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16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter has been named the new vice president for student affairs at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, Emory University, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland institute, College of Art

21 hrs ago | The Vermont Standard

Rev. Canon Donald Boyer Obituary

A memorial service was held on July 19 at St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock for Rev.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, VT, Burlington, VT

Yesterday | The Vermont Standard

Vermont: A Key Theme Of Bookstock 2014

Vermont: its beauty, its people, its architecture, its causes, its difference - is a prominent theme of the Bookstock Literary Festival coming to Woodstock July 25, 26 and 27. At this sixth annual festival, experts and authors in many fields will discuss varied aspects of Vermont, while other presenters will cover a wide range of topics over three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Middlebury College

Yesterday | Examiner.com

How to Predict If Your Teen is Into Binge Drinking

Researchers from the University of Vermont found that predicting a teenager's tendency to engage in binge drinking is possible based on a variety of factors including genetics, brain structure, and personality.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Trinadad Express

Trini roots

The Miss Vermont 2014 pageant, which was held on April 26, concluded with the crowning of Lucy Edwards as the state's new reigning beauty queen.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: Don't buy the anti-vaccination rhetoric

With the recent news that 15 cases of whooping cough have been discovered in Brattleboro, and that the number of cases of measles nationwide is nearing 600, the debate over vaccinations has once again risen in a crescendo.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Opinion

SeacoastOnline

United Methodist volunteers work on community projects

The sign in front of the Eliot United Methodist Church says, "Welcome UM ARMY." The "army" is occupying the church as well as the First Congregational Church of Eliot this week as their operations in town are carried out.

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Related Topix: Eliot, ME, York, ME, Moody, ME, Saint Michael's College, University of New England

Fri Jul 18, 2014

English Dong-A

Anthropologist's travel

Anthropologist's travel . JULY 19, 2014 07:11. . Have you ever traveled to an impoverished country? Have you ever bragged and behaved arrogantly in such a country.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Papua New Guinea, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, Oceania, South Africa Travel, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Deseret News

Student debt: a bursting bubble or overstated fears?

Students walk across campus at the University of Vermont on Monday, April 30, 2012 in Burlington, Vt.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Politics, Burlington, VT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

IBM future remains unclear, uncertainty effecting economy

A local economist says all the talk about the possible sale of Big Blue's Essex Junction chip-making facility is making the company's more than 4,000 employees hesitant to spend money.

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Related Topix: Essex Junction, VT

Sys-Con Media

Stornoway Announces Appointment of Douglas Silver to Board of Directors

Mr. Silver is a highly regarded mining and investment executive with more than 30 years of experience in the international mining industry.

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Related Topix: Canada, Geology, Science, University of Arizona,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Almanac

News of recent college graduates

In the fall of 2012, she was named to the dean's list. * Sophia Chrystel Cornew of Portola Valley graduated May 24 from Bowdoin College with a major in economics and a minor in biology.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Bowdoin College, Menlo Park, CA, Rice University

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chronicle.com

New Dean to Involve Students in Environmental Issues Near and Far

To Nancy E. Mathews, one reason a "bricks and mortar" education still matters, even in this time of online degrees, is community-based learning.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Environment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Science

[Research Article] AKAP150-Dependent Cooperative TRPV4 Channel Gating ...

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Cornell University, University of Washington

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Herald Gazette

Waldoboro | $375,000

Beautifully sited Colonial in The Historic Village District. 1.2 Acres on the Medomak River.

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Related Topix: Waldoboro, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Level Property Management Welcomes New Staff Member Christian Diamandis

In the course of his professional training, Diamandis has been designated a Certified Manager of Community Associations and a Professional Community Association Manager by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Champlain College

Nashua Telegraph

Thursday New Hampshire morning news update

The former director of basketball operations at the University of New Hampshire accused of secretly taking photos of players in a locker room has received a suspended sentence.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Newmarket, NH

WCAX-TV Burlington

Former UNH staffer gets suspended sentence

The former director of basketball operations at the University of New Hampshire accused of secretly taking photos of players in a locker room has received a suspended sentence.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire

Center for American Progress

A staff member works on an experimental green roof at the University of Vermont

The idea of using market mechanisms to reduce emissions is now relatively well-known.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US News, Liberal Political News

Town Topics

Annual Student Film & Video Festival Has Oscar Presenter on the Roster

YOUNG FILMMAKERS AT LIBRARY: "Across Dystopia," about two six-year-olds of different races, is one of Jean Paul Isaacs's entries in the 11th annual Princeton Student Film & Video Festival at Princeton Public Library July 16 and 17. Isaacs and Princeton native Zach Alexander are among 20 participants in this year's event.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Los Angeles, CA, Movies, Entertainment

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