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Hingham Public Library will display town resident Ben Kerman’s photographs of the Himalayan countryside in an exhibition opening Saturday and continuing through March 1. Kerman, a medical professional, says he hopes that his photography provides insight into the land and people of Bhutan, a small Himalayan country and the only Vajrayana Buddhist nation in the world. In addition, Kerman will present a slide lecture on the medical relief effort in Bhutan on Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m. The lecture is ...
Reposting the town manager job has netted 17 new candidates, the committee searching for Julian Suso?s successor said Friday.
Committee Vice Chairwoman Audrey Hall said she?s pleased with the 50 percent increase over the initial candidate pool. ?It?s always the quality not the quantity, ? Hall said Friday, ?but I think it?s a good quantity to work with.? The search committee didn?t name any finalists from the first round, and asked search consultant Richard Kobayashi to post the job again in ...
The following students were honored for their achievements in the fall 2011 semester at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H.
Kea K. Edwards, grade 12, of Brookline, parents Mark A. Edwards and Janet Rich-Edwards, earned Highest Honors.
Caroline N. Goldfarb, grade 10, of Chestnut Hill, daughter of Rachael Goldfarb, earned High Honors.
Goldman earns honors at UConn
Jacqueline Louise Goldman of Brookline was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at the University ...
ScienceDaily (Jan. 26, 2012) — Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area.
The study's lead author, Christina Paxson of Princeton University, said that the results were a departure from other surveys both in the design and the results. The researchers were able to collect data on the participants before Katrina and nearly five years after the August 2005 storm, ...
Daniel Phillips, director of the Entrepreneurship Center, is quoted in this article on the decision process of college students choosing a major.
The following students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts at Boston: Geena Lombardi of Douglas; Doreen DeFazio of Grafton; Alex Misiaszek and Kinga Boratyn of Northbridge; and Nathaniel Grondin of Uxbridge.
The following UMass Dartmouth students have been named to the dean’s list in recognition of earning a fall semester grade point average of 3.2 or higher of a possible 4.0:
Halifax: Colby Bernhart, Jennifer Elliott-Smith and Erika Voss
Plympton: Paisley Kirkland
UMass Boston dean’s list
The following Halifax and Plympton residents were among over 3,000 students from the University of Massachusetts Boston who made the fall 2011 dean’s list:
Halifax: Samantha L’Italien, ...
Allyson Crossman, a Senior Business and Economics major from Mashpee has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Delaware fir the fall 2011 semester.
To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above for the semester.
Talia Landry of Mashpee has been named to the Dean's List at Quinnipiac University for the fall 2011 semester.
To be eligible for dean's list status, a student must earn a grade point ...
The 2012 Japanese American Leadership Delegation. Front row, from left: Paul Watanabe, Janet Ikeda, Barry Taniguchi, Susan Onuma, Shannon Hori, Mark Mitsui. Back row, from left: Barbara Hibino, Michael Tanimura, Neil Horikoshi, Michael Bosack, Irene Hirano Inouye (group leader).
Rafu Staff Writer
The Tohoku region’s recovery from last year’s earthquake and tsunami will be the focus of the 2012 Japanese American Leadership Delegation, which will visit Japan from March 3 to 10. ...
Once upon a time in a corporate culture not too far away, Windows machines were the only "supported" hardware in Fortune 500 companies. Fortunately for Apple enthusiasts, Apple hardware is now supported - and deployed - in "most" Fortune 500 companies. Mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad pioneered Apple's growth in the industry, which is overrun with Blackberry smartphones and Windows workstations.
Until recently, Mac hardware hasn't seen such rapid deployment. Information Technology ...