March 12, 2014

Dr. Mary C. Pearl to Become Macaulay Honors College’s First Provost and Senior Associate Dean

NEW YORK, NY – Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary C. Pearl, Ph.D. as its first Provost and…

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February 12, 2014

BEYOND SCHOOL SUPPLIES: HOW DONORSCHOOSE IS CROWDSOURCING REAL EDUCATION REFORM

THE CHARITY IS USING ITS NETWORKING STRENGTH TO PROVIDE TEACHERS WITH NEW KINDS OF RESOURCES, AND ITS DATA TO HOLD BUREAUCRATS ACCOUNTABLE.   BY PEG TYRE Every chance he gets,…

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February 3, 2014

Introducing the New Meyer Cancer Center

The Sandra and Edward Meyer Foundation will expand and enhance Weill Cornell’s distinguished cancer research and care programs.

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January 28, 2014

Cancer Fight Steps Up in New York City

Influx of Donations Positions City as a Premier Location for Scientists By MELANIE GRAYCE WEST An influx of donations this month to support cancer research is positioning New York as…

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January 15, 2014

Once-hot 'Instagram for video' app Viddy sells for a fraction of its former value

By Casey Newton   The makers of Viddy, a once fast-growing app for recording and sharing short videos, sold their company today for a reported fraction of their former valuation. Fullscreen, which offers tools and…

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January 15, 2014

VIDEO: Giving 'Nobly' To Beat Cancer

January 15, 2014

Giving 'Nobly' To Beat Cancer

Weill Cornell Medical College Will Announce $75M Gift From Edward H. Meyer and His Wife, Sandra By MELANIE GRAYCE WEST Jan. 7, 2014 11:59 p.m. ET The 50 years that Edward H. Meyer spent…

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January 14, 2014

Meyer family donates $75 million to New York medical college

Official: Gift to Weill Cornell Medical College ‘will make it possible for us to be at the forefront of cancer research.’ Courtesy of Meyer family The Meyer family – Tony…

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December 31, 2013

Ring In The New With Lightt, A Beautifully Intuitive And Musical Video App For iPhone

Anthony Wing Kosner, Contributor For many people who got new iOS devices over the holidays, figuring out what to do with them is on the resolutions list for the new…

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December 23, 2013

Providence agency considers condemning Power Station property as a step toward redevelopment

  BY PAUL GRIMALDI Journal Staff Writer pgrimaldi@providencejournal.com PROVIDENCE — The Providence Redevelopment Agency sees its authority to condemn “blighted” property as a tool it could wield to clear the…

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