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31 min ago | The Nation
On November 20, hundreds of unionized graduate student instructors at Berkeley went on a three-day solidarity strike to protest the university's intimidation tactics against university support staffers who'd gone on strike this past spring.
How much do you know about Islam?
Should we change our lifestyles to help reduce global warming?
2 hrs ago | Voice of America
A Rwandan youth is tested for the AIDS virus before he receives a free male circumcision at the Shingiro Health Center in Musanze.
4 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog
The French Connection : How the Revolution, and two thinkers, bequeathed us 'right' and 'left.'
9 hrs ago | Free Republic
It's a leader's job to be skeptical of grand schemes. Sorry, that's a conservative leader's job.
13 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
November was Lung Cancer Awareness Month, but you'd never know it. Consumers aren't bombarded by products in blue, the color designated by some to raise the profile of the disease.
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On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the University of Chicago and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will present On Grace, a work-in-progress staged performance conceived and created by renowned actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith , in collaboration with cellist Joshua Roman.
Over the last half century, a field of academic study called network science has turned traditional relationship building on its head.
Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.
Authors and academics from the world of religious studies are circulating a new petition concerning this matter of online grammatical correctness.
1954 The Senate voted to condemn Wisconsin Republican Joseph R. McCarthy for conduct that "tends to bring the Senate into disrepute."
Michael Greenstone, an international leader in energy and environmental economics, has been appointed Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and director of the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at Chicago.
Wharton Research Data Services , the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance .
Literature is full of quests. Jason hunted for the golden fleece. Dorothy followed the yellow brick road to find her way home to Kansas.
He was born on Christmas Eve, 1945, in the middle of a Midwestern snowstorm. He had an idyllic childhood being raised on a farm in Danvers, Ill., by two loving parents, Lois and Marion Schertz.
Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees.
Images of cancer cells buried deep in lung tissue have been used by biomedical engineers at the University of Sydney to help develop new medical imaging technologies that will assist oncologists with medical research and diagnosis.