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Sharon Johnson, director of The Hearthstone Institute, is introducing Hearthstone's "I'm Still Here Activity" program, an innovative method of working with people living with cognitive impairments to Clinton Hospital's Geriatric Medical Psychiatry Unit and Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group. The free program, inspired by the educational philosophies of childhood educator Marie Montessori, will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept.
Incoming freshmen, beware of the front-loaded financial aid package. To entice new students to enroll, some schools offer freshmen substantial "merit aid" -- awards that are based on qualifications other than financial need -- then sneakily reduce those scholarships and grants in subsequent years, leaving upperclassmen with bigger college bills.
The Tufts University Department of Music presents Erik Lindgren's 60th Birthday Celebration Chamber A-Go-Go Concert in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. Tufts Alumnus Erik Lindgren presents a birthday celebration concert featuring original chamber works and musical novelties by Lindgren composed during the past decade for strings, woodwinds, piano, vibraphone, and percussion. The concert will be preceded at 7:00 p.m. by a screening of Michael Burlingame's "To A Random" , a 23-minute film with original unused soundtrack by Lindgren.
"Music training directs children's attention to sounds, and teaches them to make sound-meaning connections, eventually leading to heightened biological processing of sound that is associated with superior academic performance," study leader Nina Kraus told Reuters Health in an email. "Learning to make music appears to remodel children's brains in ways that facilitate and improve their ability to learn academic content," said Kraus, who directs Northwestern University's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory in Evanston, Illinois.
The Somerville man killed in a bicycle crash on Route 16 in Medford on Friday, Sept. 5, was a fourth year medical student at Tufts University, according to the university .
Sometime earlier this year, I happened upon a story on Huffington Post Good News that pictured a boy reading to a shelter cat. As I read details about the program, organized at the Animal Rescue League, it became clear that I could pilot something similar at HSGS - certainly there is a need in our community.
If President Obama wants to destroy the depraved ISIS extremist army that has taken over a large swath of Iraq and Syria, he needs to keep the terrorists guessing and keep all military options on the table - including sending U.S. ground troops back into Iraq to do the dirty job themselves, an expert tells the Herald. "I think we could use special forces, or it could be big combat forces on the ground.
These systems were purchased in part by a grant from the and staffed by an experienced team to produce samples for Tufts University research as well as others in the research and business community. 'With the introduction of the GENxplor, Veeco has become synonymous with innovative MBE R&D technology,' said , Ph.D., and Faculty Professor at Tufts.
Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. President Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on Sept.
Judy O'Loughlin, Grant County extension agent, and Helen Gray, participants in a thrice weekly exercise class based on the Strong Women, Strong Bones program developed at Tufts University, submitted themselves to an ice bucket challenge this morning. They challenged members of the state Public Health Department in the same building to get ice water dumped on them.
Octavio Garcia and his brothers now manage their own 6.5 acres leased from ALBA. Photo by Nancy Porto / ALBA.
A group of student involved with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an evangelical Christian group with 860 chapters in the United States. Photo courtesy of Sonoma State Star A well-established international Christian student group is being denied recognition at almost two dozen California college campuses because it requires leaders to adhere to Christian beliefs, effectively closing its leadership ranks to non-Christians and gays.
After months of campaigning, the candidates are shifting gears as they turn to their get-out-the-vote strategies for Tuesday's primary election across the state. After multiple debates last week, the gubernatorial candidates spent the final weekend crisscrossing the state meeting potential voters.
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