April 15, 2013

Playing a Wizard’s Game on Ordinary Broomsticks

The Macaulay Marauders are one of three New York teams that will compete in the Quidditch World Cup this weekend, a contest made famous by Harry Potter. By COREY KILGANNON…

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March 24, 2013

Macaulay Initiates New Media Lab Project

March 13, 2013 – Macaulay Honors College has launched the New Media Lab project, an ambitious four-phase initiative supported by Anthony E. Meyer, Macaulay Foundation Director, and Chairman of Meyer…

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February 14, 2013

Seeds planted for economic rebirth

By Chris Barrett10/31/11 To listen to some people talk, the demolition of the old Interstate 195 through Providence represents the most significant economic opportunity for Rhode Island in a generation….

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February 14, 2013

A new identity begins to take shape

By Chris Barrett10/24/11 At its northern end, Eddy Street in Providence starts with parking lots. Move south and there’s the old motor shop that’s been turned into residential condominiums. Then…

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February 14, 2013

District once a manufacturing jewel

By Chris Barrett 10/17/11 Joseph DiBattista remembers opening his jewelry plant on Chestnut Street in Providence in 1964. Manufacturers, platers, wire formers, stampers, enamellers and other businesses lined the streets….

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February 11, 2013

Davos Forum Considers Learning’s Next Wave

By ALISON SMALE January 27, 2013 DAVOS, Switzerland — She may not have been the youngest speaker ever at the World Economic Forum in Davos, but Khadija Niazi, 12, was…

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February 11, 2013

Education startups: The bottom-up approach doesn’t work here

BY ERIN GRIFFITH ON JANUARY 24, 2013 Plenty of wide-eyed, ambitious, and possibly naive startups have set out to “fix” or at the very least, improve, education. You can’t fault…

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January 14, 2013

Needed in Washington: A New Model of Compromise

By Gerald Seib The next Washington impasse already is taking shape; what is needed now is an entirely new paradigm for resolving it. One glimmer of hope is that a…

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January 7, 2013

Arsenal Capital Partners Announces Recapitalization Investment In TractManager, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Chris Tofalli Chris Tofalli Public Relations, LLC 914-834-4334 NEW YORK, January 7, 2013 – Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests…

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January 7, 2013

MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND CHANCELLOR WALCOTT LAUNCH THE GAP APP CHALLENGE, A NEW SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CONTEST FOR PROGRAMS TO HELP MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS EXCEL IN MATH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2013 No. 6 www.nyc.gov Gap App Challenge is First Such Competition to be Led by a School District in the Nation, and First in a…

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