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50 min ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

Well-known womena s studies educator speaks on Wednesday

The University of Texas at Tyler Honors Program and Global Awareness Through Education Program will present a lecture by renowned women's studies educator and multiculturalism activist Dr. Peggy McIntosh. Dr. McIntosh is the associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Tyler, Wellesley College, Harvard University, University of Denver

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Free Press

Irish documentarian visits USM and shares success story

When he was in college, Maurice Fitzpatrick decided he wanted to be a documentarian and fought to reach his goals despite naysayers. Now, Fitzpatrick has a documentary co-produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, a book under his belt and said he is always looking for the next project.

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Related Topix: Japan,

PhysOrg Weblog

Poverty-obesity link is more prevalent for women than men, study shows

Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin. The study, published online this month in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior , shows long-lasting consequences of economic hardship in childhood for the risk of obesity in adulthood.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Texas, University of Texas at Austin, University of Houston

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Independent.ie

Row erupts over wearing of hijabs in our schools

A leading academic has called on all Catholic schools to allow their Muslim pupils to wear the hijab and tailor their uniforms to respect their religious identity. Trinity College lecturer Dr Ali Selim said: "The hijab for Muslims is an essential aspect of character.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WTNH

Students put on edge after possible threat to Trinity College

Students at Trinity College say they were put on edge Thursday when they became aware that someone may have made a threat against this campus community. "I think there was definitely a feeling that like it was 9/11 and people tried to associate things like that," said student, Doug Curtin.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Chronicle

"L"-reqsEditorial Board

"How many do I have to take again?" This question and many others surround Duke's foreign language requirement. Currently, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences students are required to take one to three courses in a foreign language depending on prior experience.

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Independent.ie

Colm fellowship

The fellowship will help the college further develop its research into Motor Neuron Disease by enabling a post-graduate student to complete research and training in neurology. Professor of Neurology in Trinity College Orla Hardiman said the fellowship has been awarded to Parames Iyer, a clinical neurologist doing his PhD in Trinity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology

The Hartford Courant

Trinity Alert: Woman Threatened To Disrupt Campus

Trinity College has issued a warning to be on the lookout for a woman who may be considered a threat to those on campus. The alert went out to the Trinity community early Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT

NBC Connecticut

Police Respond to Threat at Trinity College in Hartford

Police are responding to Trinity College in Hartford as a precaution after an alumna threatened the campus Thursday afternoon, according to the college. Police are responding to Trinity College at 300 Summit Street in Hartford and access has been restricted to campus building after an alumna threatened the school Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for the college.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT

Democracy Now

Obama Vows to Destroy Islamic State, But Expanded Strikes in Syria & Iraq Point to 'Endless War'

Peter Galbraith , former U.S. ambassador to Croatia and former adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government. He is currently a senior diplomatic fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Independent.ie

Minister backs bonus points for subjects linked to college course

Saoirse Lonergan who scored 12As in her Junior Cert pictured at Loreto secondary school in Fermoy, Co Cork. Photo: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

TrekEarth

Trinity Collage Quadrangle

The landscaping of Quadrangle of Trinity College on the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto is very interesting. I learned about this recently from a new book about contemporary architecture in Toronto.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Sugar 'has caused greater loss of biodiversity on the planet than any other single crop'

Infographic above created by Mel Racho using Lollipop designed by Paulo SA Ferreira from the Noun Project; Birthday Cake designed by Marcela Abbade from the Noun Project; Mason Jar designed by Brandosaur.us from the Noun Project; Sundae Float designed by Olive Q Wong from the Noun Project; Gumball Machine designed by Straw Dog Design from the Noun Project; Calavera designed by Simon Child from the Noun Project; Soda designed by Blaise Sewell from the Noun Project; Parrot designed by nikki rodriguez from the Noun Project; Bar Graph designed by Scott Lewis from the Noun Project; Heartbeat designed by hunotika from the Noun Project The World Health Organization recommends keeping sugar consumption to below five per cent of daily caloric intake, yet the fact that most North Americans consume far more than this on a daily basis continues to make headlines and is even the subject of a viral ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Drink, Soft Drinks

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Border Mail

A question to help save lives

Billabong High School's Jamie Larsen, 16, year 11, guest speaker Sebastian France, Trinity College's Cameron Coyle, 16, year 10, and Albury Wodonga Community College's Chelsea McHale, 14, year 9. Picture: TARA GOONAN It may be a simple question, but Border youngsters believe it could be a step towards saving somebody's life. Yesterday more than 150 students from 13 schools attended a youth mental health forum in an attempt to tackle the issue head on.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Family, Teenagers

FlickrBlog

Welcome the Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts to The Commons

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is the UK's only conservatoire of music and contemporary dance. The Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts supports the music faculty of the college and contains a small but important collection of special collections and archives.

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Russia Taday

Scottish independence: Turn off, tune in, drop out?

Currently a Research Associate at the INSYTE Group, Dr. Roslyn Fuller has previously lectured at Trinity College and the National University of Ireland. She tweets at @roslynfuller With less than two weeks to go to a Scottish referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, the number of voters indicating that they will vote 'yes' to independence has surged ahead for the first time, with 51% for as compared to 49% against.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, National University, Elizabeth Ii, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Tyrone Times

"A caring community environment"

Crievagh Primary School have vowed to 'fight to the last' against a development proposal to close the school with effect from next year. According to the proposal published this week from the Southern Education and Library Board, "It is proposed that Crievagh Primary School, Cookstown will close with effect from 31 August 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter Principal of Crievagh PS, George Cullen told the MAIL: "The vibrant Crievagh school community will be fighting this to the last with the hope of being able to revoke it in relation to the Minister.

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American Reporter

Reporting: PanamaMESSAGE for Today: a Good Man Gunned Down

This, according to the latest edition of the American Religious Identification Survey , conducted by the Program on Public Values at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. It is one of the largest and most authoritative look at religion and faith in our nation.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, US News

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Independent.ie

Dad-of-three is elected as the new bishop for Limerick

Canon Kearon is Secretary General of the Anglican Communion and succeeds the Right Revd Trevor Williams who retired in July. Born in Dublin , Canon Kearon was educated at Trinity College , Dublin, and served as curate in All Saints Raheny and St John's Coolock, before he returned to Trinity College as the university's Dean of Residence in 19 84. He later served as Rector of the Parish of Tullow between 1991 and 1999 after which he became Director of the Irish School of Ecumenics .

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Nation

Princess visits Ireland to boost ties

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn met President Michael D Higgins during a two-day visit to the Republic of Ireland at the weekend. The Princess arrived in Dublin on Saturday and met Higgins at the presidential residence.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Dublin, Ireland Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel

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