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Radnor's Cherry makes Israel home

Outlet: philly.com

... Saturday, July 19, 2014, 3:01 AM For Matt Cherry, pressure is not being forced to make a quick decision on the lacrosse field. It's having 10 seconds to get to a bomb shelter. Cherry, a Radnor High School graduate, starred in lacr

ABC27 News Live @ 5

Outlet: ABC27 News Live at 5 PM - WHTM-TV

1. Tiger woods could have used one of those... His backswing gets interupted by the a camera going off... Tiger barely made the cut after shooting a 77. 2. Rory mcilroy had another great round as he added to his lead at the open... A great approach s

Local Ukrainian conflict expert weighs in on downed airliner

Outlet: WHTM-TV - Online

...crossfire. A humanitarian failure that no one saw coming. Karl Qualls is an author and expert on the region. He notes that on Monday and on Wednesday of this week, two Ukrainian military planes were shot out of the sky by Russian separatists.

The New York Jewish deli meets the 21st century, and the results are geshmak

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

...and soul-warming potato knishes ($8) with caramelized onion. There is, however, an incongruity in paying $18 for a sable-and-bialy plate called “the Shtetl.” “It's a huge irony,” says Ted Merwin, an associate professor of religion and Judaic st

Investigation moves forward in Malaysia Airlines tragedy

Outlet: WPMT-TV - Online

...and hoping for outside help to control pro-Russian separatists. “Before the problem was between Russia and Ukraine,” Yingst said. “Now, the problem is between these pro-Russian separatists and the world. Something is going to have to happen.” Karl

Plane crash brings waning American attention back to Ukraine

Outlet: Sentinel - Online, The

Since tensions between Ukraine and Russia boiled over in April, Dickinson College Professor of History Karl Qualls, who specializes in Russian history, has watched as disagreements and protest…

Hoagland named director of law school’s Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic

Outlet: College of William and Mary

...science as its partner, and provides local and state decision makers with expertise and resources toward solving 21st-century legal and policy dilemmas. How can that not excite a lawyer/conservationist?” Hoagland holds a Bachelor of Science deg

She Snoops for Scoops: The Personal Side of the EdNET Community

Outlet: EdNET Insight

...11, 1968, in Boston, Massachusetts, Frank moved to Columbia, Maryland, at the tender age of six weeks with his parents and older sister. Following his childhood in Columbia and graduation from Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland, he

State's health-plan marketplace selects new executive director

Outlet: Las Vegas Review-Journal - Online

...Maryland. His bio also lists experience including managing regional operations for a Fortune 100 health care company, and serving as benefits administrator for Ohio, where he managed the state's five self-funded health plans. He has a bachelor'

Shakespeare troupe visits Collier Park

Outlet: TribLIVE

...a “safety net,” wearing a black-and-white striped referee's shirt. He possessed the only full copy of the script and helped actors, if needed, to keep the play moving forward. Kirtland, originally from Baltimore, has a bachelor's degree in thea

Chatter: Kaiser's Chris Mathewson gets national honor

Outlet: San Bernardino Sun - Online

...first-team all-state honoree by CalHiSports, which also named him Medium Schools Player of the Year. Mathewson was also an All-Inland Valley selection. Webb player decides Kienan Dixon of Webb School will attend and play football at NCAA

Central Pa. LGBT History Project wins national archivist award

Outlet: Patriot-News - Online, The

...Past recipients include U.S. Senator Harry Reid, The Chicago Tribune, Kraft Foods and Arizona State University. According to the Society's press release, the awards committee was impressed with the project's efforts to work with archival progra

Liberal Arts Colleges to Collaborate With Mellon Money

Outlet: InsideHigherEd.com

...colleges have for the $800,000 grant: use teleconferences and the internet to combine low-enrollment classes; share study abroad sites; share staff; and work to reduce health, procurement and other costs. The colleges in the group are: Bryn Mawr C

BGB Associates in Family and Sports Medicine Join Group

Outlet: Summit Medical Group

...the Patient Care Committee and a teaching attending physician at Union Hospital in Union, New Jersey. He also has practiced with Boro Park Primary Care Center and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Barry earned his BA in anthr

Getting to know Emmy award winning daytime actor Eric Martsolf with "10 questions"

Outlet: WFTS-TV - Online

...designers, businesses and companies. Early on in his career he was a radio broadcaster and a singer/dancer at Hersheypark  in Pennsylvania. He also performed at  Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Martsolf earned a degree in Political Sci

B.C. Bound Part II: Here's to Not Getting Eaten by Bears

Outlet: Wooster Geologists

Guest Bloggers: Julia Franceschi and Mary Reinthal A little over a week ago at Spoon market in downtown Wooster, we met our research collaborators from Dickinson College. Although it was the first time we met rising junior Liz Plascencia and … Contin

‘Fiddler' For Millennials

Outlet: Jewish Week - Online, The

...generation of American Jews, including my own kids, is so far removed from the world of “Fiddler” as to inhabit a different universe. Is it any wonder that “Fiddler,” as it settles into middle age, is losing its edge? Ted Merwin directs the Hil

Israel, Meet Lacrosse

Outlet: Forward - Online, The

...target of rockets launched from the territory , many of which are intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome system. In the city, a siren signals an impending attack, and many of the young Israelis who live there have spent time in bomb shelters. Matt C

From foster homes to full college scholarship: Meet the teen who beat the odds

Outlet: Today Show - NBC News Network - Online

To say that things weren't easy for Tyree Grant is an understatement. At age 6, he was taken away from his biological mom, separated from his three siblings and went from one foster home to another. "It was really difficult," he recalled. "No k

Moving Beyond the Value Debate

Outlet: Huffington Post, The

Recent published reports based on data from The Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., as well as a study in the journal Science, definitively conclude that college graduates earn more money -- a staggering 98 percent more --than adults witho

How Bronx Teen, Tyree Grant, Went From Foster Care To Full College Scholarship

Outlet: Huffington Post, The

...for their unwavering love and support and for helping him focus his time and energy on what matters most. “Just knowing that school is priority number one, I was able to move through all the distractions and still come out on top.” Grant wil

National Gallery of Art Awards 18 Summer Internships to a Group of International Students from 12 States and 2 Foreign Countries

Outlet: Targeted News Service

National Gallery of Art issued the following news release: The National Gallery of Art welcomed 18 graduate students and recent bachelor's degree recipients to participate in its 2014 summer internship program. The interns are joined by a Cultu

Man Attends 80th College Reunion, Named College President for the Day

Outlet: ABC News - Online

Colleen Curry More from Colleen » Dickinson College celebrated one of its oldest living alumni this weekend at a ceremony for 101-year-old Dr. Benjamin James. Dickinson College celebrated one of its oldest living alumni this weekend at a ceremo

Man, 101, Attends 80th College Reunion, Named College President for Day

Outlet: KSFO-AM - Online

(CARLISLE, Pa.) -- Dickinson College celebrated one of its oldest living alumni this weekend at a ceremony for 101-year-old Dr. Benjamin James. James graduated from the college in 1934 and returned to the campus, in Carlisle, Pa., this weekend fo

The boys of summer Grill Guys get going

Outlet: NCAdvertiser.com

...grill cleaning company, called Grill Guys. “This is our first summer cleaning grills professionally and we started because multiple parents and family friends suggested to us that we start our own grill cleaning company,” Vos, who will be a sop

Trash into treasure: Annual U-Turn sale turns 10

Outlet: Sentinel - Online, The

CARLISLE — Ten years ago, Lindsey Williams, then a senior at Dickinson College, looked at the piles of discarded decor left behind by students at the end of the school year and found inspiration.

Philly Futures Helps Student Defy Odds

Outlet: WCAU-TV - Online

...school in Philadelphia, including from charters, 54 percent of students enroll in college. Of the Futures high school class of 2014, 100 percent are graduating high school and have been accepted to college. North Philly's Asazina Cooper will

A summer reading list from college admissions counselors

Outlet: Answer Sheet, The

...Michael Sexton, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Santa Clara University, CA   *“Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys” by Michael Thompson and Dan Kindlon Recommended by: Catherine McDonald Davenport, Executive Director of A

China's Vietnam veterans fighting new battle

Outlet: Yahoo! News

...state-planned economy with free markets. Leaving the army, Teng was assigned a job in a state-run firm, but was later laid off and could only find work as a rubbish collector. Soldiers of the time were "left behind" by change, said Neil Diam

associate professor of archaeology Dickinson College in Pennsylvania have

Outlet: BBC Oxford

and that has really only been recognised in recent years Christoph Tillis Maggie this out from mrs toasty associate professor of archaeology Dickinson College in Pennsylvania have been excavating the essence to thousands Them and he began by doing ge

New England lakes recovering rapidly from acid rain

Outlet: ScienceDaily

...quality for our region's lakes," said NHAES researcher William McDowell, professor of environmental science and director of the NH Water Resources Research Center. In addition to McDowell, the research team included Kristin Strock, assistant pr

'A Much Smaller World'

Outlet: Intelligencer-Journal/Lancaster New Era

Staff Writer ageli@lnpnews.com John J. Snyder Jr. enjoyed the simple things in life: typing letters on his manual typewriter, taking his English cocker spaniels for a ride in his bulky station wagon, watching the latest episode of "The X-

Coffee-roasting company growing its business

Outlet: Observer-Reporter - Online

...customers in the Greensburg area and northern West Virginia. “The first year in business, everyone says the goal is to make it to year two,” DiOrio said. “By the second year, it's to pay back the business loan, which we have.” When he gradua

Princeton prep program sends 22 local students to top colleges

Outlet: Trentonian - Online, The

...almost a full ride. I am truly grateful for the people who run this program.” said Lima from Trenton. Princeton University Preparatory Program graduates: Ewing High School Angela Amankwaah, The George Washington University. D'Andre

Archaeologists Excavate Lower City of Mycenae

Outlet: Popular Archaeology

Mycenae -- the ancient city of the legendary King Agamemnon, best known from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and its iconic Lion Gate and cyclopean defensive walls, has long fascinated scholars and site visitors alike with the epic proportions of its impos

Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?

Outlet: Associated Press (AP)

The couple in the convertible sail down a pristine freeway, the pavement theirs alone. At the wheel, he smiles in suit and tie, while she leans closer, every blonde hair in place, her face a portrait of mobile bliss. “To whirl along with all the j

Alaska Volcano Erupts

Outlet: National Geographic - Online

...authorities to issue the most serious warning level for aviation, red. By Tuesday night, the warnings were downgraded one level to orange, or "watch," thanks to diminished activity and clear weather that improves visibility. Ben Edwards ,

Revamped MCAT due in 2015, should students wait for new test?

Outlet: USA Today - Online

...hold off on taking the exam so they have time to familiarize themselves with the material. Bonnie Miller, senior dean associate for health sciences at Vanderbilt University, praised the transition, advising her daughter studying neurological sc

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS APPOINTS JUNIOR FELLOWS TO 2014 SUMMER INTERN PROGRAM

Outlet: Federal News Service

WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Library of Congress issued the following news release: A panel of Library curators and specialists has selected 49 college students from among more than 940 applicants to participate in the Library's 2014 Junior Fellow