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University of Chicago Institute of Politics to Host Al Gore, Sens. Rand Paul and Rick Santorum

Sen. Rand Paul, former Vice President Al Gore and former Sen. Rick Santorum will visit the University of Chicago in the coming weeks as part of the Institute of Politics’ spring speaker series. Although the talks are sold out, each can be viewed via webcast at UChicago Live.

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Scientists and Headlining Entertainers Unite to Find a Cure for Scleroderma

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Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away…

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Stony Brook University Honored Conservationist and Lemur Expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at 15th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014 Fundraiser

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On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York City, Stony Brook University honored one of its own, long-time conservationist and lemur expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at its 15th annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014. On top of being feted by her University, Dr. Wright was also riding the wave of stardom as her work with lemurs is the central storyline of the new IMAX® documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. As a continuing tradition, Stony Brook University also recognized six young scholars at the gala for their academic talent and ambition.

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Bierman Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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M. Lindsay Bierman, Editor-in-Chief of Southern Living Magazine, is elected by the UNC Board of Governors as the 8th chancellor of the Winston-Salem arts conservatory

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The Upshot of 'Heartbleed'? Jobs

The Internet bug "Heartbleed" was a stark reminder of how vulnerable our information is on the web, but also a sign that future job growth is rooted in securing that information. Higher education plays a significant role in helping fill these jobs.

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Boomers' Dark Secret: Booze

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The alcohol question: What caregivers don’t know or don't ask could hurt aging baby boomers

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Texas Tech Survey: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn’t Cause Problems and Texans Split on Gay Marriage

Texas Tech releases info on hot-button issues.

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Cardiovascular Sonography Program at NSU Tampa Receives National Accreditation

The Cardiovascular Sonography Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Health Care Sciences has received national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). The new accreditation will be effective March 21, 2014 through March 31, 2019.

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ABC'S Robin Roberts to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater

ABC-TV's "Good Morning America" co-host will receive honorary doctorate from Southeastern Louisiana University.

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