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With many Americans already dubious that Congress is looking out for their best interests, a couple of grad students wanted to know who lawmakers were more apt to meet with on Capitol Hill: constituents or donors.
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Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, will be the speaker at the 182nd NYU commencement in May. At the event, former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, singer Aretha Franklin and attorney Martin Edelman will receive honorary degrees.
Gov. Dannel Malloy 's nominees to head his public safety and energy-and-environment agencies easily won confirmation in the state Senate Wednesday, but not without debate and a few protest votes against one of them.
WEDNESDAY March 12, 2014, 2014 -- A newer form of radiation therapy for prostate cancer is faster and less expensive, but it can cause more urinary complications, a new study suggests.
Revere's Antonio 'Tony' D'Ambrosio and his grandson, Anthony, celebrate Anthony's acceptance to Yale University.
Pictured from left to right: Provost Peter Lennie, Dean Joanna Olmsted, Francis R. Grebe '54, Professor Joan Shelley Rubin and President Joel Seligman Joan Shelley Rubin, a professor of American cultural history, is the inaugural holder of the Dexter Perkins Professorship in History at the University of Rochester.
During a one year period, among clinical trials published in high-impact journals that reported results on a public clinical trial registry , nearly all had at least 1 discrepancy in the study group, intervention, or results reported between the 2 sources, including discrepancies in the designated primary end points for the studies, according to a ... (more)
A new study offers the first scientific proof that members of Congress and top staffers are more amenable to meeting with an identified campaign donor as opposed to one who identifies as a regular constituent.
Phyllis L. Crocker will take over as the new law school dean at the University of Detroit Mercy effective July 1. / University of Detroit Mercy Phyllis L. Crocker will take over the position on July 1. She comes from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University where she is a professor of law and served as interim dean and ... (more)
Stephen L. Carter, a professor of law at Yale University, is the author of "The Violence of Peace: America's Wars in the Age of Obama" and the novel "The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln."
The recently deceased Sid Caesar made America laugh, and in so doing, revolutionized television comedy.
Schwarzman Scholars today announced that long-time Kennedy School administrator Julian Chang has been appointed Associate Dean of Student Life.
The Southeastern Universities Research Association today announced that Jeffrey Skolnick, Director of the Integrated Biosystems Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology, will receive its 2014 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.
John Collins said the main question addressed in his new book is what difference have the Dead Sea Scrolls made? John J. Collins once explained why the Dead Sea Scrolls have aroused such bitter controversies.
William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandson of Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford, lost his battle with pneumonia at his home on March 9, 2014 at the age of 88. Mr. Ford held down his post at Ford for 57 years as an employee and served as Director Emeritus and helped mold the company for more than half of Ford's 110-year history.
The United Methodist Church announced on Monday it was dropping its case against a New York clergyman accused of defying church policy by officiating at his son's same-sex wedding.