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Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray

Outlet: Baltimore Sun - Online

...Radio to discuss finance and serves as a director for the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies and the University of Maryland System Foundation. Before entering the world of finance, he was an assistant dean of admissions at his

Taking a stand against violence

Outlet: Sentinel - Online, The

CARLISLE — Drawing from the quote, “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing,” Dickinson College is looking to be a leader in reducing “power-based violence” b…

Program aims to prevent violence at Dickinson College

Outlet: WHTM-TV - Online

...supporting the violence and allowing it to continue,' said Green DOT Coordinator Dorothy Andrews. Beyond the symbolism, wearing a Green DOT means that it - is - your business. Andrews along with student volunteers helped kick off an awarenes

Saudis at War With Islamic State Confront Echo of Kingdom's Past

Outlet: Bloomberg News - Online

...Offenders can be flogged, or beheaded for serious crimes. Islamic State and Wahhabi doctrines overlap in “puritanism and xenophobia toward non-Muslims and Shiite,” said David Commins, author of “The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia” and a profe

If I Had A Hammer…

Outlet: Jewish Week - Online, The

...smart; if a Jew is a fool, he's a damned fool.” Ideas of Jewish awkwardness, he said, have been similarly exaggerated, to the extent that, “If a Jew is clumsy, you shouldn't give him anything to hold.” Ted Merwin teaches religion and Judaic stu

Antonio Banderas, Goya de Honor 2015

Outlet: La Nueva España

...Además, algunos de los reconocimientos que ha recibido son el Premio Donostia y Premio de Honor del Festival de Cine Fantástico y de Terror de Sitges, a los que suma la Medalla de Oro al Mérito en las Bellas Artes y varios títulos de doctor Honori

The Ferrante trial: Inside the cyanide poisoning case

Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Online

...that defense exhibits had been doctored. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Manning served as a prosecutor for both the Allegheny County District Attorney's office and in federal court for the U.S. attorney's office. He earned his bachelor's

Leah Moriarty knows what makes Snowmass special

Outlet: Aspen Times - Online

Expand Photo Courtesy photo | Walker, Caroline, Leah and Bill Moriarty attend one of Walker's football games at Dickinson College. Leah Moriarty, Walker's mom, moved to Snowmass Village in 1980 and has raised her family and built her career here.

Here's what the 8 most sustainable campuses in the US are doing right

Outlet: EducationDive

...banned; by 2017, more than half of the dining hall food will come from sustainable sources; and by 2020, the school will eliminate all waste headed for landfills or incinerators. 3. Saving the stormwater at Dickinson No. 3 on the Sierra Club

Irrational Atheism

Outlet: Atlantic - Online, The

...simply cannot be true. But that's why believing it called for total passion over the course of a lifetime. Christianity was the best thing to believe in part because it was the hardest thing to believe. Presented by Crispin Sartwell teaches

First-year teachers on why they teach

Outlet: Boston Globe - Online

...that. He taught me how to make a mess and learn, then we'll clean it up. Dig deep. With hands-on projects, kids are learning and sometimes they don't even notice.” AMANDA DODSON, 27 Kindergarten, Cabot Elementary School, Newton BA, Americ

First National Community Bancorp, Inc. Adds Two Independent Directors to the Company's Board

Outlet: KUSI-TV - Online

...issues.  He is the former President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. Mr. Eckel was also a member of the Board of Directors of Gartmore Global Asset Management Trust, and he is a trustee of Pennsylvania State University . He attended Keystone Ju

Medidata Appoints Mike Capone Chief Operating Officer

Outlet: HispanicBusiness.com

...innovations, and now serves more than 430,000 clients and 35 million users on its SaaS platforms. Capone is a 25-year veteran of ADP and has held positions in product development, information technology and operations. He earned a BS in computer s

Avillion Appoints Jarrod Longcor as Chief Business Officer

Outlet: AZCentral.com

...conduct a global Phase 3 trial of BOSULIF® in chronic myelogenous leukemia is underway, and Jarrod coming on board enables us to intensify our efforts to complete additional co-development agreements in the coming months." Mr Longcor holds a B.

NSA Reform Bill Splits Reformers

Outlet: Huffington Post, The

...imposes stricter limits on the government than the gutted version of NSA reform that the House passed in May, they contend that there are still plenty of ways for the NSA to collect exactly what it wants. Harry Pohlman, a professor of political

Doctoral Research Takes Penn Student to Mountains of Japan for Ascetic Retreats

Outlet: Penn News

...my adviser in Japan and encouraged me to continue the work he began with them.” Clements, who was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburb of Levittown, Pa., initially became interested in Japanese history and religion as an undergraduate stu

A postcard arrives in Old Greenwich 66 years after being sent

Outlet: Connecticut Post - Online

...thing for a kid to live there. It was like stepping back in time." Back in Old Greenwich, they lived at 370 Sound Beach Ave. for several years, before moving down the street. Sue and Linda graduated from in 1956 and 1960, respectively. Lin

Ocean acidification: NSF awards $11.4 million in new grants to study effects on marine ecosystems

Outlet: Phys.org

...estuarine and open ocean environments Jan Pechenik, Tufts University: Ocean Acidification/Collaborative Research/RUI: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod

Dickinson reopens Kline Center after $14M expansion

Outlet: Sentinel - Online, The

CARLISLE — Looking from the small bleachers at the five regulation-sized squash courts, it was everything Casey Merbler hoped to see when she first enrolled at Dickinson College three years ago.

In Denmark, Group Helps American Students of Color Feel at Home

Outlet: Diverse: Issues In Higher Education - Online

...loving Puerto Rican household, where everyone is hugging, kissing and dancing and all of that,” Tirado said. “The DIS club helped wrap it up for me and made me feel like I had a safe place if I had any concerns.” Like Cherubin, Tirado also atte

Eco-friendly Kline Center Opens to Students

Outlet: Green Building News

CARLISLE, Pa. — Opened this month, the renovation and expansion at Dickinson College's Kline Center in Carlisle offers students an athletic center that combines fitness amenities with sustainable architecture. The 29,000-square-foot facility acco

The End Of Jewish Liberalism?

Outlet: Jewish Week - Online, The

...the election season gets underway, some new (blue) blood may be on its way. Perhaps Central Pennsylania will turn a little more purple, showing that there's still some life in the old Jewish liberal left. Ted Merwin teaches religion and Jewish

Segal Rogerscasey Adds Senior Investment Consultant

Outlet: CNBC - Online

...presence adds depth and breadth to our investment consulting practice.” Mr. Wright holds a Masters of International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and a B.A. in International Studies and E

What Iceland's Volcanoes Can Teach Us about Climate

Outlet: Climate Central

...with what happens when a sub-glacial volcano goes up. The combination of lava and ice can be explosive, as this video demonstrates:  “If you pour lava onto a sheet of ice, it sometimes effervesces,” says Ben Edwards, a glacial volcano

Unum Awards Scholarship To Signal Mountain High School Graduate

Outlet: Chattanoogan.com

...Unum,” Ms. Goeltz said.”I know that this scholarship will help me work towards giving back to the community in my future career.” Ms. Goeltz, the daughter of Mac Goeltz a financial manager at Unum, will apply her scholarship toward her fall sem

Blowing Off Steam

Outlet: OnEarth Magazine - Online

...let's start with what happens when a sub-glacial volcano goes up. The combination of lava and ice can be explosive, as this video demonstrates: “If you pour lava onto a sheet of ice, it sometimes effervesces,” says Ben Edwards, a glacial volcan

How the Red-Legged frog got its name

Outlet: San Juan Islander.com

...great naturalists of the 19th century. As a young man John James Audubon tutored him on the scientific illustration of birds. While initially interested in medicine, by 1846 (the year the Smithsonian was established) Baird was teaching natural his

What Happens When A Volcano Erupts Under A Glacier?

Outlet: Popular Science - Online

...Iceland Review reports that areas north of the volcano are being evacuated.  Bárðarbunga is buried beneath a glacier that averages 1300 feet thick––for now, at least. To find out what might happen if the volcano blows, we talked to Benjamin Ed

Mo'ne Davis, and why no one should laugh at the idea of a woman playing baseball

Outlet: Yahoo! Sports

...between a girl who plays baseball and a woman whose vocation is to do so. "There are a lot of amazing girl athletes, and they're lost before they have a chance to be found," said Perabo, visiting her parents in New Hampshire on a break from her

South Jersey lawyer approved for Rutgers board

Outlet: philly.com

...of New Jersey," Tambussi said. "I think the Camden campus is a very integral part of that. My primary goal is to see the Camden campus is enhanced to its full extent." That means making sure Rutgers-Camden is fully funded, said Tambussi, a gra

Spoken Latin posed as a great equalizer

Outlet: Yakima Herald-Republic - Online

...vaccines). There are similar Latin language movements afoot in schools around Baltimore and in New York, Bezaka says. “Stupefactissima sum.” It all goes a long way toward explaining why 35 people are paying $300 to spend a week at Latin c

Penn Doctoral Candidate Minh Nguyen Sets His Sights on Curing Diseases

Outlet: Penn News

...research was the route to help cure disease and save lives led him ultimately to Penn. In 2006, Nguyen arrived in the U.S. set on studying organic chemistry, first living with family in Maryland while attending community college before being ac

UC-Irvine Tops Green Colleges List

Outlet: Environmental Leader

...on-campus solar projects, a 19-megawatt turbine cogeneration plant and a record of consistently exceeding energy-efficiency goals. Other factors that helped institutions make the top 10 include American University's solar array, which is DC's l

Minimal minimization? More concerns about surveillance

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

The following is a guest post byH.L. Pohlman, professor of political science at Dickinson College. In my most recent post — as part of a rolling roundtable of sorts with the ACLU's Gabe Rottman and civil liberties journalist Marcy Wheeler — I disc

Pennsylvania Agriculture Department Honors Two Longstanding Farm Families

Outlet: Yahoo! News

...the family. The farm primarily produces grain and hay, and was preserved in 1996. Centre County is home to four bicentennial and 34 century farms. The house was built in 1858 as a wedding present for Jane Lyons and Col. Bucher Ayers. Ayers grad

Higher ed's greenest: Sierra Club names top 10 'Cool Schools'

Outlet: EducationDive

The Sierra Club has unveiled its 2014 list of America's greenest colleges. The top five: the University of California — Irvine; American University, Washington, DC; Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA; Loyola University, Chicago; and Lewis and Clark Coll

The surveillance debate, continued: Another response to the ACLU

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

The following is a guest post by H.L. Pohlman, professor of political science at Dickinson College. Yesterday on this site, journalist Marcy Wheeler weighed in on a debate between myself and Gabe Rottman of the American Civil Liberties Union, rega

A New Factor in Your College Decision: Does the School Help Save the Planet?

Outlet: Take Part

...“energy-efficiency goals that are consistently exceeded.” Other schools in the top 10 have impressive environmental credentials too. American University in Washington, D.C., which came in second, has the city's largest array of energy-produc

Which Universities Are the Greenest?

Outlet: SustainableBusiness.com

...sustainability, colleges and universities are leaders and models for the rest of society." The top 10 for 2014 are an interesting mix of schools across the country: 1. University of California, Irvine (CA) 2. American University, Washingt

Proposed surveillance reforms are weaker than the ACLU suggests

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

Marcy Wheeler is an independent journalist who writes extensively on surveillance and civil liberty issues. She blogs at Emptywheel. The terms of the debate over NSA reform between Dickinson College professor H.L. Pohlman and the ACLU's Gabe Rottm