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2 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Tyringham: Yale student improvisation troupe to perform

Just Add Water, also called "JAW," an improvisational comedy group based at Yale University, will perform from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Town Hall, Main Road.


Related Topix: Tyringham, MA

6 hrs ago |

A call for congregations to observe Labor Sabbath

Reverend Ginger Brasher-Cunningham, pastor of Pilgrim United Church of Christ, speaks with Reverend Amy Laura Hall about rounding up clergy to talk about labor and unions from the pulpit on Labor Day weekend.


7 hrs ago | Science Blog

Mixed Motives May Mess Up Motivation

Many professionals are driven by a pure passion for their work, finding reward in simply doing a good job, delivering a great service, or producing a great product.


Related Topix: Swarthmore College, United States Military Academy

11 hrs ago | Forward

Why Did UCLA Hillel Funnel Cash From Big-Bucks Donor to Pro-Israel Student Candidate?

Campus Hillels across the country have distanced themselves from their University of California, Los Angeles affiliate following revelations that UCLA Hillel acted as a pass-through for political donations to pro-Israel student government candidates.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, California, UC Los Angeles, Palestinian Territories

12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Hmong-American photographer is a pioneer

Pao Houa Her took these photos – including “Buddha,” left, and “Boy With Pink Scarf” - in Laos, her parents' native country.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Lino Lakes, MN, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Steve Whitman, epidemiologist who helped reduce racial ...

Renowned epidemiologist Steve Whitman, who for 10 years was deputy commissioner of the city Department of Public Heath under Mayor Richard M. Daley, had a vast impact in the nation's public health field.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL, Rush University, City College of New York, City University of New York


Phillips, Basye seek GOP nod in 47th House District race

Two first-time candidates, Elizabeth "Betsy" Phillips and Chuck Basye, are on the campaign trail, competing for the Republican nomination for Missouri's 47th House District.


Related Topix: Missouri, Rocheport, MO, Healthcare Law, Law, Environment, Science


Humanizing a Historic Brain Collection

A curious thing about medical collections is how dehumanizing they can be. Skeletons anonymously articulated in glass cases, fetuses hovering in jars, cancerous growths carved out of flesh for disembodied study.


Related Topix: Medicine, New Haven, CT

Business Wire

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Prominent speakers included the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major, KG, CH, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Charles W. Eliot, professor at Harvard University; and Robert Shiller, a recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics and professor of economics at Yale ... (more)


Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Harvard University, Condoleezza Rice, Princeton University, Science, Computer Science


NanoViricides Inc. Celebrated the Grand Opening of Its New R&D and...

NanoViricides, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new R&D and cGMP pilot manufacturing facility with Congressman Jim Himes as the Chief Guest yesterday, July 21. In addition, Senator Chris Murphy and Senator Richard Blumenthal sent delegates on their behalf while CT Governor Malloy sent a congratulatory Proclamation and was represented by ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy, Representative James Himes, US House of Representatives, Shelton, CT

Lexington Herald-Leader

Alex Petros: McConnell wrong; prestigious colleges often are more affordable

About the author : Alex Petros of Lexington is a rising junior at Yale University, majoring in economics and political science.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Lexington, KY, Oldham County, KY, Kentucky

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

Yale Linguistics Department helping to save a Northern Goldfields language

Tjupan is a language of which there are only six native speakers left in the world.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

The Raw Story

Beef's environmental costs far outweigh poultry and pork

Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.


Related Topix: Bard College, Environment, Science, Global Warming, Agriculture

Science, Industry and Business

It's go time for LUX-Zeplin dark matter experiment

From the physics labs at Yale University to the bottom of a played-out gold mine in South Dakota, a new generation of dark matter experiments is ready to commence.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Department of Energy

Live Science

Taller, Fatter, Older: How Humans Have Changed in 100 Years

Humans are getting taller; they're also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, World News, Germany

UWE News

UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Dr Mike Durkin

UWE Bristol have awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Dr Mike Durkin in recognition of his contribution to health research and NHS leadership.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Common Room Presents Fortuna Fantasia at FringeNYC, 8-24

Common Room is proud to present FORTUNA FANTASIA as part of the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual from 7/13/2014 - 7/20/2014

Below are BWWVisual's most popular articles from 7/13/2014 - 7/20/2014.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, Rhode Island School of Design

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Teacher fought for civil rights in 19th century

Prudence Crandall was an enterprising teacher who in 1831 founded a private girls' school in Canterbury, Conn.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Illinois

Hudson Hub-Times

Hudson Western Reserve Academy graduate, Yale University student, interns at the White House

This summer a graduate of Western Reserve Academy stepped away from his plans to study medicine and instead experienced politics at the White House.


Related Topix: Hudson, OH, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat