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The Frontline Caregivers of the Future Will Be Highly Educated, Skilled and Motivated Nurses

Jennifer J. Raab | Posted 08.06.2014 | College
Jennifer J. Raab

Increasingly, highly educated nurses and nurse practitioners will be providing primary care services, assuming many of the duties that were once the exclusive province of MDs.

Astoria Characters: The Lawyer and the Singer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.08.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's music playing when Marc Gross opens the door. Cara Samantha, his wife, is sitting on the sofa. She's not singing, merely speaking softly, but her sultry voice relegates the famous one on the CD to deep background.

Why Jackie O Still Matters

Jennifer J. Raab | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Jennifer J. Raab

Growing up at a time when the place of women in American society was undergoing sweeping changes and doors were opening for us into an uncertain future, we could look to her as a role model.

The Literary Road Show: Giving Writers Feedback and Support, not Statistics and Hype

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
Bernard Starr

What authors and wannabee authors crave is feedback on their manuscripts and proposals from publishing professionals -- mainly literary agents and editors.

Arlene Torres or Why Anthropology Still Matters (Part II)

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 08.30.2013 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

As politicians continue to debate immigration policy, efforts to better grasp the particularities of life in diverse communities have become even more relevant.

Creativity Behind the Scenes: Preserving the Culture of Artistry

Phil Chan | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

Despite the advent of video and recording technology, tradition continues even today: each fresh generation gets passed down a little bit of distilled knowledge from the first production of any given artistic work. You cannot learn how to be a swan from a video.

Özge Dogan's Documentary, The Sacred, Reveals Sense of Loss in New York's "Little Syria"

Todd Fine | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.

Astoria Characters: The Walk-On Woman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.04.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

You can set your clock by Dana D'Ascoli. Every morning in every kind of weather, she's in Astoria Park logging lightning laps from 5 to 6. And it's not just around the park. Dana's running role in life has been careering away from things she doesn't love to do.

America Meets and Greets the World... in Mississippi!

Saul Gitlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Saul Gitlin

Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.

WATCH: Outrage Over 'Abortion Battles' Game At College

Posted 02.28.2013 | New York

A video showing several students at Hunter College playing a game of "abortion battles" has surfaced, provoking the anger of some in the pro-life comm...

When Size Really Matters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

While one researcher concedes the findings are "politically volatile," a recent study of gay men in New York City shows the larger a man's penis is, t...

Astoria Characters: The 95-Year-Old Spring Chicken

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.26.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Don't let her age fool you. Henrietta Spilkia looks 75, and she's as vibrant as her hot-pink turtleneck and cherry-red lipstick.

Bright Young Things: Meet Tomorrow's Art Stars

Steven Zevitas | Posted 06.17.2011 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

Are artists born or made? While raw creativity seems to be a function of genetics, today's most acclaimed contemporary artists have something in commo...

Of Teachers and History: A Brooklyn Memoir

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

I'm often struck by the fact that although everybody has one, a history that is, one's individual stories are seldom considered to be connected to "history."

New Book Details Politics Of School Food And Need For Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Jan Poppendieck teaches sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York. Her book Free for All: Fixing School Food in America (University of ...

When Plenty is Not Nearly Enough

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

I am getting to see the kind of education reform I have dedicated my career to promoting become the "it". The problem is the "it" isn't that simple any more.

An Interview With Author Peter Carey

Ben Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ben Evans

The great thing about using the past is that it gives you the most colossal freedom to invent.

Mark Andrew Moore Charged With Internet Investment Scam

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former college staffer convicted of ripping off the school raised money to repay it by roping far-flung investors into funding a fi...