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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: City University of New York

Thu Jul 10, 2014

TMCnet

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.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Newswise

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.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Florida Atlantic University, Lung Cancer, City University of New York

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newsday

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.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, Massapequa, NY, Seaford, NY, City University of New York

NorthJersey.com

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Bergen County, NJ, City University of New York, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood, NJ

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Zmetro.com

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.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, City University of New York

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Breitbart.com

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."

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, City University of New York, New York Government

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newswise

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)

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Food and Drug Administration, Florida Atlantic University, Stroke, Medicine, City University of New York

Mon Jun 30, 2014

National Geographic

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.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ, Burlington County, NJ, Education Etc., Hunter College, City University of New York

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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)

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Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Vampire News, Entertainment, New York, Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, City University of New York

Forward

'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."

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Related Topix: African-American, Columbia University, Hopewell Junction, NY, City University of New York, Poland, NY

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 .

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Related Topix: Pelham, NY, Education Etc., City University of New York

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Nation

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 .

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Related Topix: Mississippi, City University of New York, Philadelphia, MS, Columbia University, Neshoba County, MS

Mon Jun 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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."

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, City University of New York

Fri Jun 20, 2014

CBS News

"Mississippi Burning" murders resonate 50 years later

These FBI photos show civil rights workers, from left, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, MS, Neshoba County, MS, Meridian, MS, City University of New York

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

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Related Topix: ACE, Insurance, City University of New York

Deming Headlight

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.

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Related Topix: A Natural Woman, Books, Pop/Rock, Carole King, City University of New York

Tue Jun 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, New York, Opera, City University of New York, Ithaca College

Sat Jun 14, 2014

American Thinker

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.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

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