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Ultra Petroleum Corp. PT Raised to $34.00

The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Howard Weil's price target suggests a potential upside of 23.46% from the stock's previous close.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Jacobs vs Moses in WNYC's History

As part of WNYC's 90th anniversary celebration, Kenneth T. Jackson , professor of history and the social sciences at Columbia University , and the editor of , listens to archival audio of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs giving speeches that reflect their influence on the definition of urbanism and New York and discusses their lasting impact on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Columbia University, Yale University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Oxford University

Society and the Internet: a new reader for courses

A new book edited by Mark Graham and myself is in print and available for courses: Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Live Science

A baby boy laying on an American Flag.

You've seen the names in history books: Alexander Hamilton, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Laudator Temporis Acti

Garbled Greek

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .

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Related Topix: New York, Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Brick by brick

In April, six months after her family sold the newspaper it had controlled for eight decades to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth walked onstage in the paper's auditorium to reverse what had been the signature strategy of her six years at the helm.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post Company, Kaplan, Education

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Foreign Policy

The Shelf

The Shelf is a collection of the reviews of books relevant to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the region that have been commissioned by the South Asia channel.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Yale University

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Cuba's solidarity-based health care shows way forward

A group of Cuban doctors attending a training session last year at a health clinic in a low-income neighbourhood in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Train Disaster

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Huntington News

Book Notes: Latest John Michael Cummings Novel, 'Don't...

BOOK NOTES: Latest John Michael Cummings Novel, 'Don't Forget Me, Bro' to be Published in October by Stephen F. Austin State University Press As a book reviewer, I'm always on the lookout for outstanding writers.

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Related Topix: Stephen F. Austin State University, Harpers Ferry, WV

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Times-Herald

Senoia man pens book on Warm Springs

F. Martin Harmon's new history of Warm Springs is "a labor of love" but a bittersweet one because of repeated missed opportunities.

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Related Topix: Warm Springs, GA, Meriwether County, GA, Senoia, GA, Coweta County, GA, Georgia, Mercer University, Jekyll Island, GA, Glynn County, GA

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Books for parents, kids, teens on LGBTQ experience

This photo provided by Simon & Schuster shows the cover of authors Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell's book, "And Tango Makes Three."

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Related Topix: Simon & Schuster, Family, Kids, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Associated Press, Random House

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Age of Entropy

RANDALL L. SCHWELLER is a professor of political science at the Ohio State University and author of Maxwell's Demon and the Golden Apple: Global Discord in the New Millennium , from which this essay is adapted.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Johns Hopkins University, Prison

National Parks Traveler

Abraham Lincoln: God And Man In Indiana, The Strange Case Of The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Editor's note : The following is the first half of an article on the significance of religious symbolism at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Indiana, symbolism that the National Park Service has largely overlooked.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, US National Parks, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Yale University, Weird

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Photos: From corsets to Wonderbras, museum takes on lingerie

New York a From a 1770 corset to a 2014 bra-and-panty set in lacy stretch silk, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology has put the focus on lingerie and ladies foundation garments in a new exhibition.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Examiner.com

The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research with Patricia Leavy, Ph.D.

Patricia Leavy, PhD is an internationally known author . She has published a dozen non-fiction books including the best-seller Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice , and Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research: Using Problem-Centered Methodologies and Fiction as Research Practice .

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Related Topix: Stonehill College, Sense, Electronic, Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

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