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When Searching For Mentors, Look 'Beyond Race'

NPR Education - 7 hours 8 min ago

Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, talks about the importance of mentoring in academia, especially in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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U.S. Issues Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

NPR News - 7 hours 51 min ago

The U.S. did not name the officials but said they have been responsible or complicit in perpetrating human rights abuses against the Venezuelan people.

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Desk Desk Evolution

NPR News - 8 hours 44 min ago

The changing workspace in the Age of Deskovery.

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On Dipping An Introverted Toe In The Comic-Con Ocean

NPR Arts & Culture - 9 hours 21 min ago

Is Comic-Con as overwhelming as you've heard? Well ... yes and no. Mostly yes. But on the other hand, it's also completely fascinating, even to nervous first-timers.

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WATCH: Video Shows Women Narrowly Escape Death On Railroad Tracks

NPR News - 9 hours 51 min ago

The 14,000-ton freight train could not come to a stop. But the women laid down between the rails and survived.

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Book News: PEN Award Winners Include Poet Frank Bidart, Ron Childress

NPR Arts & Culture - 10 hours 13 min ago

Also: Rand Paul plans to come out with a book in 2015; Jesse Ventura was awarded almost $2 million in a defamation suit.

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U.S. Economy Rebounds In Spring With GDP Expanding At 4 Percent Rate

NPR News - 10 hours 54 min ago

The news from the Commerce Department comes after the economy shrank at a 2.1 percent rate in the first quarter of the year. The numbers raise hope for continued growth in the second half of 2014.

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Pop-Up Books Make Environmental Science Easy-Peasy For Kids

NPR Arts & Culture - 11 hours 53 min ago

Author Christiane Dorion distills complex scientific concepts into bite-sized explanations. "You can teach anything to children if you pitch it at the right level and use the right words," she says.

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Pop-Up Books Make Environmental Science Easy-Peasy For Kids

NPR Arts & Culture - 11 hours 53 min ago

Author Christiane Dorion distills complex scientific concepts into bite-sized explanations. "You can teach anything to children if you pitch it at the right level and use the right words," she says.

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Gaza Conflict: Shell Strikes U.N. School, Killing Up To 19 Who Sought Shelter

NPR News - 11 hours 53 min ago

One U.N. official said this was a "breaking point." The conflict, now going into its 23rd day, shows no sign of abating. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 1,200.

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Gaza Conflict: Shell Strikes U.N. School, Killing Up To 19 Who Sought Shelter

NPR News - 11 hours 53 min ago

One U.N. official said this was a "breaking point." The conflict, now going into its 23rd day, shows no sign of abating. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 1,200.

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Q&A: Michelle Rhee On Teacher Tenure Challenges

NPR News - 11 hours 54 min ago

Vergara v. California dealt a serious blow to teacher tenure and seniority laws in that state. And anti-tenure groups say their movement is spreading.

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Q&A: Michelle Rhee On Teacher Tenure Challenges

NPR News - 11 hours 54 min ago

Vergara v. California dealt a serious blow to teacher tenure and seniority laws in that state. And anti-tenure groups say their movement is spreading.

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Q&A: Michelle Rhee On Teacher Tenure Challenges

NPR Education - 11 hours 54 min ago

Vergara v. California dealt a serious blow to teacher tenure and seniority laws in that state. And anti-tenure groups say their movement is spreading.

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Q&A: Michelle Rhee On Teacher Tenure Challenges

NPR Education - 11 hours 54 min ago

Vergara v. California dealt a serious blow to teacher tenure and seniority laws in that state. And anti-tenure groups say their movement is spreading.

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An Unconventional Family On The Road To Happiness In 'Lucky Us'

NPR Arts & Culture - 12 hours 54 min ago

Amy Bloom's new novel follows two half-sisters from a disastrous stint in 1920s Hollywood, to happiness with an unexpected, impromptu family group in the disruptive years around World War II.

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An Unconventional Family On The Road To Happiness In 'Lucky Us'

NPR Arts & Culture - 12 hours 54 min ago

Amy Bloom's new novel follows two half-sisters from a disastrous stint in 1920s Hollywood, to happiness with an unexpected, impromptu family group in the disruptive years around World War II.

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UCLA Floods As Water Main Break Dumps Up To 10 Million Gallons

NPR News - 12 hours 57 min ago

It took officials about four hours to figure out which valve needed to be closed. By then, parts of the UCLA campus were deluged, with some staircases looking like waterfalls.

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Water Main Break Dumps Up To 10 Million Gallons Of Water, Flooding UCLA

NPR News - 12 hours 57 min ago

It took officials about four hours to figure out which valve needed to be closed. By then, the UCLA campus was under water, with some staircases looking like waterfalls.

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France's Nude Models Threaten To Strike

Morning Edition - 13 hours 48 min ago

The models say they have no job security or vacation pay and aren't allowed to collect tips. Organizers have said "not just anyone can take their clothes off and hold a pose."

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