John Quincy Adams is mainly remembered as the sixth president of the United States - and not a terribly distinguished one at that.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Queens College Implements ForeScout CounterACT to Protect its Network
Organizations big and small now have networks connecting all of the devices they use to improve how they communicate and collaborate.
Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health
The Ochnser Clinic Foundation recently announced that the 29th annual recipient of the prestigious Alton Ochnser Award is Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Son of ATF agent shot in pharmacy holdup an NYPD recruit
Slain ATF agent John Capano, far left, is shown in this family photo from his son's graduation from Chaminade High School.
Teens charged in Teaneck High School 'prank' appear in court
Four teenagers charged in the high school senior prank appeared before a municipal court judge on Wednesday and some of them asked to have their cases put on hold pending a review of the evidence.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Diploma is the Message: Doug Rushkoff Invents a Master's Program That Matters
As you sit back in your Aeron chair, drinking stale office coffee and letting your eyes swim out of focus in the artificial glow of your MacBook, take a moment to consider where you went wrong.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Citizenship, Schmitizenship! On the Fourth of July, Multiculturalists Want to Dilute Your Vote
Here's an interesting headline: "You soon may not need citizenship to vote in the US; just become a New Yorker."
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Professor Endorses Recent FDA Statements on Use of Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, and David L. DeMets, Ph.D., the first Max Halperin professor of biostatistics and medical informatics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and ... (more)
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Fierce, Furry Fishers Are Expanding Their Range-and Bulk
Facing few predators in the northeastern U.S., these cousins of the weasel are back and bigger than ever, a new study finds.
Eurita McDowell Roachford, 80, teacher, volunteer
Eurita McDowell Roachford, 80, of Willingboro, a former teacher with the Burlington County Special Services School District, died of complications from a stroke Monday, June 23, at Statesman Health and Rehabilitation Center in Levittown, Bucks County.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Music Mountain Presents Benefit Concert Featuring Peter Serkin, The...
Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the master pianist Peter Serkin and the acclaimed Orion String Quartet on Sunday, July 19 , performing a distinguished program including Haydn, plus works for piano and strings by Brahms, and ... (more)
'Yiddishland' Brings Diverse Group Together for Language and Culture
Mikhl Baran grew up with Yiddish. Now 91, he says of Oshmiany, the town in Lithuania where he was born, "Even the stones spoke Yiddish in our little shtetl."
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Pelham Daily Voice
Il Giornalino to Publish Works from 2 Pelham HS Students
Pelham Memorial High School students Matt Baffuto and Will Ruocco will have their literary compositions published in the 10th annual edition of Il Giornalino -- The Italian Journal .
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Fifty Years After Freedom Summer, the Voting Rights Act Is Needed More Than Ever
Fifty years ago, Andrew Goodman, a 20-year-old anthropology major at Queens College, went down to Mississippi for Freedom Summer .
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Meet ARADIA- an Electronic Pop Artist, Sci-fi Fashionista, and Bona-fide Trekkie
Long before she was creating her fresh and otherworldly but supremely infectious hybrid "roktronica" vibe, Seattle based singer/songwriter Aradia was a proud, self confessed "biggest nerd ever."
Fri Jun 20, 2014
"Mississippi Burning" murders resonate 50 years later
These FBI photos show civil rights workers, from left, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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ACE Appoints Richard Bennett Senior Vice President and Executive Dean ...
ACE Group today announced the appointment of Richard Bennett as Senior Vice President and Executive Dean of ACE's Early Career Development Program.
A look at Gerry Goffin's key songs
Goffin began his songwriting career with ex-wife Carole King, who he met at Queens College, where he studied chemistry.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Eddie and the Palaceades Set for Mitf, 7/15-8/3
The 15th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival presents Eddie and the Palaceades, a new rock and roll musical with book and lyrics by Roy O'Neil and music by Stephen Feigenbaum .
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Education Tax Benefits? Not for Adjunct Faculty
The traditional reason for a college or university engaging a faculty member on a basis other than tenured or tenure-track was that the faculty member had valuable specialized skills and/or expertise to teach the students, but was not postured to teach on a full-time basis.