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Sep 17, 2014

U of T ranks top in Canada, 20th in the world

The University of Toronto has been named the best university in Canada and ranked within the top 20 post-secondary institutions in the world, according to a new survey. McGill University, University of British Columbia, Université de Montréal and Uni... #Canada #Toronto #Ottawa #British Columbia #Calgary #Simon Fraser

Sep 18, 2014

Patient Capital Drives Change In Education

In 2001, Arthur Levine, then president of Columbia University Teacher’s College, predicted that one day faculty members would become free agents, increasingly independent of their colleges and universities. “It is only a matter of time before we see ... #William Morris #Arthur Levine

Sep 18, 2014

Patient Capital Drives Change In Education

In 2001, Arthur Levine, then president of Columbia University Teacher’s College, predicted that one day faculty members would become free agents, increasingly independent of their colleges and universities. “It is only a matter of time before we see ... #William Morris #Arthur Levine

Sep 13, 2014

Demonstrators Stand Up To Violence Against Women At Columbia University

During the rally students could be seen carrying a mattress around to make a point. Demonstrators said people need to wake up... #Columbia University #John Slattery

Sep 18, 2014

Taxes just one factor in Greater Springfield Area income inequality, Standard & Poor's study says

Economists who work to reduce that gap in the Pioneer Valley stress that taxes are just one piece in an increasingly complex fiscal puzzle. A Standard & Poor's study released Monday revealed a link between high income inequality and lower state tax r... #Washington, D.C. #Massachusetts #Standard & Poor's #Connecticut #Census Bureau #New York (state) #Springfield, MA

Sep 19, 2014

Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley

In a talk at Columbia University, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist discussed why startups need to go 'beyond professionalism.' But that may be the problem... #Silicon Valley #Peter Thiel #PayPal

Sep 17, 2014

Harlem tenants surprised to learn about $3M fund call for youth programs, beefed up security

BENEFITS! What benefits? Columbia University established a $3 million fund for the Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem, but five years later only $85,000 has been tapped and residents say they had no clue the dough was available... #Silicon Valley #Peter Thiel #PayPal

Sep 12, 2014

Demonstrators At Columbia University Draw Attention To On-Campus Sexual Assaults

In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and reports of on-campus rapes, demonstrators at Columbia University say more attention needs to be paid to the issue of sexual assaults on campus... #Columbia University #John Slattery #Ray Rice

Sep 19, 2014

10 Game-Changing Ideas on Entrepreneurship from Peter Thiel

"What great business is nobody building?" is the question Peter Thiel, celebrity investor and veteran entrepreneur, asks entrepreneurs every day. The brilliant PayPal cofounder, Facebook investor, creator of the Thiel Fellowship , and general partner... #Peter Thiel #PayPal #Facebook

Sep 18, 2014

Spirit of Springfield selects Dr. Mark Keroack as chairman of 2014 Bright Nights Ball

The annual Bright Nights Ball is scheduled Nov. 15, at the Sheraton Springfield. Mark Keroack File photo / The Republican SPRINGFIELD – Spirit of Springfield on Thursday announced the selection of Dr. Mark Keroack , president and chief executive offi... #Massachusetts #U.S. Republican Party #Springfield, MA