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1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News
Dr. William "Bro" Adams, who served as president of Colby College from 2000 until he retired in June, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Castro, 39, is seen as a rising Democratic party star. He was the keynote speaker at the party's 2012 national convention.
9 hrs ago | Business Wire
Now available to entrepreneurs and students on a global scale, Cogswell's Silicon Valley Immersion Experience just hosted its first group of participants - a team of entrepreneurs from Turkey.
9 hrs ago | Center for American Progress
School finance reformers have long divided themselves into two camps. On one side, there are the advocates who argue for increased fiscal equity.
10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A proposal from two Central Valley tribes to build casinos away from their existing land was approved by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown last year, but it will ultimately be up to voters whether that agreement sticks.
Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size planet orbiting in the habitable zone of its star, is just one of the many potentially habitable planets in the Milky Way galaxy.
Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacista awards.
What's the price of a winning college application? According to Harvard College, it's $11,250 .
Anthony Marra is no literary wimp. In his powerful and tender first novel he fearlessly accounts for a pocket of the war-torn world that is usually entirely unknown, or grossly misunderstood, by illuminating the intimate and heart-breaking lives of two doctors and their families during the most recent Chechen conflicts.
Calorie intake might not be the cause of the rising obesity rate in America. It could be something that we use in our everyday lives: technology.
The play explores the anxiety of twenty-something Ellie Wheeler as she brings her straightlaced boyfriend home to meet her wacky family.
The absence of a national long-form census, the inability and unwillingness of education and health and child-welfare systems to collect and share information, all of that hurts the uphill battle to ensure that children born into poverty get an equal education, Santos told the Canadian Teachers Federation today.
In this Dec. 13, 2009 file photo, Iraqi workers are seen at the Rumaila oil refinery, near the city of Basra, Iraq.
The Museum of Russian Art in south Minneapolis has hired a new director, Vladimir von Tsurikov, a German-born scholar and museum director with deep Russian ties.
Silicon Valley was once the fertile ground for a multitude of Californian farms.
The American Society of Nephrology and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research will fund $2.8 million in original, meritorious research in 2014 to improve care for the more than 20 million Americans with kidney disease, and for kidney patients worldwide.
Researchers at Stanford University, CA, have taken the first step in developing a tool that can trace the origin of certain types of cancer from the biological signature of their mutated cells.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 04:07 pm
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