Maja Markovic 011
There's a compromise bill to keep the notification bar but at least charge the battery.
♫ When the spacing is tight / And the difference is slight / That's a moiré ♫
My favorite might be U+1F609 U+1F93F WINKING FACE VOMITING.
'So we just have a steady flow of metal piling up in our server room? Isn't that a problem?' 'Yeah, you should bring that up at our next bismuth meeting.'
I recognize that chocolate is its own thing on which reasonable people may differ. Everything else here is objective fact.
I'm one of the few Instagram users who connects solely through the Unix 'talk' gateway.
xkcd Phone 5
The phone will be collected by the toll operators and mailed back to you within 4-6 weeks.
The dump also contains a list of millions of prime factors, a 0-day Tamagotchi exploit, and a technique for getting gcc and bash to execute arbitrary code.
Sure, you could just ask, but this also takes care of the host gift thing.
Borrow Your Laptop
If used with software that could keep up, a scroll wheel mapped to send a stream of 'undo' and 'redo' events could be kind of cool.
Clinton press secretary to discuss campaign communications, future of political journalism
Brian Fallon, press secretary for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, will present a talk and answer audience questions about political journalism and campaign communications on Tuesday, March 28 at 4:30 p.m. in Rm. 119 of William L. Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St.
Book: One Nation Undecided
YaleNews features works recently or soon to be published by members of the University community. Descriptions are based on material provided by the publishers. Authors of new books may forward publishers’ book descriptions to us by email.
Founder and chair of The Marshall Project to speak on campus
Neil Barsky, founder and chair of The Marshall Project, will speak at Yale on Tuesday, March 28 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.
Understanding conflict in Central African Republic: Q&A with anthropologist Louisa Lombard
Louisa Lombard, assistant professor of anthropology, has spent 13 years conducting ethnographic research in the Central African Republic. Her latest book, “State of Rebellion,” puts the recent uprising in social, cultural, and historical context. She recently spoke with YaleNews about her book.
Key tool in DNA repair kit found
Breaks in DNA can cause chromosome rearrangements, abnormalities linked to cancer. Now Yale scientists have identified how the molecule DNA2 helps begin the complex process of repairing these breaks.
Events emphasize Yale’s military connections, history ahead of WWI anniversary
Officers from the French War College and cadets from West Point visited campus in early March for a series of events emphasizing Yale's past and present military connections.
The Week Ender: Happenings March 24-26
The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday.
Book: A Field Guide to Long Island Sound
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What do you get a revered TV naturalist who has everything? An ancient shrimp, of course
Scientists at Yale and in England are honoring renowned naturalist and TV documentarian Sir David Attenborough with his own proto-shrimp.
Yale Rep to stage ‘Assassins,’ Stephen Sondheim’s ‘musical masterpiece’
The Yale Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season with a new production of the Tony Award-winning play “Assassins.” The production, which will be staged through April 8 at the University Theatre, 222 York St., is directed by James Bundy, with book by John Weidman and music and lyrics ...
One Line to Rule the World
Spring has arrived, and with it, daylight saving time. As the clocks go forward an hour in the UK, as they did earlier this month in the US, we’re taking a look at how Greenwich became the home of time. A new book by Geographer Royal for Scotland, Professor Charles Withers, asks the question, how di...
Chuck Berry and the Racial Imagination of Rock
Rock and roll superstar Chuck Berry, whose early work did so much to define the genre, died at 90 on March 18th. Some of the appreciations published in the days since his passing have noted Berry’s prickly relationship to a rock establishment that championed white musicians who, as Jon Caramanica wr...
The Space Race and the Grassroots
Celebrated as an American triumph and immortalized as “one giant leap for mankind,” the Apollo 11 moon landing has always had a certain buzzcut cast. But July 1969 was of course a shaggy time in America—the moon landing took place just three weeks before Woodstock—and the space program had a surpris...
International Women’s Day: A Reading List
January 21st saw millions of people around the world gather together in the Women’s March in support of women’s rights, social justice, and gender equality. With reproductive rights, the accessibility and affordability of health care, gender inequality, and the gender pay gap in headlines daily, it’...
The Boston Massacre: A Usable Past
A little after 9:00 p.m. on March 5, 1770, a detachment of British soldiers fired into a crowd of townspeople on King Street in Boston, in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The result—the “Boston Massacre”—is perhaps the most densely described incident in early American history, yet, as historian Eric H...
In Search of Bengali Harlem
Last week the Whiting Foundation announced the second class of recipients of the Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, which celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Among the 2017-2018 cohort is Vivek Bald, a scholar, writer,...
Homesteading in Harlem
Harlem—America’s most famous neighborhood—transformed in the late twentieth century from the epitome of urban crisis to the most vivid embodiment of urban revival. Yet while observers point to Harlem as a dramatic exemplar of gentrification, historian Brian Goldstein locates the genesis of Harlem’s ...
The Oral History of a Black Homeland
A dominant narrative of black life in the twentieth century is the Great Migration, the response to oppression and dispossession in the rural South that propelled millions of African Americans to leave the land. In A Mind to Stay, though, historian Syd Nathans focuses on those who remained in the So...
On Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers
At yesterday’s swearing in ceremony for beleaguered attorney general pick Jeff Sessions, President Trump signed three executive orders regarding law enforcement. One reiterated standing policy against international criminal cartels; another reinforced Trump and Sessions’s inaccurate representations ...
American Democracy Is Not a Machine
Democracy: A Case Study stems from a course that historian David Moss developed in order to bring the strengths of the Harvard Business School’s case study method to conversations about governance, citizenship, and democracy. In the spirit of that course, the book highlights nineteen key episodes in...
Stanford’s St. Lawrence String Quartet brings Beethoven to the San Francisco County Jail
The St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford’s ensemble-in-residence, performed at the San Francisco County Jail, sharing classical music with inmates. One prisoner described the experience as “a drink of water in a desert of concrete.”
Stanford Community Police Academy teaches what it’s like to be a police officer
The Stanford Community Police Academy teaches members of the campus community what it's like to be a cop.
Satellite imaging breakthrough improves ability to measure plant growth
Researchers have developed an approach for measuring plant growth from space by refining a decades-old technique. The new technology gets around earlier obstacles to accurate observations and could help unlock new perspectives on global change.
Stanford scientists study Pavlovian conditioning in neural networks
By looking at groups of neurons in the emotional center of the brain, researchers now understand how neural networks in the brain form associations, like those made famous by Ivan Pavlov.
Introductory freshman seminar publishes paper on Zika
Students in an infectious disease seminar quickly become Zika experts thanks to the epidemic’s sparse, rapidly changing history. In an unusual twist, their coursework culminated in a journal publication.
Stanford students praise new hands-on approach to archival research
Stanford students who experience a new archives-centric teaching approach stress the importance of exposure to primary historical materials for students of all disciplines.
Adapting a DIY robot kit to fill test tubes
Modern biology labs often use robotic assemblies to drop precise amounts of fluids into experimental containers. Now students and teachers can create inexpensive automated systems to do this in clubs or classrooms.
New study calls for U.S. solar policy reform
Stanford researchers suggest reforming U.S. solar policies and encourage closer collaboration between the United States and China on solar energy in a new report.
Heavy California rains par for the course for climate change
Stanford climatologist Noah Diffenbaugh explains why heavy rains during a drought are to be expected for a state in the throes of climate change.
Stanford women win NCAA swimming and diving title
Stanford claimed its first women's swimming and diving national title since 1998 on Saturday. This is Stanford's ninth NCAA women's swimming title and 10th overall, the most in the nation.
Labyrinth Books: How a vibrant bookstore connects campus and community
For nearly a decade, Princeton University has worked with Nassau Street retailer Labyrinth Books to offer an independent community bookstore for students, faculty, staff and local residents alike. In this Q&A, co-owner Dorothea von Moltke shares her thoughts on how and why this unique collaborat...
Religious Life conference responds to international refugee crisis
"Who are we without welcome?" That was the question asked at the recent conference "Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration" organized by Princeton University's Office of Religious Life and the international Catholic organization Community of Sant'Egidio. The interfaith interdisci...
Bridge Year Program to offer new program in Indonesia
Princeton University's Bridge Year Program will launch a new program site in Indonesia in the 2017-18 academic year. The site, based in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, will be offered in addition to existing Bridge Year locations in Bolivia, China, India and Senegal.
Dean for Research Innovation Funds awarded to highly exploratory projects
A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton's Office of the Dean for Research.
Alumnus Kemeny receives Hertz Fellowship for graduate study in geochemistry
Preston Cosslett Kemeny, a 2015 Princeton graduate, is one of TK college seniors and first-year graduate students nationwide to be named 2017 Hertz Fellows by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation. The fellows, who were selected from more than TK applicants, will receive a stipend and full tuition su...
Neurons deep in brain during learning reveal surprising level of activity
An international team of researchers has learned something surprising about the cerebellum, which despite its small size contains roughly half of all the neurons in the brain. These neurons, which were thought to fire only rarely as they take in information from the senses, are in fact far more acti...
Fung Forum ends with a call for critical thinking in the digital age
On day two of the 2017 Princeton-Fung Global Forum, Tuesday, March 21, in Berlin, policy experts, journalists and academics continued conversations about democracy in the digital age.
Faculty awarded funding for innovative education research projects
Six Princeton University faculty members will receive funding to work on innovative, cross-disciplinary education research projects over the next two academic years.
FACULTY HONOR: Kunzel, Zelizer elected to Society of American Historians
The Society of American Historians has elected Regina Kunzel, the Doris Stevens Professor in Women's Studies who teaches in the Department of History and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Julian Zelizer, the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affai...
Jacobus Fellows' research spans empathy to superconductivity
Princeton's four Jacobus Fellows and their advisers describe the research that earned them the University's top honor for graduate students.
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These Teachers Voted For Trump. Here's What They Think About His Proposed Education Cuts
Rebekah McClung, a civics and economics teacher in Virginia, thinks Donald Trump is doing a pretty good job as president. He hasn’t been perfect ― if it was up to her he would tone down the tweeting ― but overall, she rates him a 4 out of 5. Her satisfaction with the president includes his plans for...
For Students With Disabilities, Supreme Court’s Decision Means We Can No Longer Be Ignored
As a legally blind student, the first day of school holds special meaning for me. Along with excitement and nerves over new teachers and new classes, that day each August also affirms my sense of belonging—a sense that I am claiming a right just as other students do when they board the school bus or...
This Gorgeous Blog Fights Hate With Everyday Immigrant Stories
One group is hoping to counter intolerance with a simple approach: sharing true stories of immigrant life. Launched earlier this month, nonprofit community art blog Riding Up Front tells stories of immigrant cab drivers living in the U.S. and elsewhere, paired with eye-catching illustrations. The...
Earth Without Art Is Just Eh
Eh, according to Merriam-Webster, is used to ask someone to repeat something, which makes, “Eh?” an appropriate response to the President’s FY18 budget blueprint to eliminate funding for The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Established in 1965, the NEA is an independent federal agency whose fu...
This Student Was Raped Twice In Her Dorm. Now She's Suing Her School.
Warning: Some readers may find details in this article triggering. Amelia Roskin-Frazee was only a few months into her first year at Columbia University when she says she was raped in her own bed. Two months later, Roskin-Frazee says she was raped again in her dorm room by the same man she believes ...
Slick Rick's 'Children's Story' Is Getting Turned Into A Real Kid's Book
Once upon a time not long ago, children’s books were bereft of real-life scenarios faced by black children. But now, Slick Rick’s classic song and cautionary tale “Children’s Story” is being turned into an actual children’s book. The British-American rapper’s 1988 hit about a 17-year-old boy who get...
Toronto Cancels U.S. Class Trips Due To Trump Travel Ban Concerns
Canada’s largest school board has barred all future field trips to the United States because of concerns that some students could get caught up in President Donald Trump’s travel ban. And a girls chorus in California just became the latest U.S. institution to ditch an overseas trip for the same reas...
8-Year-Old Sends Heartfelt Message About Her Public School To Betsy DeVos
Fearing what might happen to the public school she attends, a second-grader wrote a note to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to tell her how much she loves her school. On March 18, journalist and current CNN commentator Sally Kohn posted a photo on Instagram of a postcard her daughter, 8-year-old...
Help The Huffington Post and ProPublica Document Hate
A cloud of fear has settled over many Americans since Donald Trump was elected president. Since Nov. 8, people have been shot, synagogues have been threatened, and even children aren’t spared from bigotry. But how much are these acts of hate on the rise? It’s hard to say. That’s because there’s no c...
The Profound Impact Of The NEA And NEH, In One Simple Graphic
Have you been wondering how, exactly, institutions like the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities affect towns and people across the U.S.? Not long after it was reported that President Donald Trump plans to defund the NEA and the NEH ― and that that defunding...
The Guardian - Culture
A must-read for French students: the countess obsessed with secrecy and love
Madame de La Fayette, now compulsory reading, was a pioneer of romantic fictionIn 1662 the French noblewoman Madame de La Fayette, published anonymously what is thought to be France’s first modern novel, La Princesse de Montpensier. Drawing on her knowledge of history and experience of Louis XIV’s c...
Scarlett Johansson, charismatic queen of science fiction
With her role as a cyborg in Ghost in the Shell, the actress has sealed her position as our favourite space invaderHollywood quickly made room on its red carpets for the young Scarlett Johansson in 2003, when she first created a stir in Sofia Coppola’s film, Lost in Translation. It seemed clear that...
Harrison Ford to air traffic control: 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway' – audio
An audio recording released by John Wayne Airport in California on Saturday reveals Harrison Ford referring to himself as a ‘schmuck’, after he mistakenly flies low over an airliner that was taxiing on 13 February. Ford had been supposed to land on a runway that runs parallel to the taxiway, but say...
Colourful characters beneath Berlin – in pictures
Berlin is known for its underground scene of artists, DJs and techno, but it was the actual underground that captured the attention of photographer Sebastian Spasic. In his project Berlin Lines, a collaboration with website Pixartprinting, Spasic photographed 20 people in the German capital’s metro ...
Justice League: first full trailer released online
The trailer for the much-hyped DC Comics superhero movie sees Batman, Wonder Woman and Aquaman join forces The first full trailer for the much-anticipated superhero-team movie Justice League has been released onto the internet.Directed by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s Zack Snyder, Justice Lea...
Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher record new Gorillaz track together
Former Britpop rivals also play live together at secret London gig to launch the much-anticipated Humanz albumThe battle between Blur and Oasis was one the biggest face-offs in chart history and changed the landscape of music and subculture in Britain. Nearly 23 years later, the Britpop rivals Damon...
The 20 photographs of the week
The Westminster attack, the ongoing offensive in Mosul and the funeral of Martin McGuinness – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists Continue reading...
Daniel Clowes: Trump's America is like the cynical comics I drew back in the 90s
As the comic writer’s fantastically misanthropic work Wilson hits cinema screens, he talks about grief, Ghost World and surviving in TrumplandHey, Daniel. What was it like making a movie without Terry Zwigoff, who directed Ghost World and Art School Confidential, but isn’t in charge for Wilson?With ...
Modern Toss – cartoon
English Tourism Week begins 25th March! Continue reading...
This week’s best radio: 6 music's annual fest pitches camp in Glasgow
The station’s annual city shindig is in full flow, while perennial folkies Fairport Convention celebrate 50 weird and wonderful yearsThe 6 Music festival comes from Glasgow this weekend with live music, DJ sets and complementary experiences by day and night. In a break between the live entertainment...
8 Online Courses Teaching Skills To Boost Your Resume
Online courses can help you level up your career, stay competitive, and even help your snag a brand new opportunity. Unsure which to take? Here are eight courses you can take from the comfort of your sofa, all teaching resume-worthy skills.
Studypool's Microtutoring Is Flipping Education Upside Down: Here's How The Young Visionaries Did It
The future of education.
March Madness' Cinderella Story Doesn't Believe They're An Underdog, And That's A Good Thing
By all measures Xavier is the underdog story of the NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers don't see it as a David-versus-Goliath run and it's probably why they keep winning.
10-Minute Mindfulness Meditation To Reduce Stress
It's easy to feel stressed out. There are so many demands such as meetings to attend, to-do lists to be completed, and phone calls to be made. There is a way out. If you meditate for even ten minutes, you'll feel better. Learn ways to do a simple but powerful meditation.
The Best European Countries For Studying Abroad
There are a number of reasons to consider studying abroad - among them quality, lifestyle, career options and cost.
What Xavier Did To Turn The Page On A Losing Streak And Fire Up A Cinderella Run
Facing a losing streak that could've torpedoed the season, the Xavier basketball team conducted a ritual with calendars, fire and a trash can. Even with all that, what they really did was figure out how to put their past in the past and keep it there.
Two Factors Explain Why So Many Immigrants Work In Tech
Age and language are key factors in immigrant career paths, according to a new study.
Navigating The Growing Pains Of Advertising To The Education Market
As education advertising grows into the sophisticated, interconnected vehicle that advertisers are clamoring for, the immediate beneficiaries will be the school districts and universities as they increase their acquisition pipelines. The uptick of quality education materials will be a boon to kids.
Why Are Martian Volcanoes So Different From Earth's?
The youngest volcano yet was discovered on Mars just this month, but it still died out tens of millions of years ago. What happened to Mars' volcanoes?
The Case For Modernizing Corporate Learning
In their attempt to help new and tenured employees develop the skills they need to be successful, many companies offer corporate learning opportunities. However, the tools that some companies currently use for this purpose are inadequate.
The NY Times - The Learning Network Blog
A Brand-New Learning Network
Say goodbye to the blog, our home since 2009 — and say hello to Learning Network 3.0.
What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 19, 2016
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation about what you see and why via a live, moderated discussion from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.
Do College Rankings Really Matter?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of consulting published lists of top colleges and universities?
Article of the Day | ‘I, Too, Sing America’
What objects and experiences will be part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture?
Word of the Day + Quiz | adorn
This word has appeared in 106 New York Times articles in the past year.
Film Club | Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’
In this short Op-Ed film, Jay Z describes in detail why the United States government's four-decade war on drugs is unjust and ineffective.
Do You Want Your Parents to Stop Asking You ‘How Was School?’
How do you talk about school with your parents? Do they ask you how your day was every afternoon? Or does school only come up when you're in trouble?
Article of the Day | ‘Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good?’
Someone quoted in the article you are about to read says "There are two adolescent imperatives: to resist authority and to contribute to community." Do you agree? Why or why not?
Picture Prompt | Speech Bubble
What do you think this image is saying? How does it relate to recent news events?
Word of the Day + Quiz | parsimony
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past year.
Class warfare: Growing competition between universities is changing student life
Print section Print Rubric:&nbsp; Competition between universities is hotting up. That is changing student life Print Headline:&nbsp; Class warfare Print Fly ...
The shaping of the law in America: Why the American legal system is so flexible
Print section Print Rubric:&nbsp; A book on law professors illuminates the bitterly contested ideas behind the fight for the Supreme Court and the founding principles of America Print Headline:&nbsp; ...
An academic dispute: A plan to shake up British universities meets opposition in the House of Lords
Print section Print Rubric:&nbsp; The Lords fight the government’s plans to reshape higher education Print Headline:&nbsp; An academic dispute Print Fly Title...
Learning and earning: Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative
Print section Print Rubric:&nbsp; Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of such a system are now emerging Print Headline:...
Business schools: Campus vs beach
Print section Print Rubric:&nbsp; The full-time MBA is under pressure from specialist degrees and online education Print Headline:&nbsp; Campus vs beach Print...
Race and university admissions: Why the Supreme Court upheld the University of Texas’s affirmative action programme
UNTIL last week, Justice Anthony Kennedy, a 28-year veteran on the Supreme Court bench, had never voted to uphold a race-based affirmative action policy. But on June 23rd, he did just that, writing an opinion that disappointed the supporters of Abigail Fisher (pictured), a white woman who felt she w...
Computing boot-camps: Risks and rewards
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Education: The class ceiling
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Private higher education: Could do better
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What's in a name?: A battle rages over the renaming of a law school after Antonin Scalia
IT IS in part an accident of geography that George Mason University has become a sprawling public institution. It sits in the prosperous Northern Virginia suburb of Fairfax County, home to thousands of lawyers, lobbyists and bureaucrats who work in Washington, DC. Proximity to the nation's capital m...
The Telegraph - Culture
How Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese brought 1970s New York to TV
Martin Scorsese tells Jane Mulkerrins how, with Mick Jagger’s help, he’s recreating the Manhattan music scene of 1973 for new HBO series Vinyl
Jilly Cooper hits out at 'fatal' impact of local government cuts to libraries
Cooper, who has an OBE for services to literature, has attacked David Cameron for allowing more than 350 libraries to close across Britain
Watership Down and other films that scared us witless
The 20 best TV chefs
As James Martin leaves Saturday Kitchen, Michael Hogan counts down the all-time best small-screen cooks
Alas, poor William
Telegraph View: Perhaps the tale is true that Horace Walpole, the dilettante antiquary, had Shakespeare's skull stolen to order
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl backs teen band banned from practising in their garage due to noise
Dave Grohl writes to Cornwall Council in bid to overturn youngsters band practice ban
10 on-screen couples who couldn't stand each other in real life
Just because your on-screen characters love each other, doesn't mean you can stand the person who plays them
The Kray twins: unseen pictures of Ronnie and Reggie
Described as the most dangerous men in Britain, the Ronnie and Reggie Kray were never shy about posing for the cameras. And as these unseen images show, they revelled in their reputations right from the start. These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the privat...
TV hunks through history
Well, hello Mr Darcy: a look at TV hunks through history
Money men in films: picture special
Look at 10 great films about money men and Wall Street, including Rogue Trader
The New York Times - Education
Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island
Law students will be able to study issues like privacy and cybersecurity at the new New York campus.
College Is the Goal. The Problem? Getting There.
For working-class students like Nate, Zac and TaTy, the road to college is unfamiliar and rocky, and even imagining oneself on campus can be an obstacle.
On Campus: How the Depressed Find Solace on Yik Yak, Believe It or Not
A platform associated with the gutter of young humanity had blossomed with tenderness.
Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch
The justices said schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard Judge Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.
Editorial: Predator Colleges May Thrive Again
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems poised to undo rules protecting students from taking on excessive debt for useless degrees.
Mary Maples Dunn, Advocate of Women’s Colleges, Dies at 85
Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Truth About New York City’s Elite High Schools
Bad policy and a false narrative of inferiority are keeping black and Latino students out of some of the city’s best schools.
Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises
Focusing mainly on advanced technology and the sciences, three of the city’s biggest academic building projects in years will soon open for business.
Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to Join N.Y.U.’s Law School
Mr. Bharara, who was abruptly dismissed by the Trump administration after refusing to resign, will be a distinguished scholar in residence.
School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump
Iowa is one of 31 states where legislators have proposed creating or expanding school choice programs this year, but the push is meeting resistance.
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Računarstvo u društvenim naukama
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Freedom of information | Politics | The Guardian
Despite some progress in addressing information requests from the public and media, state institutions are still cloaked in secrecy, said the country’s commissioner for information of public interest.
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U.S. Coalition Acknowledges It Carried Out Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Civilians
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.
Flynn Said to Discuss With Turkey Removing Erdogan Foe From U.S.
Ex-CIA Director James Woolsey says he attended a September meeting where other participants, including then-Trump adviser Mike Flynn, talked of moving Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey without going through U.S. extradition process.
Adorable Panda! (Also a Tool for Chinese Geopolitical Domination)
Beijing, which has a monopoly on breeding the rare bears, strategically lends them abroad as a soft-power tool to promote warm feelings for the Middle Kingdom—and sometimes dangles them to gain leverage; ‘I think they just played us.’
London Attacker Khalid Masood Led Itinerant Life Punctuated by Violence
On Tuesday, Khalid Masood ate a takeout kebab for dinner and spent his last night alive alone in a small, budget hotel in an English seaside town. In the morning he checked out, drove to London and went on a rampage.
EU Papers Over Divisions at 60th Birthday Party
European Union leaders, except British Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged their allegiance to the bloc on the 60th anniversary of its founding, but deep divisions remain over its future after Brexit.
China to Resume Accepting Brazilian Meat
China will reopen its consumer market to Brazilian meat exports, officials in the South American country said, after a scare over alleged corruption in Brazil’s sanitary inspection services prompted major importers to bar shipments.
NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role
Russia’s role in Libya is causing growing concern at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a senior official said, with the Kremlin appearing to throw its support behind Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a rival of the United Nations-backed coalition government in Tripoli.
U.S. Farmers Seek Shelter From Nafta Storm
U.S. agricultural producers are lobbying hard on both sides of the Mexico border to try to ensure that a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement doesn’t turn U.S. farm exports into collateral damage.
U.S. Issues Sanctions for Aid to Iran, North Korea, Syria
The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria.
OAS Chief Raises Pressure on Venezuelan Government
Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States, is lobbying the 34-nation body to oust Venezuela from its ranks unless President Nicolás Maduro permits elections and eases a clampdown on opponents and the press.
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4 Loan Forgiveness Programs for Teachers
1. Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Forgives the remaining balance on your Federal Direct Loans after 120 qualifying payments (10 years). View complete program details at StudentAid.gov/publicservice. Here are some highlights: This program has the broadest employment qualification requ...
How to Fill Out the FAFSA When You Have More Than One Child in College
Having one child who is heading to college can be stressful, but having to help multiple children at the same time can feel like too much to manage. While I can’t save you from a forgotten application deadline or the “how to do your own laundry” lessons, hopefully, I can help make the financial aid ...
Which College Is Right for You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself
“So, where are you going to school next year?” Sometimes it feels like this is the only question people ask you. Maybe you’ve been dreaming about a certain university, or maybe you have no idea what you even want to do with your life, let alone where to go to school. Choosing the right program Conti...
5 Financial Aid Tips for Parents (from a Parent)
Happy New (School) Year! The beginning of the school year is always an exciting time in our home. For my kids, it’s the anticipation of going back to school, making new friends, and the start of soccer! For my husband and me, it’s the joy of getting back to a routine. This year is slightly Continue ...
10 Myths About the FAFSA and Applying for Financial Aid
There’s so much information available about financial aid for college that it can be hard to tell the facts from fiction. We’ve got you covered! Here are some common myths about financial aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)—and we’ll give you the real scoop. MYTH 1: My...
3 Types of FAFSA Deadlines You Should Pay Attention To
Ah, deadlines. The sworn enemy of students across the nation. When you’re busy with classes, extracurricular activities, and a social life in whatever time you’ve got left, it’s easy to lose track and let due dates start whooshing by. All of a sudden, your U.S. history paper is due at midnight, and ...
4 Things You Should Know After Filing Your FAFSA
Congratulations! You submitted your 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)! Wondering what happens next? Here are a few things to look out for: 1. Your FAFSA confirmation page is not your financial aid award. After you complete the FAFSA online and click “SUBMIT,” you’ll see a con...
11 Common FAFSA Mistakes
The 2017–18 FAFSA® is now available! This year, the FAFSA launched 3 months earlier than usual—on October 1, 2016. Beginning this year, you’ll also be required to use earlier (2015) tax information than in previous years. How does that benefit you? Since you’ve already filed your 2015 taxes, you’ll ...
8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA
Need to fill out the FAFSA® but don’t know where to start? I’m here to help. Let’s walk through the process step by step: 1. Create an Account (FSA ID) Student: An FSA ID is a username and password you need to log in to and sign the FAFSA online. If you don’t have an FSA Continue Reading The post 8 ...
7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the FAFSA
If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The 2017–18 FAFSA is available now! The FAFSA launched on October 1, 2016—three months earlier than usual—at 12 a.m. Central time. You should fill it out as soon as possibl...
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